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Stories with place: Sarajevo
  • Serbia unveils monument to Gavrilo Princip 
    Updated: Jun-28-15 5:30 pm

    BELGRADE, Serbia - Serbia on Sunday unveiled a monument to Gavrilo Princip, whose assassination of the Austro-Hungarian crown prince in Sarajevo helped ignite World War I and still provokes controversy in the ethnically-divided Balkans.

  • Serbian president cancels Bosnia visit amid dispute 
    Updated: Jun-15-15 11:31 am

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina - Serbia's president has canceled a scheduled trip to Bosnia amid a diplomatic dispute over the arrest in Switzerland of a former Bosnian Muslim commander on a war crimes warrant from Belgrade.

  • Pope dismisses Madonna 'visions' as shrine decision nears 
    Updated: Jun-09-15 1:13 pm

    VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis gave a hint Tuesday about his take on the reported apparitions of the Virgin Mary at the Medjugorje shrine in southern Bosnia, dismissing a reliance on regular visions of the Madonna as mere "novelty-seeking" for the faithful.

  • Pope urges Bosnians to put fratricidal past behind them story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jun-06-15 2:22 pm

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina - Pope Francis heard about the horrors of Bosnia's fratricidal war of the 1990s and its slow process of healing Saturday as he visited Sarajevo to urge Muslims, Orthodox and Catholics to put the "barbarity" of the past behind them and work together for a peaceful future.