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In Pictures: Croatians Celebrate World Cup Triumph Over Argentina

 Supporters of Croatia celebrate as they watch the broadcast of the FIFA World Cup 2018 group D preliminary round soccer match between Argentina and Croatia in central Zagreb. Photo: EPA-EFE/DANIEL KASAP Supporters of Croatia celebrate as they watch the broadcast of the FIFA World Cup 2018 group D preliminary round soccer match between Argentina and Croatia in central Zagreb.

Croatia beats Argentina 3-0 at World Cup

Argentina's forward Lionel Messi waits to kick off after Croatia scored their opener during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Argentina and Croatia at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod on June 21, 2018. AFP PHOTO / Dimitar DILKOFF

Turkish Exports to Balkan Countries Rise Rapidly

Turkish exports to Balkan countries rose by 22 per cent in the first five month of this year and earned the country almost 4 billion US dollars .

The data from Turkey's Exporters' Assembly, TIM, were collected by Turkey's state news agency Anadolu and reported on June 16.

#DiplomaticCentennial/Ambassador Dranga:Romania, Poland regional leaders wishing strong trans-Atlantic ties, deep bilateral relations with US

The joint celebration of the Centennial of Romania's Greater Union and the Independence Centennial of Poland offer the two states cooperation opportunities for emphasizing their modern history's reference moments, added to the Romania-Poland strategic partnership, the Romanian ambassador to Poland, Ovidiu Dranga, told AGERPRES in an interview.

Yugoslav Army Ran Paramilitaries, Claims Serbian Ex-Official

Former Serbian security service chief Jovica Stanisic’s defence told the UN court that Serbian paramilitary units operating in wartime Croatia were controlled by the Yugoslav People’s Army, not Belgrade’s security service.

Creditors Reach Settlement with Croatia's Troubled Agrokor

The temporary council of creditors of ailing food and retail conglomerate Agrokor unanimously voted on Tuesday to agree the text of a settlement under which Croatia's biggest domestic company will be taken over by its creditors.

FM: This isn't about visas - something else irks them

Dacic was reacting to reports in the Croatian press, which said that "Serbia's visa liberalization is jeopardized because it was abolishing visas for third countries, in that way making EU's fight against illegal migration more difficult."

Embittered Croatian Fans Ignore World Cup Win

While the Croatian media reported that about a million people watched Croatia's national football team beat Nigeria 2-0 in Russia last Saturday, football fans on the streets, in pubs and in Russia are not nearly so united - with many of them boycotting the games out of continued anger with the country's football federation, the HNS.

EU Stays Out of Croatia-Slovenia Border Dispute

The European Commission will remain neutral and will not join Slovenia in its announced lawsuit against Croatia before the Court of Justice of the European Union, Commission spokesperson Margaritis Schinas said in Brussels on Monday.

"Serbia reliable EU partner against illegal migration"

In addition to the Serbian prime minister, the panel was also attended by prime ministers of Croatia and Montenegro Andrej Plenkovic and Dusko Markovic respectively and Deputy Executive Director of the Border Agency of the European Union FRONTEX Berndt Korner. The Forum was opened by Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz.

World Cup: Serbia win thanks to stunning free kick goal

The only goal of the match was scored in the second half by Serbia Captain Aleksandar Kolarov. The Roma defender executed a perfect free kick from 25 meters, past a helpless Costa Rica and Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas.

Later on Sunday in Serbia's Group E, Brazil will face Switzerland. Serbia's next game is against Switzerland on June 22.

Year after arbitration award, Slovenia and Croatia still disunited

In setting the land border between Slovenia and Croatia on 29 June 2017, the international tribunal largely followed the cadastral borders of municipalities, which means that in many areas the border line remains troublesome for the locals, especially along the Mura river and in the south-eastern region of Bela Krajina.

Mamic Refuses to Face Justice in Croatia

Former Croatian football club boss Zdravko Mamic, who has been convicted of financial crimes in Croatia, on Friday said he would not agree to voluntary extradition from Bosnia where he is also a citizen.

Serbia ‘Used Yugoslav Army for War Goals’: Report

The Yugoslav People’s Army was used to achieve the Serbian leadership’s nationalist goals during the 1990s wars in Bosnia and Croatia, according to a report from the Humanitarian Law Centre watchdog group.

Calls to Reform Pensions Cause Controversy in Croatia

While the European Commission says ageing Croatia must make tough decisions about its current pension system, unions representing pensioners oppose the recommended reforms as harmful.