Retrial for Kornat fire tragedy begins

Former Sibenik fire chief Drazen Slavica's retrial began at the Zadar County Court on Monday, with the defendant again pleading not guilty for the death of 12 firemen and the serious injuries of one in a fire on Kornat island on 30 August 2007.

Ninth anniversary of Kornat wildfire tragedy marked

The ninth anniversary of the biggest tragedy in the history of firefighting in Croatia was commemorated on the island of Kornat, the site of a wildfire in which 12 firemen from Sibenik, Vodice and Tisno were killed. Only one survived.

Kornati National Park awarded European Charter for Sustainable Development

The charter is awarded by the EUROPARC network of European protected areas, which consists of 376 protected areas in 36 countries.