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01 May 13

Unions in Croatia and Serbia to Protest on Mayday

Union leaders in Croatia and Serbia have called on people to show their disappointment with government policies and turn out for Mayday rallies in their respective capitals.


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29 Apr 13

Croatia and Serbia ‘Could Drop Genocide Law Suits’

Croatian foreign minister Vesna Pusic said that after “big steps” were taken to find Croats missing since wartime, Zagreb and Belgrade could drop mutual allegations of genocide.

29 Apr 13

Croatia Invites Serbia's Leaders to EU Party

Serbia's President and Prime Minister are among the regional leaders that Croatia has invited to an EU accession celebration on June 30, the Croatian foreign ministry said.

26 Apr 13

Hundreds of Balkan Refugee Families Get New Homes

Almost 500 families from Bosnia, Croatia, Montenegro and Serbia will be given new homes in a scheme that also aims to solve tens of thousands more wartime refugees’ housing problems.

26 Apr 13

Croat Named as EU Consumer Commissioner

The President of the European Commission, Jose Manuel Barroso, has appointed Croatia's vice-prime minister, Neven Mimica, as Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy.

26 Apr 13

Victims Feel Betrayed by Local War Crimes Trials

When the Hague Tribunal closes at the end of 2014, Balkan countries’ own courts will be responsible for all war crimes trials, but prosecutions are dogged by politics and differing interpretations of history.


30 Apr 13

Croatia Hosts Entrepreneurs From the Region

Zagreb hosted a two-day workshop for 30 young entrepreneurs from Southeast Europe, aimed at informing them of the benefits of EU enlargement in the business sector.

25 Apr 13

Croatia Shakes up Customs Before EU Entry

As Croatia readies to become the 28th EU member state in July, the customs service faces major changes.

10 Apr 13

Croatia to Axe 10,000 Public Sector Workers

Minister warns that more jobs will have to go in railways, the national airline and the post office, among others.

10 Apr 13

Vienna to Host Balkan Infrastructure Summit

The two-day Balkan Infrastructure and Construction Summit aims to inform foreign investors of business opportunities in the region.

07 Apr 13

Dubrovnik Airport Set For Upgrade

One of Croatia’s busiest airports is set to undergo major reconstruction and development.


29 Apr 13

Croatia’s EU Benefits Tempt Bosnian Youth

Young Bosnians with Croatian passports will have new opportunities to work in Europe after Croatia joins the EU in July - but some regard this privilege with mixed feelings.

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