Bosnia’s National Museum closes after 124 years

Group of students shout slogans with banner reading "Shame on you" in front of National Museum, in Sarajevo, Bosnia, on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012. Bosnia's 124 years-old National Museum closed its doors Thursday following disputes among politicians and dwindling state funding, with employees not receiving their salaries for a year.(AP Photo/Amel Emric)It survived the breakup of the Austrian empire, two world wars, the longest city siege in modern history and a bloody war in the 1990s that killed 100,000 people. Yet after 124 years, Bosnia's National Museum closed its doors Thursday due to dwindling state funding and disputes among rival ethnic groups.

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