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31th December 2020
FROM CROATIA
A strong earthquake hit central Croatia,destroyed Petrinja, Glina and Sisak
On December 28, 2020, at 6:28 am, there was a strong earthquake with an epicenter near Petrinja (M 5.0) that preceded the devastating earthquake on December 29, 2020, at 12:19, with an epicenter of 5 km southwest of Petrinja (45.4002N, 16.2187E, depth 11.5km), magnitude 6.2 according to Richter (intensity at the epicenter - VIII-IX degrees on the EMS scale). more


16th December 2020
IN ZAGREB
International Conference “The Legacy of Peace – 25 Years of the Dayton-Paris Peace Agreement”
Ignoring the legitimate representation of the three constituent peoples in Bosnia and Herzegovina as defined by the Dayton Peace Accords "would be a serious mistake," Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said....more


16th December 2020
COVID PANDEMIC
The latest vaccination plan in Croatia against Covid
Jutarnji List reports that although the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has announced that approval for the use of Pfizer and BioNTech's coronavirus vaccine could arrive by December 29, the German Bild reports that this could happen as early as December 23. more


12th October 2020.
Policeman Shot on St Marks Square in Zagreb

Policeman shot on St Marks Square in Zagreb just after 8 am this morning. As of 8.35 am, the perpetrator was still on the run. more


7th October 2020
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Croatia
On Friday, October 2nd, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Dubrovnik in Croatia. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held meetings in Dubrovnik with Croatia's Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic, Foreign Minister Gordan Grlic Radman and was joined by the U.S. Ambassador to Croatia Bob Kohorst. more


10th September 2020
ISTRIAN WINEMAKERS SATISFIED
The General Court of the EU rejected Slovenia’s lawsuit against Croatia for Teran wine
The General Court of the EU on Wednesday rejected Slovenia’s lawsuit against the European Commission in which it asked that a decision under which Croatian winemakers could use the name teran be quashed.more


6th September 2020.
CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC
Anti-COVID Freedom festival hold in Zagreb
Hundreds of people rallied in Zagreb's main square at 5 p.m. on Saturday for the anti-COVID Freedom Festival protest in response to coronavirus prevention measures. more


6th September 2020.
CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC
PM Plenkovic announces continued companies support
Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic has said that the Croatian Employment Service (HZZ) will on Monday adopt decisions to continue measures designed to help the economic sector hit by the coronavirus crisis, including those designed to keep jobs and ensure liquidity and COVID-19 loans. more

26th August 2020.
TOURISM IN CROATIA
Brnjac: Croatia recognised as safe destination
Minister Nikolina Brnjac on Monday stated that the tourism sector was well prepared for the situation caused by the coronavirus and that the good tourism results, and government and crisis response team's measures had resulted in Croatia being recognised as a safe destination.more


5th August 2020.
CROATIAN NATIONAL HOLIDAY
Victory &Homland thanksgiving
day, Croatian Veterans Day

Any innocent victim of the war, be they of Croat, Serb or any other ethnicity, deserves respect, Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said at a ceremony marking the 25th anniversary of Operation Storm in Knin on Wednesday.more


4th August 2020.
25th ANNIVERSARY
Silver Coins to mark the 25th anniversary of the Bljesak & Oluja military operations
The Croatian National Bank has issued commemorative silver coins to mark the 25th anniversary of operations Bljesak & Oluja.  more



4th August 2020.
25th ANNIVERSARY (VIDEO)
Luka Misetic: Why Did "Krajina" Serbs leave during Croatia's Operation Storm?
On the 25th anniversary of Croatia's Operation Storm, general Ante Gotovina's lawyer Luka Mišetić explains why "Krajina" Serbs left during Operation Storm,why one decision by General Ante Gotovina changed history, and why a little village called Otrić was critical to Croatia's victory. more



24th July 2020.
IN THE CROATIAN PARLIAMENT
Voted confidence in the new Croatian government
After a debate that lasted the whole day, the Croatian 151-seat parliament on Thursday evening gave a vote of confidence in Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic and his second cabinet. more



22th July 2020.
Constituted the 10-th Croatian parliament

The founding meeting of the new, 10th parliament began on Wednesday morning with the election of Gordan Jandrokovic as the speaker of this 151-seat legislature. more


16th July 2020.
Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic forms new government
President Zoran Milanovic on Thursday named Andrej Plenkovic Prime Minister-designate after Plenkovic presented him with the signatures of 76 newly-elected parliamentary deputies who supported him as the next premier. more



7th July 2020.
CROATIAN PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS 2020.
HDZ won, SDP with the coalition lost election
The Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) has scored a convincing victory in Sunday’s parliamentary election, winning 66 seats, while the Social Democratic Party-led Restart Coalition has won 41, the State Election Commission said in the early hours of Monday after processing 96.01% of polling stations. more


 

10th April 2020.
EASTER
The Croatian Prime Minister sent a congratulatory message to Croatian Catholic believers
On Saturday the Croatian Prime Minister issued his Easter greeting to the Croatian faithful who celebrate Easter according to the Gregorian calendar.more



10th April 2020.
CORONA VIRUS IN CROATIA
Croatia enters critical COVID-19 period
Croatian Institute of Public Health director Krunoslav Capak said on Friday that Croatia had entered a critical period of the COVID-19 epidemic when it was necessary to carefully consider measures regarding Easter visits and greetings. more


