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Rappler's latest stories on Sarajevo


Bosnia's disabled children swim against indifference

Dec 02, 2016 - 2:31 PM

Nearly 10 percent of the population in Bosnia is disabled and the road ahead is long

In a country where not all disabilities are viewed equally, a swimming club for children with special needs provides some hope.

UN war crimes prosecutor eyes end to long Karadzic trial

Mar 13, 2016 - 1:28 PM

The verdict marks the end of the long trial of the Bosnian Serb leader 20 years after the 44 month siege that killed almost 8 000 men and boys

Pope: Attachment to computers 'damages souls'

Jun 11, 2015 - 11:31 AM

Pope Francis says many families are together at the dining table but the children have their telephones and are in another world

POPE ON TWITTER. This handout picture released on March 19, 2014, by the Vatican press office shows Pope Francis (R) launching a tweet with Scholas Occurentes Argentina, a network to promote the meeting and linking of schools around the world, regardless of cultural differences. Photo by Osservatore Romano/AFP

In Sarajevo, Pope Francis slams global 'atmosphere of war'

Jun 06, 2015 - 6:55 PM

But war means children women and the elderly in refugee camps it means forced displacement destroyed houses streets and factories above all countless shattered lives says Pope Francis

PAPAL WAVE. Pope Francis waves to journalists as he boards an airplane bound for Sarajevo on June 6. Photo by Alberto Pizzoli/AFP

Pope Francis to visit Sarajevo on June 6

Feb 01, 2015 - 7:41 PM

UPDATED The Pope says he will visit the Bosnian capital to pray for peace and inter religious dialogue

PEOPLE'S POPE. Pope Francis gestures in St. Peter's square at the Vatican, on May 22, 2013 during his weekly general audience. AFP PHOTO / FILIPPO MONTEFORTE

Angelina Jolie urges action against rape as a war weapon

Mar 28, 2014 - 9:45 PM

Angelina Jolie is in Bosnia to campaign against the use of rape as a war weapon

Angelina Jolie in Sarajevo for film festival

Jul 08, 2012 - 8:10 AM

US superstar Angelina Jolie whose recent directorial debut dealt with the 1992 95 war in Bosnia arrived on Saturday July 7 as a special guest of the Sarajevo Film Festival

SARAJEVO'S HONORARY CITIZEN. Angelina Jolie receives the award that was conferred to her on April 6. Screen grab from YouTube