Grandmother's got a tattoo? No big deal among Bosnian-Croats. Tattooing girls' hands with Christian symbols has been a tradition among Catholics in the region for a long time. But it is slowly vanishing.
Trouble in the Balkans is never far away, with the peninsula crisscrossed with religious and ethnic fault lines. DW's Darko Janjevic gives you a quick overview of the major players in the region.
With the murder of two peaceful demonstrators in Sarajevo 25 years ago, Serbian nationalists aimed to destroy the multicultural identity of the city, and all of Bosnia. In Erich Rathfelder’s view, they succeeded.
The Turkish president's struggle with Fethullah Gulen is also being felt in the Balkans. Bosnia and Herzegovina is home to private schools founded by the Gulen movement - and Ankara is calling on them to be closed.
Bosnia and Herzegovina is considered to be one of the most heavily land mine-infested countries in the world. Former soldiers are often employed to clear the mines. DW's Mehmed Smajic spoke to some of them.
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