Croatia

Croatian Fishermen Latest Catch in Border DisputePhoto: I Feel Slovenia

Croatian Fishermen Latest Catch in Border Dispute

Three Croatian fishermen from Umag spent the weekend as a political football in a growing international border dispute. Slovenian maritime police questioned the Croatian flagged vessel in the Bay of Piran. One of the fishermen was setting up concrete blocks to enhance his existing shellfish farm. The Croatian […]

Plekenovic-Covic Meet in ZagrebN1

Plekenovic-Covic Meet in Zagreb

“Zagreb will host the joint meeting of the HDZ and the HDZ of Bosnia and Herzegovina at noon on Sunday. The announcement of the meeting stated that the “two sister parties have worked together for 27 years  for the benefit of the Croatian people both in Croatia and […]

Putin En Route to Zagreb?

Putin En Route to Zagreb?

During her visit to Sochi, Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic officially invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to visit Zagreb. She pointed out that his last visit was in 2007 at an energy forum. (Sherbrooke Times)

Illegal Immigration Up 350%BBC

Illegal Immigration Up 350%

Border Police of Bosnia and Herzegovina reported a major disruption in a smuggling ring on the Croatian border. Taking place between October 11th and 13th, the police arrested 15 people including a trafficker holding a UK passport and nearly $20,000 cash. Among others, Libyan and Pakistan nationals were […]

Russia’s Economic New Best Friend is….CroatiaPhoto: Office of the President of Croatia

Russia’s Economic New Best Friend is….Croatia

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic spoke today at the first Croatian-Russian Economic Forum. 90 companies have arrived in Moscow for the forum, which was developed as a part of the plan of Grbar-Kitarovic’s visit to Russia. Grbar-Kitarovic noted, “This year marks 25 years of the establishment of diplomatic relations. […]

Day Two: Grabar-Kitarovic Feeling Diplomatic, HolySputnik/Sergey Pyatakov

Day Two: Grabar-Kitarovic Feeling Diplomatic, Holy

“President of the Republic of Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic met in Moscow with Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev on the second day of her official visit to the Russian Federation. During the talks, President Medvedev of the Russian Government stressed the importance of twenty-five years of diplomatic […]

Agrokor: Todorić Whereabouts Unknown, Others Arrested to be ReleasedPhoto: N1

Agrokor: Todorić Whereabouts Unknown, Others Arrested to be Released

” The 12 arrested former executives of  Agrokor case were brought to the Zagreb County Court at noon (6am EST) and will be released tonight.” (translated from Večernji List) “Ivica Todorić is called in for a one-month remand.However, he is still outside Croaita, but his whereabouts are unknown. It […]

DEVELOPING STORY: Kolinda in Sochi

DEVELOPING STORY: Kolinda in Sochi

“Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović begins her three-day official visit to Russia at the invitation of her Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. The aim of the visit is to stimulate bilateral relations that have been neglected for years.  Grabar-Kitarović will begin her official visit to the Russian Federation by meeting with […]

Slovenia Has Border Plan With(out) CroatiaThe Dubrovnik Times

Slovenia Has Border Plan With(out) Croatia

“If there is no agreement with Croatia, Slovenia reportedly has another plan. Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar will invite Croatian Prime Minister Andrj Plenković to resume their border dialogue this week, writes Delo daily from Ljubljana, quoting sources close to the Slovenian government, reports Jutarnji List, on October […]

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 […]