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18 Aug 17

Balkan Leaders Express Sympathy Over Barcelona Attack

Balkan leaders joined those of other countries in condemning the terrorist attacks in Spain on Thursday that left at least 14 people dead and expressing their condolences to the victims.

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18 Aug 17

Russia's Sberbank Eyes Agrokor's Serbian Assets

The financials problems of troubled Croatian giant Agrokor are impacting on Serbia, where Russia's Sberbank is trying to collect some of the debts it is owed by taking over some Agrokor companies there.

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10 Aug 17

Croatia to Revoke Disputed Import Fees

The Croatian government decided to revoke its decision to raise fees on imports of fruit and vegetables after being threatened with counter-measures by other countries in the region.

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07 Aug 17

Croatia’s Neighbours Issue Ultimatum Over Import Fees

Four Balkan countries have threatened to relatiate with counter-measures if Croatia does not revoke its decision within a week to raise fees on imports of fruit and vegetables.

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07 Aug 17

Croatia Rejects Bosnian ‘Threats’ Over Peljesac Bridge

After Bosnia’s ruling party vowed to halt construction of the controversial Peljesac Bridge, intended to bypass Bosnian coastal territory, a Croatian minister said “no threats” can prevent Zagreb’s plans.

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05 Aug 17

Croatia Honours Operation Storm Victory, Mourns Deaths

Politicians celebrated the 22nd anniversary of the victorious military Operation Storm, saying it allowed Croatia to become a modern European state, at a commemoration which this year was almost free of extreme nationalist outbursts.

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05 Aug 17

Serbia Commemorates Victims of Croatia’s Operation Storm

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said he hopes Serbs will forgive but never forget the crimes committed against murdered and exiled victims of the Croatian military’s Operation Storm 22 years ago.

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03 Aug 17

Serbia Pledges to Respect Albanian Drone Suspect’s Rights

Serbia’s Justice Ministry promised to respect the rights of Ismail Morina, accused of flying a drone with a Greater Albania flag at a football match in Belgrade, if he is extradited from Croatia.

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01 Aug 17

Croatian HDZ Member ‘Threatens NGO’ over Storm Apology

The Youth Initiative for Human Rights said it was threatened by a member of the governing Croatian Democratic Union, HDZ because of its campaign apologising to Serb victims of the 1995 military operation ‘Storm’.

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31 Jul 17

Croatian Veterans Disrupt Serbs’ WWII Commemoration

A group of Croatian 1990s war veterans shouted and insulted speakers at a commemoration for Serb civilians killed by the WWII fascist Ustasa movement in the town of Glina.

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31 Jul 17

Albanian Drone Flyer Seeks Political Asylum in Croatia

Albanian Ismail Morina – who Serbia wants to try for flying a drone bearing a flag of Greater Albania in Belgrade – is seeking political asylum in Croatia to avoid extradition.

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30 Jul 17

Albanians Oppose Drone Flyer's Extradition to Serbia

Albanian diplomats, politicians and football fans are uniting in opposition to a Croatian court ruling, which backed Serbia's request to extradite the man who flew a drone bearing a flag of Greater Albania at a match in Belgrade. 

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28 Jul 17

Croatian Taxi Drivers Block Airports in Anti-Uber Protest

Angry about being undercut by the taxi service app Uber, Croatian taxi drivers blocked or hindered access to airports in Zagreb, Split and Dubrovnik on Friday.

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27 Jul 17

Croatia Journalist Accuses MP of Bribery Attempt

Veteran Croatian journalist Drago Hedl alleges that ruling party MP Franjo Lucic tried to bribe him not to report on his business difficulties, which the politician has denied.

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27 Jul 17

Accidents Highlight Safety Worries at Croatia's New Airport

Another accident at Zagreb's new 'Franjo Tudjman Airport' on Wednesday highlights a series of mishaps that have dogged the airport since it opened in March.

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17 Aug 17

Croatia’s Far Right Will Profit From Agrokor’s Fall

The economic giant’s collapse could have momentous political – as well as economic – consequences, not only for Croatia but for the whole region.


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croatia-s-far-right-will-profit-from-agrokor-s-fall-08-16-2017
17 Aug 17

Croatia’s Far Right Will Profit From Agrokor’s Fall

The economic giant’s collapse could have momentous political – as well as economic – consequences, not only for Croatia but for the whole region.


02 Aug 17

Croatia's Raised Import Tax Angers Neighbours

01 Aug 17

Croatian Tourist Boom Runs Short of Workers

28 Jul 17

Croatia Vows to Meet State Asset Sales Target