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Croatia: United Airlines launches direct flight from Dubrovnik to New York

United Airlines will launch the New York-Dubrovnik-New York route in July this year, according to reports from the Croatia Aviation website, which adds that the route to Dubrovnik will operate from New York, and in particular the International Airport. Newark Liberty of the three airports serving New York City (along with LaGuardia and John F.…

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Grlić Radman: Croatia opposes any change in BiH borders

Croatian Foreign Minister Gordan Grlic Radman said Sunday that Croatia is not running away from unresolved issues in its relations with Bosnia and Herzegovina, as it opposes the restoration of Balkan borders. “Croatia wants to address them [the issues] “as he sincerely wants to help maintain the stability of this country and its Euro-Atlantic path,”…

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Croatia: Entrepreneurs Propose Targeted Actions to Boost Private Sector Recovery

The Glas Poduzetnika Association (UGP), also known as the Economic Council of Croatia, announced the review of the current National Recovery and Sustainability Plan at a press conference aimed at bringing the government’s attention to the urgent situation in Croatia that could significantly affect the economy. and the society of the country as a whole.…

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Grlić Radman: Croatia supports BiH’s territorial integrity

Croatian Foreign and European Affairs Minister Gordan Grlic Radman and Bosnia and Herzegovina Foreign Minister Bisera Turkovic agreed in Sarajevo on Wednesday to strengthen co-operation between the two countries and gradually address outstanding issues. They also underlined that good neighborly relations had no alternative. The Croatian Ministry of European and Foreign Affairs noted in a…

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Croatia: More details come to light regarding 585kg cocaine bust in Ploče port

In late March this year, Croatian police seized 585kg of cocaine in the port of Ploce, which is considered to be the largest bust of the drug ring in the country to date. The criminal investigation is still ongoing and police say the drugs were not destined for the Croatian market but would probably be…

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Croatia: Zagreb to co-finance Covid-19 testing of tourists on certain days

Foreign tourists who will spend at least one night in Zagreb can be tested for Covid-19 on Saturday, Sunday, holidays and non-working days at half price, said Zagreb Tourist Board (TZGZ) director Martina Bienenfeld. She added that during the first weekend of program implementation (April 10th and 11th), about twenty foreign tourists were tested. TZGZ…

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Croatia: Four students create a device that can save the sea

Four students from the Croatian city of Split have designed a device for cleaning microplastics from the sea which, unlike other devices, is remote controlled and can move. Croatian media report that students Antonija Buzov, Petra Kundid, Matej Radić and Andro Rudan have developed a system that can filter seawater and remove microplastics from it,…

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Croatia to set up working group on “green certificates”

The Croatian government will set up a working group with the aim of developing a technical solution for cross-border interactive green digital certificates in Croatia. “Vaccination of employees in the tourism sector begins with the third phase of vaccination. I believe that this will be done very soon, “said Minister of Tourism and Sports Nikolina…

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Croatia: Vaccinations with AstraZeneca continue

Croatian Health Minister Vili Beros said on Thursday that, during yesterday’s videoconference of EU health ministers, it was reiterated that the benefits of the AstraZeneca vaccine outweigh the potential harm, so there is no reason to suspend the vaccination process. There are some countries that have introduced certain restrictions, however most support the use of…

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Croatia: Former Janaf CEO re-qualified

Dragan Kovačević, the former CEO of the state-owned Janaf oil pipeline operator and suspect in the Janaf corruption case, was arrested again on Wednesday along with three other suspects for accepting bribes to fix work, a source told near the HINA investigation agency. Police confirmed that the criminal investigation conducted by the PNUSKOK anti-corruption police…

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Croatia: UN calls for end to police deportation of migrants

The United Nations reports that Croatian police continue to push back migrants crossing the border with Bosnia and Herzegovina on their way to Western European countries. The UN mission in BiH called for urgent action to end the violent deportation and collective deportation of migrants, asylum seekers and refugees, including minors, along the Croatian border…

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Croatia: The death of a young girl shakes the country, sheds light on systemic shortcomings

Croatian citizens mourn the death of a severely injured two-and-a-half-year-old girl who died Sunday after being attacked by her mother. Slavonski Brod District Prosecutor Mirela Smital said the indictment against the mother would change and she would be charged with causing grievous bodily harm resulting in the death of the child. The crime carries a…

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Bulgaria and Croatia will further benefit from the EU “solidarity vaccines”

Bulgaria will receive 1,259,728 doses of “solidarity vaccines”, in line with a decision by member state ambassadors on additional doses purchased by the Commission from Pfizer / BioNTech last night. The amount was agreed at a meeting of the Permanent Representatives of the Member States, while the Agreement was proposed by the Portuguese Presidency. These…

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Croatia: Government prepares National Recovery and Resistance Plan

The Croatian government will debate the National Recovery and Resilience Plan, which envisions HRK 49.08 billion worth of projects covering six key areas. Based on the Plan, 54% of that amount will go to projects in the enterprise sector, 15% to education, science and research, 12% to building reconstruction, 10% to public administration and the…

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Croatia: Grlić Radman on an official visit to Egypt

The Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Croatia, Gordan Grlić Radman, is on an official visit to Egypt where he will meet with the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Abdel Fattah El-Sisi. In cooperation with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Hassan Shoukry Selim, Minister Grlić Radman will launch a B2B business forum composed…

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Croatia: Nomad Foods Limited buys Ledo Company

Fortenova Group has sold Nomad Foods Limited to its Frozen Food Business Group consisting of Ledo plus, Ledo litluk and Frikom and several small affiliated companies, the company announced in a statement Monday. Fortenova Group said the transaction value amounted to EUR 615 million on a debt-free basis, with no money, with the completion planned…

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Croatia: Milanovic faces calls for his dismissal as quarrels with political figures continue

After numerous clashes between Croatian President Zoran Milanovic and almost all political institutions in Croatia in the last two days, the highest-ranking representative of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ), Vladimir Jeks, hinted that it was time to consider ousting the President. . On Friday, citing the Italian film “Good, Bad and Ugly”, Milanovic described Prime…

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Croatia: Tourism workers awaiting vaccination

A large percentage of tourism workers in Croatia are awaiting vaccination in the hope that they may have a safer season this year. Slobodna Dalmacija reports that about 70% of respondents from the tourism sector expressed interest in getting vaccinated, according to a survey conducted by the Croatian Chamber of Commerce and the Croatian Tourism…