Croatia

Migrants Protest on Serbia-Croatia BorderPhoto: International Business Times

Migrants Protest on Serbia-Croatia Border

“Some 150 illegal migrants are protesting in neighboring Serbia, near the Tovarnik border with Croatia. They are demanding that the border be opened and that they be allowed to enter Croatia so that they can continue to make their way to western EU countries. The illegal migrants were […]

Kolinda Enters 2018 as Croatia’s Most Popular PoliticanPhoto: famouspeople.com

Kolinda Enters 2018 as Croatia’s Most Popular Politican

“The president ends the year as the most popular politician on which a positive impression has 61 percent. In just two months, the President of the Republic of Croatia, Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic,  is supported by a majority of citizens – as demonstrated by the regular Crobarometer Nova TV […]

Croatia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Goals for 2018 – Join OECD, Schenghen… Could Be Blocked by Slovenia; Agrokor Shares Drop Sharply; Kolinda Spends Christmas Eve With Karlovac’s Homeless

Croatia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Goals for 2018 – Join OECD, Schenghen… Could Be Blocked by Slovenia; Agrokor Shares Drop Sharply; Kolinda Spends Christmas Eve With Karlovac’s Homeless

“Coming closer to the euro area, the Schengen area and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) are Croatia’s three foreign policy priorities for 2018, Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic and Foreign Minister Marija Pejcinovic Buric said at a reception for foreign diplomats in Croatia on the occasion of the Christmas […]

Slovenia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: President Pahor Sworn in for Second Term; What Will Happen on Dec. 29 when CRO-SLO Arbitration Deadline Expires?Photo: Adventure.com

Slovenia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: President Pahor Sworn in for Second Term; What Will Happen on Dec. 29 when CRO-SLO Arbitration Deadline Expires?

“After yesterday’s oath in the National Assembly, the President of the Republic, Borut Pahor, today officially started his second term. The inauguration ceremony started with President Pahor entering the office on Presernova Street in front of the Presidential Palace with the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces with […]

WaPo – “Serbia,Croatia arrest 17 for smuggling migrants”Photo: Daily Mail

WaPo – “Serbia,Croatia arrest 17 for smuggling migrants”

“Police in Serbia and Croatia have arrested 17 people accused of smuggling dozens of migrants across the two nations’ border, into Croatia and thus the European Union. Serbian police said in a statement Wednesday that 13 people have been arrested in Serbia and additional four in Croatia as […]

Still No Agreement on Croatia-Slovenia Arbitration Implementation…Set to Expire Dec. 29Photo: Twitter/Government of Croatia

Still No Agreement on Croatia-Slovenia Arbitration Implementation…Set to Expire Dec. 29

Croatian and Slovenian Prime Ministers Andrej Plenkovic and Miro Cerar held talks in Zagreb on Tuesday with the goal of resolving the border disputes ahead of December 29, the deadline envisioned as the implementation of the decision. The Croatian Prime Minister was asked what will take place on […]

“EU to invest €101mn in LNG terminal in Krk, Croatia”Photo: Energy Digital

“EU to invest €101mn in LNG terminal in Krk, Croatia”

“The EU has announced the signing of a grant agreement in which it will be committing €101.4mn (US$120mn) into the construction of an LNG terminal. The terminal will be located on the Croatia’s Krk island, in the northern Adriatic. The grant will contribute more than a quarter of […]

Sports Corruption Arrests Hit Slovenia, Croatia

Sports Corruption Arrests Hit Slovenia, Croatia

“Slovenian and Croatian security have busted an international crime syndicate involved in sports corruption, illegal betting and trying to fix soccer matches in several countries including Serbia, Macedonia and the Czech Republic, European police said Tuesday. Europol said that 13 house searches and 15 vehicles searches in different […]

CIA Looking for Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian Language Instructors

“The Central Intelligence Agency is hiring qualified and experienced Language Instructors of Arabic, Bosnian, Burmese, Chinese/Mandarin, Croatian, Dari/Pashto, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Persian (Farsi), Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Thai, Turkish and Vietnamese to work in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. The CIA provides first-class training […]

Dubrovnik on Verge of Ecological Disaster?Photo: N1

Dubrovnik on Verge of Ecological Disaster?

“Dubravka Suica, Member of the European Parliament asked the European Commission and the European Environment Agency emergency response because of the huge amount of waste received from Albania. For many years coast city of Dubrovnik has been facing ecological catastrophe caused by the enormous amount of garbage and […]