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Croatia Tries Soldier Accused of War Crimes during Operation Storm

By   /  12/01/2017  /  Croatia, HR Social, Social  /  No Comments

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“Not guilty”, pleaded Rajko Kričković, a 60-year-old retired war veteran from Zagreb, whose trial for war crimes started at the Rijeka County Court. He is charged with killing three civilians in the region of Lika after Operation Storm in 1995, reports Novi List on January 12, 2017. The indictment of the County State Attorney’s Office […]

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PM receives head of Islamic community in Croatia

By   /  10/01/2017  /  Croatia, HR Politics, HR Social, Politics, Social  /  No Comments

15.01.2013., Zagreb - Zagrebaki gradonacelnik Milan Bandic sa suradnicima, obisao je Islamsku gimnaziju Dr. Ahmed Smajlovic  i Djecji vrtic  Jasmin.
Muftija, Aziz Hasanovic.
Photo: Davor Puklavec/PIXSELL

Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic on Tuesday received the head of the Islamic Community in Croatia, Mufti Aziz Hasanovic, and expressed his satisfaction with Croatia’s relations with the Islamic community, adding that the model of arranging these relations could serve as an example to other European countries. “Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic expressed satisfaction with standards achieved […]

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Croatia’s Q3 survey unemployment rate down to 10.9 pct

By   /  04/01/2017  /  Croatia, HR Social, Social  /  Comments Off on Croatia’s Q3 survey unemployment rate down to 10.9 pct

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The survey unemployment rate in Croatia fell to 10.9% in the third quarter of 2016 from 15.4% in the corresponding period of 2015, show the results of a labour force survey carried out by the National Bureau of Statistics (DZS). The survey unemployment rate in the third quarter of 2016 was 1.9 percentage points lower […]

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War veterans’ leaders say veterans should be given 7% of HEP shares

By   /  04/01/2017  /  Business, Croatia, Energy, HR Business, HR Energy, HR Social, Politics  /  Comments Off on War veterans’ leaders say veterans should be given 7% of HEP shares

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Commenting on the possible sale of 25% of HEP power company shares, the leader of the Association of Special Police from the 1991-95 Homeland War, Josip Klemm (photo), said on Wednesday that war veterans should participate in the transaction in such a way to allow the transfer of 7% of HEP shares to the War […]

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Asylum Seekers Protest in Zagreb

By   /  02/01/2017  /  Croatia, HR Social, Social  /  Comments Off on Asylum Seekers Protest in Zagreb

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Refugees and migrants claim they are victims of attacks on the streets of Zagreb About 40 people protested in front of the “Porin” Centre for Asylum Seekers in Zagreb on Monday. They protested against Croatian police which, according to their claims, has not responded to their reports of violence against them over the weekend, reports […]

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BiH Security Minister rejects Croatian President’s claims about Potential Terrorists

By   /  27/12/2016  /  BA Politics, BA Social, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, HR Politics, HR Social, Politics, Social  /  Comments Off on BiH Security Minister rejects Croatian President’s claims about Potential Terrorists

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The European Union is faced with the possibility of a return of between 2,000 to 2,500 radicalized people who have fought with the terrorists on the battlefields in Syria and Iraq, and this includes all 28 EU member states. Therefore, it is not true that there are thousands of them returning just to Bosnia and […]

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Croatian PM pledges balanced regional development

By   /  19/12/2016  /  Croatia, HR Politics, HR Social, Politics, Social  /  Comments Off on Croatian PM pledges balanced regional development

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Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic, who on Monday convened a meeting with the heads of 20 Croatian counties, the City of Zagreb, and representatives of the associations of Croatian cities and municipalities, said that meetings of this kind would be held on a regular basis every July in the next four years with the aim of […]

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Interior Minister Criticized After Large Group of Migrants Illegally Enter Croatia

By   /  19/12/2016  /  Croatia, HR Politics, HR Social, Politics, Social  /  Comments Off on Interior Minister Criticized After Large Group of Migrants Illegally Enter Croatia

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Croatian Interior Minister Vlaho Orepić said on Sunday that the discovery and rescuing of 67 illegal immigrants in a van near Novska was a result of professional work of the police and its efforts to control illegal migration, report Večernji List and RTL on December 19, 2016. “Sixty-seven human lives were in danger, they were […]

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Bosnian Police Arrest Persons Planning to Smuggle Explosives, Guns and Drugs to Croatia

By   /  15/12/2016  /  BA Social, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, HR Social, Social  /  Comments Off on Bosnian Police Arrest Persons Planning to Smuggle Explosives, Guns and Drugs to Croatia

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In an operation in which they seized large quantities of various forms of explosives, weapons and drugs, the police in Bosnia and Herzegovina have managed to prevent an attempt to smuggle them to Croatia, announced on Thursday in Sarajevo Vahidin Šahinpašić, head of the Department for Combating Organized Crime of the State Investigation and Protection […]

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Croats in Serbia Demand School Textbooks in Croatian Language

By   /  15/12/2016  /  Croatia, HR Politics, HR Social, Politics, RS Politics, RS Social, Serbia  /  Comments Off on Croats in Serbia Demand School Textbooks in Croatian Language

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Status of Croatian national minority in Serbia is in focus of political relations between the two countries. Tomislav Žigmanov, president of the Democratic Alliance of Croats in Vojvodina, the main political party of Croatian national minority in Serbia, said that Serbia should publish 186 textbooks for all levels of education in the Croatian language, which […]

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