Tomislav Karamarko

Karamarko: Accusations against me politically motivated

Former Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) leader Tomislav Karamarko testified before Zagreb Municipal Criminal Court on Friday that claims by a former official of the Yugoslav secret police (UDBA)...

Administrative Court confirms Karamarko in conflict of interest

Former deputy prime minister and leader of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) Tomislav Karamarko was not available for any comments on Tuesday after a ruling by Zagreb Administrative Court on...

European Broadcasting Union urges Zagreb to protect HRT independence

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU), an international alliance of public service media, has urged the Croatian government to make sure that the national broadcaster (HRT) will maintain its...

Ex-HDZ leader congratulates his successor

The former Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) leader, Tomislav Karamarko, on Monday congratulated his successor, Andrej Plenkovic, who took the helm of this party after his candidacy was supported by...

Karamarko relieved of number of posts

At the closed part of its session on Thursday the caretaker government relieved Tomislav Karamarko of a number of posts he held before resigning recently as First Deputy Prime Minister.

Petrov: Karamarko's resignation comes too late

Caretaker Deputy Prime Minister and Bridge party leader Bozo Petrov said on Tuesday, in a comment on Tomislav Karamarko's resignation as HDZ chief, that his resignation came too late, that "one...

Brkic says HDZ with new leader will prevent SDP's return to power

"The HDZ is turning a new page, and Karamarko, as an honest and moral man, has introduced a new standard on the Croatian political scene," Brkic said after a session of the party's most senior ...

Karamarko says his resignation irrevocable, won't shift responsibility

Responding to questions from the press, Karamarko said it was not yet known what his position in the HDZ would be. "At the HDZ Presidency session, we talked about my resignation, which is...

Foreign media: Leader of Croatia's largest party resigns amid turmoil

The chief of Croatia's most powerful party resigned Tuesday in the wake of a corruption affair and the collapse of the government coalition.

Karamarko resigns as HDZ chief

Tomislav Karamarko told a press conference on Tuesday that he was resigning as president of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ).

HDZ secretary general says party leadership expects Karamarko's resignation

The Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) Secretary General, Domagoj Ivan Milosevic, said on Monday that most of the HDZ members expect party chief Tomislav Karamarko to resign.

Karamarko reactivates term as MP

On Monday, after adopting a decision to dissolve itself effective July 15, the Croatian parliament upheld a report by the Credentials and Privileges Commission under which the former First Deputy...

Several HDZ founders demand Karamarko's resignation

The nine founders of the HDZ say in a press release that the HDZ under Karamarko's chairmanship was a discontinuation of the party policy pursued by Franjo Tudjman, the founder and the first...

Karamarko: HDZ ready for election but still working on reshuffle

After a ceremony marking the 27th anniversary of the establishment of the HDZ in Zagreb Karamarko said that his party had not yet abandoned the possibility of a government reshuffle.

Karamarko re-activates his term as MP

The parliament's Credentials and Privileges Commission on Friday unanimously supported a request to re-activate the term of Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) leader Tomislav Karamarko as a member of...