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30 Mar 17

Bosnian Croat Veterans Demand Croatia Pay Their Pensions

Bosnian Croat war veterans are demanding that after years of delay, Zagreb pays the retirement pensions they earned while fighting with the Croatian Defence Council in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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29 Mar 17

Belgrade Prosecutor Demands Jail for Serb Fighters

A Belgrade court was urged to convict and imprison ten former Serb soldiers and paramilitaries for the killings of dozens of unarmed civilians in the Croatian village of Lovas in 1991.

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29 Mar 17

Croatia Urged to Give Asylum to Iranian Christians

Activists and representatives of the Croatian Baptist Church are urging the state not to deport Christian asylum-seekers to Iran, saying they could face serious consequences because of their religion.

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28 Mar 17

Prosecutors Demand Longer Sentences for Bosnian Croat Leaders

Prosecutors asked the Hague Tribunal to increase the jail sentences of six Bosnian Croat leaders accused of wartime crimes in the unrecognised statelet of Herzeg-Bosna to a total of 220 years.

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28 Mar 17

Croatian Dam ‘Repeatedly Attacked’ During 1990s War

At the war crimes trial of former Yugoslav general Borislav Djukic, the ex-director of a hydroelectric plant on Lake Peruca in Croatia recalled how it came under repeated attack during the conflict.

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27 Mar 17

Bosnian Croat Ex-Official Denies Mass Prisoner Abuses

Berislav Pusic, the head of the wartime Bosnian Croat prisoner exchange commission, appealed against his conviction, arguing he was not responsible for crimes against Bosniak detainees in 1993 and 1994.

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27 Mar 17

Croatian Serbs Boycott WWII Camp Commemoration

Croatia’s main Serb organisation will again boycott the annual state commemoration at the WWII concentration camp Jasenovac because a plaque with an Ustasa fascist slogan was installed near the site.

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27 Mar 17

Croatia Approved €101 Million of Saudi Arms Exports

A new EU report reveals the value in 2015 of Zagreb’s controversial arms trade with Saudi Arabia, which is routinely diverting weapons and ammunition from the Balkans to Syrian rebels.

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27 Mar 17

Frustrated Croat Journalist Tackles Click-Bait Scourge

Annoyed by the plague of misleading headlines designed to lure net surfers into clicking onto articles, a group in Croatia has started a Facebook page that explains the real nature of some of the articles concerned.

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24 Mar 17

Bosnian Croat Military Police Chief Challenges Conviction

The wartime commander of the Bosniak Croat military police force, Valentin Coric, jailed by the Hague Tribunal for 16 years for war crimes against Bosniaks, appealed against his conviction.

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24 Mar 17

US Holocaust Envoy Warns Croatia About Fascist Symbols

On a visit to Croatia, the US State Department envoy for Holocaust issues warned the authorities that symbols of the WWII fascist Ustasa movement are offensive to victims and their families.

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24 Mar 17

Croatian Minister Could Face Probe for Agrokor Ties

Croatia’s Commission for Conflict of Interest Prevention could investigate the country’s finance minister over a potential conflict of interest due to his links with the troubled Agrokor company.

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23 Mar 17

Bosnian Croat Deputy Commander Denies Ethnic Cleansing

Former Croatian Defence Council deputy commander Milivoje Petkovic appealed at the Hague Tribunal against his 20-year prison sentence for wartime crimes against Bosniaks.

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23 Mar 17

Bosnia, Croatia Asked to Help With Payment of Hague Defendant’s €2.8m Debt

The Hague Tribunal asked Bosnia and Croatia to help with payment of the 2.8 million euro defence debt of Bosnian Croat ex-military chief Slobodan Praljak, who is currently appealing against his war crimes conviction.

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21 Mar 17

Bosnian Croat Ex-Defence Chief Appeals Against Conviction

Bruno Stojic, former defence minister of the unrecognised Bosnian Croat wartime statelet of Herzeg-Bosna, denied involvement in a joint criminal enterprise to create a greater Croatian state in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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30 Mar 17

Post-Yugoslav ‘Common Language’ Declaration Challenges Nationalism

A declaration that Bosnian, Croatian, Montenegrin and Serbian are all variations of the same language has annoyed conservatives, but received a warmer welcome from the people who speak it.

28 Mar 17

The Pope Can’t Stop Medjugorje Now

22 Mar 17

Europe is not Going to Solve Balkan Dramas

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20 Mar 17

Croatia's Agrokor Must ‘Resolve Complex Issues at Once’

The troubled biggest private company in Croatia, Agrokor, needs to resolve its multiple financial woes all at once, the head researcher at global fixed income specialist Debtwire told BIRN.

09 Mar 17

Merits of Canada-EU Trade Deal Divide Croatia

28 Feb 17

Croatian Coastal Town Seeks Land for Marina