Croatia

Who’s Defending Agrokor?Photo: N1

Who’s Defending Agrokor?

“The Agrokor affair will surely turn into the mother of all scandals. It is not just a story about the collapse of a family empire, but it is a story about the disintegration of the Croatian economy, which took place for years under the patronage of politicians and […]

More Executives Arrested in Agrokor CasePhoto: N1

More Executives Arrested in Agrokor Case

“Croatian police arrested eight former senior executives of Agrokor[AGROK.UL] in a series of raids on Monday as part of an investigation into alleged financial irregularities at the heavily indebted food producer and retail conglomerate. The state prosecutor’s office DORH said in a statement the investigation targeted 15 individuals […]

Vučić Ready to Hold Trilateral Meetings With BiH, Croatia

Vučić Ready to Hold Trilateral Meetings With BiH, Croatia

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić has stated that his country is ready to host a trilateral meeting between Serbia, Croatia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Vučić stated that Bosnia is “one of the most important political partners of Serbia – since relations between us are key for preserving peace […]

Photo: Joaquim Alves GasparPhoto: Joaquim Alves Gaspar

Croatian President and Putin to Meet in Moscow to Discuss BiH

“The President of Croatia Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović will pay an official visit to Russia and meet with President Vladimir Putin next week, with the aim to induce bilateral relations that have been neglected for years…One of their topics will be the situation inBiH (Bosnia and Herzegovina). Grabar-Kitarovic repeatedly expressed […]

Indian Pharma Giant Invests Big in Croatia

Indian Pharma Giant Invests Big in Croatia

Mumbai-based ACG chose Zagreb as its headquarters for the European and Russian markets. The office will focus on quality control and create up to 30 new jobs. ACG is best known for manufacturing hard gelatin capsules for medications. The company already had an operation in Ludbreg with 250 […]

The Truth About Agrokor

The Truth About Agrokor

“‘I’ve said all along that the company had a firm plan for steady and successful development and that there were no arguments for the mere act of nationalization through unconstitutional implementation Lex Agrokor.’ After Monday the government liaison, Ante Ramljak, presented consolidated audit of the Agrokor Group, which […]

Bye Croatian Kuna, Hello Euro

Bye Croatian Kuna, Hello Euro

Croatia is looking to initiate the process to join the Eurozone, hoping to fulfill a commitment made under its EU accession agreement. Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister Martina Dalić commented, “”The government, together with the Croatia National Bank (CNB), estimates that it is a good time to initiate […]

Holocaust Revisionism Accusations in Croatia

Holocaust Revisionism Accusations in Croatia

The World Jewish Congress published a 4,000 word position paper this week urging the world community to oppose “brazen attempts” to revise Holocaust history in Croatia. This follows boycotts in 2016 and 2017 of official Holocaust commemorations sponsored by Zagreb. (Tablet)

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Wonder Woman as a Bosnian?

Israeli actress, Gal Gadot, aka Wonder Woman “played a Bosnian woman on a blind date with OJ Simpson” on Saturday Night Live this past weekend. (Jewish Telegraphic Agency)  

Zagreb Airport Seeks New Carriers

Franjo Tudjman International Airport is hoping to increase the number of long haul flights direct to Zagreb. Airport officials specifically are hoping for direct flights to and from South Korea and China where the tourism and hospitality industry have seen exponential growth. The airport continues to work on a […]