Croatia

thumbnailCroatia to implement wide-ranging economic reforms
2014-04-18Urged by the European Commission, Croatia will implement economic reforms to create conditions for recovery and growth.
thumbnailKremlin threatens gas supplies to Southeast Europe
2014-04-16Several nations receive Russian gas via Ukraine. In other business news: Albania's credit rating sees improvement and Turkey's military spending surpasses Canada.
thumbnailInterview: Croatia's president promotes MEP election
2014-04-16In an interview with SETimes, Croatia's president says the upcoming European Parliament elections are important for Croatia and the Western Balkans.
thumbnailMinority associations in Balkans nurture diversity, reconciliation
2014-04-10Cultural societies in Croatia, Serbia and Macedonia are paving the way toward co-existence.
thumbnailBalkan energy companies explore regional, EU markets
2014-04-04EU membership means entering a large, liberalised energy market, and regional companies need to prepare, experts say.
thumbnailBalkan countries train together for ISAF
2014-04-02Joint preparation contributes to regional co-operation and Euro-Atlantic integration.
thumbnailCroatia, Serbia expand defence co-operation
2014-04-01Collaboration between the two countries is crucial for regional stability and EU integration.
thumbnailBiH cracks down on fan violence and nationalism
2014-04-01Increased security measures and bans are part of the BiH football federation's plan to curtail fan violence and nationalist rhetoric.
thumbnailUkraine crisis spurs Balkan countries to co-operate
2014-03-26Regional countries sign agreements and plan joint projects to improve security and mutual trust.
thumbnailMontenegro tops tourism growth list
2014-03-26Tourism revenue in Montenegro is expected to grow more than 17 percent from last year. Also in business news: Turkey will begin to renegotiate its Customs Union Agreement with the EU by June.
thumbnailEuropean countries feel safer under NATO protective umbrella
2014-03-25Officials and regional security experts view the Alliance as crucial to the region's prosperity.
thumbnailHDZ verdict is a turning point for political transparency
2014-03-19HDZ is the first political party in the EU to be found guilty of corruption.
thumbnailCroatia's Forex scam should be a lesson, EP says
2014-03-17The biggest financial scam in Croatia will likely serve as a warning to citizens, who can also learn to be cautious through information from the EU.
thumbnailEU rejects Crimea-Kosovo comparisons
2014-03-14Threats of genocide spurred Kosovo's separation, but no such threat lies in Crimea.
thumbnailUkraine crisis significant for Chinese investment in Europe
2014-03-14Beijing has made clear that it wants to retain good relations with the new, pro-Western coalition government in Kiev.
thumbnailBloggers: Genocide trials will have no winner
2014-03-14As the International Court of Justice begins hearing the Croatian and Serbian lawsuits, bloggers weigh in with their thoughts.
thumbnailBalkans, EU continue struggle for press freedom
2014-03-13Balkan countries remain a dangerous place for journalists, according to a recent report on media freedom.
thumbnailCroatia and Serbia will look to the future, officials say
2014-03-10Despite lawsuits in the International Court of Justice, the two countries will continue co-operating and helping each other implement EU standards.
thumbnailCroatia increases transparency of police work
2014-03-04An amendment is seen as an effort to increase public trust in the police.
thumbnailMacedonia, Serbia to build alternative aircraft landing sites
2014-03-04Helicopter landing sites and water landing strips will improve safety and the economy.

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