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27 Jun 16 Croatia, Britain, Stop Serbia Opening Chapter

Serbia will not be able to open Chapter 23 in its EU membership talks, as it had hoped to do, following objections from Croatia and Britain.

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27 Jun 16 Ustasa Pier Makes Waves in Small Croatian Town

The naming of a pier in the small coastal municipality of Bilice after the wartime Fascist minister Mile Budak has drawn mockery and anger from some locals.

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27 Jun 16 Croatian Intelligence Report Downplays Terror Threat

Croatia's Security and Intelligence Agency describes the country as stable although it warns that terrorist attacks in Europe have made the situation more complex in the region.

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20 Jun 16 Serbian, Croatian Leaders Sign up to Closer Ties

Serbian Prime Minister-designate Aleksandar Vucic and Croatian President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic have signed an agreement on enhancing the relationship between the two countries.

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10 Jun 16 Croatian Deputy Minister Accused of Wartime Witch-Hunt

Current deputy tourism minister Robert Pauletic was an editor at controversial wartime newspaper Slobodni Tjednik when it published lists of ‘enemies of Croatia’, media reported.

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03 Jun 16 Croatian Minister Joined 1990s Fascist-Backed Protests

Croatian culture minister Zlatko Hasanbegovic has admitted that he took part in demonstrations in Zagreb in the late 1990s alongside pro-fascists who attacked peaceful activists.

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02 Jun 16 Croatian General Glavas’s War Crimes Retrial Opens

Croatian wartime general Branimir Glavas is being retried at the supreme court for war crimes against Serb civilians in Osijek in 1991, although his guilt will not be questioned.

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01 Jun 16 Croatian Serb Rebel Leader’s Trial Starts in Zagreb

The trial of Milan Martic, the leader of rebel Croatian Serbs during wartime, and Milan Celeketic, his military chief-of-staff, started in their absence at a Zagreb court.

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25 May 16 Croatian Culture Minister Slams ‘Smear Campaign’

Culture minister Zlatko Hasanbegovic condemned an open letter signed by scores of public figures from around the word calling for him to be sacked for his controversial views on World War II.

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24 May 16 Croatian Govt Urged to Sack ‘Extremist’ Minister

A Nobel Prize winner, former ministers and numerous arts world figures have signed an open letter calling for culture minister Zlatko Hasanbegovic to be sacked for his controversial views on World War II.

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20 May 16 Croatian Culture Minister Visits Controversial 1990s Memorial

Culture minister Zlatko Hasanbegovic visited a memorial to a 1990s unit named after a WWII Nazi-allied commander, saying it was only controversial to people who don’t respect war veterans.

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19 May 16 Serbia Accused of Not Cooperating with UN Court

A Serbian court decision not to extradite three Serbian Radical Party members who are wanted for alleged witness intimidation to the Hague Tribunal has sparked accusations of non-cooperation from Croatia.

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12 May 16 Croatian Police Official Mercep Jailed for War Crimes

Tomislav Mercep, a former Croatian interior ministry assistant and unofficial commander of a reservist police battalion, was sentenced to five-and-half years for war crimes against civilians in 1991.

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12 May 16 Absurdist Exhibition Pictures Croats on the Moon

The artists behind the exhibition ‘God and His Croatian People’ have created a series of absurdist images satirising nationalism and the glorification of former President Franjo Tudjman.

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04 May 16 Thousands Mark Tito’s Death Anniversary in Serbia

Thirty-six years after Yugoslav President Josip Broz Tito died, several thousand of his admirers paid tribute to him in Belgrade and remembered what they believe were better times.

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