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Author Sandra Cisneros receives Holbrooke award for work that helps promote peace and understanding

Sep. 12, 2023 09:25 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Author Sandra Cisneros is this year's winner of the Ambassador Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award, honoring writers who help foster “understanding between and among people.” Cisneros, best known for her million-selling novel “The House on...

Thousands in Bosnia protest against violence after man livestreamed killing of ex-wife on Instagram

Aug. 14, 2023 21:38 PM EDT

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Thousands of Bosnians took to the streets on Monday to demand authorities act to curb violence against women after a man last week shot and killed his ex-wife while streaming the slaying live on Instagram. Protests were held simultaneously in...

Hundreds gather in Sarajevo to pay their respects to Srebrenica massacre victims

Jul. 10, 2023 01:57 AM EDT

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Hundreds lined the Bosnian capital's main street Sunday as a truck carrying 30 coffins passed on its way to Srebrenica, where newly identified victims of Europe’s only acknowledged genocide since World War II will be buried on the 28th anniversary of the...