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I have lived this scene repeatedly as a child in Sarajevo some three decades ago, and now, children in Ukraine—and many millions around the world—are forced to endure a similar fate.
While the years were slowly turning in the literary world about whether I could sell that book, I went off to Sarajevo to learn how to be a war reporter.
In later years, her philanthropic work has led her on humanitarian missions in Sarajevo, Rwanda and Myanmar.Jane Birkin is back with a new album, but her presence is everlasting|Jeff Weiss|March 19, 2021|Washington Post
They both graduated in 1959, returned to Sarajevo to practice medicine and continued to advocate greater freedom in communist Yugoslavia.Nedzib Sacirbey, a ‘founding father’ of independent Bosnia, dies at 94 of the coronavirus|Phil Davison|March 5, 2021|Washington Post
I remember the days of the Bosnian war (1992—1995), when Saudi Arabia sent convoys of aid to those besieged in Sarajevo.Saudi Activist Manal Al-Sharif on Why She Removed the Veil|Manal Al Sharif, Advancing Human Rights|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A century ago today, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary embarked on his fatal journey to Sarajevo.
That other is the honorary citizenship conferred on me by the city of Sarajevo.
I came to Sarajevo for the first time in 1992 with my friend Gilles Hertzog.
The Cellist of Sarajevo By Steven Galloway This 2008 novel is a beautiful book.Mark Kurlansky’s Book Bag: 5 Essential Music Reads|Mark Kurlansky|July 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Had she arrived too late or had her visit to Sarajevo been prevented?
But even at night he could not go into Sarajevo without clothing.
And then, regarding his companion with a new interest, "When did you come from Sarajevo?"
She breathed a silent prayer—unless he had not yet reached Sarajevo!
Renwick had been in Sarajevo and Belgrade, for he had told her so.
British Dictionary definitions for Sarajevo
Cultural definitions for Sarajevo (1 of 2)
The city in Bosnia and Herzegovina where the assassination that brought on World War I took place. Archduke Francis Ferdinand, the heir to the throne of the Austrian Empire, had come to Sarajevo on a state visit; Sarajevo was then in one of the South Slavic provinces of the Austrian Empire. A young student who favored South Slavic independence shot and killed the archduke. Austria held the assassin's home country, Serbia, responsible for the incident and declared war; complex European alliances then brought other countries into the fight.
notes for Sarajevo
Cultural definitions for Sarajevo (2 of 2)
Capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina.