Opposition

Candidate for SDP chief comments on HSS's support to Plenkovic

Social Democratic Party (SDP) member of Parliament Orsat Miljenic said on Wednesday that the decision of the Croatian Peasant Party (HSS), the SDP's partner in the People's Coalition in the recent...

Vucic: We have to prevent possible unrest between political rivals

"We have to prevent conflicts between Serbian flags...This is my plea, that we take our interests (into account)," Vucic said at an extraordinary press conference.

Ex-minister: Downward revision due to poor start of new government

Opposition Social Democratic Party (SDP) deputy leader Branko Grcic said on Tuesday that the European Commission's downward revision of its growth projection for Croatia for this year to 1.8% was...

Opposition MPs call for opposition to cuts in funds for some cultural institutions

Social Democrat member of Parliament Nenad Stazic on Thursday called on cultural workers to raise their voice against cuts in funds for the Kultura Nova foundation, noting that if they failed to...

Syrian opposition says no talks without aid, as 44 die in airstrikes

Syrian peace talks cannot continue unless more humanitarian aid reaches civilians and the truce can only hold if rebels get more weapons, leading opposition envoy Riyad Hijab said Tuesday in...

Syrian opposition demands aid and weapons after pausing peace talks

Syrian peace talks cannot continue unless more humanitarian aid reaches civilians and the truce can only hold if rebels get more weapons, leading opposition envoy Riyad Hijab said Tuesday in...

Milanovic: SDP won't stay in the opposition for long

Social Democratic Party (SDP) leader Zoran Milanovic told the party's election convention in Zagreb on Saturday that the SDP would not stay in the opposition for long and would return to power....

Ruling parties, opposition disagree over public broadcaster's Programming Council

Andrija Mikulic of the ruling coalition's HDZ said the HRT Programming Council did not meet the obligation to oversee the content and quality of the programmes, and that it was co-responsible for...

Karamarko says wants to believe Milanovic will invest more energy in stabilising social relations

I want to believe that the SDP and Zoran Milanovic... will invest much more effort in stabilising social relations and that we will compete for our citizens' political support and trust in a fair...

Several thousand people attend anti-migrant rally in Ljubljana

Opposition leader and former Prime Minister Janez Jansa said that the European Union's open-door policy towards refugees from the Middle East was wrong and that it showed "false solidarity"...

Opposition: Changes to border control, defence laws to result in militarisation of society

The head of the Croatian People's Party (HNS), Vesna Pusic, is confident that "the only result of transferring decisions on sending the army to the border from the parliament to the government...

Opposition MPs write to EC over Electronic Media Council dismissals

A group of Opposition MPs on Wednesday sent a letter to the European Commission claiming that the government had unlawfully launched the proceedings of relieving the chairwoman and members of the...

Parliamentary opposition slams budget proposal

Opposition benches in parliament on Tuesday criticised this year's draft budget with Social Democratic Party (SDP) leader Zoran Milanovic  accusing the government of focussing only on resolving...

Bridge, opposition walk out of parliament over central bank report

"We will ask the Constitution Committee to give us their opinion," Reiner said. Kovacic asked him who requested the committee's opinion, to which Reiner replied, "I, that is, I will request the...

Syrian opposition elects new leader as ceasefire reduces death toll

The main Syrian opposition grouping elected Saturday a new leader, as a Russian-US brokered ceasefire entered its second week, having drastically reduced the death toll in the country.