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October 2014

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Croatia: Hazing the Rookie NEW
European Student Think Tank 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
EST ambassador to Croatia, Henri Erti, takes a look at the EU's next member, Croatia, and provides an overview over its current economic situation and future prospects.
Croatia, and why EU enlargement matters NEW
David Lidington 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 5 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
In my last blog, I was looking back at the changes that came about as a result of 20 years of the single market. But for Croatia’s 4.4 million inhabitants, the last two decades have seen change of an even more profound variety. In 1992, the year I...
Croatia, the war, and the future 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 13 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
Mr Tomislav Nikolic, President of the Republic of Serbia, I’m writing an open letter to you because I do everything openly in front of the Croatian people, the world and God. You invited Croatian representatives to say which questions Serbia ha...
Croatia: new rule for citizenship applicants – citizenship test NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 19 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Croatian ministry of the interior has October 26 published in the Government gazette (Narodne Novine) a 100-question supplement rule-book for citizenship applicants to fill in (answer). Applicants must answer correctly at least 10 out of 15 randomly...
Croatia: Call for government advisors on diaspora may prove to be a dud NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 1 Year, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 11 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
If you live outside Croatia and have had urges to want to contribute in an official capacity to the process of strengthening the ties between Croatia and the Croatian diaspora then this could very well be your chance and opportunity.  You have until...
Croatian foreign pension tax law: de jure and de facto discrimination NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 2 Days, 8 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Foreign pensions were excluded from income tax prior to March 2012 but now, anyone from the U.S.A., Australia, New Zealand etc., in receipt of pension wanting to live in Croatia can only do so as targets of extreme discrimination and material losses.
Croatian Watergate – or is it? ‘Allo, ‘allo! NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 5 Days, 38 Minutes ago
Croatian Vecernji List newspaper dropped a “bomb” on Saturday October 20 as it uncovered a privacy breach scandal dubbed “Croatian Watergate”, spinning the government and the president into top gear of political manoeuvrings designed to take...
Croatia: EU accession – “it ain’t over till the fat lady sings” NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 1 Week, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Nothing is irreversible until the final act is played out – says the proverb in the title of this post. When it comes to Croatia becoming a member of the EU then that final act, in everyone’s mind, is the ratification of Croatia’s accession Tre...
Jerry Blaskovich M.D. NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 1 Week, 2 Days, 14 Hours, 1 Minute ago
Reblogged from Croatia Business Report: The great Croatian-American, Jerry Blaskovich  passed away on 8 October.  Born on 20 April 1934, Jerry was a humanist who served both the United States and Croatia. A Korean War veteran, he had studied medici...
Croatia: Small business red tape cut in efforts to stimulate self-employment NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 1 Week, 3 Days, 7 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Although received with a fair amount of skepticism and confusion by many in Croatia the government’s seemingly swift move to cut red tape, simplify small business registration and make it affordable to any entrepreneur or person with a view to ente...
Kroatisk programmør: Jeg glæder mig til at kunne rejse NEW
Filip Schwartz Kirkegaard 2 Years, 1 Week, 4 Days, 13 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Hvad ser du som den største fordel ved EU? En Eurobarometer-undersøgelse har tidligere vist, at det er fred og muligheden for at kunne rejse frit, som folk er mest glade for. Det er også retten til at rejse, som EU vil gøre til den helt store sæ...
The Croatian foreign minister speaks NEW
Eastern approaches (The Economist) 2 Years, 1 Week, 5 Days, 21 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
CROATIA’ foreign minister is in London today, October 17th, and tomorrow.  Vesna Pusic is meeting William Hague, Britain’s foreign secretary and parliamentarians. She is giving a lecture at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Developmen...
Croazia-Trieste NEW
Debora Serracchiani 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 21 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
La Comunità croata apre a Trieste le celebrazioni per l’ingresso della Croazia nella Ue.Questo è il comunicato stampa diramato dalla Comunità croata di Trieste che rende l’evento in sintesi “Quale migliore occasione della 44. Bar...
EU Nobel Peace Prize, Croatian and Serbian Medals of Tolerance – the bubbles in “bubble and squeak” NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 4 Hours ago
The European Union was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize last week; a feel-good moment, froth and bubble rising above, obscuring for a moment or two, the economic distress and national disquiet within the several of its member states (Greece, Spain, Port...
