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European elections in Croatia

By   /  31/03/2013  /  Croatia, HR Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on European elections in Croatia

  By Natasa Radic – Zagreb On Sunday, April 14th, Croatian citizens will elect, for the first time in the national history, 12 Croatian representatives in the European Parliament. They will serve only for a year, since the regular mandate of the european parliamentarians expires in 2014 when all the EU countries will elect the […]

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No more Croatian «prosecco» in EU

By   /  31/03/2013  /  Business, Croatia, HR Business  /  Comments Off on No more Croatian «prosecco» in EU

  By Natasa Radic – Zagreb Starting from July 1st, the traditional Croatian dessert wine «prosek» will appear on the market with its new name and new etiquette  – Croatian agriculture minister Tihomir Jakovina confirmed, explaining that Italy has already protected and branded the name «prosecco.» Minister Jakovina also confirmed that the stocks of the […]

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Golf referendum

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  By Natasa Radic – Zagreb The slow process of the development of civil society in Croatia reached its full swing on March 27th: on that day, namely, the Ministry of Administration approved a referendum in Dubrovnik with the question “Are you for the adoption of urban development plan, which, along with the construction of […]

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Financial crisis and crafts

By   /  31/03/2013  /  Croatia, Finance, HR Finance  /  Comments Off on Financial crisis and crafts

  By Natasa Radic – Zagreb The financial crisis has strongly hit the craftsmen throughout Europe, and Croatia is no exception. According to the Trade and Crafts registry in Croatia, in December 2012 there were 83 714 active crafts in the country, which is almost 5000 less when compared with 2010. -The economic situation is […]

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Nora – Brave Little Lion

By   /  31/03/2013  /  Croatia, HR Social, Social  /  Comments Off on Nora – Brave Little Lion

  By Natasa Radic – Zagreb It was a heartbreaking story; Nora Situm, a bright, smart 5-year old girl diagnosed with the  lymphoblastic leukemia needed to receive a medial treatment in the US and in early February tens of thousands of people in Croatia collected money and managed to raise enough of it for Nora […]

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Picasso in Zagreb

By   /  31/03/2013  /  Croatia, Culture, HR Culture  /  Comments Off on Picasso in Zagreb

By Natasa Radic – Zagreb Klovicevi dvori Gallery in Zagreb hosts the most important art event of the decade – Picasso exhibition that opened March 23rd. In the first two days more than 10 thousand people came to see the works of the famous artist. This is the most expensive art project ever in Croatia, […]

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Early elections could endanger Serbian path to EU

By   /  31/03/2013  /  Politics, RS Politics, Serbia  /  Comments Off on Early elections could endanger Serbian path to EU

  Belgrade by Milos Mitrovic Serbia is not in the need of general elections at this moment. This is the position of the ruling coalition government, but also some of the opposition parties share the same stance. According to the representatives of the ruling parties, the resolution of the problems in the national economy should […]

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Sexual scandal, Chairman of State Audit in Montenegro resigns

By   /  30/03/2013  /  Finance, Montenegro, RO Finance  /  Comments Off on Sexual scandal, Chairman of State Audit in Montenegro resigns

Podgorice, 30 March 2013 Head of the State Audit in Montenegro, Miroslav Ivanisevic, announced his resignation a day after media carried a video in which he appeared involved in a sexual affair. Miroslav Ivanisevic appeared in the video dressing up after performing a sexual intercourse with an unidentified woman in his office. Vulgar language is […]

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Electronic vote counting to be introduced for the first time in Albania

By   /  30/03/2013  /  AL Politics, Albania, Politics  /  Comments Off on Electronic vote counting to be introduced for the first time in Albania

Tirana, 30 March 2013 The upcoming elections in Albania, scheduled to be held on June 23 2013, will for the first time include electronic vote counting in one of the 12 districts, Fier. In addition, in Tirana, electronic identification of voters will be applied. The Central Election Commission (CEC) confirmed on Friday that vote casting […]

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LSI demands that major parties in Albania refrain from making populist promises

By   /  30/03/2013  /  AL Politics, Albania, Politics  /  Comments Off on LSI demands that major parties in Albania refrain from making populist promises

Tirana, 30 March 2013 Chair of the Socialist Movement for Integration – LSI – Ilir Meta demanded during an electoral meeting on Friday that the two major parties, the governing Democratic Party and the oppositon’s Socialist Party refrain from making populist promises. “There should not be outrageous promises at a time when the increase of […]

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