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UN: Bulgaria is in the Group of Developed Economies, But not the Rich.

The Bulgarians are fortunate enough to live in the economically developed part of the planet but can not yet skip the threshold and enter the group of the highest income countries in the world where is all the rest of the EU except our neighbors Romania and Croatia. This points to the global view of the world situation ...

- Novinite - BG

Part of Europe Left Without Gas Due to the Explosion in Austria.

A number of European capitals were left without gas after the explosion at the Baumgarten hub in Austria. The most affected are Italy, Slovenia, but also Hungary and Croatia, the Austrian regulator "I-Control" announced. It is not yet clear when supplies will be restored. Italy has even declared a state of emergency in gas ...

- Novinite - BG

MICT to consider prosecution's appeal in Seselj case.

The Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals will on Wednesday hold a hearing on the prosecution appeal against the verdict in the Seselj trial. The trial chamber of the Hague Tribinal in March 2016 acquitted the leader of the SRS party on all counts of the indictment, which accused him of war crimes committed against ...

- B92 - SK

Montenegro, Croatia 'Close to Deal' on Disputed Yugoslav Ship.

Croatia and Montenegro appear set to finally solve a 25-year ownership dispute over Jadran, a former Royal Yugoslav military training ship built in the 1930s, which is claimed by both countries.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Croats honour 'Hague suicide' war criminal.

Two members of the Croatian government attended on Monday a ceremony to honour Slobodan Praljak, the former general who poisoned himself in front of TV cameras last month at the Hague when he was sentenced for war crimes by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. "His conviction is an insult for ...

- EU Observer - EU

Zagreb voted Europe's capital of Christmas 2018.

PARIS, Dec 12 ― When it comes to the most magical place for Christmas ― outside the North Pole, that is ― Zagreb, Croatia is tops in Europe, according to the 2018 edition of European Best Destinations' Best Christmas Markets poll. In an...

- The Malay Mail - MY

War Criminal Praljak's Death Commemorated in Croatia.

Several thousand people, including two Croatian ministers, MPs, generals and convicted war criminals, attended a ceremony commemorating Bosnian Croat general Slobodan Praljak, who killed himself at the Hague Tribunal.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Croats Honor Convicted War Criminal Praljak.

Several thousand people have attended a ceremony in Zagreb to honor convicted Bosnian Croat war criminal Slobodan Praljak, who died of cyanide poisoning last month.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Thousands attend ceremony honoring Slobodan Praljak in Croatia.

The convicted war criminal killed himself in late November after drinking poison in front of live cameras. The son of Croatia's late President Franjo Tudjman has called his conviction an "insult to justice."

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Croat nationalists honor general convicted of war crimes.

Hundreds of people, including two government ministers, attended a commemoration ceremony Monday to honor a Croatian general who died after apparently taking poison at a United Nations tribunal that confirmed his war crimes conviction.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Wind, rain slam Slovenia, Croatia; 1 death reported.

Croatia's state television says one man died as heavy rains and strong winds slammed the country, also flooding some roads.

- FOX News - US

Europe's migrant crisis: the ghosts of Sid

Exhausted from being stuck in Serbia for months, dozens of young migrants survive in appalling conditions in Sid, a small town bordering European Union member Croatia, which they try to enter every day.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Bulgarians will Spend up to 24% of their Monthly Income for Christmas Gifts

Bulgarian households will spend up to 24% of the monthly income for Christmas gifts. This is the study of the Christmas Barometer 2017 by Feratum Group. By this indicator, Bulgaria is ranked fifth among the countries participating in the survey, which are 20. Mexico is the country where people will spend the most money for ...

- Novinite - BG

Croat nationalists honor general convicted of war crimes

Hundreds of people, including two government ministers, attended a commemoration ceremony Monday to honor a Croatian general who died after apparently taking poison at a United Nations tribunal that confirmed … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Croat nationalists honor general convicted of war crimes

Hundreds of people have attended a commemoration ceremony honoring a Croatian general who died after apparently taking poison at a United Nations tribunal that confirmed his war crimes conviction.

- FOX News - US

Prospects for mine clearance in Donbas discussed with Croatian Mine Action Center

Ukrainian MPs and representatives of the Ministry for Temporarily Occupied Territories and Internally Displaced Persons of Ukraine held a meeting with representatives of the Croatian Mine Action Center in the Verkhovna Rada on Thursday, December 7, according to Verkhovna Rada First Deputy Speaker Iryna Gerashchenko, who ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Report: Croat war criminal cremated after death at Hague

Croatia's state television says a private ceremony was held Thursday for Slobodan Praljak, who was convicted of war crimes in Bosnia and sentenced to 20 years in prison. He gulped what he said was poison after judges at the war crimes tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands, confirmed his verdict at an appeals hearing.

