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Historic Ottoman Documents to Be Restored by Turkish Agency

On the 7th of February, 2014, protestors set fire to the presidency office in the Bosnian capital city of Sarejevo. Many historic documents stolen, while others were damaged by the fire. Soon after the fire, Turkey’s Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) got hold of Shaban Zahirovic, the head of the Bosnian State Archives offering assistance. […]

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Bosnia-Herzegovina Fire Destroys Ottoman Archives

The following is from the February 9, 2014 edition of theguardian.com: Archive director Adamir Jerkovic condems blaze at state archives in Sarajevo as an “act of vandalism.” Some of the most important historical documents charting the history of central Europe in the 20th century are feared lost, after a fire at the state archives of […]

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