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 on Saturday address the main convention of the center-right European ...

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 landslide danger. The gusts were reported to have reached 150 ...

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 Mustafi and Sokratis Papastathopoulos added one apiece for Arsenal to ...

Croatian court detains sister after body found in freezer

Europe 02/20/19, 11:45

A Croatian court on Wednesday ordered one month's detention for a woman suspected of killing her younger sister, whose body was found in a freezer more than 18 years after she went missing.The news came as hundreds of people attended the funeral Wednesday for the missing woman, Jasmina Dominic, in ...

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 he deliberately stuck Spain's Sergio Ramos with his elbow.UEFA banned ...

Israel fighter jet sale to Croatia fails after US objections

Europe 01/10/19, 14:45

Israel has failed to overcome U.S. objections to its plan to sell 12 used fighter jets to Croatia and the $500 million deal will likely be canceled, Croatia's defense minister said Thursday. Israel reached a tentative deal with Croatia in March for the sale of the upgraded F-16 Barak fighters, pending ...

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 the 19th anniversary of Tudjman's death.Croatia's president Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, seen ...

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 in Zagreb on a commercial flight from London and was ...

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 in as many group-stage games to move a step closer ...

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 return about half a million euros ($570,000) in kickbacks he ...

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 minutes to lift seven-time European champion AC Milan to a ...

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