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EU's Tusk condemns racism, xenophobia against migrants

Zagreb - EU President Donald Tusk condemned Tuesday xenophobic reactions to a record influx of refugees and migrants pouring into Europe.

Convicted Serb war criminal Mrksic dies

Lisbon - A former Serb army commander serving a 20-year sentence for his role in the massacre of Croats during the Balkans wars has died in Lisbon at the age of 68, the Portuguese government said Tuesday.

Egypt beheading blow to tourism, may boost military aid

Cairo - The Islamic State group's apparent beheading of a Croatian engineer in Egypt threatens to scare off tourists and foreign investment but could boost Western support for Cairo's fight against jihadists, analysts say.

Croatian hostage handed over to IS by 'bandits': minister

Zagreb - A Croatian hostage whom the Islamic State group claims to have beheaded is thought to have been kidnapped by a criminal gang in Egypt before being turned over to the jihadists, Croatia's foreign minister said Thursday.

Croatian victim of IS beheading 'football-mad family man'

- Tomislav Salopek, whom the Islamic State group claimed Wednesday to have beheaded in Egypt, was among thousands of Croats who left the crisis-hit Balkans state to pursue opportunities abroad.

Croatia PM cannot confirm death of IS hostage but fears worst

Zagreb - Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic said Wednesday he was unable to confirm the death of a Croatian hostage that the Islamic State group claimed to have beheaded, but that he feared the worst.

IS says it has beheaded Croatian hostage in Egypt  

Cairo - The Islamic State group said Wednesday it has beheaded a Croatian hostage, and released a picture of a body after what would be the first such killing of a Westerner in Egypt.

More than 1,000 more migrants rescued in Mediterranean

Rome - More than 1,000 migrants were rescued trying to cross the Mediterranean over the weekend, Italy's coastguard said Sunday, with further tragedies narrowly averted.

Fears rise for Croatia hostage held by Egypt jihadists

Cairo - Fears mounted over the fate of a Croatian abducted near the Egyptian capital by Islamic State group jihadists who have threatened to execute him by the end of Friday.

Second judge quits Slovenia-Croatia border tribunal as crisis deepens

Ljubljana - A top judge has resigned from the tribunal tasked with solving a border dispute between Slovenia and Croatia just a week after he was appointed, officials said Wednesday, in the latest sign that the court faces internal turmoil.

IS threatens to execute Croatian abducted in Egypt

Cairo - Egypt's affiliate of the Islamic State group threatened Wednesday to execute a Croatian kidnapped in Cairo last month within 48 hours if Muslim women jailed in Egypt are not freed.

Croatia celebrates, Serbia mourns military operation 20 years on

Zagreb - Zagreb cheered and Belgrade wept on Tuesday as they marked the 20th anniversary of Operation Storm, which ended the war sparked by Croatia's proclamation of independence from Yugoslavia and caused an exodus of Croatian Serbs.

Croatia MPs vote to quit Slovenia border row arbitration

Zagreb - Croatian lawmakers decided Wednesday to withdraw from arbitration on a long-running border dispute with Slovenia after revelations a Slovenian member of the international tribunal had breached its impartiality.

Top judge appointed to calm Slovenia-Croatia dispute scandal

Ljubljana - Slovenia said Tuesday it has appointed the president of the International Court of Justice to replace a judge forced to quit over a partiality scandal in a tribunal tasked with solving a border row with Croatia.

Top Croatian court scraps ex-PM's jail sentence

Zagreb - Croatia's constitutional court said Monday it had abolished a jail sentence against former prime minister Ivo Sanader in one of several corruption cases against him and ordered a retrial.

Croatia to quit border row tribunal after phone tap scandal

Zagreb - Croatia's prime minister said Monday his country would withdraw from an arbitration tribunal created to resolve a border row with Slovenia, whose judge was forced to quit after being accused of partiality."The process has been contaminated...

Slovenia judge quits arbitration tribunal after tapping scandal

Ljubljana - Slovenian member of the arbitration tribunal created to solve a border dispute with Croatia, Jernej Sekolec, resigned Thursday after a media scandal showed he had breached the tribunal's rules of impartiality.

Ex-Yugoslav general arrested in Montenegro

Podgorica - A former Yugoslav general was arrested in Montenegro on Sunday on suspicion of having committed war crimes in the 1990s, an official source in Podgorica said.

Serb war crimes suspect extradited from Australia arrives in Croatia

Zagreb - A Serbian war crimes suspect nicknamed "Captain Dragan" arrived in Zagreb on Thursday from Australia to face allegations of torture and murder after battling extradition for a decade.

Serb 'war criminal' due to be extradicted from Australia

Sydney - A Serbian war crimes suspect known as "Captain Dragan" was handed over by Australia to Croatia on Wednesday to face allegations of torture and murder after battling extradition for a decade.

Croatian veterans end church protest after PM agrees to talks

Zagreb - Scores of Croatian war veterans who had taken refuge in a Zagreb church left peacefully on Friday after the government agreed to hold talk with them about their benefits.Escorted by police, veterans from Croatia's 1990s independence war left St.

Croatia arts festival to stage Houellebecq play after all

Zagreb - A play by author Michel Houellebecq -- whose book imagining a Muslim-governed France stirred controversy -- will be staged as planned at a Croatian arts festival despite calls for its cancellation over security fears, the culture ministry said Wednesda...

'Kingdom of Enclava' picks new spot on Croatia-Serbia border

Ljubljana - The world's youngest micronation, the self-proclaimed "Kingdom of Enclava", on Saturday announced it would settle on a new spot along the Croatian-Serbian border after learning that its initial chosen location was in fact on Slovenian territory.

'Kingdom of Enclava' part of Slovenia, Ljubljana says

Ljubljana - The world's latest micronation, the miniscule "Kingdom of Enclava" proclaimed by Polish tourists in April, is in fact part of Slovenia, officials in Ljubljana said Thursday.

Wiesenthal Centre urges Croatia to end pensions to Nazi allies

Zagreb - The Nazi-hunting Simon Wiesenthal Center on Tuesday urged Croatia to stop paying pensions to people who served in the country's World War II Nazi-allied armed forces, labelling the policy an insult to their victims.

Polish tourists proclaim new state — 'Kingdom of Enclava'

Metlika - Just weeks after a Czech politician created his own country, a group of Poles have declared a new state -- the "Kingdom of Enclava", on the border between Slovenia and Croatia.

Croatian leader pays tribute to killed pro-Nazi collaborators

Zagreb - Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic paid tribute Thursday to the country's pro-Nazi collaborators and civilians who were killed by communist partisans in Austria and Slovenia after the end of World War II.

Europe recalls the horror 70 years after Nazi camps liberated

Natzwiller - European leaders on Sunday remembered the atrocities of concentration camps run by the Nazis and their allies during the Second World War with ceremonies in Germany, Croatia and France.

Croatians with Swiss franc loans protest 'debt slavery'

Zagreb - Thousands of Croatians with loans denominated in Swiss francs took to the streets of Zagreb Sunday to protest the increased debt burden caused by a surge in the Swiss currency.

Hope at last for Croatia war rape victims

- More than two decades and therapy have done little to heal Ana Horvatinec's trauma of wartime rape by her neighbours in the Croatian town of Vukovar."There were six of them...
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