election 2015

SDP chief: Karamarko's claim about electoral fraud dangerous

Social Democratic Party (SDP) leader Zoran Milanovic said on Sunday that claims by Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) leader Tomislav Karamarko about electoral fraud were dangerous and worrying.

Election Commission to reply to Karamarko's accusations Monday

The State Election Commission (DIP) will on Monday present its position on suspicions expressed by Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) leader Tomislav Karamarko about irregularities that allegedly...

Karamarko: Oreskovic's talks with ministerial candidates going well

Karamarko told reporters that Oreskovic's attendance at the forum was recognition of the selection of the prime minister-designate. He said Oreskovic's talks with ministerial candidates were going...

HRID leader: We can expect a conservative revolution

The leader of the HRID party, Drago Prgomet, has said that after the Patriotic Coalition and the Bridge reformist party form a government, one can expect a conservative revolution and the adoption...

Croatia's political life in 2015 marked by elections

Grabar-Kitarovic defeated the then incumbent Ivo Josipovic by a narrow margin,  50.7% to 49.3%, although media and opinion polls had predicted a strong victory for Josipovic.

Karamarko: Oreskovic will choose his closest associates

Asked what Oreskovic thinks of the HDZ's economic programme, Karamarko said that Oreskovic had analysed it and believed that it was an excellent basis for reforms.

Milanovic: Oreskovic isn't neutral, he's HDZ candidate

 "It was clear who those people were and who they were accountable to. That's not the case now. We stood up against the banks and centres of power. Do you expect that from this government? No way...

Karamarko says will be First Deputy PM

He said the number of ministries had not yet been discussed with the Bridge party." Quality is essential because Croatia has no time to lose with poor personnel, so, whoever proposes good people...

Reiner says proposal to rename parliament not crucial part of his address

"If that sentence was the only important one out of 50 other sentences, unfortunately it shows the state of our society," said Reiner.

Oreskovic: I am a patriot, honoured to be given opportunity to help my country

Oreskovic told reporters that he and Bridge members discussed many topics, including the healthcare system and the economy, ways to kick-start the economy, regulations, administration and changes...

Protesters demand new election outside president's home

The "protest against the coalition" between the Bridge party and the Croatian Democratic Union was organised on Facebook by people claiming that voters have been cheated.

Bridge: Reforms start from us

We supported academician (Zeljko) Reiner as the Patriotic Coalition's candidate and now we are starting the process of forming a government headed by (Tihomir) Oreskovic and we have full...

German press comment on Croatian PM-Designate

"The new parliamentary majority is unstable. Oreskovic is politically inexperienced and faces a huge pressure to implement reforms from which previous governments have shunned, the FAZ article...

Newly-appointed speaker addresses parliament

Addressing an inaugural session of the Sabor, Reiner underlined its role in the past and in the present time.

New Croatian Parliament inaugurated

Reiner was the sole candidate for the post, put forward by 79 MPs. He received support from 88 lawmakers, 62 abstained from the vote, while one voted against.