Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic convicted of genocide over Sarajevo

Bosnian Serb wartime leader Radovan Karadzic at the International Criminal Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia in The Hague. Photo / Getty Images A United Nations court has convicted former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic of genocide and nine other charges and sentenced him to 40 years in prison. The conviction, made overnight, relates to Karadzic orchestrating Serb […]

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Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina (Bosnian Bosna i Hercegovina), country in southeastern Europe, on the Balkan Peninsula. Formerly a constituent republic of Yugoslavia, Bosnia and Herzegovina declared its independence in March 1992. War then broke out among Bosniaks (Bosnian Muslims), Croats, and Serbs in the country (see Wars of Yugoslav Succession). At the end of the war, in 1995, Serbs controlled […]

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