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August 12, 1995 | From Religion News Service
In his jet-black uniform, Hase Tiric, the 30-year-old brigadier of the Black Swans, the Bosnian army's elite commando unit, cuts an imposing figure. His shaved head marbled with scars, the barrel-chested commander exudes the ruthless professionalism that is his unit's trademark. In contrast to the often ragtag regular army troops, the Black Swans are the beleaguered Bosnian army's most disciplined and effective fighting force.
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October 8, 1998 | TRACY WILKINSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Whether he's fretting over a soup kitchen for the poor, hosting visitors from the Vatican or sharing drinks with Muslim friends, Father Stipan Radic exudes optimism. Throughout Bosnia's 3 1/2-year war, Radic, 45, was the chief Roman Catholic priest in Zenica, even as war raged between Muslims and Croats and this city in the center of the country became headquarters for fundamentalist Islamic fighters.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 12, 1995 | From Religion News Service
The vast, cave-like interior of the unfinished St. Sava Cathedral echoes with sporadic hammering. Construction on the squat, concrete dome, which one day will be the largest Christian Orthodox Church in the Balkans, has been slowed by shortages and funding problems--a consequence of the U.N. embargo against the former Yugoslavia. "This is the very spot where 400 years ago, Turks burned the relics of St.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 12, 1995 | From Religion News Service
In his jet-black uniform, Hase Tiric, the 30-year-old brigadier of the Black Swans, the Bosnian army's elite commando unit, cuts an imposing figure. His shaved head marbled with scars, the barrel-chested commander exudes the ruthless professionalism that is his unit's trademark. In contrast to the often ragtag regular army troops, the Black Swans are the beleaguered Bosnian army's most disciplined and effective fighting force.
NEWS
October 8, 1998 | TRACY WILKINSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Whether he's fretting over a soup kitchen for the poor, hosting visitors from the Vatican or sharing drinks with Muslim friends, Father Stipan Radic exudes optimism. Throughout Bosnia's 3 1/2-year war, Radic, 45, was the chief Roman Catholic priest in Zenica, even as war raged between Muslims and Croats and this city in the center of the country became headquarters for fundamentalist Islamic fighters.
NEWS
April 16, 1995 | From Times Wire Services
Bosnia's Muslim president brought a priceless medieval Passover book to Jewish religious services in Sarajevo on Saturday, dispelling rumors the artifact had been sold to buy weapons. The book is one of the few cultural treasures to have survived three years of war in a city that enjoyed a prewar reputation for ethnic diversity and tolerance.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 12, 1995 | From Religion News Service
The vast, cave-like interior of the unfinished St. Sava Cathedral echoes with sporadic hammering. Construction on the squat, concrete dome, which one day will be the largest Christian Orthodox Church in the Balkans, has been slowed by shortages and funding problems--a consequence of the U.N. embargo against the former Yugoslavia. "This is the very spot where 400 years ago, Turks burned the relics of St.
NEWS
April 16, 1995 | From Times Wire Services
Bosnia's Muslim president brought a priceless medieval Passover book to Jewish religious services in Sarajevo on Saturday, dispelling rumors the artifact had been sold to buy weapons. The book is one of the few cultural treasures to have survived three years of war in a city that enjoyed a prewar reputation for ethnic diversity and tolerance.
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