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  • Top seed Djokovic cruises into second round of U.S. Open

    Top seed Djokovic cruises into second round of U.S. Open
    FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. -- Top seed Novak Djokovic beat Argentina's Diego Schwartzman in three sets Monday night in their first-round match at the U.S. Open. Djokovic started his quest for an eighth Grand Slam title with a 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 win in the...
  • How Sarajevo Fest's Punk Rock Ethos Is Shaking Up the Film Biz in South-East Europe

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina -- The Sarajevo Film Festival, which wrapped Saturday, played a crucial role in the rebuilding of the film industry in Bosnia-Herzegovina after it was decimated during the 1992-1995 Bosnian War. The festival has gone on to...
  • Turkey's 'Song of My Mother' Takes Top Prize at Sarajevo Film Festival

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina -- Erol Minta's debut feature "Song of My Mother," which was a Turkey-France-Germany co-production, won the top award, the Heart of Sarajevo, at the Sarajevo Film Festival, which comes with €16,000 ($21,200). The jury said...
  • Experts launch project to digitize neglected Bosnian heritage

    SARAJEVO (Reuters) - A group of Balkan experts have launched a high-tech project to digitize Bosnia's historical archives which were partly destroyed during its three wars last century and are still under threat from neglect and a lack of funding. The...
  • Air power can stop Isis

    Remember Yugoslavia? After World War II it became a communist state under the leadership of a strong and sometimes brutal dictator, Josip Broz Tito. Tito was a political genius. He was friendly with the Soviet Union, but insisted that Yugoslavia...
  • U.S. falls behind Costa Rica, Mexico in soccer world rankings

    U.S. falls behind Costa Rica, Mexico in soccer world rankings
    In case there was any doubt, FIFA made it official Thursday: The U.S. is no longer the top soccer country in North and Central America. In fact, it's not even No. 2. In the latest world rankings released Thursday, soccer's global governing body...
  • Travel letters: Reflections of quirky Portland

    Reflections of quirky Portland I just finished the Aug. 3 article "Cycle City" by Chris Erskine, on biking in Portland, Ore. As an L.A. native who attended Portland State University and then lived and worked in Portland for another dozen years, only...
  • Bosnia hit by fresh flooding, two people missing

    SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Police in Bosnia searched on Friday for two people swept away during the second bout of torrential rainfall since May, when the Balkans were hit by the worst floods in more than a century. The body of a woman was recovered on...
  • These US 'diplomats' wield fiddles and dance moves, not briefcases

    WASHINGTON East Carolina University's Greg Hurley is going abroad again for a two-week trip this month, but not exactly for a classic vacation. It will be Beirut for the viola and violin teacher, who's left Greenville, N.C., every summer for the last...
  • 10 for the road: The Great War

    10 for the road: The Great War
    Ten places to commemorate World War I, according to Lonely Planet (tinyurl.com/orxu9pp): • Poppy Fields, Flanders, Belgium • Gallipoli, Turkey • Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, Belgium • Christmas Truce Memorial, Frelinghien,...
  • Sarajevo begins to heal from its haunted history

    Sarajevo begins to heal from its haunted history
    If you dare to visit here — and I'm glad I did — you'll eventually stand beneath the elegant geometry of Gazi Husrev-bey Mosque (built in 1530) or sip a beer at the Sarajevo Brewery (founded in 1864) or tiptoe atop the stone walls of the White...
  • Nuggets sign first-round picks Nurkic, Harris

    The Sports Xchange Nuggets sign first-round picks Nurkic, Harris The Denver Nuggets signed first-round draft picks center Jusuf Nurkic and guard Gary Harris, the team announced Thursday. The Nuggets acquired the rights to both players in a draft-night...