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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...

Slovenian minister to discuss Teran wine with EU commissioner

Slovenia's Minister of Agriculture Dejan Zidan will meet with European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Phil Hogan on Thursday to express his opposition to a compromise solution...

Slovenia unsatisfied with possible EC recommendation for compromise on Teran wine

Slovenia's Agriculture Minister Dejan Zidan reacted sharply on Wednesday following unofficial announcements that the European Commission (EC) may soon recommend a compromise solution to the...

No progress in EU-US visa talks

The European Commission expressed regret on Wednesday over the lack of progress in talks with the United States on the lifting of visa requirements for citizens of five EU member states, including...

EU levels 130-page accusation at Ireland over Apple tax case

The European Commission published 130 pages of legal reasoning Monday for its demand that Ireland recover 13 billion euros (13.6 billion dollars) in tax benefits from US tech giant Apple.

PM: Croatia will continue talks with EC following request to amend INA privatisation law

Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said on Friday that Croatia would continue talks with the European Commission following the Commission's request for Croatia to amend the law on the privatisation...

EC requests Croatia to align INA privatisation law with EU law

The European Commission on Thursday requested Croatia to amend the 2002 law on the privatisation of INA-Industrija Nafte on the grounds that it violates the free movement of capital and the...

EC urges Slovenia and Croatia to implement joint energy projects

The European Commission (EC) has recommended that Slovenia and Croatia implement joint energy projects because their concerted action will facilitate access to European funds, it was said at a...

Croatia still exposed to risk of excessive macroeconomic imbalances

Croatia is one of 13 European Union member states which the European Commission identified as requiring in-depth reviews too see if there is danger of excessive macroeconomic imbalances.

European Commission tells Bosnia to enable local elections in Mostar

The European Commission says in its key findings of the 2016 Report on Bosnia and Herzegovina that a Constitutional Court decision needs to be implemented as a matter of priority so that citizens...

Albania can open accession talks provided it makes progress in judiciary

European Commission has recommended the conditional opening of the accession talks for Albania as the Commission released the Progress Report on Albania for 2016 on Wednesday.

EC markedly increases projection for Croatia's growth

The European Commission has markedly increased its projection of Croatia's growth in 2016 to 2.6% after its spring forecast was 1.8%.

EU proposes corporate tax reforms to cut red tape, tackle abuse

The European Commission unveiled proposals Tuesday aimed at streamlining corporate tax rules across EU member states and closing loopholes for tax avoidance, after reforms suggested back in 2011...

EC probing proposed acquisition of Cemex Croatia by HeidelbergCement and Schwenk

The European Commission on Monday launched "an in-depth investigation to assess whether the proposed acquisition of Cemex Croatia by HeidelbergCement and Schwenk is in line with the EU Merger...

Croatia absorbs 64% of funds for 2007-2013 by 2016 March end

Until the end of March 2016 Croatia absorbed 64% of EU funding that was available to it for the 2007-2013 programming period, which means that the country should step up the absorption of the...