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Milanovic: Referendum on Cyrillic a disgrace

BRUSSELS/ZAGREB - Croatia's Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic said on Friday that the Croatian parliament (Sabor) should make a decision on the initiative to call a referendum on the use of the Serbian Cyrillic script in this country.

Obradovic: Croatia presented defensive arguments

THE HAGUE - The International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague started on Thursday the second round of oral argument in a dispute between Serbia and Croatia where both parties are suing each other for commission of genocide during the 1991-95 war in Croatia.

Winners of Young Balkan Designers 2014 competition

BELGRADE – Belgrade-based cultural organization Mikser, in association with the Croatian Design Association and Public Room from Skopje, announced results of the Young Balkan Designers 2014 competition on Thursday.

Serbia ‘Planned to Expel all Non-Serbs’

Belgrade had a broad agenda aimed at expelling non-Serbs from Yugoslavia, Croatia argued at the genocide hearing before the UN court.

International Music Youth Competition to be held March 21-29

BELGRADE - This year's international Music Youth competition will be held between March 21 and 29 at the Kolarac Endowment in Belgrade, featuring young pianists from nine countries of the world.

HDZ verdict is a turning point for political transparency

HDZ verdict is a turning point for political transparency

HDZ is the first political party in the EU to be found guilty of corruption.

Former Prime Minister Ivo Sanader (centre) was sentenced to nine years in prison in the Fimi Media case. [AFP]

Croatia Says Serbia’s Genocide Case ‘Has Failed’

Belgrade has not proved its wartime genocide claims in its case against Zagreb at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, Croatia’s legal team insisted.

Vucic: We do not have to love each other but respect a must

ZAGREB - Serbian Progressive Party (SNS) leader Aleksandar Vucic has said that the Croatia-Serbia genocide case before the International Court of Justice in The Hague has created high tensions but that he believes that the two countries will find a solution.

Croat Leaders Congratulate Serbian Progressives

"I congratulate those who won such excellent election results," Pusic in Brussels, referring to last weekend's general election in neighbouring Serbia, in which the Serbian Progressive Party won a landslide victory.

Pusic, Kourkoulas: Congratulations to Serbia

BRUSSELS - The Foreign Minister of Croatia and Greece Monday sent their congratulations to Serbia for successfully holding its parliamentary elections on Sunday.

I congratulate all those who achieved good results, Croatia’s Minister Vesna Pusic told reporters ahead of the beginning of the European Union’s Foreign Affairs Council meeting in Brussels on Monday.

Croatia's Forex scam should be a lesson, EP says

Croatia's Forex scam should be a lesson, EP says

The biggest financial scam in Croatia will likely serve as a warning to citizens, who can also learn to be cautious through information from the EU.

Defendants wait to enter the Forex trial on February 20th. [Jutarnji.hr]

Serbs' disappearance from Krajina - goal of Operation Storm

THE HAGUE - Serbia's legal team underlined before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Friday that Operation Storm was the largest, single, ethnic cleansing campaign in living memory, which the Croatian authorities conducted with the genocidal intent to destroy the Krajina Serbs.

Malta decides to extradite Gojko Eror to Croatia

ZAGREB - A court in Malta has decided to extradite to Croatia Serb Gojko Eror, a construction worker suspected of crimes against humanity, abduction, torture and illegal imprisonment.

Parties retreat into election silence

BELGRADE - The campaign ended for the early parliamentary elections that will be held in Serbia on Sunday, March 16, and election silence will be in force until the close of polls at 8 p.m. the same day.

In these polls, 6,767, 324 citizens will be eligible to vote and elect 250 MPs for the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia.

Croatia ‘Planned to Eradicate All Serbs’

The Croatian leadership’s goal under former president Franjo Tudjman was to expel the Serb population, Belgrade argued in its genocide suit against Zagreb at the International Court of Justice.

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