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An Emotional Farewell

The funeral of former Bosniak leader Alija Izetbegovic draws 150,000 rain-soaked attendants.27 October 2003 SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina–Over 150,000 people gathered in the center of Sarajevo on 22 October to pay last respects to Alija Izetbegovic, the wartime chairman of Bosnia’s seven-member, rotating presidency, who died at 78 from heart failure on 19 October. In […]