All posts tagged Croatia

  • Electricity war started in Croatia
    July 19, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    After Slovenian company GEN-I won a tender in June to supply the Croatian public administration with electricity, now the Croatian rivals, company HEP has started to reduce prices, too. Now, […]

  • Croatia: The 28th state
    July 5, 2013, by Harriet Salem for The Prague Post

    Less than two decades following the bloody ethnic conflict that broke up Yugoslavia, Croatia celebrated its entry into the European Union July 1 as the 28th member state. Accession into […]

  • Croatia becomes newest EU member
    July 1, 2013, by VOANews

    Tens of thousands celebrated across Croatia as it became the 28th member of the European Union. Fireworks lit the sky as the membership became effective at midnight (22:00 GMT). At […]

  • Spring in the Balkans?
    April 19, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    If the Balkans have a crowd symbol, it is the traditional circular dance; the symbolism has been especially apt in the process of the countries of the former Yugoslavia joining […]

  • Low turnout for the first European elections in Croatia
    April 15, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    With a record low turnout of voters, just a bit over 20 percent, Croatia was electing 12 members to represent the country in the European Parliament. Croatia will join EU […]

  • Bad news for Russian tourists and Croatian tour operators
    April 10, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Only a week after the Croatian government amended the regulation on the visa system and imposed visa requirements for Russia and Turkey, the bad news arrived from Russia: only 50 […]

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    Croatian police bust euro counterfeiting operation
    March 28, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    With the support of European Union police agency Europol, the Croatian National police dismantled an illegal currency print-shop on March 26 and arrested 18 suspects belonging to a domestic organised […]