Croatia candidates: the PM, the singer and the ‘guy next door’

By |julij 3rd, 2020|Andrej Plenković, Croatia, Croatia elections, Davor Bernardić, Miroslav Škoro, News|

Croatians will choose their next prime minister in a parliamentary election on Sunday  (5 July) pitting conservative incumbent Andrej Plenković against the centre-left opposition leader Davor Bernardić.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Croatia candidates: the PM, the singer and the ‘guy next door’

ZAGREB – Potential mayoral candidate for Zagreb

By |maj 11th, 2020|Croatia, Croatian Democratic Union, elections, HDZ, mayor, News, The Capitals, Vili Beros, Zagreb|

Ruling party Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ, EPP) is having big plans for their very popular health minister Vili Beroš, but the party is yet to determine the position it has reserved for the country's most popular minister.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za ZAGREB – Potential mayoral candidate for Zagreb

BELGRADE – North Macedonian stamp causes Serbian outcry

By |maj 11th, 2020|Belgrade, Croatia, Independent state of Croatia, Ivica Dacic, Nazi, News, North Macedonia, Postal Service, Second World War, Serbia, stamp|

Serbia's foreign affairs ministry had sent North Macedonia's chargé d'affaires in Belgrade a protest note for printing and publishing a postal stamp displaying a map of the Independent State of Croatia.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za BELGRADE – North Macedonian stamp causes Serbian outcry

Croatia’s ruling conservatives target summer election

By |maj 6th, 2020|Andrej Plenković, coronavirus, Croatia, Croatia elections, EPP, HDZ, News|

Croatia's conservative ruling party will seek a parliamentary election during the summer depending on the evolution of the coronavirus outbreak, one of its top officials said on Tuesday (5 May).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Croatia’s ruling conservatives target summer election

Behind medical masks, democracy is being suffocated

By |maj 4th, 2020|anti-democracy laws, Croatia, News|

In the midst of its EU Council presidency, Croatia turned to the UAE and China for medical help, forgetting its current leadership role as the presiding country that should spur member states into coordinated action, writes Oriana Ivković Novokmet.

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Croatia president quits state ceremony in protest at Nazi-era salute

By |maj 1st, 2020|Andrej Plenković, Croatia, News, Zoran Milanović|

Croatia's President Zoran Milanovic walked away from a state wreath-laying ceremony on Friday (1 May) in protest at a Nazi-era slogan worn by one of the participants, exposing once again deep divisions in the EU's newest member.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Croatia president quits state ceremony in protest at Nazi-era salute

A Letter from the Frontline – Croatian civil society faces a double crisis

By |april 14th, 2020|civil society, coronavirus exit strategy, Croatia, earthquake, News|

Civil society organisations have been badly hit by the COVID-19 crisis. In Croatia the earthquake on 22 March increased the burden for NGOs and charities. Cvjetana Plavsa-Matic, urges the EU to reflect the needs of NGOs and charities in the COVID-19 ba...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za A Letter from the Frontline – Croatian civil society faces a double crisis

Croatia closes schools for two weeks and parliament reduces activity

By |marec 14th, 2020|Breaking, coronavirus, COVID-19, Croatia, Latest, News, update, Zagreb|

As the total of infections has now grown to 32 and there have still been no fatalities as of Saturday (14 March), according to the government's website with no fatalities, the country has decided to close its schools for two weeks.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Croatia closes schools for two weeks and parliament reduces activity

Bulgaria delays entry into euro ‘waiting room’ until July

By |februar 21st, 2020|Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, Croatia, ERM2, Eurozone, News, Valdis Dombrovskis|

Bulgaria has delayed until July its plans to join the ERM2 Exchange Rate Mechanism, also known as the eurozone "waiting room", Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said Friday (21 February).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Bulgaria delays entry into euro ‘waiting room’ until July

Bosnian police tussle with migrants protesting over camp conditions

By |februar 17th, 2020|Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, News, police violence, refugee crisis, Western Balkan route|

Bosnian police scuffled on Saturday (15 February) with hundreds of migrants who tried to break out of an overcrowded camp during a protest over conditions at the facility and their treatment by authorities in nearby Croatia. The Miral camp lies...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Bosnian police tussle with migrants protesting over camp conditions