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Bosnian Croat Ex-Military Chief Appeals for Acquittal.

Slobodan Praljak, the former chief of the Croatian Defence Council's Main Headquarters, appealed against his conviction for war crimes against Bosniaks in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1993 and 1994.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Bosnia, Croatia Asked to Pay Hague Defendant's €2.8m Debt.

The Hague Tribunal asked Bosnia and Croatia to help pay the 2.8 million euro defence debt of Bosnian Croat ex-military chief Slobodan Praljak, who is currently appealing against his war crimes conviction. 

- Balkan Insight - UK

Bosnian Croat Ex-Defence Chief Appeals Against Conviction.

Bruno Stojic, former defence minister of the unrecognised Bosnian Croat wartime statelet of Herzeg-Bosna, denied involvement in a joint criminal enterprise to create a greater Croatian state in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Balkan States Linked to Russian Money-Laundering Scheme.

Media reports of an alleged global financial scheme to launder over $20 billion of suspect money from Russian banks have linked Bulgaria, Serbia and Croatia to some of the dubious transactions.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Croatia's Agrokor Must 'Resolve Complex Issues at Once'.

The troubled biggest private company in Croatia, Agrokor, needs to resolve its multiple financial woes all at once, the head researcher at global fixed income specialist Debtwire told BIRN.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Croatia Threatened with Lawsuit by WWII Victims.

Croatia has been threatened with a lawsuit if it doesn't support victims of the WWII fascist Ustasa movement in their claims for reparations - although one expert doubted Zagreb would back the case.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Bosnian Croat Wartime Leader Denies Criminal Enterprise.

Jadranko Prlic, the former premier of the unrecognised wartime Herzeg-Bosna statelet, appealed against his war crimes conviction, denying involvement in a joint criminal enterprise with Croatian officials.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Montenegrin Officer Held for War Crimes in Croatia.

A former Yugoslav People's Army naval officer from Montenegro is being held on remand in Croatia on suspicion of commanding attacks on the coastal town of Sibenik in 1991.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Bosnian Croat Wartime Leaders Appeal Against Convictions.

Six former high-ranking officials from the Bosnian Croat wartime statelet of Herzeg-Bosna are appealing against war crimes convictions in a Hague Tribunal case which also has implications for Croatia.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Croatia's Agrokor Must 'Resolve Complex Issues at Once'.

The troubled biggest private company in Croatia, Agrokor, needs to resolve its multiple financial woes all at once, the head researcher at US financial research agency Debtwire told BIRN.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Memories of Balkans war compel many to help current refugees.

Many Croatians have rallied around the refugees from war-torn countries including Syria, Afghanistan, and Iraq. 'We went through this 25 years ago,' says a worker at a migrant center.

- Christian Science Monitor - US

Atletico fear Vrsaljko cruciate ligament tear

MADRID, March 20 — Atletico Madrid right-back Stime Vrsaljko looks set to miss the rest of the season after suffering cruciate ligament damage in yesterday's 3-1 win over Sevilla. The Croatian international had to be replaced after just two...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Zlatko Lagumdžija: Southern Gas Corridor is the 21st century's project

"The Southern Gas Corridor is the 21st century's project. This is now going to Europe, through Albania, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia," former Bosnia and Herzegovina Prime Minister Zlatko Lagumdžija has told AZERTAC.

- AzerNews - AZ

Croatian gymnast: Ideal conditions created at Baku World Cup

Ideal conditions for gymnasts were created at the World Cup in artistic gymnastics in Baku, Croatian silver medalist of the Olympic Games Filip Ude told reporters in Baku Mar. 17.

- AzerNews - AZ

Croatia Hopes for Exoneration in Bosnia War Crimes Appeal

Croatia is hoping that it will be exonerated of any wrongdoing in wartime Bosnia and Herzegovina during appeals in The Hague against the war crimes convictions of six former Bosnian Croat leaders.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Russians May Take Over Croatia's Agrokor, Economist Says

A partial takeover by Russian state banks of the biggest private company in Croatia would have momentous consequences but 'cannot be ruled out', an economist has suggested.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Riding the Rimac-powered Greyp G12S electric bicycle in Croatia | AutoblogVR

Filed under: Videos,VR,Original Video We ride the Greyp G12S Electric Bicycle in Croatia.Continue reading Riding the Rimac-powered Greyp G12S electric bicycle in Croatia | AutoblogVR Riding the Rimac-powered Greyp G12S electric bicycle in Croatia | AutoblogVR originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 16 Mar 2017 14:30:00 EDT. ...

