Latest News from Croatia

New evidence, mass graves around Croat WW2 death camp?

These recordings have been discovered recently in an archive in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Dr. Gideon Greif, an Israeli Holocaust historian who recently authored a study about Jasenovac, and was decorated by the president on Serbia's Statehood Day, revealed this.

Halep nominated for Laureus World Sportswoman of the Year 2019 award

Romanian tennis player Simona Halep has been nominated for Laureus World Sportswoman of the Year 2019 award, which will be presented at the 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards scheduled for Monday evening in Monte Carlo, Monaco.

Halep is competing with American gymnast Simone Biles, Czech skier Ester Ledecka, German tennis player Angelique Keber and American skier Mikaela Shiffrin.

Tourist Exhibition "Vacation and SPA Expo" in Bulgaria Begins

Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova will open the biggest tourist event in Bulgaria - the international exhibition "Vacation and SPA Expo", writes. 

During the three days of the exhibition 380 companies from 25 countries participated with representative stands.

Austria bans use of symbols of Croatian fascists

Money fines of up to EUR 4,000 euros are envisaged for those breaking the law - up to EUR 10,000 for repeat offenders.

The Austrian Ministry of the Interior made an updated list of forbidden Islamist and nationalist symbols.

Wine Heroes of New Europe

One of main objectives of 2019 Grand VINART Tasting, taking place 1 - 2nd of March, is to present the potential, variety and quality of wines from New Europe. In the wine world, it unites, in addition to Slovenia and Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Greece, Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary, Macedonia and Serbia.

Serbian patriarch responds to Croatian bishops

The head of the Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) said he "expected nothing else" of these Catholic clerics in Croatia.

Speaking for the tabloid Kurir, the patriarch announced his full response.

Croatia receives protest after Serbian athletes are attacked

The protest note concerns an attack on several water polo players from Serbia's Crvena Zvezda (Red Star) club, that happened over the weekend in Split, Croatia.

"The Foreign Ministry has expressed deep concern and disappointment over the attack on the Crvena Zvezda water polo players," a press release said.

In Few Years Traveling from Sofia to Belgrade will be Possible in Less than Two Hours by Train

Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva has announced that in few years from Sofia to Belgrade we will be able travel in less than two hours by train. During the parliamentary oversight she specified that the construction of the new railway lines between the two capitals will be financed by the European Commission, which has allocated an additional € 190 million to 11 transport projects.

Russian IT Company with over $ 1 Billion in Revenue is Entering the Bulgarian Market

Russian Softline is expanding its operations in Eastern Europe, including its entry into the Bulgarian market. In 2018 it became clear that the company will start operations in Croatia, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia and Bulgaria. The company is leading in the field of digital transformation processes.

Croatian Ministry Recommends School Trips to WWII Jasenovac Camp

The Science and Education Ministry told BIRN on Wednesday that it will recommend that Croatian schools organise visits to the Jasenovac Memorial Site as part of pupils' civic education studies from the start of the next school year.

"Therefore schools, if they decide [to do] that activity, can put [it] in their school curriculum," the ministry said.

Greek President visits Croatia

Greek President Prokopios Pavlopoulos (l) and Croatian President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic (r) listen to national anthems during his two day official visit to Zagreb, Croatia, Tuesday. [EPA]

Dacic on Serbia's stance on Venezuela

Dacic told the Russian website Sputnik that Venezuela is a friendly country that has always supported Serbia, Beta reported.