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Bosnian rescue miners return from a mission underground at the coal mine Raspotocje in the central Bosnian town of Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 05 September 2014. Rescuers are attempting to reach at least five miners still trapped in the Bosnian coal mine after a tunnel partially collapsed, local media reported. The rescuers were in contact with the 34 miners on the other side of the cave-in caused by a minor earthquake on 04 September. The 133-year-old mine at Zenica, some 60 kilometres northwest of Sarajevo, was already hit by cave-in in March 2014 injuring 11 miners, and another fatal accident in 2013.

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Bosnian rescue miners return from a mission underground at the coal mine Raspotocje in the central Bosnian town of Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina on Friday. Rescuers are attempting to reach at least five miners still trapped in the Bosnian coal mine after a tunnel partially collapsed

Bosnian Muslim women cry near the coffin of a relative, one of the 175 coffins of newly identified victims from the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, in Potocari Memorial Center, near Srebrenica...Bosnian Muslim women cry near the coffin of a relative, one of the 175 coffins of newly identified victims from the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, in Potocari Memorial Center, near Srebrenica, July 11, 2014. Family members, foreign dignitaries and guests are expected to attend a ceremony in Srebrenica on Friday marking the 19th anniversary of the massacre in which Bosnian Serb forces commanded by military commander Ratko Mladic killed up to 8,000 Muslim men and boys. The remains of the 175 identified victims will be buried at a memorial cemetery during the ceremony, their bodies found in some 60 mass graves around the town.

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Bosnian Muslim women cry near the coffin of a relative, one of the 175 coffins of newly identified victims from the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, in Potocari Memorial Centre, near Srebrenica on Friday

Asim Skopljak talks on a mobile phone as he walks near a car stranded in mud on a street that was hit by floods in Topcic Polje, near Zepce May 16, 2014. The heaviest rains and floods in 120 years have hit Bosnia and Serbia, killing five people, forcing hundreds out of their homes and cutting off entire towns.

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Asim Skopljak talks on a mobile phone as he walks near a car stranded in mud on a street that was hit by floods in Topcic Polje, near Zepce on Friday. The heaviest rains and floods in 120 years have hit Bosnia and Serbia, killing five people, forcing hundreds out of their homes and cutting off entire towns

Mejra Dzogaz cries near the graves of her family members at the Memorial Center in Potocari April 7, 2014. Dzogaz lost her three sons, husband and father in the Srebrenica massacre. Survivors of the Srebrenica massacre are suing the Netherlands' government for failing to protect them from the rebel Serbs who killed some 8,000 men and boys in 1995. The case starting on Monday will determine the responsibility of the Dutch troops, under United Nations command, stationed in the eastern Bosnian town at the time of the killing.

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Mejra Dzogaz cries near the graves of her family members at a memorial centre for victims of the Srebrenica massacre in Potocari, Bosnia. Ms Dzogaz lost her three sons, husband and father in the massacre.

A Bosnian woman cries on the coffin of a relative

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A Bosnian woman cries on the coffin of a relative, containing one of the 409 recently identified victims from the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, in Potocari Memorial Center, near Srebrenica, on Thurday. The burials on July 11 mark the 18th anniversary of the massacre in which Bosnian Serb forces, commanded by Ratko Mladic, killed up to 8,000 Muslim men and boys and buried them in mass graves

A Bosnian cries near the coffin of her relative, one of 409 coffins of newly identified victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, in Memorial Center Potocari near Srebrenica July 10, 2013. The bodies of the recently identified victims will be transported to the memorial centre in Potocari where they will be buried on July 11, marking the 18th anniversary of the massacre in which Bosnian Serb forces commanded by Ratko Mladic killed up to 8,000 Muslim men and boys and buried them in mass graves.

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A Bosnian on Wednesday cries near the coffin of her relative, one of 409 newly identified victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, in Memorial Centre Potocari near Srebrenica. The bodies will be buried on July 11, marking the 18th anniversary of the massacre in which Bosnian Serb forces commanded by Ratko Mladic killed up to 8,000 Muslim men and boys and buried them in mass graves.

Citizens of the Bosnian capital Sarajevo, gather and light candles in front of the Bosnian government building, late on Sunday. Bosnians spontaneously continued the protests against authorities' failure to overcome inter-ethnic bickering and fill in a legal vacuum which prevents all children born since February to acquire personal documents. Protestors demand the government to pass the law necessary to continue issuing Personal Identification Numbers for those born after February 1, 2013.   The protests were sparked by the case of a three-month-old baby girl who could not be sent to Germany for medical treatment as her parents were unable to obtain a passport for her.

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Citizens of Sarajevo gather and light candles in front of the Bosnian government building, early on Monday. Read more