Croatia Celebrates Joining of Peljesac Bridge
The Peljesac Bridge, linking Croatia's Peljesac peninsula with the rest of the country, was fully joined together on Wednesday night, with the installation of the last, 165th segment of its steel span.
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Childbirth Often Traumatic in CEE, But Few Women Seek Redress
Daniela Drandic of 'Parents in Action: Roda [Stork]', a Croatian NGO that lobbies for the protection of women's rights in pregnancy and parenthood, said the accounts reflect a widespread failure to listen to and trust women, as well as a lack of confidence among women in the efficiency and fairness of the courts.
Croatia’s Euro to Feature Inventor Tesla, Claimed Also by Serbia
Croatia announced on Wednesday that the final proposals for the motifs for future Croatian euro coins, which will replace today's national currency, the kuna, are the Croatian coat-of-arms, a geographical map of Croatia, the marten - the animal after which kuna was named, the Glagolitic script - the oldest known Slavic alphabet and the inventor Nikola Tesla who was born in central Croatia.
Croatian Defence Ministry Says Soldiers’ Suicides Aren’t Connected
The Croatian Defence Ministry held a press conference on Tuesday to address public concerns after the fifth death of a Croatian soldier in recent weeks was reported on Monday.
Officials said that each case was unique and that the deaths, of which four were suicides, did not happen in military barracks or while they were on active service.
Croatian MPs Pass Law Giving Benefits to Civilian War Victims
A law that will grant benefits to civilian victims of the 1991-95 war was adopted by Croatian MPs on Thursday with 107 votes in favour, 16 against and five abstentions.
It was passed after heated discussions in parliament about whether the law would also give benefits to people who were part of 'enemy' Serb forces during the war.
New Retrial of Croatian War General Branimir Glavas Begins
The retrial of former general Branimir Glavas and other defendants for war crimes in the Croatian eastern city of Osijek in 1991 opened at Zagreb County Court on Monday.
At Monday's hearing, Glavas's defence requested that the trial be transferred from Zagreb to the Osijek County Court.
Croatian regulators approve Petrol’s takeover of Crodux, Iskra’s takeover of Elka
Zagreb – The Croatian Competition Agency (CCA) has given Slovenia’s energy company Petrol a green light on the takeover of Croatian petroleum products seller Crodux as well as authorised the Iskra electronics group to acquire Croatian electric cable manufacturer Elka.
Croatian City’s Pioneering Approach to Civic Education Catches On
Almost half of high-school students that will soon be eligible to vote don't know the definition of dictatorship or constitution, and less than half can correctly name the prime minister, who constitutes the opposition or how ministers in the government are chosen.
Croatia’s Anti-Graft Body Probes Late Zagreb Mayor’s Associates
In a new anti-corruption action that started with arrests on Wednesday, Croatian police and anti-corruption investigators have launched an investigation into associates of former Zagreb mayor Milan Bandic, including the director of Croatian Radiotelevision, HTV, Kazimir Bacic.
Several regions and countries removed from red list, including Croatian Adriatic
Ljubljana – The government has changed the list of countries and territories placed in the red zone in terms of the Covid-19 epidemic to exclude, among others, the Croatian Adriatic area, Germany and the Czech Republic. The relevant decree adopted on Thursday will enter into force on Saturday and be valid until 20 June