Balkan banker på NEW
Europa 3.0 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 1 Hour, 52 Minutes ago
Af Steen Ramsgaard, Podgorica, Montenegro Kroatien bliver 1. juli næste år EU’s medlemsland nr. 28, og dermed har EU taget endnu et forsigtigt skridt ned gennem Europas urolige sydøstlige hjørne. Bortset fra Island vil det være på Balkan,...
Red Poppies of Croatian Independence NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 7 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
Jovial fireworks sparkling across night skies, trumpets sounding cheery elation, rainbow coloured streamers and confetti titillating, balloons hovering dancingly above the heads of reveling crowds in the streets, singing, dancing…the picture scurry...
When Courage Prevailed NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
Reblogged from Eyes of the Mind: BOOK REVIEW When Courage Prevailed: The Rescue and Survival of Jews in the Independent State of Croatia by Esther Gitman (Paragon House, ISBN 978-1-55778-894-8) No one likes to admit they have been duped, so it is no...
Croatia: Bridge over troubled water NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 1 Month, 1 Day, 20 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
Connecting Croatian territory into a continuous body of land has become addled by political rumdumm from all sides (Croatian and Bosnian and Herzegovinian). The issue of Peljesac Bridge that would provide for the uninterrupted access to all Croatian...
Slovenia Puts €172mn Price Tag On Croatia's EU Entry NEW
EuroDialogueXXI 2 Years, 1 Month, 4 Days, 2 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
By Andrew Rettman EU leaders in December signed Croatia's accession treaty, trumpeting the move as a sign the EU's...
The Prime Joker NEW
Croatia Calling 2 Years, 1 Month, 6 Days, 4 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
Croatia’s Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic is actually a very funny bloke. Although he mostly doesn’t mean to be funny, every now and then he makes the nation laugh. The Prime Joker, that’s who he is. Considering that he’s elect...
Joint injustice against Croatia so far – Joint justice from now on NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 1 Month, 6 Days, 18 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
Video now with subtitles in the English language! Joint Injustice (Udruzena Nepravda) – a documentary film Produced by Vecernji List newspaper, Croatia Author and Director: Jadranka Juresko-Kero, August 2012 All participants in this documentary...
Croatian economy: will nationalisation bring home the bacon? NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 22 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
Whether Croatia’s current government’s dramatic moves to turn the economy around and create jobs that will bring home the bacon for multitudes of unemployed (at 301, 583 or 17.6% unemployed at end of August 2012/ the figure of 20% unemployed in A...
I’m back, Arnie style! NEW
Croatia Calling 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 35 Minutes ago
No, dear reader, I won’t annihilate anyone, I’m just back to the blogosphere. To make a long story short, last few months were pretty chaotic, draining all the energy out of me so I’ve temporarily quit writing this blog. It wasnR...
The Road to Hell NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 3 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
Reblogged from Eyes of the Mind: There’s a saying that the road to Hell is paved with good intentions.  It is perhaps something the ICTY should bear in mind as they read the latest issue of the Military Law Review and Major General Walter B. Huffm...
Croatian Paralympians bring home the sporting glory NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 15 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
The last five weeks of Olympic sporting thrills, feisty competitions, inspiration and hope ended on Sunday September 10 with the closing ceremony of the Paralympic Games, dubbed “the greatest ever” by International Committee chairman Sir...
Croatia: Promoting Solar Energy at Terraneo Music Festival NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 3 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
UNDP's Voices from Eurasia blog reports on the ecological education program of this year's Terraneo music festival in Šibenik, where guests, among other things, could “test-drive Croatia’s only solar-powered car and bicycle.” I...
Fragments of War – a book review NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 20 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
When Francois Voltaire stated, “every person is guilty of all the good he didn’t do”, he did not have someone like Trysta Montgomery (Australian humanitarian aid worker) in mind. Although a fictional character in Mishka Gora’s debut n...
Fragments of War NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 14 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Reblogged from Eyes of the Mind: I am pleased to announce that my debut novel Fragments of War is now available direct from the publisher CreateSpace (discount code FKMD96HA), and also from the following retailers: Amazon France, Amazon UK, and Amazo...
Dnevno Interview NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 4 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Reblogged from Eyes of the Mind: Yesterday, I was interviewed by Zoran Stupar of Dnevno.  Here is an English version of that interview. Mishka Gora: Remembers with disgust those who did not respond forcefully to Serbian aggression. I believe the onl...
