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Croatians will elect local authorities on Sunday at polls regarded as a test for the current centre-left government halfway through its mandate.
The Slovenian parliament is to ratify Zagreb’s accession agreement on Tuesday, removing the last obstacle to Croatia joining the EU on July 1, according to media reports.
Croatian President Ivo Josipovic plans not to participate in the upcoming debate on war crime tribunals organised by the Serbian UN General Assembly President.
Damir Hrsak, candidate of a small leftist party for the European Parliament, has made a breakthrough by being the country's first politician to admit being gay.
The final European Commission monitoring report concluded that Croatia is ready to join the Union on July 1 - while Enlargement Commissioner Fuele praised the country's example as proof that the EU enlargement process is working.
Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic has accused the opposition Croatian Democratic Union, HDZ, of fanning anti-Serbian sentiment to divert public opinion from their lack of other policies.
Deputy Defence Minister Visnja Tafra has denied that Croatia was withdrawing peacekeepers from Syria because of the New York Times’ allegations that it had sold arms to anti-government rebels.
The Balkans will not become isolated after Croatia joins the EU this July, President Ivo Josipovic has said.
Amid fears of trouble during or after the match, police and club coaches are urging fans to remain calm ahead of Croatia-Serbia World Cup football qualifier.
The first-ever election campaign for the European Parliament is under way in Croatia before the country joins the EU in July, but voter apathy could mar the landmark vote.
In an attempt to resolve a territorial row over the Prevlaka peninsula, the Montenegrin government will form a new commission to help demarcate the border with Croatia.
Croatian public broadcaster HRT replaced two editors and a presenter after Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic said they allowed hate speech to be aired on prime-time news.
Presidents, Prime Ministers and others have flocked to Rome for the inauguration of the first Pope from the Americas.
Police have detained seven Croatian youths for beating up a group of Serb religious students near an Orthodox monastery in an allegedly ethnically-motivated attack.
Croatian Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic claimed right-wing parties were “spreading hatred” after Serb religious students were attacked near an Orthodox monastery.
The President of Croatia's Dinamo football club, Zdravko Mamic, was arrested after a radio rant in which he called the sports minister 'a Serb who hates everything Croatian'.
Ten years after the Thessaloniki summit, the EU enlargement process for the western Balkans needs an injection of new energy.
Slovenia and Croatia top the list when it comes to corruption perceptions in the business world, according to a recent survey by Ernst & Young.