The foundation’s decision to award the 2019 Nobel Prize in Literature to the Austrian author has been widely condemned by literary bodies and authors over his past comments on the Bosnian genocide.
Hundreds of people gather for the funeral of 86 Muslim victims of a massacre committed in Prijedor by Bosnian Serb forces at the beginning of the 1990s Bosnian war.
As Bosnia marks the 24th anniversary of the gut-wrenching massacre, here's a quick recap on how the Bosnian Serb forces took Dutch peacekeeping forces hostage in July 1995 and killed more than 8,000 people over the following days.
Bosnia and Herzegovina mark the 24th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide in which over 8,000 Bosnian Muslims – mostly men and boys – were killed.
Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic to spend the rest of his life in jail for genocide and war crimes, UN tribunal rules, increasing his original sentence of 40 years.
More than two decades after the genocide in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Srebrenica is called a "town of ghosts," or a "forgotten town," where reconstruction has been very slow, investments are rare, and unemployment runs high.
A month ago Bosnian intelligence authorities said they were investigating media reports that a pro-Russian paramilitary unit has been set up with Bosnian Serb President Milorad Dodik's approval.
In 1993, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia was formed in the wake of the massacres in Prijedor. It was to hold those most responsible for the violence in the region to account. Yet many are dubious about its achievements.
Survivors of the 1995 Srebrenica genocide and human rights organisations welcome the sentencing of former Bosnian Serbian commander Ratko Mladic to life imprisonment after he was found guilty of genocide and war crimes in the Bosnian war.
Ratko Mladic is accused of committing war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity during Bosnia's 1992-1995 war.
As former Bosnian Serb army commander Ratko Mladic awaits verdict in a trial over 1995 massacre of Muslim men and boys, DNA tests are now being run on the remains of victims to identify them for their families.
The International Criminal Court will decide next week whether Ratko Mladic had ordered the killing of 8,000 unarmed Muslim men and boys after the capture of the town of Srebrenica in 1995.
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