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Darth Vader walks through Sarajevo

The Empire strikes back, but it's a soft blow. Darth Vader and Stormtrooper in central Sarajevo. Photo: radiosarajevo.ba

The Power of the Dark Side might not be so entertaining for Sarajevo’s ordinary citizen given┬áthe city’s recent past, but there were gleeful laughs when Darth Vader┬ástrolled down Tito’s street today. Accompanied by a Stormtrooper, Lord Vader walked around the

In pictures: the siege of Sarajevo 20th anniversary

A Bosnian woman does her laundry in Dobrinja River in the Sarajevo front-line district of Dobrinja, in this picture taken August 2, 1993 (top), and the same river is seen April 1, 2012. Twenty years ago this Friday, April 6, 2012, the West recognised the Yugoslav republic as independent and Serb gunmen fired on peace demonstrators in Sarajevo, the opening salvo of a siege on the capital that would last for 43 months. Photo: REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh and Dado Ruvic

Twenty years ago this Friday, April 6, 2012, the West recognised the Yugoslav republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina as independent and Serb gunmen fired on peace demonstrators in Sarajevo, the opening salvo of a siege on the capital that would

Reverse patriotism: the artist who occupied the Art Gallery of Bosnia and Herzegovina

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One month before the “Occupy” protests began in New York, artist Damir Niksic decided to occupy the Art Gallery of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sarajevo, pissed because the authorities announced its closing. We decided to contact Damir to see how

Peace Mac: McDonald’s in Sarajevo

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Big Mac is alright, but we still prefer the Bosnian cevapi On Tuesday 19 July 2011, after nearly ten years of negotiation, the first McDonald’s opened in Sarajevo. The celebration was lead by the Bosnian Chairman of Presidency Zeljko Komsic