Croats gather in Austria for controversial commemoration

Europe 05/18/19, 08:15

Thousands of Croatian far-right supporters gathered in a field in southern Austria on Saturday to commemorate the massacre of pro-Nazi Croats by communists at the end of World War II.For Croatian nationalists, the controversial annual event near the village of ...

Croatia’s WWII divisions in the open as Merkel visits

Europe 05/17/19, 06:45

Croatia's divisions over its World War II legacy will be out in the open when German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits the country to drum up support for moderate, conservative candidates in the upcoming elections to the European Parliament.While Merkel will ...

Croatian authorities urge caution during windy weather

Europe 05/13/19, 05:24

Croatian authorities have advised people to stay indoors Monday after two pedestrians were injured in the capital Zagreb during storms that uprooted trees and brought down traffic lights.Authorities have restricted traffic on several roads in the country and warned of ...

China’s PM Li seeks to reassure Europe at Croatia summit

Europe 04/12/19, 04:40

China's prime minister has promised that Beijing will respect European standards and fair trade, seeking to allay concerns that it's flouting EU competition rules with huge investments on the continent.Opening an annual summit of Eastern and Central European nations and ...

China’s spreading influence in Eastern Europe worries West

World 04/10/19, 20:24

Coal-powered plants, mobile networks, major bridges, roads and railways: Chinese investments have been booming throughout Central and Eastern Europe's cash-strapped developing countries, even as European Union officials scramble to counter Beijing's mounting economic and political influence on the continent. EU member ...

Belgium leads FIFA rankings; England above Croatia to No. 4

Sports 04/04/19, 03:20

Belgium stays atop the FIFA rankings and England rises above Croatia, which it defeated in the World Cup semifinals, to reach No. 4 this month.Two wins in European Championship qualifying games means England swaps places with Croatia, which lost against ...

Update: Croatia leader backs strict Brexit deadlines

Europe 03/22/19, 04:50

The Latest on Brexit (all times local):10:45 a.m.Croatia's prime minister says European Union leaders are protecting their citizens and businesses by setting strict deadlines for Britain's departure from the bloc given the impasse in the U.K.European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, ...

New Zealand gunman entranced with Ottoman sites in Europe

World 03/16/19, 10:48

The white supremacist suspected in the mosque shootings that left at least 49 people dead in New Zealand had traveled to the Balkans in the past three years, where he toured historic sites and apparently studied battles between Christians and ...

Rights group: EU complicit in violence against migrants

Europe 03/13/19, 06:42

A leading rights group has accused European Union states of complacency in the "systematic, unlawful and frequently violent pushbacks" by Croatian border guards of thousands of asylum-seekers to squalid and unsafe refugee camps in Bosnia.Amnesty International said in a report ...

Gale force winds sweep across Adriatic Sea, Croatian coast

Europe 02/23/19, 09:22

Gale force winds have swept across much of the Croatian Adriatic coast, toppling trees, damaging cars and shattering windows.There were no reports of major injuries.Croatia's weather bureau said Saturday that gusts in the region of the Adriatic port of Split ...

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