Latest News from Croatia

Serbia progresses to higher tier of UEFA Nations League

Serbia in this way came out on top of Group 4 of UEFA Nations League C and qualified for League B - where the opponents will be Germany, Croatia, Russia, Poland, Austria, Wales, Scotland, Norway, and others, divided in four groups.

Orbis Makes a New Luxury Hotel in Plovdiv

The largest hotel chain in Eastern Europe - the Orbis group, will open their first hotel in Plovdiv. At the moment it runs through franchise sites in Sofia - ibis to the airport and Novotel on Tsarigradsko shosse Boulevard, reports

Elated Agrokor Ex-Boss Vows to Win Election

After a Zagreb court ruled on Tuesday that that former owner of the indebted food giant Agrokor, Ivica Todoric, can be released after paying one million euros in bail, Todoric announced on Wednesday that he would run for elections, win power and turn Croatia in the right direction.

Croatia's Agrokor Ex-Boss to Be Freed on €1 Million Bail

Zagreb County Court spokesperson Kresimir Devcic said on Tuesday that the court has decided that former Agrokor owner Ivica Todoric can be given a conditional release from pre-trial custody after the investigating judge received confirmation that one million euros in bail has been paid.

Croatia Criticised for Plan to Lease Ex-Yugoslavia Resorts

Croatia's Ministry of State Property told BIRN that no legal grounds exist for returning or paying refunds for property that neighbouring countries held in Croatia before Yugoslavia broke up.

Yugoslav Army’s Devastating Role in Vukovar Siege Highlighted

As Croatia prepares to mark the 27thanniversary of the fall of Vukovar, the Humanitarian Law Centre said the Yugoslav People’s Army deployed massive force during the siege and capture of the Croatian town in 1991.

Bulgaria Latest Emerging European Country to Pull Out of UN Migration Deal

Bulgaria is the latest country refusing to sign the UN global migration agreement, following Hungary, Poland, Croatia, and the Czech Republic.

Although approved in July by all 193 UN members, except the US, several countries from Central and Eastern Europe are now stepping back.

Croatian Court Sets Million Euro Bail For Todoric

Zagreb County Court spokesman Kresimir Devcic said the court had decided that former Agrokor boss Ivica Todoric can avoid pre-trial jail by paying a hefty bail sum.

"The judges have altered the decision of the investigating judge regarding bail. They believe that, with appropriate precautions in place, bail can serve the same purpose as investigative detention," Devcic said.

Croatia Indicts Bosnian Serb for Manjaca Camp Abuses

Croatia’s state attorney charged a former Bosnian Serb Army officer with involvement in violence against prisoners of war detained at the Manjaca camp in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1992.

Winter Tires are Mandatory from Today in Bulgaria

As of November 15, drivers should have changed tires to be adapted to winter conditions or their tread to be over 4 mm.

It will also check whether the headlamps are set correctly and that the windscreen wipers are in good condition.

If there is anything wrong, the fine would be BGN 50.