NEWS WATCH: Bosnia Marks 100th Anniversary Of Assassination That Sparked World War I


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

gavrilo_2957116bSARAJEVO, BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA (BosNewsLife)-- The capital of Bosnia-Herzegovina is marking the 100th anniversary of the assassination that sparked World War I, but Serbian and Bosnian Serb representatives are boycotting the events in Sarajevo.

NEWS WATCH: War Crimes Suspect Karadzic Demands ‘Reward’ at Trial

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By BosNewsLife News Center with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

THE HAGUE/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Former Bosnian-Serb leader Radovan Karadzic has denied responsibility for genocide and other war crimes, saying instead he should be rewarded for trying to avoid more bloodshed.

NEWS WATCH: Serbia’s Parliament Apologizes For Srebrenica Massacre


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

BUDAPEST/BELGRADE (BosNewsLife)-- Serbia's parliament has apologized for the massacre of 8,000 Muslims by Bosnian-Serb forces in the Bosnian town of Srebrenica in 1995. But, the declaration does not directly call the crime "genocide", as survivors had demanded.