Fiscal progress leads Fitch to improve outlook on Croatia rating NEW
PublicServiceEurope.com editor's blog 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 12 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
The outlook on Croatia's credit rating has been revised upwards by Fitch on the back of the country's deficit reduction plan and improvements to its tax compliance regime...
General Ante Gotovina: must be found not guilty at ICTY Appeal NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 14 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
I do not apologise if my posts on the Croatian Generals Ante Gotovina and Mladen Markac ICTY processes render my readers giddy. If the Generals can suffer incarceration pining for liberty and justice they deserve, tolerating with dignity the exaspera...
A convicted person is not a plaything of justice, says Croatian General Mladen Markac’s defence NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 13 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
On 31 August Croatian General Mladen Markac’s defence has filed its full reply to the ICTY Prosecution’s Brief that Generals Ante Gotovina and Mladen Markac, in case the Appeal Chamber found no case for joint criminal enterprise (JCE) and therefo...
Croatia: government’s deafening silence for victims of totalitarian regimes NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 2 Months, 5 Days, 11 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
August 23rd was/is the European Day for the Remembrance of the Victims of Totalitarian Regimes (Nazi, Communist and Fascist regimes alike). The silence from the Croatian government and Croatian president (all of whom are from the former Yugoslav comm...
Croatia: Josipovic’s helter-skelter politics NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 6 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
The palpably ever-present helter-skelter in the Croatian left-wing politics have shown their unsavoury face during the past week, again. It’s blatantly obvious that the head of the Croatian state, President Ivo Josipovic, just like his predecessor...
1,700 mass graves: 90% victims of Communist crimes NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 8 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
In Blato, on the Island of Korcula, in Croatia, a mournful, dignified event interred August 16 the earthly remains of three men who were thrown into the Paklenica pit  (Hell pit) on the feast of St Rocco, 16 August 1943, as victims of the communist...
Croatia, give heed: the vicious claws of Greater Serbia grow bolder NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 15 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
This year’s official state celebration in Knin, August 5, of the 17th anniversary of Operation Storm which liberated the last of Croatian territory from Serb occupation, mass murder and ethnic cleansing clearly shows a renewed aggressive trend with...
Croatian Generals Gotovina and Markac: ICTY prosecutor seeks interference with justice NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 9 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
The ICTY prosecutor has, as expected, filed August 10 briefs to the Appeal Chamber as to alternate modes of liability the appeal should result with in Ante Gotovina and Mladen Markac appeals. In short, the prosecutor submits that if the Appeal Chambe...
Croatia – London 2012: marvelous Olympic waterpolo gold glory! NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 17 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
What a marvelous Sunday August 12 Croatia had at the Olympics – first handball bronze and then came the Games competitions finale and the Croatian waterpolo team won gold. CROATIA, in this sport, won her first Olympic Games gold medal in the men...
Croatia – London Olympics 2012: Yesss another Bronze medal Men’s Handball NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 4 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
  Just saw live telecast of Olympic Bronze medal Men’s Handball match Croatia Vs Hungary and the Croatian team, nicknamed “Cowboys” simply nailed the medal. Well done! That makes the 6th Olympic glory medal for Croatia, so far. All eyes no...
Croatia – London Olympic Games 2012: Bronze came and – more gold! NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 5 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
The second week of Olympic competition in London is nearing to a close. And what a great week it was for Croatia – again! Congratulations! Simply fabulous, simply fantastic! Go Croatia! Related post: Croatia has gold, Croatia has silver – bro...
Nummer 28 NEW
move - Wissen, wie Europa tickt 2 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 18 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Pünktlich zum 20. Geburtstag der Kopenhagener Beitrittskriterien nimmt die EU im nächsten Jahr ein neues Mitglied auf: Kroatien. Was nutzt das dem Adriastaat, der nur doppelt so groß ist wie Brandenburg? Welche Potenziale bergen die Balkanstaaten...
Croatia has gold, Croatia has silver – bronze can wait NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 16 Hours, 1 Minute ago
Just over one week into the London Olympic Games 2012 and emotions run high with joy in Croatia! What a superb bonus in  waking up to Croatia’s big day – 5th August – “Day of Victory and Homeland Gratitude” and “D...
