Vukovar

Croatian President says feeling of safe future must be created for all citizens

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic said in the eastern Croatian town of Vukovar on Friday that the first thing that must be done in Croatia is to create the feeling of a safe future, that...

Exhibition on war-ravaged Vukovar in Novi Sad damaged

Six shop window in the centre of Novi Sad with artistic photos showing the 1991 destruction of the eastern Croatian town of Vukovar were smashed, the Serbian news agency Beta reported on Tuesday...

Croatia has EUR 350m available from EU funds for aquaculture development until 2020

Croatia has EUR 350 million available until 2020 for the development of aquaculture and this money must be invested in quality sea projects, the 12th international aquaculture conference heard in...

Ovcara Farm victims commemorated

Commemorative events, including placing of flowers and lighting of candles, were held at Ovcara outside Vukovar on Sunday in memory of the murder of 264 wounded Croatian soldiers and civilians who...

Wreath-laying ceremony held on mass grave site at Lovas farm

The commemoration of Croatian soldiers and civilians killed in Vukovar's neighbourhood of Borovo Naselje in 1991 ended on Saturday afternoon with the laying of wreaths and lighting of candles on...

Commemoration for Borovo Naselje victims held

A commemoration under the slogan "Sacrifice of Borovo Naselje for the Homeland," was held on Saturday in front of what once used to be the Borovo Commerce warehouse on the outskirts of the eastern...

Vukovar Remembrance Day ceremonies held

The eastern Croatian town of Vukovar as well as the whole of Croatia on Friday observed Vukovar Remembrance Day in memory of 18 November 1991 when Vukovar fell into the hands of more numerous...

Croatian Serb community pays respect to Vukovar victims

A commemoration ceremony was held in the Serbian Orthodox church in Zagreb on Friday in honour of the innocent victims in Vukovar in 1991, the Serb People's  Council (SNV) has reported.

Zagreb archbisop says destruction of Croatia worst since WWII

The Archbishop of Zagreb, Cardinal Josip Bozanic, celebrated Mass for killed and missing defenders and civilians at the Homeland War Victims Memorial Cemetery in Vukovar on Friday.

Mothers' associations support families of arrested Orasje Croats

Munira Subasic and Slavica Bilic on behalf of the Mothers of Srebrenica from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Mothers of Peace from Croatia respective associations on Friday sent a message of solidarity...

Wreaths laid at Homeland War Memorial Cemetery in Vukovar

State and other delegations laid wreaths and lit candles at the Homeland War Memorial Cemetery in Vukovar on Friday commemorating Croatian soldiers and civilians killed while defending the town...

Vukovar Remembrance Day ceremonies begin

Memorial ceremonies began in the yard of the General Hospital in Vukovar on Friday morning to mark Vukovar Remembrance Day, the 25th anniversary of the destruction of the town in the military...

Bosnian Croat official commemorates Vukovar victims

The Croat member of the Bosnia and Herzegovina collective Presidency, Dragan Covic, said on Thursday that Croats in Bosnia would have seen the same fate as the people of Vukovar and Skabrnja had...

Candles lit at start of Vukovar Remembrance Day commemorations

Commemorations on the occasion of Vukovar Remembrance Day, observed on 18 November, started on Thursday evening with the lighting of candles and lanterns in the yard of the Vukovar General...

181 persons convicted for war crimes in Vukovar

In the 25 years since war crimes were committed in the eastern town of Vukovar, Croatian prosecutors have launched criminal proceedings against 1,203 persons, 181 have been convicted and many...