Croatia

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 […]

“UN court exposes uneasy legacy of Croatia’s ‘father’ Tudjman”Photo: total-croatia-news

“UN court exposes uneasy legacy of Croatia’s ‘father’ Tudjman”

“When tourists fly into Croatia’s capital, they land at the gleaming new Franjo Tudjman airport, named after the ‘father of the nation; — a figure now implicated by a damning UN war crimes verdict. Last month’s final ruling at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) […]

WEEKEND READ: “Brussels is back into the Balkans, if selectively”Photo: The Guardian

WEEKEND READ: “Brussels is back into the Balkans, if selectively”

“The European Union wants to show it still cares about the Balkans, but not everyone is feeling the love. Brussels has been accused for years of not paying enough attention to the six Western Balkan countries that want to join the bloc. After taking office in 2014, Commission […]

Grabar-Kitarovic Temporarily Moves Her OfficePhoto: famouspeople.com

Grabar-Kitarovic Temporarily Moves Her Office

“The Croatian President has temporarily moved her office to the city of Koprivnica, where she warned that demographic decline was the biggest problem facing the country. Upon arriving President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic said that demographic revival was the biggest issue facing the country. She said that economic, transport, education and […]

Need a Place to Stay? 2 New Hiltons Opening in Zagreb

Need a Place to Stay? 2 New Hiltons Opening in Zagreb

“Zagreb City Hotels, which runs the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Zagreb, are to open two new hotels under the Hilton brand, the company confirmed on Wednesday. Canopy by Hilton, which is Hilton’s 12th brand and first opened last year in Iceland, will open at Branimir Centre, near […]

Montenegro Takes Over Presidency of A5Photo: European Western Balkans

Montenegro Takes Over Presidency of A5

“Minister of Foreign Affairs of Montenegro Srdjan Darmanovic took place in the ministerial meeting of the US-Adriatic Charter (A5) in Skopje earlier today, which also represented the final activity within the Macedonian chairmanship of the Charter, which will be taken over by Montenegro in January 2018. Ministers of […]

Storms Devastate Croatia and Slovenia

Storms Devastate Croatia and Slovenia

“Croatia’s state television says one man died as heavy rains and strong winds slammed the country, also flooding some roads. The report says that the man died Monday in northwestern Croatia when his ladder was knocked down by the wind as he was trying to repair damage to […]

Croatian Central Bank Discusses Dropping Kuna for Euro

Croatian Central Bank Discusses Dropping Kuna for Euro

“The process of introducing the euro was at the focus of a conference held at the Central Bank. Some experts claim Croatia is far from entering the eurozone and others say it should be done as soon as possible. The costs and benefits of the introduction of the […]

Ceremony for Praljak Held in ZagrebPhoto: Sky News

Ceremony for Praljak Held in Zagreb

“The convicted war criminal killed himself in late November after drinking poison in front of live cameras. The son of Croatia’s late President Franjo Tudjman has called his conviction an ‘insult to justice.’ The UN court in the Hague had found Praljak and five other Bosnian Croats guilty […]