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serbia-s-detention-camps-invisible-but-not-forgotten-07-15-2016
18 Jul 16

Serbia’s Detention Camps: Invisible But Not Forgotten

All the 1990s prison camps and mass graves in Serbia are still unmarked, but as the government seeks Croatia’s backing in EU accession negotiations, it has pledged to erect the first memorial.

srebrenica-genocide-kingpin-becomes-literary-villain-07-12-2016
12 Jul 16

Srebrenica Genocide Kingpin Becomes Literary Villain

Croatian journalist Ivica Djikic has published a novel about the life of Bosnian Serb war criminal Ljubisa Beara, who he describes as “the co-creator and the main operational organiser” of the Srebrenica massacres.

croatia-s-salami-king-accuses-uskok-of-persecution-07-12-2016
12 Jul 16

Croatia’s ‘Salami King’ Accuses Authorities of Persecution

The Gavrilovic family said accusations of wartime embezzlement are just the latest weapon being turned on them by supporters of the ‘old regime’ in communist Yugoslavia.

culture-minister-who-left-his-mark-on-croatia-07-08-2016
11 Jul 16

Culture Minister Who Left His Mark on Croatia

Thanks to his controversial statements about World War II and his interventions in the media and in culture, Zlatko Hasanbegovic will not be forgotten soon.

likely-new-hdz-chief-upsets-croatian-election-calculations-07-07-2016
08 Jul 16

Likely New HDZ Chief Upsets Croatian Election Calculations

If Andrej Plenkovic takes over as head of Croatia’s main centre-right party - which looks likely – the expected victory of the centre-left Social Democrats in the next elections can not be taken for granted.

montenegrin-croatian-tourism-surges-as-visitors-shun-turkey-07-05-2016
06 Jul 16

Montenegrin, Croatian Tourism Surges as Visitors Shun Turkey

Croatia and Montenegro are seeing a spike in holidaymakers, as fears of terrorism drive visitors from old destinations in Turkey and North Africa towards the resorts of the Adriatic.

eastern-europe-must-grasp-its-un-moment-07-05-2016
05 Jul 16

Eastern Europe Must Grasp Its UN Moment

Eastern Europe should not miss the historic opportunity to have one of its own elected as the next Secretary-General of the United Nations - preferably a woman.

andrej-plenkovic-centrist-in-the-running-for-croatia-s-hdz-07-01-2016
04 Jul 16

Andrej Plenkovic: Centrist in the Running for Croatia’s HDZ

The man seen by many as a likely new leader of the HDZ is a convinced Christian Democrat, with no time for populist nationalism.

croatia-govt-manoeuvres-to-save-football-federation-bosses--06-29-2016
30 Jun 16

Croatia Govt Manoeuvres to ‘Save Football Federation Bosses’

Moves by the outgoing government to amend the law on sports are dismissed by critics as an attempt to save the discredited management of the Croatian Football Federation.

ivan-sincic-robin-hood-or-rabble-rouser--06-29-2016
29 Jun 16

Ivan Sincic: Croatian Robin Hood or Rabble-Rouser?

Ivan Vilibor Sincic and his anti-establishment party, Living Wall, are rising in popularity in Croatia because of their stance against banks, the EU and political elites, but some analysts see them as erratic demagogues.

ex-croatian-pm-s-success-doomed-from-start-06-22-2016
23 Jun 16

Croatia's Ex-PM Was Doomed From Start, Experts Say

The position of Croatia's now former Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic, a non-party candidate for the post, was highly problematic from the moment he took office.

balkan-countries-brace-for-british-vote-on-eu-06-22-2016
22 Jun 16

Balkan Countries Brace for British Vote on EU

Experts and people across the Balkans are following the upcoming referendum in the UK on the EU, weighing its likely impact on their countries’ already troubled EU accession plans.

croatian-education-reform-protesters-demand-early-elections-06-17-2016
17 Jun 16

Croatian Education Protesters Back New Elections

A second mass protest about stalled education reforms in Croatia on Thursday turned out into a protest against the now ex-government, and into a call for immediate early elections.

croatian-govt-threatened-as-ruling-coalition-withers-06-06-2016
06 Jun 16

Croatian Govt Threatened as Ruling Coalition Withers

Croatia plunged into its biggest political crisis in decades after squabbling leaders of the two former coalition partners refused to resign from their ministerial positions as requested by the prime minister.

croatia-could-supply-consumption-products-for-china-05-31-2016
02 Jun 16

Croatia Encouraged to Supply More Goods to China

Senior member of China's business delegation to Zagreb says trade could improve - and Croatia could meet some of China's demand for wine, pharmaceuticals and dairy and agricultural products.