ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A moderate earthquake hit central Croatia near the capital of Zagreb early Monday, triggering panic and damaging some buildings in towns south of the city. There were no...
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Thousands on Wednesday marched to commemorate the suffering of Croatia’s eastern city of Vukovar during the 1991-95 war despite a persisting surge in new coronavirus cases...
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia’s parliament has approved a new government that is led by a conservative party that won a parliamentary election earlier this month.
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia's president on Thursday handed Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic the mandate to form a new government after his conservative party prevailed in a July 5 parliamentary...
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — The ruling conservatives overwhelmingly won Croatia's parliamentary elections held Sunday amid a spike in new coronavirus cases as the latest European Union member state...
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A strong earthquake in Croatia on Sunday caused panic, the evacuation of hospitals and widespread damage including to the capital's iconic cathedral — all amid a partial...
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia's government on Thursday accepted the resignation of the country's chief state attorney after he was forced to step down for being a Freemason.
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A fire engulfed part of a nursing home in northern Croatia early Saturday, killing at least six people, authorities said.
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — After years of setbacks and disappointment, two Balkan countries' hopes for launching European Union membership talks could be realized in coming weeks, according to the...
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday that Britain will need to show flexibility in negotiations that will follow the country's departure from the European Union on Jan. 31....
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia will try to help launch blocked European Union membership talks with Albania and North Macedonia while the country holds the EU presidency for the next six months,...
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Students have returned to schools in Croatia after teachers ended their strike following an agreement with the government on a rise in salaries.
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia’s prime minister says the European Union’s recent blocking of the start of membership talks with North Macedonia and Albania is a “regrettable mistake.”
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia’s first-ever presidency in the European Union will come at come at a “critical period” for the 28-nation bloc, outgoing EU leader Donald Tusk said Tuesday.
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — European Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen on Tuesday praised Croatia as European Union's "tremendous success story," saying the bloc's newest member state...
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Thousands of people have rallied in Croatia demanding government action against domestic violence after a man threw his four small children from a balcony, seriously...
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A Croatian deal to buy 12 used F-16 jets from Israel worth $500 million could be in jeopardy if the US does not approve of the sale, officials said Wednesday.
The tentative deal to purchase the upgraded F-16 Barak fighter jets from Israel was made earlier this year pending a U.S. approval allowing Israel to sell the American-made jets to a third party.
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — 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.
President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic said Tudjman has "indebted us for many centuries." Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic praised his "wisdom."
VUKOVAR, Croatia (AP) — Thousands of nationalists have rallied in Croatia alleging that the government is not doing enough to punish Serb war criminals from the war in the 1990s.
The protest Saturday in the eastern town of Vukovar reflects a recent rise in right-wing sentiments in Croatia, which joined the European Union in 2013.
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Hundreds of workers from two major shipyards on Monday protested in the Croatian capital of Zagreb over unpaid wages and working conditions.
As a union delegation met with Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic, the workers shouted "out with the management" and blew whistles in front of the government headquarters.
Earlier Monday, protesting workers left a dirty diaper in front of the government building to underscore their message against the management of Uljanik Group.
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A landslide caused by melting snow destroyed several houses Tuesday in central Croatia, sending people fleeing from their homes in panic. No serious injuries were reported.
The landslide in the town of Hrvatska Kostajnica happened as Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic was attending an emergency session of local authorities battling floods in the area.
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — The prime ministers of Croatia and Slovenia on Tuesday failed to break a deadlock over an international arbitration ruling in a long-standing border dispute that has led to tensions between the two neighboring European Union countries.
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenia's Prime Minister Miro Cerar has canceled a planned visit next week to Croatia as tensions rose over a border dispute between the two European Union neighbors.
Official STA news agency says Cerar reacted after Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic told the United Nations General Assembly an arbitration ruling in the dispute was not valid.
PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro has asked for international help to fight wildfires raging along the Adriatic sea coastline that are also raging along the Adriatic sea coastline in neighboring Croatia, reaching a key port, authorities said Monday.
Croatian TV reported that the blaze near the coastal town of Split — a central port and tourism center — stretched to houses in some parts of the city, with residents joining firefighters in efforts to contain the flames.
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Croatia and Slovenia failed on Wednesday to reach an agreement on implementing an international arbitration ruling in a long-standing border dispute that has caused tensions between the European Union neighbors.
