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World champion ice dancers Christopher Dean and Jayne Torvill of Great Britain are shown during their first workout, a few hours after they arrived for the Winter Olympic Games in Sarajevo

Maurice Ravel’s 'Boléro' makes a comeback at Beijing Winter Olympics

First used during a near-perfect figure skating routine at the 1984 Olympic Games in Sarajevo, Maurice Ravel’s composition Boléro made a comeback at the Winter Olympics in Beijing this year.

Maurice Ravel’s 'Boléro' makes a comeback at Beijing Winter Olympics
Richard Holbrooke sits in a small military vehicle holding a bottle.

In 'Our Man,' diplomat Richard Holbrooke is both an egotist and idealist

In 'Our Man,' diplomat Richard Holbrooke is both an egotist and idealist
Migrants rest in a dorm destroyed during the Bosnian 1992-1995 war, in Bihac, Bosnia-Herzegovina, May 11, 2018.

Bosnia emerges as new underground migrant route while Europe’s borders tighten

Bosnia emerges as new underground migrant route while Europe’s borders tighten
DNA testing in The Hague

Cutting-edge DNA labs help identify people missing in conflicts and disasters

Cutting-edge DNA labs help identify people missing in conflicts and disasters
Kosovars wave Albanian flags while celebrating their declaration of independence from Serbia in Pristina, Kosovo, on Feb. 17, 2008.

Why World War I still matters, 100 years after it began

Why World War I still matters, 100 years after it began
Bosnia's national soccer team players (L-R) Miralem Pjanic, Jasmin Mujdza, Toni Sunjic, Emir Spahic, Tino-Sven Susic, Zvjezdan Misimovic, Vedad Ibisevic, Sejad Salihovic, Asmir Begovic, Haris Medunjanin and Edin Dzeko

Even if they lose, Bosnia-Herzegovina's national team has already won

This Sunday, Bosnia-Herzegovina will play its first World Cup match ever. More than two decades after the country was torn apart by ethnic violence, this national team symbolizes a new page in the country's history.

Even if they lose, Bosnia-Herzegovina's national team has already won

A journalist who covered the Bosnian war testifies in war crimes trial of a key Serb commander

The brutal war in Bosnia ended nearly 20 years ago. But at the International Criminal Tribunal in the Hague the conflict is still being dissected in detail. At the war crimes trial of former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic, the prosecution has wrapped. Now for the defence.

A journalist who covered the Bosnian war testifies in war crimes trial of a key Serb commander
Merima Ključo

This Bosnian War survivor has a musical interpretation of the Sarajevo Haggadah

The Sarajevo Haggadah was written in the 14th century as an illustrated guide to the Passover seder. Bosnian-born composer and concert accordionist Merima Kljuco was inspired to turn the book, and its story, into a piece of music.

This Bosnian War survivor has a musical interpretation of the Sarajevo Haggadah
A car burns as anti-government protesters clash with police in Sarajevo.

Why Bosnians are so angry at their government

A week of unrest has shaken Bosnia-Hercegovina. Nearly 20 years after the end of the civil war there, people have had enough of government corruption and incompetence.

Why Bosnians are so angry at their government
Prince Hubertus von Hohenlohe in his 2014 Winter Olympic speedsuit.

See what this Olympic skier, pop star prince will be wearing to represent Mexico at Sochi

Prince Hubertus von Hohenlohe will be skiing for his birth country, Mexico, this winter in Sochi. It's his fifth Winter Olympics. His chosen ski suit resembles a mariachi singer, but the eccentric prince isn't an Olympic tourist he says.

See what this Olympic skier, pop star prince will be wearing to represent Mexico at Sochi

A Nobel Peace Prize for Edward Snowden?

A former Norwegian minister nominates Snowden for the Nobel Peace Prize. India's highest court maintains the country's ban on gay sex. And an Iranian teacher stands up for a stricken student who is bullied. All that and more, in today's Global Scan

A Nobel Peace Prize for Edward Snowden?

'The Butcher of Bosnia' refuses to testify for a former ally at The Hague

Former Bosnian military commander Ratko Mladic came face-to-face with the former leader of the Bosnian Serbs, Radovan Karadzic, for the first time in two decades at a criminal court in the Hague. But he refused to testify for his old ally.

'The Butcher of Bosnia' refuses to testify for a former ally at The Hague
Petition for the monument

The Sarajevo shoeshine man everyone loved — and misses

"Uncle Miso" was a much-beloved shoeshiner in Sarajevo. He died on Monday at age 83 and now, city residents want to erect a monument in his memory.

The Sarajevo shoeshine man everyone loved — and misses

Famed Spanish photographer of revolutionary Castro dies, age 83

Enrique Meneses gained international fame for his photos of Fidel Castro as he led his guerrillas in a revolution against Cuba's leaders. But over the years, he photographed from countless other conflict zones. He died on Sunday in Madrid, succumbing to health problems.

Famed Spanish photographer of revolutionary Castro dies, age 83

Growing Up in a War Zone

Growing Up in a War Zone