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Bulldoze or preserve? Croatia ponders fate of notorious prison
By Zoran Radosavljevic GOLI OTOK Croatia (Reuters) - The clear blue waters of the Adriatic and the happy cries of tourists visiting Goli Otok (Barren Island) off Croatia's coast help obscure its dark past as a hard-labour detention camp for political prisoners in formerly communist Yugoslavia. Planners were due to start debating what to do with it on Monday, weighing a pile of proposals from ...(9/14/2014 7:45:43 PM)
Croatia slides towards EU/IMF aid as economy shrinks - Reuters poll
By Igor Ilic ZAGREB (Reuters) - Croatia, the EU's newest member state, is set for a sixth straight year of recession and it may take an international bailout to enforce painful changes needed to make the economy productive, a Reuters poll showed on Monday. Successive governments since 2000 have shunned market reforms and increased spending and debt. But that will become much harder to finance ...(9/15/2014 8:49:03 AM)
2,000 people under threat of floods in Croatia
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatian authorities say about 2,000 people need to be evacuated from fresh floods that have hit the Balkans.(9/13/2014 12:46:32 PM)
Cilic leads Croatia to Davis Cup playoff win, Spain out
(Reuters) - Marin Cilic completed a dream week by steering Croatia into the Davis Cup World Group on Sunday but Spain found themselves out in the wilderness after crashing to defeat in Brazil. Open, Cilic snatched the crucial fifth rubber of Croatia's World Group playoff tie against the Netherlands in Amsterdam, beating Thiemo de Bakker 6-7(4) 6-4 6-2 7-5 to complete a 3-2 victory. "It was ...(9/14/2014 6:19:35 PM)
Lufthansa Technik Wishes Croatia Airlines a Happy 25th Birthday
Lufthansa Technik AG wishes its long-time customer and partner Croatia Airlines a happy 25th birthday. For 22 years the airline has put its trust in the services of Lufthansa Technik, making Croatia Airlines one of its longest-standing and most loyal customers.(9/15/2014 11:20:56 AM)
Bojan Bogdanovic scores 23 to get Croatia to Round of 16
Croatia had a do-or-die game Thursday vs. Puerto Rico. Bojan Bogdanovic made sure the Croatians were headed to Madrid or Barcelona. In three quarters of play, he scored 23 points, 14 of them on free throws as he drove the lane and banged in the post, leading Croatia to an easy 103-82 win.(9/4/2014 2:30:26 PM)
Croatia to Close 3 Billion Euro Highway Deal by February
Croatia will submit conditions for a 3 billion-euro ($3.9 billion) highway operation concession next week and expects to award a contract by February, Transport Minister Sinisa Hajdas Doncic said.(9/10/2014 5:47:24 AM)
Bojan Bogdanovic helps lead Croatia comeback but bid fails at the end
With 24 seconds left --14 on the shot clock-- and Croatia down by two, Bojan Bogdanovic rose from deep behind the three point line, hoping to put his team ahead of France ... and enhance his reputation as "Big Shot Bojan." The shot was off to the left, Boris Diaw grabbed the rebound and after a round of free throws, France defeated Croatia, 69-64 in the knockout round. Croatia is now out of the ...(9/6/2014 2:41:28 PM)
Croatia win Davis Cup playoff, Spain bow out
Marin Cilic completed a dream week by steering Croatia into the Davis Cup World Group on Sunday (today NZ time) but Spain found themselves out in the wilderness after crashing to defeat in Brazil.(9/14/2014 8:25:45 PM)
Heavy rains threaten with floods in central Croatia
Rising water levels on the rivers in central Croatia have forced the beginning of the evacuation of citizens from the suburb areas in the central town of Karlovac, state radio reported on Saturday. Heavy rains that have struck Croatia in the previous three days are now threatening with floods in areas of central Croatia.(9/13/2014 12:10:43 PM)
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