(Original Caption) 'Germany: World War I Armistice: Officers celebrate at captured German canteen.' In reality, the industrial nature of the slaughter destroyed all the notions of individual heroism and chivalry.

It was the greatest silence in all of history. On the western front, the British and Americans were using sound waves transferred on to film to give v(...)

Bosnian-Serb leader Milorad Dodik: “I am going there, to this presidency, to work above all and only for the interests of Serbs.” Photograph:  Milan Radulovic/AFP/Getty Images

Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik has pledged to pursue a nationalist and pro-Russian agenda as a member of Bosnia’s three-person presidency, stoking (...)

A refugee couple reach the Croatian border near Velika Kladusa in  Bosnia and Herzegovina on August 13th, 2018. Photograph: Maciej Luczniewski/NurPhoto via Getty Images

There is a saying in and around Velika Kladusa in northwest Bosnia, the latest pressure point on the Balkan migration route, which captures the local (...)

Russian minister of foreign affairs Sergei Lavrov receives a medal from the president of the Republic of Serbian entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Milorad Dodik (right). Photograph: Vladimir Stojakovic

Russia has rejected concerns that it could try to influence Bosnia’s forthcoming elections, as fears of foreign meddling, ballot fraud and legal uncer(...)

Muhammad Shakeel (33), a tailor from Sialkot, Pakistan, cooks  lamb stew for migrants staying at a derelict dormitory in Bihac, northwest Bosnia. Photograph: Daniel McLaughlin

They call it “the game”, and its risks and rewards can be life-changing. For thousands of migrants now gathered here in northwest Bosnia, winning the(...)

Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik: accused of ramping up nationalist rhetoric. Photograph: Elvis Barukcic/AFP/Getty Images

The United States has denounced Bosnia’s Serb-run region for quashing a report that recognised crimes committed by Bosnian Serb forces at Srebrenica i(...)

Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik has refused to accept migrants in his region and called their arrival part of a conspiracy to boost the country’s Muslim population. Photograph: Elvis Barukcic/AFP/Getty Images

Residents of the town of Bihac in northwest Bosnia have protested against the country’s handling of growing numbers of refugees and migrants, thousand(...)

Migrants board a night bus at Sarajevo station,  on their way to the Bosnian town of Bihac on June 7th, 2018. Photograph:  Elvis  Barukcic/AFP/Getty

The Red Cross says thousands of people now trying to cross the Balkans to the European Union are in “desperate need” of more assistance, amid growing (...)

A police interpreter (right) with a group of migrants during the evacuation of a makeshift camp  in a Sarajevo park. Officials say that some 4,000 migrants have entered Bosnia this year. Photograph: Elvis Barukcic/AFP/Getty Images

Bosnian Serb president Milorad Dodik has claimed that a surge in the number of migrants arriving in Bosnia is part of a conspiracy to boost its Muslim(...)

Supporters of Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan attend a pre-election rally in Sarajevo on Sunday. Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has brushed off an alleged assassination threat and concerns over Ankara’s growing role in the Balkans, as he a(...)

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