Croatia

Task force to be formed to draw up law on financing of local self-government units

Finance Minister Zdravko Maric has said that next week he will propose appointing a task force to draw up a new law on the financing of units of local and regional self-government, which is...

Hungarian icebreakers arriving on Danube in Croatia

Two Hungarian icebreakers are arriving on the Danube in Croatia this afternoon because of low air temperatures which are increasing the quantity of floating ice and the risk of ice completely...

Veterans, Tudjman, Racan deserve credit for Croatia's int'l recognition, SDP official says

The City of Rijeka and Primorje-Gorski Kotar County on Monday organised a commemoration in the northern Adriatic port on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Croatia's international recognition...

HBOR grants EUR 48.3 mln loan to 4 Agrokor companies

The Croatian Bank for Reconstruction and Development (HBOR) has granted a EUR 48.3 million loan to four companies from the Agrokor food concern to be invested in export development, read a...

Round table for stepping up food import control

Croatians mostly eat quality food, notably if it is domestic, but it is necessary to step up the control of cheap imports whereby foreigners frequently get rid of surplus goods, a round table on...

Serb rebel accused of expelling Croats from Knin

The Split County Prosecutor's Office has indicted a 59-year-old Serbian citizen for ordering the terrorising and expulsion of Croats from the area of Knin in 1992.

Tusk says Croatia's achievements in 25 years of independence amazing

European Council President Donald Tusk said in Zagreb on Monday that Croatia had made amazing achievements since its international recognition 25 years ago and that today it played a key role in...

Croatia bans keeping poultry in the open till danger of bird flu is over

Addressing reporters ahead of a euthanasia of poultry infected with a bird flu virus near Velika Gorica outside Zagreb on Monday, Croatian Agriculture Minister Tomislav Tolusic said that the virus...

Top officials committed to developing Croatia as prosperous country

Prime Minister Plenkovic underscored in his speech the statesmanlike policy pursued by President Tudjman, immeasurable contribution made by Croatians who defended their country and masterly...

Manneken-Pis dressed in Croatian traditional costume

Manneken-Pis, the symbol of Brussels folklore, has been dressed in Croatia's traditional costume from Slavonia region, to honor Croatia and help the country celebrating the 25th anniversary of its...

25th anniversary of Croatia's int'l recognition marked in Vukovar

The 25th anniversary of Croatia's international recognition and the 19th anniversary of the completion of the process of peaceful reintegration of Croatia's Danube River region was marked in the...

FM says int'l recognition had great meaning for Croatia

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Croatia's international recognition, Foreign and European Affairs Minister Davor Ivo Stier said ahead of Holy Mass in Zagreb's cathedral on Sunday that...

Croatia marks 25th anniversary of international recognition

Croatia celebrates the 25th anniversary of international recognition on Sunday, remembering January 15, 1992 when the member-states of the then European Community (EC) jointly recognised it as an...

Kreso Beljak re-elected Croatian Peasant Party leader

Kreso Beljak was re-elected president of the opposition Croatian Peasant Party (HSS) at an election assembly on Saturday with 524 votes.

Croatia rejects Bosnia's request to process Jelavic, says lawyer

Croatian authorities have rejected Bosnia and Herzegovina's request to process former Croat member of the Bosnian collective presidency Ante Jelavic, suspected of organising a Croat self-...