Operation Storm DVD available today NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 2 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
Reblogged from Croatia Business Report: Today see the 17th anniversary of Croatia’s Operation Storm, which liberated much of occupied Croatian territory, saved Bosnia-Herzegovina and ended the war. It stopped the full implementation of the plans of...
Croatia’s D-Day: Operation Storm 1995 NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 10 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
The profound respect, delight and the sense of ultimate justice for freedom WWII D-Day generates in the lands of WWII Allies is nothing less, nothing more than what “Operation Storm 1995” generates for Croatia and Croatians – except for the mis...
“Fight the good fight with all thy might…” NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 17 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
Reblogged from Eyes of the Mind: On the 4th of August 1995, Croatia launched Operation Storm under the leadership of General Ante Gotovina.  It was a professional, textbook military offensive hailed by General Wesley Clark (of the US Joint Chiefs of...
Kroatien – nur noch ein Jahr! NEW
Treffpunkt Europa 2 Years, 3 Months, 22 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
1. Juli 2007: die Europäische Union erweitert sich von 25 auf 27 Mitgliedstaaten. 2013 ist die Zeit der 27 zu Ende und die Manege wird frei für die 28! Vor einem Jahr haben die Europäische Kommission und der Rat jeweils ihre Zustimmung zum Beitrit...
Fortunate are the countries spared from communism after WWII NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Days, 22 Minutes ago
Had Milorad Pupovac, president of the Independent Democratic Serb Party in Croatia, demonstrated better care and respect for the multitudes of innocent Croatian and non-Serb victims from early 1990’s in his speech at the 71st anniversary of anti-fa...
Croatia: Red Cross – after 17 years still searching for human remains NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 3 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 3 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
Barbara Hintermann Marclay (head of ICRC operations for North America, Western, Central and South-Eastern Europe) said, July 18, at the launch of third edition of the Book of Missing Persons on the territory of Croatia: “In 1995, when the armed con...
Croatia: 2.8 Million “Inappropriate” Books “Purged” During the 1990s NEW
Global Voices Central & Eastern Europe 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 10 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
In “Libricide,” Ante Lešaja has documented the process of “purging” of “unsuitable” books from Croatian schools and public libraries by the right-wing HDZ government in the 1990s. According to a Jutarnji List inte...
Croatia: renewed cronyism under leftist government – extreme and brazen NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 20 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
Corruption, cronyism, and a general lack of transparency stymied meaningful economic reform, as well as much-needed foreign investment in Croatia during the past decade or so. Much of the blame for corruption and cronyism has been directed towards Cr...
Croatian leftist government – “Monkey see, Monkey do” moral undercurrents as in communist Yugoslavia NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 18 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
It was a sex scandal that caused Dominique Strauss-Kahn to resign from his position as managing director of International Monetary Fund (IMF) on 18 May 2011. Racy emails purporting to show that Bret McGurk (President Barrack Obama’s nominee for US...
Croatie, plus qu'un an ! NEW
Le Taurillon 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 2 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
1er juillet 2007, l'Union européenne passait de 25 à 27 membres. L'année prochaine, les 27 prendront fin, place aux 28 ! Il y a une année, la Commission européenne et le Conseil donnaient successivement leur feu vert à Zagreb et bouclaient les...
Croatia President: Europe, an opera with happy ending NEW
EuroDialogueXXI 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
By Daniela Vincenti A musician and a composer,  Ivo Josipović, President of Croatia, sees Europe as an opera...
Croatia: far from Euro? NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 20 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
At the meeting that put together the new leadership of the Croatian Social Democrats party (currently in government), June 16, minister of finance Slavko Linic said that new rises in prices were not dependent on the ministry of finances and that the...
Croatia: Unholy Holy emails – moral corruption of minister NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 19 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
Late last week Croatia’s minister for environment and nature protection, Mirela Holy, resigned her ministerial post after being exposed of sending an email to the CEO of Croatian Railways Rene Valcic asking him to save the job of one of his secreta...
Croatia’s EU accession: Curbed enthusiasm NEW
Europe & Me 2 Years, 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 22 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
On Sunday, January 23rd 2012, the Croatian referendum backed accession to the European Union. In 2013 it will join as Member State Number 28. But what is being described as a "historic decision" by Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic attracted less than 4...
