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arkan-s-fighters-killed-non-serbs-at-croatia-base-10-18-2017
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.

balkan-eu-members-are-confident-in-the-bloc-survey-shows-10-18-2017
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.

arkan-s-masked-paramilitaries-accused-of-croatia-killings-10-17-2017
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.

brammertz-reporting-croatia-to-un-security-council-10-17-2017
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.

ex-croatian-agrokor-officials-testify-pointing-at-todoric-10-17-2017
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.

croatian-1990s-general-again-pleads-not-guilty--10-17-2017
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.

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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.

croatian-police-searches-todoric-s-home-arrests-associates-10-16-2017
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.

criteria-not-clear-for-naming-rightists-in-croatia-education-council-10-12-2017
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.

brammertz-visits-opening-transitional-justice-centre-in-croatia-10-12-2017
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.

croatia-is-readying-to-join-eurozone-minister-says-10-11-2017
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.

croatian-historians-oppose-bans-on-fascist-communist-symbols-10-11-2017
11 Oct 17

Croatian Historians Oppose Bans on Fascist, Communist Symbols

A group of historians launched a petition against a government-appointed body that is examining how to deal with the legacy of Croatia’s pro-Nazi and Communist regimes, arguing against banning their symbols.

croatian-parliament-to-investigate-how-agrokor-failed-10-12-2017
11 Oct 17

Croatian Parliament to Investigate How Agrokor Failed

After an agreement between the two biggest political parties, the Croatian parliament will set up an investigative committee to shed light on what happened to fallen economic giant Agrokor.

albania-and-croatia-believe-laws-will-prevent-animal-cruelty-10-06-2017
09 Oct 17

Albanians Demand Animal Rights Law After Seeing Cruel Video

Disgusted by footage of a dog being beaten to death, Albanian animal rights activists are demanding a new law against animal cruelty – after Croatia changed its laws on Wednesday.

croatia-marks-26-years-of-break-from-yugoslavia-10-06-2017
08 Oct 17

Croatia Marks 26 Years of Break from Yugoslavia

On October 8, Croatia marks the anniversary of the 1991 declaration confirming the earlier proclamation of independence and terminating all ties with the Yugoslav state.

Premium

croatia-president-may-face-tough-questions-in-russia-10-18-2017
18 Oct 17

Croatia President May Face Tough Questions in Russia

When President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic meets Vladimir Putin in Sochi on Wednesday, she may face a grilling over past statements seen as hostile to Russia.

Business

tito-s-ny-penthouse-opens-doors-to-potential-buyers-10-13-2017
16 Oct 17

Tito's NY Penthouse Opens Doors to Potential Buyers

A real estate agency is ready to show potential buyers the 418-square-metre penthouse apartment on Park Avenue in Manhattan once used by Yugoslav President Josip Broz Tito.