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 ...

Arsenal, Napoli, Frankfurt advance in Europa League

Soccer 02/21/19, 15:28

Arsenal rebounded from a 1-0 loss to BATE Borisov a week ago with a comprehensive 3-0 second-leg victory in the Europa League on Thursday to reach the round of 16.Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang forced an early own goal before center backs Shkodran ...

Croatia defender Lovren banned for insulting Spain

Sports 01/11/19, 06:38

UEFA has banned defender Dejan Lovren from Croatia's opening European Championship qualifier after he appeared in a video insulting Spain.The video was posted shortly after Croatia beat Spain 3-2 in November. It featured Lovren mocking Spain and appearing to hint ...

Croatia unveils monument to late wartime leader Tudjman

Europe 12/10/18, 11:41

Croatia has unveiled a monument to late leader Franjo Tudjman, who led the country to independence from the former Yugoslavia but has also been criticized for his nationalist policies.Top Croatian officials attended the ceremony in Zagreb on Monday that marked ...

UK extradites fugitive tycoon to Croatia to face charges

Europe 11/07/18, 17:37

British authorities on Wednesday extradited Ivica Todoric, the founder of a deeply indebted food and retail company, to Croatia in a case that has shaken the Balkans.A year after Todoric was detained in London on embezzlement charges, the 67-year-old landed ...

Betis hands Milan shock Europa defeat at San Siro

Europe 10/25/18, 16:26

AC Milan suffered a shock 2-1 Europa League defeat against Real Betis at the San Siro on Thursday, while Arsenal was unstoppable again as it remained perfect in the competition.Zurich, Salzburg and Dinamo Zagreb also picked up their third victories ...

Ex-PM of Croatia gets 2 ½ years for war profiteering

Europe 10/22/18, 09:10

A Croatian court has sentenced former Prime Minister Ivo Sanader to 2 ½ years in prison for war profiteering following his retrial in the high-profile corruption case.The municipal court in the capital of Zagreb said Monday that Sanader also must ...

Arsenal, Milan stay perfect in Europa League

Soccer 10/04/18, 16:11

Teenage forward Emile Smith-Rowe scored his first senior goal as Arsenal made the most of its longest-ever trip for a European game by winning 3-0 at Qarabag in the Europa League on Thursday.Elsewhere, substitute Patrick Cutrone netted twice in nine ...

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