| Mar 22, 2012
| 7:17 AM
The Virginia trial of a former Bosnia prison guard charged with naturalization fraud will include videoconference testimony from two witnesses in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
U.S. District Judge James Turk ruled this week that the two-way videoconference...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 2:15 PM
The announcement Sunday that the U.S. will join Turkey in providing "nonlethal" humanitarian aid to Syrian opposition groups is a clear sign of the Obama administration's growing frustration with the failure of diplomatic efforts to halt Syrian...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 9:40 AM
VISOKO, Bosnia-Herzegovina -- When Amra Babic walks down the streets of the central Bosnian town of Visoko wearing her Muslim headscarf, men sitting in outdoor cafes instantly rise from their chairs, fix their clothes and put out their cigarettes.
| May 5, 2012
In 1997, Madeleine Albright couldn't have been more certain that she knew everything important about herself and was in possession of every relevant fact about her life.
And then, at age 59, just days after being confirmed as U.S. secretary of state,...
| May 16, 2012
| 7:49 AM
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Twenty years after his troops began brutally ethnically cleansing Bosnian towns and villages of non-Serbs, Gen. Ratko Mladic went on trial Wednesday at the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal accused of 11 counts of genocide,...
| May 24, 2012
| 3:46 PM
When Green Cube Gallery owner Sejla Holland reached out to Bosnian artist Harun Mehmedinovic for "Bosnian Born," he remarked that he hadn't seen such an exhibit done before.
And when Mehmedinovic, 29, looked over the exhibiting artists lineup, curious if...
| May 26, 2012
| 3:14 PM
The report from the State Department was brief: Thomas M. Jennings Jr., a federal worker from Burtonsville on a temporary assignment with NATO peacekeepers, had died in a car crash in Southern Bosnia.
Fifteen years later, it turns out that was only...
| May 28, 2012
Members of Chicago's Syrian-American community gathered Sunday under a sweltering sun, calling for President Barack Obama to lead the ouster of the Middle Eastern country's ruler, President Bashar Assad.
In Syria, more than 100 people, including women...
| May 29, 2012
| 7:59 AM
For a minute there, I was wondering if there would be any fighting among the cast members of VH1’s upcoming reality show, “Mob Wives Chicago.” There were no signs of tension when I spent an afternoon observing the five women in March and...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 12:09 AM
Film Forward, a cultural dialogue initiative featuring free documentary and narrative films, will return to the Imperial Valley and Mexicali Valley, Sundance Institute announced Thursday.
This announcement comes some six months after Film Forward was...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 11:05 PM
Sorry, America, but you’re cultural devolution is complete.
Look no further than retired U.S. Army Gen. Wesley Clark, who has regressed from four-star pimp to two-bit prostitute in his new career as “credibility lender” and adviser...