Latest News from Croatia

Slobodan Praljak Court Suicide: Source of Poison Not Found

A Dutch investigation into former Bosnian Croat military official Slobodan Praljak’s suicide at the UN war crimes tribunal in 2017 failed to establish how he obtained the poison that he took in the courtroom.

EU Unemployment Falls to Record Low

The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 8.1% in September 2018, stable compared with August 2018 and down from 8.9% in September 2017.

Bosnian Croat Leader Criticises Zagreb for Election 'Meddling'

The newly-elected Croat member of Bosnia and Herzegovina's tripartite state presidency, Zeljko Komsic, claimed in an open letter to EU officials on Tuesday that Croatia is involved in "diplomatic aggression" against his country.

Croatian Ex-Minister: 'No Corruption' in State Takeover of Agrokor

Former Economy Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Martina Dalic launched her new book 'The Collapse of Crony Capitalism' on Monday, insisting there was no corrupt conspiracy involved in the government's efforts to save Croatia's heavily indebted food and retail company Agrokor.

Low Crime Rate Among Migrants in Bosnia, Data Reveals

The increasing number of migrants and refugees entering Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2018 has raised concerns about security, especially in towns near the border with EU member state Croatia, but official data shows that they have not committed large numbers of criminal offences.

Croatian MPs Urge EU to Discuss Bosnia Election 'Problem'

Eleven Croatian MEPs have complained in a joint letter to the European Parliament that the newly-elected Bosnian Croat member of Bosnia's state tripartite presidency was mostly elected by Bosniak votes.

Former Agrokor Owner Will Be Extradited To Croatia

Croatian tycoon and former owner of indebted food giant Agrokor, will be extradited to Croatia after Judge Duncan Ouseley in London's High Court handed down his verdict on Thursday, making the first-instance verdict final.

Migrants in Bosnia 'Taking Wrong Path': EU Official

Johannes Peterlik, the EU's Secretary-General for Foreign Affairs, told media in Sarajevo on Thursday that migrants and refugees currently in Bosnia must be told that they are trying to take the wrong path to the EU.

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