- Autoblog - US

US Lawyer: WWII Lawsuit Against Croatia 'Invalid'

A US lawyer told BIRN that a 3.2 billion euro lawsuit against Croatia for property seized by its Nazi-allied WWII regime is 'invalid' because it was filed without the consent of the plaintiffs.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Expat Theatre: House of Asterion - Premiere, 22 March

House of Asterion is a special mix of prose, poetry and dance which is performed by a Spanish, a Hungarian and a Croatian actress. Jorge Luis Borges is one of the most important writer of the 20th century, his mysterious stories broke new ground and transformed literature forever. Jorge Luis Borges's "re" tells the classic ...

- The Budapest Sun - HU

'Tense dinner' in Sarajevo as Vucic 'yells at Mustafa'

Croatian media are reporting about a dinner organized in Sarajevo, stressing the tension at the table because of Aleksandar Vucic and Isa Mustafa. "Fierce quarrel in Sarajevo, Vucic attacks Kosovo prime minister in restaurant - Dinner on verge of incident: 'Why are you plundering Serb property?'," is the headline in the ...

- B92 - SK

Croatian Tour Guides Ask for War History Lessons

Croatian tourist guides have requested specialised tuition about the 1990s war in order to ensure that visitors are properly informed because EU rules now allow foreign guides to lead tours.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Croatia Jews to Boycott Concentration Camp Commemoration

Croatia's largest Jewish community group will boycott the state commemoration at the WWII concentration camp in Jasenovac, arguing the government hasn't acted to stop the display of fascist symbols.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Vella names Under-21 squad for double-header

Coach Silvio Vella named a squad of 18 players yesterday as the Malta U-21 open the new season with two matches later this month. The Maltese youngsters travel to Luxembourg for a friendly match on March 23 before taking on Belgium their opening Euro 2019 qualifier  four days later. While Vella can still rely on a host of ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Romania and Croatia declare support for more EU enlargement

Croatia and Romania share a similar vision on most European issues, including enlargement and the eastern partnership, according to the countries' foreign ministers, who met in Bucharest yesterday . EURACTIV Romania reports.

- EurActive - UK

Pope Francis 'unlikely' to canonize Stepinac - sources

The likelihood of Pope Francis canonizing Croatian Catholic cleric Alojzije Stepinac is low, Croatian media are reporting this week. The Zagreb-based daily Jutarnji List is citing an article published in the magazine Globus, that said most people journalist Darko Hudelist spoke with said Stepinac would not be be declared a ...

- B92 - SK

Croatia Govt Admits Secret Meetings With Agrokor

The Croatian government has admitted holding secret meetings with the owner of the biggest private company in the country, Agrokor, over its worsening financial troubles.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Associated Press: Romania, Croatia support EU expansion in Eastern Europe

BUCHAREST, Romania - Croatia and Romania's foreign ministers say they support the enlargement of the European Union in eastern Europe as a tool for regional stability. The post Associated Press: Romania, Croatia support EU expansion in Eastern Europe appeared first on KyivPost.

- Kyiv Post - UA

House of Asterion - Premier, Bethlen Square Theatre, 22 March

House of Asterion is a special mix of prose, poetry and dance which is performed by a Spanish, a Hungarian and a Croatian actress. Jorge Luis Borges is one of the most important writer of the 20th century, his mysterious stories broke new ground and transformed literature forever. Jorge Luis Borges's "re" tells the classic ...

- The Budapest Sun - HU

The world is ready to Break Free. Will you join us?

This weekend marked the global kick-off of the Break Free movement calling for a world free from fossil fuels. Break Free is a wave of individuals, communities, local and international organisations taking a firm stance against fossil fuels and dirty energy and demanding a fair shift to an era of renewable energy.Cyclists ...

- Greenpeace - INT

March 15: Slavic, East European poetry and music night

Students from the UCLA Department of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Languages and Cultures will perform the poetry and music from various countries such as Russia, Romania, Hungary, Bosnia, Serbia, Croatia and Poland.

- UCLA - US

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