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Jamie Foxx racially abused in a Croatian restaurant.

Croatian police have filed disorderly conduct charges against two people who allegedly used a racial slur to insult Hollywood actor Jamie Foxx in a restaurant.

- Stuff - NZ

Two charged in Croatia over 'racial slur' against Hollywood actor Jamie Foxx.

Croatian police have filed disorderly conduct charges against two people who allegedly used a racial slur to insult Hollywood actor Jamie Foxx in a restaurant.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Croatia Profits from Syria's Gruesome War.

Zagreb made record-breaking sales of aging ammunition and weapons to Saudi Arabia in 2016 - ignoring well-founded concerns that the stocks would be diverted to Syria.

- Balkan Insight - UK

'Robin Hood: Origins' rides into Croatia for new film.

ZAGREB, Feb 21 — After hosting Star Wars and Game of Thrones, Croatia's Adriatic resort of Dubrovnik was transformed into medieval Nottingham yesterday for a Leonardo DiCaprio-produced adaptation of Robin Hood. With a budget of between US$70...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Croatia's Biggest Retailer Struggles to Avoid Collapse.

The biggest retail company in the region, Croatia's Agrokor, is facing an uncertain future due to its accumulated debt, and analysts say urgent measures are required to save it from demise.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Croatian Film-Makers Campaign Against Political Interference.

Croatian directors and actors are launching a campaign urging the authorities not to change the current system of state movie financing in order to impose political influence on the country's film industry.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Bosnian Croats Win Re-run Poll in Divided Stolac.

Record turnout in the bitterly divided southern Bosnian town, where last year's election was scrapped following violent episodes, results in victory for the main ethnic Croatian party.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Let's face it: supporting Spurs is basically a form of charity.

Now, for my biggest donation yet . . . I gazed in awe at the new stadium, the future home of Spurs, wondering where my treasures will go. It is going to be one of the architectural wonders of the modern world , yet at the same time it seems ancient, archaic, a Roman ruin, very much like an amphitheatre I once saw in ...

- New Statesman - UK

Bulgaria, Croatia Call for Speeding Up Reform in EU Accession Countries.

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev and Croatian counterpart Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic demand that countries applying for the EU have to speed up reform, affirm democratic values and the rule of law and protect their minorities, Radev's office says. EU enlargement in the Western Balkans should not be hampered by the bloc's ...

- Novinite - BG

Female Fighter 'Beat and Tortured' Bosnian Prisoners.

A former prisoner told the trial of Croatian Defence Council ex-fighter Azra Basic that a woman repeatedly assaulted and humiliated him while he was in captivity in the Bosnian town of Derventa in 1992.

- Balkan Insight - UK

President Aliyev met with Croatian President.

- Today.Az - AZ

Croatian Serb Leader Targeted by Conservative Activists

Milorad Pupovac, a leader of Croatia's Serb minority who is also an MP, dismissed allegations of conflict of interest levelled at him by a conservative Christian campaign group.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Croatia next in line for LNG terminal

Daniel J. GraeberFeb. 17 -- The European Commission said Friday it agreed on more than $100 million in support for a new liquefied natural gas terminal on a Croatian island.

- UPI - US

Bosnia Jails Fighter for Abusing Serb Prisoners

Former Croatian Defence Council fighter Almaz Nezirovic was sentenced to two years in prison for war crimes against Serb civilians who were abused in a detention camp in Derventa in 1992.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Croatia, Albania Complain of Serbia's Nationalism to NATO

The defence ministers of Croatia and Albania have written to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg to complain about the nationalistic rhetoric' of Serbian politicians towards Kosovo.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Albania and Croatia complain to NATO about Serbia

Albania's and Croatia's defense ministers have sent a letter to NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg concerning "the events in Kosovo." The letter, penned by Mimi Kodheli and Damir Krsticevic, "condemns the Serbian officials' nationalist rhetoric."

- B92 - SK

Croats, too, wish to 'contain Russia'; join NATO effort

Croatia will this year send a battery of multiple rocket launchers to Poland, and 120 soldiers and eight armored vehicles to Lithuania next year. They will be taking part in the military deployments dubbed "Operation Enhanced Forward Presence," led by Americans and headquartered in Orzysz, Poland, and in Rukla, Lithuania, ...

- B92 - SK

14 EU Member-States May Still Thwart CETA

Half of the member-states of the European Union may hold referendums on the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between the EU and Canada, in spite of the fact that the European Parliament has already approved it, reported Brussels-based electronic portal EuroActiv. 14 member-states can still submit the agreement to ...

- Novinite - BG

Staying at the Sheraton, Dubrovnik

Location: On a quiet, scenic bay in Srebreno, 8km south of Dubrovnik, the Sheraton is a new addition to the "Dubrovnik Riviera" and has been open since August 2015. How big? The Sheraton has 239 rooms and 11 suites. Room:...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Croatia Unions Urge Govt to Maintain Wages, Benefits

Croatia's public service unions have begun talks on a new deal with the government by insisting that their current wages and benefits are maintained, as the economy is beginning to recover.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Nazi Hunter Warns Against Canonising Croatian Archbishop

Nazi-hunter Efraim Zuroff said that the canonisation of controversial World War II Croatian archbishop Alojzije Stepinac would be a religious tragedy' because he didn't condemn fascist crimes.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Albania, Croatia ask NATO to revise Kosovo peacekeeping plan

Serbia's president has accused the authorities in Pristina of wanting to start a war The post Albania, Croatia ask NATO to revise Kosovo peacekeeping plan appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Transport: Commission refers CROATIA, the NETHERLANDS, PORTUGAL and SWEDEN to the Court of Justice of the EU for failing to correctly implement EU rules on driving licences

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 15 February 2017 Transport: Commission refers CROATIA, the NETHERLANDS, PORTUGAL and SWEDEN to the Court of Justice of the EU for failing to correctly implement EU rules on driving licences.

- EU - EU

Doctors' Refusal to Perform Abortions Divides Croatia

Controversy has been growing in Croatia as increasing numbers of doctors have been declining to carry out abortions, citing a law that allows them to refuse on moral or religious grounds.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Croatian Police Official's War Crimes Sentence Increased

Tomislav Mercep, a former Croatian interior ministry assistant and unofficial commander of a reservist police battalion, had his sentence for war crimes against civilians in 1991 increased to seven years.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Croatian Officials, Activists Condemn LGBT Party Attack

Activists are to rally in Zagreb after a tear gas attack on a nightclub during a LGBT night at the weekend, which was condemned by the government and Croatian politicians.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Croatia: Asylum Seekers Forced Back to Serbia

– Croatian police are forcing asylum seekers back to Serbia from inside Croatia, in some cases using violence, without giving them an opportunity to lodge claims for protection, Human Rights Watch said today. Expand Migrants wait in line to receive free food during a snowfall outside a derelict customs warehouse in ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Croatia: Asylum Seekers Forced Back to Serbia

Expand Migrants wait in line to receive free food during a snowfall outside a derelict customs warehouse in Belgrade, Serbia January 9, 2017. © 2017 Marko Djurica/Reuters – Croatian police are forcing asylum seekers back to Serbia from inside Croatia, in some cases using violence, without giving them an opportunity to ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

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