A look at one of the world's hotspots with up-to-the-minute reporting of the latest news, special newspaper sections updated at each printing, and the stories behind the headlines. This book examines the origins of the conflict in Bosnia, including the formation and breakup of communist Yugoslavia. It outlines the involvement of Serbs, Croats and Muslims in the fighting, and describes the everyday lives of civilians caught up in the conflict. It looks at the role of the United Nations and analyses current peace plans which offer hope to this troubled region.
Bosnia today; country and landscape; climate; the Muslims; the Serbs and Croats; beliefs; our way of life; living in the city; village life; work and school; sport and leisure; why I'm here; the future; fact file.