A New Star in the European Sky: Croatia NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 2 Years, 9 Months, 5 Days, 4 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
WASHINGTON– Strange as it may seem to some, there are those who wish to join the European Union, in spite of all its current flaws. Croatian voters gave a resounding yes to becoming the 28th member state of the European Union in a referendum h...
La Croatie bientôt 28ème membre de l'UE... NEW
L'Europe et.... moi 2 Years, 9 Months, 1 Week, 4 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
Les Croates ont, dimanche, lors d'un référendum, dit "oui" à l'adhésion de leur pays à l'Union européenne. Un "oui" timide, avec une participation faible... Un "oui" de raison plus que d'enthousiasme "car la Croatie ne peut rester comme un îlo...
Slouching towards Brussels NEW
Eastern approaches (The Economist) 2 Years, 9 Months, 1 Week, 5 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
Croatia votes unethusiastically to join the European Union...
Ja till EU i Kroatien NEW
Cecilia Malmström Mitt Europa 2 Years, 9 Months, 1 Week, 7 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Igår röstade kroaterna ja till EU-medlemskap. Detta ja betyder oerhört mycket för landet, det är också mycket välkommet och glädjande för en union som nu håller på att ta sig ur en svår kris att fler länder vill vara en del av det framti...
Ikke nogen retfærdig folkeafstemning i Kroatien! NEW
Folkebevægelsens Fælles Blog 2 Years, 9 Months, 1 Week, 7 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
PRESSEMEDDELELSE: - Det er skadeligt for demokratiet, siger Johanne L. Kristiansen fra Folkebevægelsen om den kroatiske regerings trussel med ny afstemning, hvis flertallet stemte nej. Et flertal som repræsenterer mindre end hver tredje kroater end...
L’adhésion de la Croatie à l’UE sur la bonne voie NEW
Au Café de l'Europe 2 Years, 9 Months, 1 Week, 8 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
Le 22 janvier 2012, lors d’un référendum, les Croates ont dit “oui” à plus de 66 % à l’adhésion de la Croatie dans l’Union européenne. A présent, le traité d’adhésion que la Croatie avait signé en décemb...
Kroater sade ja till EU NEW
Europabloggen 2 Years, 9 Months, 1 Week, 8 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
Trots stora ekonomiska svårigheter både i EU och på hemmaplan röstade kroaterna på söndagen för att gå med i unionen.Två tredjedelar av Kroatiens väljare röstade på söndagen för att landet ska gå med i EU. Trots att valdeltagandet bara...
EU referendum: Don’t know – don’t care NEW
Croatia Calling 2 Years, 9 Months, 1 Week, 19 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
The results of the referendum are clear – Croatia has chosen Europe! Two thirds of Croatian voters voted ‘YES’ in today’s referendum on country’s EU accession. Exactly 22 years after that historical day when Croatian del...
Välkommen Kroatien! NEW
Carl Bildt (SE) 2 Years, 9 Months, 1 Week, 20 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
BRYSSEL: Söndagkväll i Bryssel efter spännande middag med ett antal av mina kollegor inom ramen för samarbetet inom European Prople’s Party. Gemensamt välkomnade vi resultatet från folkomröstningen i Kroatien. Att ca 67% röstade ja till...
Inför veckan NEW
Carl Bildt (SE) 2 Years, 9 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 8 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
STOCKHOLM: Medan våra media domineras – naturligt nog – av den socialdemokratiska krisen har vi all anledning att noga följa avgöranden i dessa dagar i andra delar av världen. I Finland är det i dag vad som sannolikt blir första omg...
Gotovina’s ‘YES’ in the referendum NEW
Croatia Calling 2 Years, 9 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 25 Minutes ago
Retired Croatian army general and a war hero Ante Gotovina will vote ‘YES’ in the EU accession referendum. This information was passed down to Croatian media by his solicitor Luka Misetic earlier today. Although many find this shocking be...
La Croatie se rapproche de l’UE, sans enthousiasme NEW
L'Europe décalèe 2 Years, 9 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
Le 22 janvier, la Croatie doit ratifier par référendum son traité d’adhésion à l’Union. Mais, au moment d’entrer dans une Europe en crise, la campagne a surtout été marquée par les doutes et une nouvelle rhétorique nationaliste, écrit...
