Croatia

Interior Ministry dismisses HRW's claims that police are forcing aslyum seekers back to Serbia

The Croatian Ministry of the Interior on Friday dismissed as untruths and insinuations the claims by Human Rights Watch that Croatian police were turning asylum seekers back to Serbia, in some...

French airlines and tour operators expanding their services to Croatia

French low-cost airlines Volotea and Transavia and online travel agency Karavel plan to expand their services to Croatia this year, the Croatian Tourism Ministry said on Friday.

EUR 7 mln grant ensured for reconstruction of Osijek fortress

An agreement was signed on Friday in Osijek for a 7 million euro (about HRK 52 million) from the Europe Union for a project of educational and information and tourism youth centre in the Osijek...

Ukrainian president sees Croatia as trustworthy partner

Croatia is a trustworthy partner of Ukraine and we find Croatia's experience valuable in our struggle for independence, territorial integrity and sovereignty, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko...

HNiP urges probe into possible involvement of aggressors, secret services in Croatian media

"Also, systematic downplaying of events and falsifying of authentic historical facts from the time of the Homeland War, constitute, from a nationally responsible point of view, easily discernible...

Plenkovic expects U.S. to continue playing key role in NATO and globally

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said in Davos on Friday that he expected the United States, with the new administration of President Donald Trump, to continue playing a crucial role both...

MP says cancellation of Anne Frank exhibition disgrace for Croatia

The international exhibition, opened this past Tuesday, consisted of some 30 boards with photographs and other information depicting the lives and tragedy of Anne Frank and her family during World...

HRT condemns increasingly frequent attacks on its employees

Croatian Radio and Television (HRT) on Friday condemned an attack by some web portals on its reporter Jagoda Bastalic as well as hate speech, which, it said, its reporters were increasingly...

Human Rights Watch: Croatian police forcing asylum seekers back to Serbia

Croatian police are forcing asylum seekers back to Serbia, in some cases using violence, without giving them an opportunity to lodge claims for protection, Human Rights Watch said on Friday.

Plenkovic underlines OECD's importance for Croatia

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic, who on Thursday started his visit to Davos, where the World Economic Forum is taking place, by holding several bilateral meetings, underlined the...

Croatian, Slovenian ministers believe agreement on Cimos to be reached soon

Croatian State Property Management Minister Goran Maric and Slovenian Economy and Technology Minister Zdravko Pocivalsek said in Zagreb on Thursday that the Slovenian side had specified its offer...

Croatian, Serbian ministers of interior discuss migrants

Croatian Interior Minister Vlaho Orepic said on Thursday that he had agreed with his Serbian counterpart Nebojsa Stefanovic for the police chiefs of the two countries to meet and determine...

Research shows Croatians generally happy people

The Institute of Social Science "Ivo Pilar" on Thursday held a news conference to present the preliminary results of a long-term project which indicate that Croatians generally feel happy and that...

Szijjarto says Hungary must be reimbursed for money invested in INA

The Croatian government must reach an agreement with the Hungarian energy group MOL on a buyout of its stake in Croatia's INA but the money Hungary has invested in INA must be reimbursed, Foreign...

Croatian PM: Probe launched into leak of embassy's note on president's US visit

Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said on Thursday it was highly unusual for notes of the Croatian Embassy in Washington about the recent visit of President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic to the United...