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April 16, 2013
The President of the European People’s Party has congratulated the election victory of the CDU party.
The President of the European People’s Party (EPP),Wilfried Martens, has congratulated the election victory of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ), a member party of the EPP. Yesterday's poll was the first European election that took place in Croatia, ahead of the country’s formal EU accession on 1 July 2013. The HDZ list scored nearly 33% of votes and 6 out of the 12 seats in the European arliament. MORE
Croatian President about Slovenia's ratification of the EU agreements.
Croatian president Ivo Josipovic on Saturday advocated putting an end to everyday media polemics about the case of Ljubljanska Banka and Slovenia's ratification of Croatia's European Union accession treaty, saying the matter should be left to the two countries' governments and that he was confident of a positive outcome and good relations with Slovenia.
WORLD MEN'S HANDBALL CHAMPIONSHIP
Croatia wins bronze!
Croatia won the bronze in the 2013 World Men's Handball Championship after defeating Slovenia 31:26 (14:13) in Barcelona on Saturday.This was the Croatian team's fifth world championship medal and the first bronze since the 2001 gold and the silver won in 1995, 2005 and 2009.
The final is played on Sunday by Spain and Denmark.
The Festival "Welcom Croatia" in London
Croatia is at the heart of Europe and has a history and culture going back thousands of years. It is also a place where exciting new things happen.But Croatia is not known in the UK for much more than sun and sea, and for its sports stars. The Welcome Croatia festival in 2013 aims to change that. The increased media and public interest in the UK about Croatia as it joins the EU will provide a unique opportunity for a festival to ‘put Croatia on the map’. more
HIGHER VAT RATE
VAT 5 per cent for bread, milk products from Jan 1st
ZAGREB: The imposition of a 5 per cent value added tax on January 1 will most probably lead to an increase in the prices of bread and the basic pastries by that amount, adjustments will likely be made to milk prices as well, but the decision is up to each bakery and dairy company, the Zitozajednica and Croatiastocar farming associations have recently said, while retail chains say are still talking with suppliers and hope the prices of the most important products will not go up for now.
June 6, 2013.
ECO HOTEL IN THE MIDDLE DALMATIA IN CROATIA
Welcome to the “VILLA ANDREA” Boutique Hotel in Tucepi, Croatia!
The beginnings of the Hotel Villa Andrea – this story is about a piece of paradise on the coast of the Adriatic Sea where you can hear the noise of waves and the twitter of birds. The view stretching over the open sea catches the islands of Brac and Hvar in the distance and is filled with heavenly pleasures. This is why the owner of the hotel, Mr. David Cain, wishes to share that piece of paradise with his guests by providing them with a top facility where they will get high quality service and where, most of all, they will feel just like at home. (more)
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May 14, 2013.
US Senate Resolution 131 is introduced recommending designation of a Presidential Special Envoy to the Balkans to evaluate the successes and shortcomings of the Dayton Peace Accords in Bosnia and Herzegovina and to provide policy recommendations to the US Congress
January 14, 2012
press release: NFCACF
Acceptance Speech of Edward A. Andrus Upon Receiving the ‘Order of Stjepan Radic’ Medal from Republic of Croatia at the Croatian Embassy in Washington DC on December 5, 2012
Ambassador Paro, I am honored to accept this award, and I do so on behalf of the NFCA/NFCACF, our Croatian American member organizations throughout the US – including the Croatian Fraternal Union - as well as our individual members. more
Hrvatska u mom Srcu – Croatia in my heart and Vox Croatica
The radio program Croacia en mi Corazón - Hrvatska u mom Srcu – (Croatia in my heart) is conducted by Mr. Jure Papac. The program, in Spanish and Croatian, is broadcast by Radio Amplitud AM 660 from Buenos Aires live on Saturdays from 13:00 to 15:00 (Argentine time).
The program can be heard during the following week in www.voxcroatica.net. The program is re-transmitted several times during the week on our Internet radio, along with other Croatian material.
The Internet radio Vox Croatica transmits day and night, every week, in several languages.
Joza Vrljičak, Editor in Chief,
Studia Croatica and Vox Croatica
Resolution 131 - Senator Begich
May 28, 2013
Dear Senator Begich,
Thank your for submitting the S. Resolution 131 to the Committee on Foreign Relations dealing with the implementation of the Dayton Peace Accords in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). As a Croatian born in BiH, an American citizen, and a historian, I greatly appreciate your concerns for the fate of Bosnia and Herzegovina, its peoples and individuals, especially for the precarious situation in which the Croats in BiH find themselves.(more)
March 4th, 2013.
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
INTERNATIONAL MOTHER LANGUAGE DAY DECLARATION
International Mother Language Day is observed on February 21. This day was formally recognized by the United Nations General Assembly in 2008; and it has been observed worldwide since 1999. On February 21, 2013, the Croatian Cultural Association (TROPLET) of Bosnia and Hercegovina issued the following statement.
April 4, 2013.
MULTINATIONAL CORPS NORTHEAST
Crystal Eagle 2013.
Multinational Corps Northeast conducts a huge multinational Crystal Eagle 2013 exercise to introduce predicted key challenges for the ISAF mission in Afghanistan in 2014 to the training units. Some of them, including Multinational Corps Northeast itself, will enter the mission area in just a couple of months.
Crystal Eagle 2013, with about 1,400 participants from 19 countries, and more than 30 commands, organisations and agencies represented, is the biggest training undertaking of Szczecin-based Multinational Corps Northeast in 2013. Held on request of Germany, the exercise has generated great interest among the Corps’ nations, partnering organisations and even countries outside NATO, such as Austria. It will be conducted at the Army Warfighting Simulation Centre in Wildflecken, Germany, from 15 to 26 April 2013.
April 4, 2013.
President Grossruck applauds historic UN Arms Trade Treaty vote
COPENHAGEN, 3 April 2013 – Yesterday’s historic UN vote adopting the Arms Trade Treaty is an important step towards building genuine security in the OSCE area and across the world, OSCE Parliamentary Assembly President Wolfgang Grossruck said today. (MORE)
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