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Croatia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Plenkovic Says EU Reached Best Deal Possible With UK; Plenkovic Won’t Face Procedures for Hiring Cousin; Croatians Travelling to BiH to Shop; Croatia Wins Davis CupPhoto: HARP

Croatia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Plenkovic Says EU Reached Best Deal Possible With UK; Plenkovic Won’t Face Procedures for Hiring Cousin; Croatians Travelling to BiH to Shop; Croatia Wins Davis Cup

“Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said in Brussels on Sunday that the European Union had reached the best possible withdrawal agreement with the United Kingdom and that it was illusory to expect a better deal. The leaders of the 27 EU member states, who met at a special […]

President Grabar-Kitarovic’s Take on European MigrationPhoto: N1

President Grabar-Kitarovic’s Take on European Migration

“‘Europe has no unified response to the challenge of migration which is why it is necessary to better connect in terms of security and guard the safety of borders, which is a prerequisite for economic development,’ said President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović in Zadar. President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović visited Zadar and its Arbanasi […]

Croatia Passes Chairmanship of Council of Europe to FinlandPhoto: Sanjin Strukic/PIXSELL

Croatia Passes Chairmanship of Council of Europe to Finland

“Croatian Foreign Minister Marija Pejcinovic-Buric handed over the six-month rotating chairmanship of the Council of Europe to Finland in a ceremony in Strasbourg on Wednesday. Pejcinovic-Buric briefed the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers about Croatia’s activities during its chairmanship. Over the past six months, Croatia organised 28 […]

Dubrovnik Goes Against Trend as Population IncreasesPhoto: Vogue.com/Alamy

Dubrovnik Goes Against Trend as Population Increases

“In so many ways Dubrovnik holds a unique position in Croatia, not only is it geographically detached from the rest of the country but it also differs economically and culturally. Whereas the rest of the country is suffering from an exodus of young, professional people to other European […]

Slovenia Supports EU Military ForcePhoto: Stockholm Center for Freedom

Slovenia Supports EU Military Force

“Slovenia is supportive of the idea of an EU military force, but its Defence Minister Karl Erjavec warned against demands that would require EU and NATO member states to double their capabilities. The EU’s security and defence policy is already headed that way, but political consensus will likely […]

Agrokor Founder Posts Over $1 Million BailPhoto: N1

Agrokor Founder Posts Over $1 Million Bail

“The founder and former CEO of the Agrokor food and retail group, Ivica Todoric, on Tuesday posted a 7.5 million kuna (€1 million) bail set by the Zagreb County Court last week. Todoric had been detained at Zagreb’s Remetinec prison since being extradited from the United Kingdom earlier […]

Uljanik Shipyard Workers Return After A Month On Strike

Uljanik Shipyard Workers Return After A Month On Strike

“After nearly one month, some 1,800 workers from the troubled Uljanik shipyard in Pula went back to work today after deciding to give management a two-week window to reset course. Despite receiving only part of their salaries for September – equal to the national minimum – workers agreed […]

Qatar and Croatia Deepen Relations

Qatar and Croatia Deepen Relations

“Taking Qatar-Croatia bilateral relations to new heights, His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic yesterday witnessed the signing of a number of agreements and memorandums of understanding at Presidential Palace in Zagreb, official Qatar News Agency (QNA) has reported. The agreements […]

Interpol Arrest Warrant for Corruption in Croatia

Interpol Arrest Warrant for Corruption in Croatia

“International police organization Interpol has decided to renew an arrest warrant for the head of Hungarian energy group MOL issued by Croatia, Croatian police said, while MOL on Sunday called the move surprising. MOL Chief Executive Zsolt Hernadi has been indicted in Croatia for allegedly bribing former Croatian […]