All posts tagged Croatia

president of croatia Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic and prime minister of croatia Tihomir Oreskovic
December 24, 2015, by VOANews

Croatia’s President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic has named a little-known pharmaceutical executive as the country’s next prime minister, more than a month after parliamentary elections showed no clear winner. “I’ll do my […]

Asylum seekers and migrants descend from a large fishing vessel used to transport them from Turkey to the Greek island of Lesbos October 11 2015 2015 Zalmaï for Human Rights Watch

Migrant crisis poses unprecedented challenge for Europe

December 18, 2015, by VOANews

As of November, some 800,000 refugees and migrants from the Middle East and Africa had crossed the Mediterranean to reach a safe haven in Europe. The ...


Number of migrant and refugee arrivals in Europe in 2015 approaches million mark

December 11, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

A total of 985 312 migrants, including refugees, have arrived in Europe since January 2015, according to the International Organization for Migration ...


The Balkan route to Western Europe for Yugoslavia guns

December 6, 2015, by Deutsche Welle

Many weapons on Europe’s black market come via the Balkans. The terrorists in the Paris attacks allegedly used such weapons. The illegal arms tr ...

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    Migrant arrivals in Europe in 2015 approach 900 000 mark
    November 27, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The number of migrants, including refugees, that have arrived in Europe by land and sea since the beginning of 2015 is more than 898 000, according to the International Organization […]

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    European leaders on refugee route pledge co-operation
    November 26, 2015, by VOANews

    Southeast and central European leaders have pledged closer cooperation on combating terrorism and dealing with the regional refugee crisis that has overwhelmed the European Union. The pledge was made Wednesday […]

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    Biden to discuss migrants, terrorism in Croatia visit
    November 24, 2015, by VOANews

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is traveling Wednesday to Croatia to discuss the influx of migrants, energy issues and the fight against terrorism with Croatian officials and European Council President […]

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    Polls close in Croatia after tight parliamentary election
    November 8, 2015, by Deutsche Welle

    The ruling Socialist Democratic Party and the conservative Croatian Democratic Union are neck and neck after polls close in Croatia, reports say. The politicians clashed on the response to the […]

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    Croatia holds parliamentary elections
    November 8, 2015, by VOANews

    Croatia is holding its first parliamentary elections on Sunday November 8 2015 since it joined the European Union in 2013. Opinion polls predict a tight race between the ruling bloc […]