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Latest update : 2010-10-18

Bosnian train bridges the gap

A rail link running directly between Sarajevo and Belgrade has reopened after almost 17 years. The track was cut off during the war in the former Yugoslavia. The damage was so substantial that the journey now takes two hours longer. We look at what this symbolic train tells us about ethnic divisions in Bosnia today, shortly before elections there.

By Laurent ROUY

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2015-05-05 Finland

Will Finland's eurosceptic party enter government?

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2015-05-04 Argentina

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2015-05-01 Lebanon

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2015-04-30 environment

The canal project dividing Nicaragua

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2015-04-29 Germany

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