6th March 2020.
NATIONAL SECURITY
National Security Council Discusses Migrant Movements
ZAGREB : During a meeting of the National Security Council on Thursday, the chiefs of security and intelligence agencies and the interior minister presented data on migrant movements, briefed on activities by Croatia's police in protecting the state border, and discussed the possibility of providing support to the police.
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18th February 2020.
INAUGURATION
Zoran Milanovic inaugurated as Croatian president
Zoran Milanovic has been sworn in as the fifth President of Croatia at a low-key ceremony on Tuesday in the President’s Office in Zagreb’s Pantovcak neighbourhood and not in Saint Mark’s Square as has been the tradition so far. more

07th January 2020.
CROATIAN PRESIDENCY OF THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION
EC Delegation to Visit Croatia on January 9 for Beginning of Its EU Presidency
The beginning of Croatia's presidency of the Council of the European Union will be officially marked in Zagreb next week, when the entire European Commission, led by President Ursula von der Leyen, as well as European Council President Charles Michel, will visit Zagreb. more


06 th January 2020.
PRESIDENTAL ELECTION
Zoran Milanović is new Croatian President
After over 99% of the votes (over 2 million) were counted, Zoran Milanović had won 52.70%  in Sunday’s presidential election runoff against incumbent Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic (47.30%) to become the second president to have been officially nominated by the Social Democratic Party (SDP). more




22th November 2019.
EPP CONGRESS IN ZAGREB
Merkel Supports Croatia's Efforts in Protecting EU External Borders
The perspective of a country safeguarding the European Union's external borders differs from the perspective of member-states in the heart of the Schengen Area, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday in Zagreb, where she arrived for a European People's Party (EPP) congress. more


15th November 2019.
THE GOVERNMENT DECIDED
The Croatian presidential election will take place on December 22nd
The Croatian government has announced that the nation will hold its presidential election on December 22, 2019.  more


14th November 2019.
WON TWO OSCARS
Croatian fim producer Branko Lustig died
Croatian film producer Branko Lustig (87 years old) , best known for winning Academy Awards for Best Picture for Schindler’s List and Gladiator, has passed away in Zagreb this morning aged 87, Jutarnji list reports. more


12th November 2019.
CROATIAN PRESIDENTAL ELECTIONC
Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović presents her election platform under the slogan " because Croatia knows," and "Optimism for Croatia."
"Without you, my dear people, and without the support of Croatian citizens I would not be the president today. I am grateful to the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) for nominating me and I firmly believe that all HDZ members want me to be a factor of gathering and joining, a boost to new Croatian unity," the president said. more


26th December 2019.
THE CHRISTMAS
President of the Republic’s Christmas Greetings
Christmas bears the gifts of goodwill, generosity and love for our neighbour; inspiring with serenity, invoking optimism and arousing a community spirit. more



19th October 2019.
CROATIAN HERITAGE
UNESCO protection lipizzaner horses
The Lipizzaner is a breed of horse associated with Croatia. They are the symbol of the eastern town of Lipik were the famous Lipik Lipizzaner stud farm is located.
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19th September 2019.
MATCH TO REMEMBER
Dinamo beat Atalanta in Zagreb with a score of 4:0
Croatian champions Dinamo Zagreb have opened their UEFA Champions League campaign with a big 4-0 victory over Italian club Atalanta in the Croatian capital on Wednesday night.
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16th August 2019.
POLITICS
Prime minister Andrej Plenković about about party nominations
In his comments on some of lawmakers changing the party allegiance, Prime Minister and Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) leader Andrej Plenković said on Friday that one should care about who is put on election slates of parties
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16th August 2019.
MARIJA BISTRICA MARIAN SHRINE
Feast of the Assumption celebrated in Croatia
The Archbishop of Zagreb, Cardinal Josip Bozanić, on Thursday served Mass in the Marian shrine of Marija Bistrica on the occasion of the Feast of the Assumption, saying that the feast was a holiday of Christian joy, hope and future and that the Croatian Christian identity was deeply marked by Marian devotion.
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16th August 2019.
ECONOMY
Croatia Taking Precautionary Measures Due to African Swine Fever in Serbia
Following the confirmation made by Serbia of the occurrence of African swine fever in some of pig farms in that country, Croatia's Agriculture Ministry on Wednesday called on pig farmers to strictly comply with preventive measures against this viral disease of pigs and wild boars
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27th June,2019.
Croatian Minister Marija Burić is new Secretary General of the Council of Europe
At the beginning of his cabinet meeting on Thursday morning, Prime Minister Andrej Plenković again extended his congratulations to Foreign and European Affairs Minister Marija Pejčinović Burić on her election as the 14th secretary general of the Council of Europe.
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17th June ,2019
Croatian president Kolinda Grabar Kitarović about presidential election
Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović said on Saturday that there was too much talk about elections and election campaigning.
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10th May 2019
BUSINESS
G2.5 Conference will be held under the auspices of the President of the Republic of Croatia
This year's G2.5. conference,  "Building Business Bridges," will be held under the auspices of the President of the Republic of Croatia, Kolinda Grabar - Kitarović.
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