- Stars and Stripes - US

'Poison bottle' war criminal cremated following death at Hague

A former general who died after taking what he said was poison at a UN war crimes court has been cremated, according to Croatia's state television.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Report: Croat war criminal cremated after death at Hague

Croatia's state television says a former general who died after taking what he said was poison at a U.N. war crimes court has been cremated.

- FOX News - US

Report: Croat war criminal cremated after death at Hague

ZAGREB, Croatia — Croatia's state television says a former general who died after taking what he said was poison at a U.N. war crimes court has been cremated.The report said Saturday that a private ceremony was held Thursday...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

34 of the weirdest photos taken in 2017

Arnd Wiegmann/ReutersWhile Reuters' award-winning photographers are out capturing news events as they happen across the world, they also play witness to some pretty downright wacky stuff. Here, we've pulled together the strangest, most humorous, and most confusing photos that the team captured this year. Below, take a look ...

- Business Insider - US

Private funeral held for Bosnian-Croat war criminal Praljak: report

Bosnian Croat war criminal Slobodan Praljak, who swallowed poison before U.N. judges in The Hague last week, had a private funeral in Zagreb, a Croatian newspaper reported Saturday.

- The Daily Star - LB

Inspector Casts Doubt on Croatian General's Charges

A Croatian police inspector told the retrial of Branimir Glavas that he overheard a conversation implying that the 1990s general was wrongly accused of war crimes against Serbs.

- Balkan Insight - UK

The Never-Ending War Crimes Trial of Branimir Glavas

After 12 years of being prosecuted for the killings of Serb civilians in 1991 and five separate court verdicts, Croatian wartime general Branimir Glavas is still on trial – and he's still a free man.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Croatia Raises Minimum Wage, Its Quota for Foreign Workers

Croatia on Thursday raised its minimum wage by 5 percent and increased the number of licenses for foreign workers in 2018 in a bid to boost the competitiveness of one of the weakest economies in the European Union. The government also slashed contributions employers have to pay on net minimum wages by 50 percent to reduce ...

- Voice of America - US

Atalanta secures 1-0 win over Lyon to top Europa League group

PARIS, Dec 8 ― Andrea Petagna's early strike saw Atalanta complete an unbeaten Europa League group-stage campaign with a 1-0 win over Lyon yesterday, while AC Milan were beaten by Rijeka in Croatia. Atalanta, coming off the back of a stunning...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Bulgaria is Among the EU Countries with the Highest Number of Old Aircraft

Bulgaria is one of the countries in the EU with the oldest aircraft in civil aviation, according to data from the Eurostat statistical office for 2015. Eurostat published the information on the occasion of the International Civil Aviation Day, which was celebrated on 7 December. In six countries more than half of aircraft ...

- Novinite - BG

Serbian Trial for Croatia Massacre Blighted by Delays

The trial in Belgrade of Serbian fighters accused of killing 70 Croatian civilians in the village of Lovas in 1991 will soon enter its tenth year, after closing statements were delayed for a third time in a row.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Coca-Cola HBC has appointed a new CEO

FTSE 100 bottling firm Coca-Cola HBC has appointed Zoran Bogdanovic as chief executive. He replaces Dimitris Lois, who passed away in October.  Shares in the company nudged up slightly in early trading, reaching 2,342p. Bogdanovic is currently a region director for the firm, which is one of the largest bottling companies ...

- City AM - UK

The tragic death of a six-year-old refugee in Serbia

Family of Afghan Madina Husein was being deported by Croatia to Serbia in the dark when the child was fatally struck.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Croatians Struggle to Regain Property Confiscated in WWII

Holocaust survivors and other owners of property confiscated by the Croatian WWII fascist Ustasa movement and then nationalised by Communist Yugoslavia are still fighting legal battles to get compensation.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Croatian daily on EC document on Serbia's EU membership

A Croatian daily writes that it has had insight into a confidential document that the European Commission should soon adopt. The document mentions Serbia's EU membership, Jutarnji List writes.

- B92 - SK

Plenkovic Visits Bosnia to 'Calm' Bosnian Croat Fury

The Croatian Prime Minister is visiting Bosnian Croats to 'calm them down' following the dramatic suicide in court of a Bosnian Croat war crimes convict Slobodan Praljak.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Minister participating in Visegrad Group meeting

Minister for European Integration Jadranka Joksimovic will be on an official visit to Budapest on Monday. She will take part in the meeting of foreign ministers of the Visegrad Group and representatives of the governments of Bulgaria, Romania, Greece, Slovenia and Croatia.

- B92 - SK

Croatian General Who Killed Himself at War Crimes Hearing Drank Cyanide, Autopsy Finds

Authorities aren't sure how he got the poison into the courtroom

- TIME Magazine - US

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