Latest News from Croatia
THE HAGUE - The hearing continues on Tuesday before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the dispute between Serbia and Croatia on mutual suits for genocide committed in the territory of Croatia in the period from 1991 to 1995 by further presentation of arguments by the Croatian legal team, followed by cross-examination of witnesses proposed by Croatia.
Croatia increases transparency of police work
An amendment is seen as an effort to increase public trust in the police.
Police investigations will be monitored by a civil council under the new law. [AFP]
Croatia is planning to institute a council of civil representatives to monitor criminal investigations in order to improve police transparency.
BELGRADE - Serbian Prime Minister Ivica Dacic said on Monday that it would be positive for the proceedings before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague to be brought to an end so as to settle historical accounts and close the past, adding that it is up to serious politicians to make sure that the proceedings are not politicised.
THE HAGUE - Head of the Croatian legal team Vesna Crnic-Grotic said on Monday that Croatia will present its evidence during the hearing before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, which will include some new materials to support the claim that Serbia committed genocide in its territory in the period from 1991 to 1995.
CANCUN - Serbia's national water polo team will compete at the FINA Water Polo World Cup in Kazakhstan this summer in the Group A with Montenegro, the U.S. and South Africa, the draw in Cancun decided on Friday.
Group B comprises Croatia, Hungary, Australia and Kazakhstan.
FINA World Cup will be held in Almaty from August 19 to 24.
Athletes return from Olympics with sense of togetherness
Memories of friendship and solidarity were forged among athletes from the Balkans and Turkey during the 2014 Sochi Games.
The region's Olympians, like alpine skier Igor Laikert of BiH, returned home from Sochi this week with many memories. [AFP]