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02 Oct 14

Croatian 'Jihadist Bride' Wounded in Syria Air Strike

The wounding of a Croatian woman in Syria - who converted to Islam in Britain and went to the war zone with her husband - has raised questions about how many people are traveling from, or through, Croatia to the Middle East.

02 Oct 14

Islamist Fighters Seize Croatian Oil Field in Syria

Two oil and gas fields in Syria owned by the Croatian energy company INA have been occupied by Islamic State fighters.

02 Oct 14

Kosovo Leads Balkans in Internet Addiction

Kosovars are the keenest internet users in the Balkans, in national percentage terms, a global survey of internet and Facebook penetration shows.

01 Oct 14

Balkan Countries Exploiting Planet, WWF Says

New WWF report takes Balkan countries to task about their impact on the world's ecological system and environment.

26 Sep 14

Leftist Rival Overtakes Croatia's SDP in Polls

Croatia's ruling Social Democratic Party, SDP, is losing support to a new left-wing rival, ORaH, which has overtaken it in the most recent polls.

24 Sep 14

Croatia Veterans Give Govt Cyrillic Ultimatum

Veterans said all bilingual signs in Croatian and Serb Cyrillic must be removed from Vukovar or government politicians will be not be welcome at the annual commemoration of the town’s wartime fall.

24 Sep 14

Macedonia at Bottom of Regional Wage Table

Slovenes and Croats earn the biggest average wages in the former Yugoslavia, while Macedonians earn the least, according to Turkey's Anadolu Agency.

23 Sep 14

Croatia Police Arrest Anti-Cyrillic Activists in Vukovar

Five people were arrested after war veterans tore down bilingual signs in Croatian Latin and Serbian Cyrillic script in the latest unrest over the language issue in the wartime flashpoint town.

23 Sep 14

Croatia Joins Balkan Anti-IS Coalition

Alongside the other Balkan states, Croatia has joined the US-led coalition against the Islamic State militants, although its obligations remain unclear.

23 Sep 14

Anti-Fascist Victims of WWII Honoured in Zagreb

A new temporary memorial was unveiled in a park in the Croatian capital to honour thousands of people who were executed there by Zagreb’s wartime Ustasa pro-Nazi regime.

22 Sep 14

Croatia Campaigners Urge Church Funding Cut

Secularist NGOs demonstrated for the state to give less money to the Catholic Church and terminate agreements with the Vatican guaranteeing the church an important role in social affairs.

17 Sep 14

Croatia Selling State Assets to Raise Cash

Croatia hopes to raise about 400 million euro from sales of loss-making state companies, hotels, a port and a bank.

16 Sep 14

Floods Start Receding in Central Croatia

Although the situation is getting back to normal, overflowing rivers caused by persistent heavy rain are still flooding parts of Croatia.

15 Sep 14

Floods Hit Croatia Again After Heavy Rains

Croatia deployed hundreds of troops to help shore up defences after the country was hit by serious flooding for the second time in a year.

10 Sep 14

Croatia ‘Proposed Population Swap’ With Serbia, Says Seselj

Wartime Croatian President Franjo Tudjman, not Serbian politicians, proposed that the two republics exchange part of their populations, Serb nationalist leader Vojislav Seselj told the Hague Tribunal.


01 Oct 14

Croatia Stifles Green Power’s Growth with Red Tape

While other EU countries race to meet EU renewable energy standards, Croatia is slowing its development with unrealistic quotas and bureaucratic obstacles.


30 Sep 14

Croatia Govt Debt Rises to 30 Billion Euro

Croatia's National Bank said government debt has reached a new peak over the past 12 months, rising by 13.6 per cent amid a continuing recession in the country.