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia on Wednesday rejected a European Commission call for the implementation of an international arbitration ruling in a longstanding border dispute with Slovenia that has caused tensions between the EU neighbors.
Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said the commission has no jurisdiction in border matters and insisted that territorial issues should be resolved between the two states.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An international arbitration panel on Thursday granted Slovenia unhindered access to the high seas for the first time since the breakup of the former Yugoslavia as part of a ruling aimed at settling a long-running territorial dispute between Slovenia and Balkan neighbor Croatia.
It remains to be seen if the ruling can be enforced. Croatia walked out of the arbitration in 2015 and does not recognize the panel's findings.
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Hundreds of Croatian taxi drivers on Wednesday blocked one of the capital's main boulevards with their cars to protest against Uber services in the country.
They demanded that the U.S.-based ride-hailing company's app be banned, claiming it has been operating illegally in the country for two years.
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — The Croatian government has entered talks to save retailer Agrokor, the country's biggest private company and employer, from bankruptcy.
Agrokor's biggest creditor, Russian bank Sberbank, wants the Croatian government to take over the company's loan obligations before it considers further financing of the troubled company.
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia's finance minister narrowly survived a no-confidence vote in parliament on Thursday, amid deepening political turmoil in the European Union's newest member state.
The vote in the 151-seat assembly saw 75 lawmakers back the ouster of Finance Minister Zdravko Maric, 75 were against and one abstained.
The deadlock meant Maric could remain in his post. But it showed that the center-right government has no majority support in the assembly.
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — The junior party in Croatia's ruling conservative coalition says it is leaving the government of Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic following a dispute over the finance minister.
The announcement Friday by the Most, or Bridge, party could spell the end of the governing coalition and raise prospects of another early election in the European Union country.
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia's prime minister moved on Thursday to replace three ministers from a junior party in the government, triggering a crisis in the ruling conservative coalition.
Andrej Plenkovic announced the dismissal of the justice, interior and environment ministers because they voted against the government decision to reject a separate opposition motion to replace the finance minister.
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia's parliament on Thursday adopted an emergency law to protect the economy from large company failures after the country's biggest private-owned firm accumulated huge debts.
Agrokor, the largest private retailer and food producer in the Balkans with some 60,000 staff, has struggled to pay suppliers and creditors after building up $6.5 billion (6 billion euros) in debt, or six times its equity.
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia's prime minister appealed to soccer fans to behave during Friday's World Cup qualifying match against Ukraine.
Andrej Plenkovic urged all state institutions to make sure that the game in Zagreb passes without incidents.
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia's conservative government on Thursday formed a council to deal with the country's previous pro-Nazi and Communist regimes in a bid to overcome the deep divisions that still exist over the Balkan nation's past.
Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said that the move is an attempt to resolve the issues of the past for the future of new generations in the European Union's newest member state.
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Hundreds of residents of the predominantly Bosnian Croat town of Orasje protested Friday against the arrest of former members of Bosnian Croat armed forces for alleged war crimes against Bosnian Serbs in 1992.
The protests in a town square were initiated by Bosnian Croat veterans who claimed the suspects had only defended the town from Serb attacks.
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Croatia's prime minister says his country will use its recent European Union admission experience to help Bosnia join the alliance as fast as possible.
Andrej Plenkovic began a two-day visit Friday, eight days after his conservative government was established. This shows how important relations with Bosnia are for Croatia, Plenkovic said after meeting with his counterpart, Denic Zvizdic.
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Lawmakers in Croatia approved a new government on Wednesday as the prime minister promised to boost economic recovery and overcome political divisions in the European Union's newest member state.
The conservative government of Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic was voted into office in a 91-45 vote amid hopes it will end months of political turmoil triggered by the fall of the previous government in June.
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia's lawmakers have convened for the first time since last month's early election, paving the way to approve a new government following a period of political instability in the European Union's newest member.
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia's conservative leader was appointed prime minister-designate after his party and a small populist group agreed to form a coalition government in a bid to end months of political instability in the EU's newest member state.
Croatian Democratic Union leader Andrej Plenkovic will try to form his Cabinet as soon as possible after the period of turmoil that was triggered by the fall of the previous government in June.
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — The leader of Croatian conservatives says the group is close to reaching an agreement with a small populist party to form a coalition government following a snap election last month.
Croatian Democratic Union President Andrej Plenkovic said Friday the Most party will have four ministries in the future government and the two parties will rotate into the post of parliament speaker. Plenkovic is likely to be Croatia's new prime minister.