Jadrolinija, Croatia's leading shipping company, presented an award to its 10 millionth passenger this season on Friday, and the ceremony marking for the first time this success of the company was held in the port of Valbiska on the island of Krk.
Wednesday 01 March 2017 18:17 CET
Macedonia's President Gorge Ivanov on Wednesday blocked the Social Democratic (SDSM) opposition leader Zoran Zaev from becoming prime minister, accusing him of intent to violate the country's constitution.
Wednesday 01 March 2017 17:58 CET
Pyongyang on Wednesday dismissed as "the height of absurdity" official accounts of the death of Kim Jong Nam, the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Wednesday 01 March 2017 17:51 CET
A Hong Kong-based firm on Wednesday exchanged contracts to buy central London's iconic "Cheesegrater" office tower for 1.135 billion pounds (1.4 billion dollars).
Wednesday 01 March 2017 17:27 CET
At least 16 civilians and security forces were killed when Taliban suicide bombers targeted Afghan security facilities at two locations in Kabul on Wednesday, officials said.
Wednesday 01 March 2017 17:11 CET
The head of US military forces in Europe on Wednesday welcomed Lithuania's move to boost military spending and personnel.
Wednesday 01 March 2017 17:09 CET
With just two weeks to go until national elections, the Netherlands' Islamophobic Party for Freedom (PVV), headed by firebrand populist Geert Wilders, has lost its top position in opinion polls for the first time this year.
Wednesday 01 March 2017 15:57 CET
The Zagreb County Court on Wednesday upheld an indictment against Josip Covic, former chief of the Defence Ministry Department for Aircraft Repairs and Maintenance, for soliciting a bribe of EUR 50,000 from Ivica Josipovic, representative of a Ukrainian company that had overhauled Croatian MiG fighter jets.
Wednesday 01 March 2017 15:55 CET
The European Commission presented a paper Wednesday on the future of the European Union after Brexit, calling on EU leaders and the European Parliament to decide how the bloc should evolve by 2025.
Wednesday 01 March 2017 15:41 CET
According to data from the Croatian National Bank (HNB), Croatia's gross foreign debt at the end of November 2016 amounted to 43.8 billion euro, which is 3.3 billion or 6.9% less than in November 2015, while the Croatian Chamber of Commerce (HGK) estimated that the debt-to-GDP ratio at the end of 2016 could fall under 100% for the first time in 7 years.
Wednesday 01 March 2017 15:30 CET
Constitutional Court President Miroslav Separovic will announce on Thursday a ruling on a complaint of unconstitutionality filed against a law which regulates the right to abortion and which dates back to 1978, the Constitutional Court said.
Wednesday 01 March 2017 15:27 CET
A major Ukrainian rebel group said Wednesday that it was taking over dozens of businesses operating on its territory, as nationalist activists enforce a blockade that has cut off trade with the rebel-held east for a month.
Wednesday 01 March 2017 15:15 CET
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel on Wednesday underlined the importance of the NATO-mandated rule on defence spending, but said it was "unrealistic" that Germany would reach the goal of spending 2 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP).
Wednesday 01 March 2017 15:12 CET
Although parliamentary caucuses on Wednesday supported in principle, amendments to the law on construction which, according to Construction and Zoning Minister Lovro Kuscevic, "will significantly improve the construction system, accelerate and facilitate investments, notably the strategic ones," the Opposition submitted a number of suggestions and criticism.
Wednesday 01 March 2017 15:01 CET
Taliban militants took control Wednesday of a district in Afghanistan's troubled north-eastern Baghlan province, local officials said.
Wednesday 01 March 2017 14:56 CET
The nongovernmental organisation Platforma 112 held a news conference outside the Foreign Ministry on Wednesday, expressing concern about a turnaround in Croatia's foreign policy in the field of women's human rights and rights of sexual minorities.
Wednesday 01 March 2017 14:52 CET
The Festival of La Francophonie will be held in 14 Croatian towns throughout March to promote French culture and cultural diversity.
Wednesday 01 March 2017 14:26 CET
A half of Bosnia and Herzegovina on Wednesday observed 1 March as the country's Independence Day in memory of the 1992 independence referendum when the vast majority of citizens voted for severing all ties with the then Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY).