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Bulgarian Prosecutors Seek Permanent Detention for Four Men over Radnevo Beating

Bulgarian prosecutors have requested permanent detention into police custody of four men charged with attempted murder during a scuffle between ethnic Bulgarians and Roma people in the town of Radnevo, in southern Bulgaria.

The four face jail terms of 15 to 20 years or life imprisonment if convicted.

Bosnians' Illegal Weapons Endanger its Security

Bosnians possess a worrying quantity of firearms, which potentially pose a threat to the country's security, a Bosnian arms expert told BIRN on Tuesday.

"There are at least 750,000 illegal firearms in Bosnia ... which basically means that statistically at least 20 per cent of Bosnian residents are armed," Armin Krzalic, director of the Center for Security Studies in Sarajevo, said.

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