Croatia EU membership referendum campaigns: Blackmail and sweet-talk (Yes to EU) Vs sovereignty and self-determination (No to EU) NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 9 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 6 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
Media grabs – days before Croatian referendum Bloomberg: “Croatia’s drive to join the European Union may stall as citizens are split over whether accession will drag the former Yugoslav republic into a debt crisis and erode its sovereignty.
Worshiped like Gods NEW
Croatia Calling 2 Years, 9 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 7 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
Few days before the referendum on Croatia’s EU accession I found myself thinking about the interesting scenario. Despite my decision to vote ‘yes’ on the referendum, it would be rather exciting to witness Croatia’s ‘no&#...
New Year 2012: More of the same? NEW
Croatia Calling 2 Years, 9 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 18 Minutes ago
New Year’s Eve. Special time of the year. Time marches on relentlessly through the only day of the year that has a countdown. Countdown to a snake shedding like process for many people in which they try to discard their old habits,bury them dee...
Thank you, Poland! NEW
Croatia Calling 2 Years, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 14 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
By signing the Treaty in Brussels today Croatia made its final step towards the EU membership. Croatian politicians consider this act one of the most important in country’s recent history. Although I consider those statements exaggerated, I mus...
A Red Carrot Harvest in Croatia – Croatia, the War, and the Future NEW
inavukic.com, 2 Years, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 8 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
A Red Carrot Harvest in Croatia NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 9 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
Once upon a time – but still fresh in memory of many – there were jobs for most. The communist rule in former Yugoslavia, with socialist orientation made it their business that everyone of working age and capacity should have an ongoing job witho...
Croatia and Slovenia Want Change NEW
New Europe - WSJ 2 Years, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 16 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
High jobless rates, weak economic prospects and an apparent fatigue to buy into simplistic national slogans prompted voters in Croatia and Slovenia this weekend to topple their respective governments and back little tested politicians to improve the...
Nigel Farage barrage NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 10 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
At the moment Croatia is a star in the European Union circles – praise for Croatia’s achievements in its unreasonably hard route to reach the stage of signing the EU Treaty & become a member of EU echoes almost everywhere one looks. The Croat...
La Croazia entrerà nell'Ue - Europa451 NEW
www.europa451.it, 3 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 3 Days, 16 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
Dobrodošli na Hrvatska/A warm EU welcome to Croatia NEW
Brussels Blog (Financial Times) 3 Years, 4 Months, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
It took six years of negotiations, but Croatia’s entry into the European Union is now officially a formality. In a mad dash to the finish line, the Hungarian presidency managed to squeeze in one last mini-summit to consecrate the deal …Contin...
La Croatie dans l'Union en 2013 : Marathon terminé ? NEW
Le Taurillon 3 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 16 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
La Commission européenne a proposé le vendredi 10 juin 2011 de clore les quatre derniers chapitres des négociations d'adhésion de la Croatie à l'UE, ouvrant la voie à son entrée dans l'Union le 1er juillet 2013. Les 27 doivent désormais donne...
Arbitražni boljši od Drnovšek-Račan? NEW
Turkov čas-opis 4 Years, 5 Months, 4 Days, 2 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
Ko sem prebral tole novico: Za Türka arbitražni sporazum boljši od sporazuma Drnovšek-Račan Ljubljana, 27. maja (STA) - Predsednik Slovenije Danilo Türk je danes v Ljubljani menil, da je arbitražni sporazum za Slovenijo ugodnejši od sporazu...
Ni arbitražni nesporazum! NEW
Turkov čas-opis 4 Years, 5 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 21 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
Dolgo časa sem bil mnenja, da je arbitražni sporazum arbitražni nesporazum. Namreč, da ga slovenska in hrvaška stran pač različno razlagata v točki, ko gre (ali pa ne gre) za določitev meje med slovenskim in mednarodnim morjem. Po tem, ko se...
La Croatie sur la voie de l'Europe NEW
Euros du Village 4 Years, 9 Months, 1 Day, 8 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
La commission des affaires étrangères du Parlement européen a adopté le 27 janvier deux résolutions sur les progrès réalisés par la Turquie et la Croatie en vue de leur adhésion à l'UE. Le bilan est très positif pour la Croatie, tandis qu'...
Croatia’s President gave a hint of attack to Bosnia NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 4 Years, 9 Months, 6 Days, 23 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
I wonder how many readers saw anything in western media related to informal statement on 20.1.2010 made by Croatia’s President Mesic. Here quote: “If Milorad Dodik (head of Republica Srpska, AR) scheduled a referendum for secession of Repub...
