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Staff WriterFilm 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...
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. The...
There is no "big idea" easier to pay homage to in principle, or harder to make work in practice, than the peacekeeping role of the United Nations. This is painfully clear in a new memoir by Kofi Annan, its former secretary-general. The latest failure...
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...
A former Bosnian prison camp guard who now lives in Roanoke County faces extradition to his native country on war-crimes charges. A federal judge on Tuesday ordered 53-year-old Almaz Nezirovic held without bond. According to court documents, Nezirovic...
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...
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...
Tags: Arab Spring, Politics, Activism, Barack Obama, Massacres
World NowThe Yugoslav war crimes tribunal dropped one genocide charge against Bosnian Serb wartime leader Radovan Karadzic on Thursday while maintaining 10 other charges against the jailed warlord. In dropping the charge, the court ruled that prosecutors failed to...
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,...
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...
Tags: Syria, NATO, Libya, China, Wars and Interventions
It's been a long six years to finally arrive at Happily Ever After. Along the way there were missed connections and travails that spanned continents. And that's just the early chapter of the love story of Chicago graduate students Ditte Munch-Hansen,...
Tags: Peace Corps, Politics, Balkan Peninsula, Morocco, Croatia
Jacket CopyBarbara Demick says that" real Sarajevans don’t like to talk about the war," but her book, "Logavina Street," follows the lives of a small community during the conflict. It has been re-released, with additional materials, commemorating the 20th...
Nov 2, 2012 |Story| Imperial Valley Press Online
Oct 25, 2012 |Story| Petoskey News
Aug 31, 2012 |Column| Hartford Courant
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