The re-opening of the Ferhadija mosque in Banja Luka signals hope for the peace process between Serbs and Bosniaks. Local Muslim community members hope to encourage more Bosniaks to return to Banja Luka.
A mosque that was demolished by Serb forces in Bosnia's civil war has been re-opened in Banja Luka.
From Belgrade and Banja Luka to Pristina, politicians are again speaking of war and division. But they are the words of political losers, running out of arguments to justify their hold on power, writes Frank Hofmann.
Turkey's President Recep Erdogan is on his way to Serbia – along with a phalanx of welcomed investors. It is more than an economic visit: Ankara is looking for political inroads to the EU's backyard.
Serbian nationalists say this is not justice but revenge. DW's Dragoslav Dedovic says Ratko Mladic got what he deserved. But Serbia remains divided, so the verdict is not, unfortunately, a sign of hope.
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