Slovenia erecting panel fence along Croatia border

Slovenia started putting up a metal panel fence at its biggest border crossing with Croatia, Bregana-Obrezje, on Thursday and at the Gruskovje-Macelj crossing on Friday, Slovenia's STA news agency...

Brexit - opportunity for resetting relations inside EU

Great Britain's decision to leave the European Union has raised many questions and triggered off divisions in the European Union concerning views on its future, and there are no simple answers, it...

Book about Cardinal Stepinac by British author presented

The book by British author Robin Harris entitled "Stepinac - His Life and Times" can be an incentive to better study Sepinac and to present him to the public beyond Croatia, Chancellor of the...

56 civilians killed in 1990s war commemorated

The innocent victims in Bacin must never be forgotten and the truth about their murder and the Homeland War must be passed onto younger generations, a 25th anniversary commemoration for the...

Petrov says isn't thinking of running for president

The speaker of the ninth parliament and leader of the Bridge party, Bozo Petrov, on Friday dismissed speculation that he planned to run for Croatia's president.

HVIDRA war veteran association against meeting Serbia veterans

The leader of the association of Homeland Defence War veterans that goes by the name HVIDRA and a Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) parliamentarian, Josip Djakic, on Friday said that HVIDRA did not...

Number of female MPs in 9th Sabor rises to 30

The number of female deputies to the ninth Croatian parliament rose from 19 on the day of the new legislature's inauguration, to 30 on October 21 given that in the meantime some more women have...

HZ Infrastruktura granted EUR 241 mn for railway line leading to Hungarian border

The Croatian railways infrastructure company HZ Infrastruktura and the European Commission have signed an agreement on the co-financing of reconstruction of the existing track and construction of...

Petrov: Croatia won't impose solutions on Bosnia

Croatian Parliament Speaker and Bridge party leader Bozo Petrov said in an interview with the Bosnia and Herzegovina news portal Vijesti that speculation about his planning to run for President of...

2015 general government deficit revised upward to 3.3% of GDP

Croatia's consolidated general government deficit in 2015 was HRK 11.03 billion, or 3.3% of GDP, the National Bureau of Statistics (DZS) said on Friday.

Parliament adopts Bridge's bill of amendments to Election Act

The Croatian Parliament on Friday in the first reading adopted the Bridge party bill of amendments to the law on the election of parliamentary deputies.

Maltese fattest, Romanians slimmest in EU

Malta has the largest proportion of obese people among the European Union member states, while Romania has the smallest proportion, according to Eurostat, the EU's statistical office.

PM: I haven't noticed mass discontent in HDZ over Hasanbegovic

Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said on Friday he had not noticed mass discontent in his HDZ party over the fact that Zlatko Hasanbegovic had not been reappointed Minister of Culture.

Social policies key to reducing social inequalities, survey shows

Social inequalities in Croatia have increased significantly in the last 30 years, notably as regards the elderly population, but they have started to decrease slightly in the last ten years,...

Ministry: Eggs from Poland taken off market

The Croatian Agriculture Ministry said in a press release on Thursday that eggs from Poland suspected of being the source of a salmonella outbreak were being taken off the market.