Slovenia is embarrassing NEW
Julien Frisch 4 Years, 10 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 23 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Reading that Slovenia continues to block the accession talks of Croatia due to nationalistic considerations is totally embarrassing. I thought that with the agreement between both countries earlier this year this kind of things would have ended...
Medlemsdiskussioner med Kroatien NEW
Gunnar Hökmark 4 Years, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 23 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
Under EPP kongressen i Bonn diskuterade Gunnar Hökmark med Kroatiens premiärminister processen med det fortsatta arbetet med ett anslutningsfördrag och medlemsförhandlingar. Parlamentets Kroatiendelegation som han är ordförande i kommer att f
Toetreding Kroatië: PVV, SP, VVD en CDA vervallen in oude fout NEW
GroenLinks Europa 4 Years, 11 Months, 3 Days, 11 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
Het Europees Parlement sprak vandaag uit dat de toetredingsonderhandelingen met Kroatië medio 2010 kunnen worden afgerond. De Nederlandse partijen die het meest kritisch zijn over het tempo van de uitbreiding van de Europese Unie stemden hiermee in.
UE-Croazia. NEW
Debora Serracchiani 4 Years, 11 Months, 4 Days, 9 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
Come membro della delegazione, ho partecipato al decimo incontro della commissione parlamentare mista UE-Croazia che si è tenuto Strasburgo. Non si parla molto di questo aspetto dell’attività dei deputati europei, perciò mi sembra utile info...
Croatia, Slovenia Bury Border Dispute NEW
EuroDialogueXXI 5 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
Slovenia and Croatia have reached an agreement on their long-running border dispute, a move that will allow Croatia to continue its European Union accession talks. READ MORE...
Breakthrough on the Border Dispute between Slovenia and Croatia NEW
European Union Law 5 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 20 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
Slovenian Prime Minister Borut Pahor has announced that the negotiations on the settlement of the border dispute between Slovenia and Croatia would resume with EU mediation. He also said that the Slovenian government would propose to the parliament t...
Good news from Slovenia and Croatia NEW
EU Minister's Blog 5 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 10 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
This friday the Slovenian Prime Minister announced that Slovenia will lift its veto against EU accession of Croatia over the two countries’ dispute on the border in the Adriatic Sea. Talks on settling the dispute will, however, continue with in...
Slowenien und Kroatien in Grenzkonflikt einig – Beitrittsverhandlungen können wieder aufgenommen werden NEW
Junge Europäische Föderalisten an der Universität Erfurt 5 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 15 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
Jubel in Ljubljana. Die kroatische Ministerpräsidentin Kosor und der slowenische Ministerpräsident Pahor haben am Freitag eine Einigung im Grenzkonflikt bekanntgegeben. Dies stellt ein entscheidener Fortschritt in den Beitrittsverhandlungen Kroatie...
Slowenien und Kroatien haben sich geeinigt NEW
Die Euros 5 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Hour, 51 Minutes ago
Seit Jahren streiten die beiden ehemals jugoslawischen Länder um die Seegrenze in der Bucht von Piran und einen Streifen entlang des Flusses Dragonja. Zwischenzeitlich wurde sogar der frühere finnische Präsident und Kosovo-Beauftragter der UNO, Ma...
Kroatien und Slowenien einigen sich im Grenzstreit NEW
europaeum 5 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 19 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
Es war nur eine kleine Meldung vergangene Woche, die ich, wie beim sprichtwörtlichen Wald vor lauter Bäumen, in der inhaltlichen Leere des Sommerloches zunächst komplett übersehen habe. Es ist aber gleichsam eine Meldung mit wichtiger Botschaft f...
Slovenia | Conflict with Croatia NEW
e-politik.cafebabel 5 Years, 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 11 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
Slovenia's European election campaign missed any European aspects stated an Austrian newspaper. As in other member states, the financial crisis was a big deal. Moreover, unsolved border issues with Croatia dominated, as usual, the discussions. These...
Can Irish protocol be added to Croatian Accession Agreement? NEW
Stanley Crossick 5 Years, 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 11 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Irish Taoiseach (prime minister) Brian Cowen has re-confirmed that the ‘guarantees’ promised by EU leaders at the December summit  “must be legally robust in order to reassure the public about the treaty”. He said: “Whi...