The Sarajevo Film Festival is a brief glimmer of glamour amid the hardscrabble reality of life in Bosnia. Eighteen years after the Dayton Agreement, politicians are deadlocked as the people go hungry.
NATO foreign ministers have promised to review the progress of would-be members ahead of next year's summit. Macedonia is keen to join some of its western Balkan neighbors in the military alliance, but challenges remain.
For six years the former Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic stood trial at the Hague Tribunal. On Wednesday, 22 years after the war's end, he was sentenced to life in prison.
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.
The suspect reportedly tried to sell the document for $60,000, though it remains unclear how he obtained the treaty. The agreement ended the bloodiest war in Europe since World War II.
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