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WorldViews: Croatia just canceled the debts of its poorest citizens
"We assess that this measure will be applicable to some 60,000 citizens," Deputy Prime Minister Milanka Opacic was quoted as saying.(1/31/2015 5:00:00 AM)
Croatia seeks to freeze Swiss franc's rate
Croatia wants to help borrowers affected by the surging value of the Swiss franc by fixing its exchange rate against the local currency for one year, Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic said on Monday. "I decided that the government will send to parliament amendments to the Consumer Loan Act that would fix the Swiss franc rate at 6.39 kunas (0.83 euros, $0.96) as it was before the franc's dramatic ...(1/19/2015 4:35:27 PM)
Top UN court to rule in Croatia, Serbia genocide claims
THE HAGUE, Netherlands – The UN's highest International Court of Justice on Tuesday, February 3, hands down its ruling in a long-running genocide case that could reopen old wounds between former foes Croatia and Serbia. Zagreb in 1999 dragged Belgrade before the ICJ on genocide charges relating to Croatia's war ...(1/31/2015 10:02:31 PM)
Conservative set to become Croatia first woman president
Opposition conservative Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic was set to become Croatia's first female president Sunday after winning a runoff vote with a pledge to kickstart the country's ailing economy, exit polls showed. Grabar-Kitarovic, a 46-year-old ex-foreign minister and former NATO official, had 51.4 percent of the vote, according to exit polls released by state-run HRT television after Sunday's run ...(1/11/2015 2:35:57 PM)
Croatia elects first woman president after tight vote
Opposition challenger Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic was elected Croatia's first female president on Sunday, narrowly winning a tight run-off vote with a pledge to kickstart the EU country's ailing economy. Her rival, centre-left incumbent Ivo Josipovic, garnered 49.6 percent of the vote, results released by the electoral commission showed. "Grabar-Kitarovic won in a democratic battle and I ...(1/11/2015 7:05:25 PM)
Conservative wins Croatia presidential vote by slight margin
A conservative populist become Croatia's first female president Sunday after beating the center-left incumbent in a runoff election amid deep discontent over economic woes in the European Union's newest ...(1/11/2015 5:02:32 PM)
PREVIEW Top UN court set to rule on Croatia-Serbia genocide charges By Annette Birschell and Boris Babic, dpa
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Croatia freezes Swiss franc's rate for a year
Croatian lawmakers Friday fixed the Swiss franc's rate for loans for one year at the level it was before the currency's shocking surge last week, in a bid to help 60,000 struggling borrowers in Croatia. The banks were to bear the costs estimated by the Croatian Central Bank (HNB) at some 52 million euros. The amendments had been proposed by Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic's centre-left government ...(1/23/2015 1:56:32 PM)
Croatia writes off debts for poorest citizens
Europe sees major cancellation of debt in unprecedented move - but it's not in Greece(2/1/2015 6:16:06 AM)
Croatia set for surprisingly close presidential vote
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A liberal incumbent and a conservative rival are heading into a surprisingly close showdown in Croatia's presidential runoff — held amid deep discontent over economic woes in the European Union's newest member.(1/10/2015 2:12:47 AM)
Source: Yahoo