Prime Ministers of Croatia
The earthquake in Zagreb destroyed walls and roofs VIDEO / PHOTO
The epicenter of the earthquake was seven kilometers north of Zagreb at a depth of ten kilometers.
Index.hr first announced that an earthquake had killed a 15-year-old child. An ambulance took to the field but the child showed no signs of life. However, the latest information is that the child is alive and doctors are fighting for her life.
Croatian Ruling Party Convulsed by ‘Fratricidal’ Leadership Battle
Trailing in opinion polls before a parliamentary election this year, Croatia's ruling party is locked in a fierce fight over who should lead it.
Croatia Seen Backsliding on Corruption since EU Accession
"There is no external pressure to encourage change; the [European] Commission, for example, has abolished the anti-corruption reports it once had."
Responsibility for the fight, Ivkovic Novokmet said, had fallen on institutions now firmly in the hands of the conservative Croatian Democratic Union, HDZ, in power since January 2016.
EU Court Denies Jurisdiction Over Slovenia-Croatia Border Dispute
In a blow to Slovenia, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Justice, ECJ, on Friday said that it had no jurisdiction to rule on Slovenian claims that Croatia had violated European law by failing to implement a border arbitration ruling. The decision is final and there is no appeal.
Croatian Health Minister Fired Over Real Estate Scandal
Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic, who is also a leader of the ruling Croatian Democratic Union, HDZ, sacked Health Minister Milan Kujundzic on Tuesday after a series of media reports that he did not admit the true value of his real estate holdings.
"The minister was focused on topics that had nothing to do with what he was doing," Plenkovic told reporters.
Week in Review: Last Chances and Desperate Battles
Turning the Tables
The unexpected victory of Zoran Milanovic in the Presidential elections, the second round of which was concluded on January 5, has turned the tables on Croatian politics. The country is now braced for a period of strained cohabitation between President-elect Milanovic from the opposition SDP and the HDZ-led government of Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic.
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Tables Turned as Croatia Braces for ‘Strained’ Cohabitation
Centre-left president-elect Zoran Milanovic has the chance to make life difficult for Croatia's conservative-led government in the run-up to a parliamentary election later this year.
Week in Review: The Balkans in 2020
Playing the Identity Card
In 2020, Montenegrin voters will go to the polls to elect a new Parliament and government. Elections must be held by October. Yet they will be closely watched for a number of reasons other than their actual outcome.
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Milanovic Won Croatian Presidency on “Protest” Votes, Expert Says
A Croatian political expert said Sunday's presidential election victory by the centre-left candidate, Zoran Milanovic, was to some extent a protest vote against his rival's "hard-core nationalist campaign".
Who is the new president of Croatia and how the Serbs remember him for
He defeated incumbent President Colinda Grabar Kitarovic in the second round of the presidential election by more than 105,000 votes.
After 99.85 percent of polling stations processed, the former prime minister won 52.70 percent or 1,031,204 votes, while Grabar Kitarovic won 47.30 percent and 925,764 votes, respectively.