New Year

Grabar-Kitarovic: Croatia and China have friendly relations

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic said on Monday that China's constructive role in the international community contributed to the further development...

Some 60,000 tourists join local revellers in Croatia to ring in 2017

As many as 60,210 tourists, of whom 44,390 were foreigners, were registered in Croatia by the evisitor system on Sunday morning, that is on the first day...

Times Square NYE party goes as planned, aside from Mariah Carey gaffe

An estimated 1 million revellers packed into New York's Times Square on Saturday amid heightened security measures for a New Year's Eve party that passed...

New Year revelries in Croatian cities draw festive crowds

Croatians and foreign tourists converged in cities squares throughout the country for New Year Eve's parties in the night between Saturday and Sunday to enjoy...

Man charged for shouting "Bomb, bomb, bomb!" at Berlin new year party

A man was arrested Saturday evening for shouting "Bomb, bomb, bomb!" at Germany's largest new year's party by the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. Police did not...

Europe ready to ring in new year amid heightened security

Europe was gearing up for New Year's Eve celebrations on Saturday after Australia kicked off the party with a dazzling fireworks display, with police and event...

Celeb deaths, terrorism on minds of partygoers as world greets 2017

Celebrations in Australia and elsewhere in the Pacific region kicked off a night of revelry on Saturday under stringent security as partygoers elsewhere round...

Pula makes "fritaja" from 2017 beaten eggs for its citizens and guests

 A huge "fritaja", a Mediterranean Croatian dish, was made from 2017 eggs and 50 sausages at noon on Saturday by the local authorities in the city of...

Croatians towns hold parties at noon for 2017

Some 7,000 local residents and tourists gathered in the central square of the northern coastal town of Novi Vinodolski for a Saturday noon...

Sydney warms up for NYE party with purple firework tribute to Prince

More than a million people around Sydney's harbour foreshore cheered as purple fireworks rained down from the Harbour Bridge to the sounds of Prince's hit...

Germany on alert for eve of 2017 after year overshadowed by violence

With a recent terrorist attack in Berlin fresh in the minds of people throughout Germany, New Year's Eve celebrations across the country are taking place under...

Croatian PM: 2017 to be ushered in with many challenges and revived optimism

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic has said in his New Year's message that Croatia is entering 2017 with many challenges and also with restored optimism...

Sarajevo preparing alcohol-free outdoor NYE party

The capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina is making preparations for a splendid open-air New Year's Eve party to usher in 2017, however, discussions on a ban on...

Family of asylum seekers attacked in east German city: police

A disabled Tunisian man and his two children were verbally abused and beaten by thugs in a New Year's Eve attack in the east of Germany, where the family has...

Petrov hopes some reform goals to be attained in 2016

The Bridge party leader Bozo Petrov has written in his New Year message that he believes that in 2016 some of the reform goals will be accomplished and that...

The investigation into Munich's New Year terrorism scare

Police in Munich, Germany, cleared two city train stations An increased police presence continues Friday, despite an announcement from Bavarian Interior...

Munich terror alert lifted as investigators seek potential suspects

The terror alert in Munich was lifted Friday as investigators puzzled over the identities of potential attackers implicated in an intelligence tip-off that...

Dozens join in New Year Day swim in Pula

On Friday, the first day of 2016, about 50 swimmers joined in the celebration of the New Year by participating in the first swim of the year in the Mornar...

Croatia welcomes 2016 with open air parties, fireworks

Many Croatians gathered in city squares throughout the country to usher in the new year 2016 at open-air parties with concerts and fireworks displays held in a...

2016 opens with glittering fireworks, parties ... and security alerts

Fireworks and spectacular light displays helped revellers welcome in 2016 across the globe, although several major cities were on high alert as the New Year...

Austrian police say European capitals have been warned of possible attack

Vienna police said on Saturday a "friendly" intelligence service has warned numerous European capitals of the possibility of a shooting or bomb attack before...

Minister says Croatia's tourism not affected by wordwide developments

The political and security situation in Europe and elsewhere in the world, including the recent terrorist attacks and the ongoing migrant crisis, have not yet...
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