Croatia

Croatian President Opens Diaspora ConferencePhoto: famouspeople.com

Croatian President Opens Diaspora Conference

“The President of the Republic Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović opened the conference ‘Meeting G2.4 – A Look toward the Future’, saying in her address that the key to a successful economy in the future is in developing and nurturing human potential, and that investing in demographic revitalization and the return of […]

New Hilton Opens in Zagrebinfozagreb.hr

New Hilton Opens in Zagreb

“The Canopy by Hilton hotel, an €8 million investment by Zagreb City Hotels, opened in Zagreb on Monday, as the first hotel of the Canopy brand in continental Europe. After Zagreb, hotels of the Canopy brand will also be opened in London, Madrid, and Paris. The hotel’s interior […]

Zdravko Mamic to Be Extradited from BiH to Croatia?

Zdravko Mamic to Be Extradited from BiH to Croatia?

“The Supreme Court accepted the appeal of USKOK seeking an investigative prison sentence for Zdravko Mamic in the second proceeding. The information was confirmed by the Croatian media from the Osijek County Court. Namely, Mamic could still be extradited to Croatia for taking 200 million kuna from Dinamo […]

Croatia and US Sign MoU for Locating and Transferring US WW II Soldiers

Croatia and US Sign MoU for Locating and Transferring US WW II Soldiers

“The Croatian Minister of Veterans’ Affairs, Tomo Medved, and the Director of the US Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, Kelly McKeague, in Zagreb on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding on investigating, locating and transferring the remains of US military personnel gone missing in Croatia during World War II. […]

Croatian President Receives World Cup Semifinalist TeamPhoto: SoccerPro

Croatian President Receives World Cup Semifinalist Team

“The Croatian national football team, the silver medalists from this year’s World Cup in Russia, were received at the presidential palace by president Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović on Tuesday afternoon.The president heaped praise and formal decorations on the team for their Herculean efforts this past summer in becoming the World […]

Croatia and Ukraine Increase Cooperationinfozagreb.hr

Croatia and Ukraine Increase Cooperation

“Croatian Labour Minister, Marko Pavic, met on Monday with Ukraine’s Social Policy Minister, Andriy Reva, in Zagreb, and agreed to harmonise labour agreements between the two countries in order to better regulate seasonal workers coming to Croatia from Ukraine and their rights and pensions. ‘Ukraine is currently debating […]

Exponential Growth at Zagreb Airport

Exponential Growth at Zagreb Airport

“The capital’s airport is having another bumper year and October saw yet another increase in passenger numbers. Zagreb airport have reported that they handled 318,074 passengers in October which is a growth of 6.9 percent when compared with the same month from last year.” (Dubrovnik Times)

Croatian Bishops Visit the VaticanPhoto: HARP

Croatian Bishops Visit the Vatican

“All Croatian Bishops have gathered in Rome for a six-day quinquennial visit ad limina. In the Roman Catholic Church, an ad limina apostolorum or simply an ad limina visit, refers to the canonical obligation of residential diocesan bishops and certain prelates with territorial jurisdiction, to visit the thresholds […]

Croatia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Croatian President in Paris for World War I Commemorations; Croatian Man Breaks Leg Trying to Vandalize Andi-Fascist Monument; Zagreb Has One of the Top Christmas Markets in the World; Five Arrested in Jewelry Heistinfozagreb.hr

Croatia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Croatian President in Paris for World War I Commemorations; Croatian Man Breaks Leg Trying to Vandalize Andi-Fascist Monument; Zagreb Has One of the Top Christmas Markets in the World; Five Arrested in Jewelry Heist

“The Croatian President, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, attended the tributes to the tens of millions of people killed in World War I today in Paris. In a ceremony in the French capital world leaders paid their respects exactly a century from the end of World War I.” (Dubrovnik Times) “A […]

Agrokor Boss Extradited to CroatiaPhoto: N1

Agrokor Boss Extradited to Croatia

“The founder and former CEO of the Agrokor food and retail group, Ivica Todoric, arrived in Zagreb from London at around 9 p.m. on Wednesday, after a UK court had granted Croatia’s request for his extradition on October 25. Upon landing, he was taken to Zagreb’s Remetinec prison. […]