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06 Dec 16

Activists Urge Montenegro To Punish Dubrovnik Attackers

Marking the 25th anniversary of the Yugoslav People’s Army attack on the Croatian port town of Dubrovnik, rights groups urged the authorities to prosecute Montenegrins who participated in it.

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05 Dec 16

Fascist Slogan Near Croatia Concentration Camp Sparks Anger

Serb politicians have condemned a memorial plaque with a fascist slogan which was installed by Croatian war veterans and right-wing politicians near the Jasenovac WWII concentration camp.

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05 Dec 16

Croatia Urged to Tackle Rampant Culture of Plagiarism

The resignation of the head of Croatia's main ethics committee - who complained of his frustration - has highlighted the country's apparent inability to penalise plagiarism by top officials and academics.

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02 Dec 16

Croatia Urged to Fine Tune Foreign Policy Goals

A top adviser to Croatia’s former president says Zagreb has a right to pursue its own foreign policy goals - but it should learn lessons from its clumsy attempt to get involved in the conflict in Ukraine.

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01 Dec 16

Croatia Ruling Party Plans to Oust Zagreb Mayor

The ruling Croatian Democratic Union, HDZ, reportedly plans to reject the 2017 city budget proposed by Zagreb Mayor Milan Bandic - and so start the process of removing him from his post.

croatia-russia-trade-unaffected-by-political-disputes-11-30-2016
01 Dec 16

Croatia Shrugs off Slump in Trade With Russia

Sharp falls in Croatian imports from Russia worry few experts in Zagreb - who in any case blame falling energy prices and changes in currency exchange rates as well as tit-for-tat sanctions and political feuds.

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30 Nov 16

Montenegro Arrests Croatian Serb War Crimes Convict

Montenegrin police arrested Miroslav Jovic, a Serb convicted in absentia in Croatia of committing war crimes against Croats during the conflict in the country in 1991, media reported.

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29 Nov 16

Croatia Joins Regional ‘Special Operations’ Air Force

Croatia has started setting up a joint special air force with Slovenia, Hungary and Bulgaria, which could be used for fighting terrorism in northern Africa or the Mediterranean.

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27 Nov 16

Croatian Opposition Elects New Leftist Leader

First round favourite, Davor Bernardic, has won the elections for the president of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, by a landslide; with a pledge to return the party to its leftist course and bring back its traditional voters.

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25 Nov 16

Croatia Exhumes 18 Serb Casualties of ‘Operation Storm’

The Croatian authorities exhumed the remains of 18 bodies from a cemetery in the coastal town of Zadar - Croatian Serbs who died during or after the military operation ‘Storm’ in 1995.

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25 Nov 16

Croatia Govt Accused of 'Purging' State Firms' Bosses

The Croatian government's announcement that it is replacing senior executives in state companies without use of public tenders has triggered accusations of a 'political purge'.

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24 Nov 16

‘Captain Dragan’ Trial: Croatian Troops Admit Using Church

Defence witnesses at the trial of former Serbian paramilitary commander Dragan Vasiljkovic, alias ‘Captain Dragan’, admitted that Croatian soldiers used Catholic church premises as a command post.

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23 Nov 16

Croatia Media Claim Turkish Attaches Sought Asylum

Media reports claim two former Turkish military attaches applied for a political asylum in Croatia following the failed coup there in July - amid continuing speculation about why the former ambassador was withdrawn.

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23 Nov 16

Russia Snubs Croatia's Peace Initiative on Ukraine

Russia has unambiguously slated the Croatian Prime Minister's proposal to use a Croatian peace agreement from the 1990s as a model for a similar peace agreement in eastern Ukraine.

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22 Nov 16

Female Bosnian Croat Ex-Fighter Extradited from US

Azra Basic, a former Bosnian Croat fighter accused of brutally killing a Serb prisoner and torturing others, was extradited from the United States to Sarajevo to stand trial.

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04 Dec 16

State of the Unions in Serbia

Bullied or bought off, trade unions in Serbia and elsewhere in the former Yugoslavia have hit rock bottom, failing the workers they claim to protect.

30 Nov 16

Abortion Rights Under Fire in Croatia

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croatia-russia-trade-unaffected-by-political-disputes-11-30-2016
01 Dec 16

Croatia Shrugs off Slump in Trade With Russia

Sharp falls in Croatian imports from Russia worry few experts in Zagreb - who in any case blame falling energy prices and changes in currency exchange rates as well as tit-for-tat sanctions and political feuds.

16 Nov 16

Croatian Tax Reform Expected to Boost Incomes

14 Sep 16

Croatia, Bosnia to Discuss Key Bridge Project