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31 Oct 17

Serb Paramilitaries Convicted of Burning Croatian Village

Zagreb county court jailed three former Serb fighters in their absence for burning down a Croatian village in 1991, handing down prison sentences ranging from five-and-a-half to seven-and-a-half years.

30 Oct 17

Croatian Journalist Threatened for Report on African Refugee

Maja Sever, a journalist for Croatia's public broadcaster, received a death threat on Facebook for doing a report on an African refugee who came to the country in 2011 and recently opened a restaurant.

26 Oct 17

Defence Seeks Serbs’ Acquittal for Burning Croatian Village

The defence claimed that the evidence heard during the trial of three Serb fighters had not proved they burned down a Croatian village in 1991, while the prosecution called for convictions.

24 Oct 17

Serb Paramilitaries Accused of Croatia Village Massacre

A witness testified that he found the corpses of 21 Croat villagers, including his own relatives, in Josevica in central Croatia in December 1991, speculating that Serb paramilitaries murdered them.

18 Oct 17

Arkan’s Fighters ‘Killed Non-Serbs’ at Croatia Base

The trial of former Serbian security chiefs Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic was told that fighters allegedly controlled by the defendants detained and killed non-Serbs at a base in Croatia run by paramilitary boss Arkan.

18 Oct 17

EU Benefits Our Countries, Balkan People Tell Survey

Most Bulgarians, Croatians and Romanians see the European Union as beneficial to their countries, a survey released on Wednesday by the European Parliament said.

17 Oct 17

Arkan’s Masked Paramilitaries Accused of Croatia Killings

At the trial of former Serbian security chiefs Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic, a prosecution witness said that paramilitary boss Arkan’s unit - allegedly controlled by the defendants - murdered Croats in 1991.

17 Oct 17

UN Prosecutor to Report Croatia to Security Council

The prosecutor at the UN war crimes court for the former Yugoslavia, Serge Brammertz, said he will report Croatia to the UN Security Council for non-cooperation with Bosnia and Herzegovina.

17 Oct 17

Owner of Croatia’s Indebted Agrokor ‘Had Financial Control’

A former executive from the heavily-indebted Croatian conglomerate Agrokor presented a document to the state attorney alleging that owner Ivica Todoric made all the financial decisions.

17 Oct 17

Croatian 1990s General Pleads Not Guilty to War Crimes

Croatian wartime general Branimir Glavas, now an MP, and five others accused of war crimes against Serb civilians in the city of Osijek in 1991-92 pleaded not guilty at Zagreb county court.

16 Oct 17

Russian Minister Says Hague Tribunal ‘Should Be Closed’

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that the UN war crimes tribunal for the former Yugoslavia should have been shut down long ago because it is biased against Serbs.

16 Oct 17

Croatia Police Search Agrokor Boss Home, Arrest Associates

Croatian police on Monday searched the home of Ivica Todoric, founder of the troubled company Agrokor, while he is abroad – and arrested some of his former associates.

13 Oct 17

Rightist Presence on Croatian Education Council Alarms Critics

The number of right-wing Catholic nominees to Croatia's new national council on education has alarmed critics – who complain that the criteria under which they were proposed are unclear.

13 Oct 17

War Crimes Trial Documentation Centre Opens in Croatia

The new Transitional Justice Centre in the Croatian town of Pula will display documents, films and photos from cases at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia.

11 Oct 17

Croatia is Readying to Join Eurozone, Minister Says

Croatia's government and central bank say the time is right for the country to introduce the euro in few years’ time, with citizens already doing most of their calculations in this currency.


18 Jan 18

Croatia’s Online Anti-Hate Law Worries Experts

With Croatia announcing new laws on regulating hate speech, incitement to violence and fake news online, some experts fear it may lead to censorship and limit freedom of expression.

17 Jan 18

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10 Jan 18

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18 Jan 18

US Confirms Backing for Croatia's LNG Terminal

During the Croatian Interior Minister’s visit to Washington, US officials said Croatia’s planned gas terminal on the island of Krk enjoy's America's 'full support'.