Latest News from Croatia
BELGRADE - The catastrophic floods which recently hit the region came as a warning to the countries along the course of the Sava River that they need to invest joint efforts to find a high-quality solutions concerning flood defence mechanisms, regional ministers agreed at the meeting in Belgrade on Monday.
The court in Zagreb on Friday confirmed that Sanader would go to jail but reduced the sentence from ten years to eight and a half.
Sanader, who was the country's premier from 2003 to 2009, was convicted of taking bribes from Hungarian oil group MOL in exchange for allowing it to take a dominant position in Croatian oil firm INA.
NIS – The Serbia women’s national handball team has secured its ticket to the 2014 European Women's Handball Championship, after defeating Slovenia 32-25 (18-15) in Group 5 final qualifier, played in Nis, southern Serbia, late on Sunday.
The team led by coach Sasa Boskovic finished as runner-up in the group behind first-placed Sweden and ahead of Switzerland and Slovenia.
BECICI - Head of the Serbian team for the accession talks with the EU Tanja Miscevic has said that the screening regarding chapter 23, which refers to the judiciary and basic rights and will probably be the starting point of the talks next year, can be expected in late June or early July, and that the Serbian team is already working on a plan for that chapter.
BELGRADE - Serbian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Construction, Traffic and Infrastructure Zoran Mihajlovic stated on Friday that the Ministry has already prepared a proposal for the prime minister and the government how to solve the issue of legalization of 1.5 million illegally built facilities.
BELGRADE - Serbian Minister of Defence Bratislav Gasic met on Friday with officers who will assume the duty of military envoys in eight countries in the next few months.
As of this year, Serbia will, for the first time, have military envoys in Brazil, Poland, Angola and the United Arab Emirates, while four officers will take over regular duties in China, Romania, Algeria and Croatia.
The European Court of Human Rights ordered Croatia to pay 20,000 euro in damages for not properly investigating the wartime killing of a Serb civilian from the town of Sisak.
Foreign minister Vesna Pusic told a high-profile summit that Zagreb is dedicated to supporting wartime rape and sexual assault victims – despite the fact there have been few convictions in Croatia.
Brazil's poster boy Neymar scored twice and the outstanding Oscar added a late third as the hosts came from behind to beat Croatia 3-1 in a thrilling World Cup opening match Brazil's poster boy Neymar scored twice and the outstanding Oscar added a late third as the hosts came from behind to beat Croatia 3-1 in a thrilling World Cup opening match on June 12.