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Croatia: My right to breathe, to sneeze, to walk, to move – this is my human freedom, says Milanovic

The President of the Republic of Croatia Zoran Milanovi mori participated in a forum entitled “Human Rights in the Coronavirus Crisis” held at the Faculty of Law in Zagreb. He stated that the intervention in the intimate field of human freedoms required a decision of the Parliament, which he would leave to have, if he…

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Croatia: Emigration raises level of corruption, expert says

The emigration of Croatian citizens, in addition to having incalculable consequences for the country’s pension, education and health care system, has also led to an increase in corruption in Croatia, the Večernji List newspaper reported on Tuesday, citing a study by Tado Jurić, a political scientist and historian from the Croatian Catholic University. The study…

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Croatia: National airline in dispute with Ryanair

Croatia Airlines is awaiting the EU General Court ruling that will determine whether the European Commission’s decision to approve a 11.7m-euro state injection into the company last year was in line with block rules. The case, filed by Ryanair, is likely to be finalized during the third quarter. The budget airline has filed similar complaints…

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Slovenia: United Group will combine Telemach Slovenia and Telemach Croatia

Netherlands-based multi-game and media provider United Group is combining Telemach Slovenia and Telemach Croatia into a single business group, managed by Telemach Slovenia CEO Adrian Ježina, she said. For the United Group, with Croatia on its way to becoming a fully converged market for the United Group and Slovenia already fully converged and growing in…

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EURO 2020: Turkey, Croatia and Northern Macedonia started with losses

The three Balkan countries failed in their first matches at EURO 2020, as Turkey lost 3-0 to Italy, Croatia 1-0 to England and Northern Macedonia 3-1 to Austria. Turkey-Italy Italy scored three goals in an EURO match for the first time in their history as they defeated Turkey in the opening match of UEFA EURO…

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Croatia: 200m-euro loan aimed at supporting businesses hit by Covid-19 crisis and earthquakes

The World Bank and the Croatian Bank for Reconstruction and Development (HBOR) on Friday signed a EUR 200m Loan Agreement for the HEAL Croatia (Enterprise Assistance to Achieve Liquidity) Project, intended as support for businesses affected by the corona crisis and 2020 earthquakes A press release issued by the WB and HBOR reads that “the…

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EURO 2020: Starts today with the participation of Turkey, Croatia and Northern Macedonia

With the participation of the three Balkan countries, Turkey, Croatia and Northern Macedonia, EURO 2020 starts today, with a one-year delay due to the coronavirus pandemic. EURO 2020, is the 16th UEFA European Football Championship, which includes 24 teams and will be held in 12 cities and 12 different European countries, while VAR will be…

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Croatia: Footballers will not fall to their knees in EURO 2020 matches

Regarding kneeling in the EURO 2020 matches, the Croatian Football Federation issued a statement on Thursday. Prior to the warm-up match in Brussels on Sunday, Croatia stood and watched the Belgian players take a knee, this immediately led to media reports, especially in England, where Gareth Southgate players have pledged to take a knee in…

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Croatia: Police arrest judges

Three judges in the northern Croatian town of Osijek were arrested on Wednesday for corruption on charges by football club head Dinamo Zdravko Mamic. According to media reports, the arrests of three Osijek judges confirmed the anti-corruption team and police, without revealing the identities of the suspects. The first information says that the police have…

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Croatia: INA and MOL want to increase presence in the Slovenian market

INA and MOL reached an agreement to buy a 92.25% stake in OMV in OMV Slovenija doo The transaction involves 120 service stations throughout Slovenia and the wholesale business as well. INA already holds a 7.75% stake in OMV Slovenija doo and in accordance with the agreement INA will increase its stake from the current…

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Croatia: Further easing of measures is possible, but it all depends on the level of vaccination

Croatian epidemiologist Branko Kolarić said that, following the epidemiological situation, in nursing homes and the sick, the 15-minute visit limit to older and sicker hospital users could be lifted if the visitor was vaccinated. “The only thing left of the restrictive measures at home is if the user is not vaccinated, and he was in…

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Croatia member of the Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization-UNWTO 2021-2025

At the meeting of the Commission for Europe of the World Tourism Organization-UNWTO in Athens, Croatia was elected a member of the Executive Council of the organization for the period 2021-2025, which the Minister of Tourism and Sports Nikolina Brnjac assessed as a confirmation of the value of Croatia as a destination and leader in…

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Croatia: EC Sees Low Growth Potential as Big Problem for Recovery

The funds made available by the European Union’s recovery and sustainability program for Croatia are seen as an opportunity to strengthen its growth potential, which is still low and as such is a barrier to capturing richer economies. said the European Commission. Vulnerabilities are linked to government and private and external debt in the context…

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Croatia facilitates entry for citizens of EU and Schengen countries

Croatia’s Civil Protection Headquarters took a decision Wednesday to ease border entry measures for citizens of European Union and Schengen member states. With the new decision, EU citizens and citizens of Schengen member states will be able to enter Croatia with a shot vaccine if the dose was taken more than 22 days ago, the…

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Croatia: PM rejects initiative to remove health minister

The Prime Minister of Croatia, Andrej Plenković, and the Minister of Health, Vili Beroš, participated today in the Croatian Parliament in the debate on the issue of trust in the Minister of Health, which was initiated by the opposition MPs. In his introductory speech, Prime Minister Plenković noted that this was an initiative of a…

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Croatia: Tomašević wins elections in Zagreb

Tomislav Tomašević (Možemo!), Won the elections for mayor of Zagreb, Ivica Puljak (Center) won in Split, Marko Filipović (Social Democratic Party) won in Rijeka and Ivan Radi that of the Croatian Democratic Union won in Osijek. Ballots from all polling stations in Zagreb have been counted and according to official information, the Tomislav Tomaševi coalition…

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Croatia will provide 12 multi-role French fighter jets

The Croatian government adopted at its session on Friday a Decision on the Procurement of Multirole Fighter Aircraft (MRFA). Unofficially, the price for the whole package is around 999 million EUR. The government assessed that France’s offer was the best and decided to procure 12 multi-role Rafale fighter aircraft (10 single-seat and 2 double-seat aircraft).…

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Croatia: Grlić Radman attends Gymnich meeting

Foreign and European Affairs Minister Gordan Grlić Radman addressed the media ahead of an informal meeting of EU foreign ministers (Gymnich), outlining the topics on the agenda. “We will discuss strengthening the political and economic partnership with Africa. It’s in our strategic interest. We want to work with our African partners and help them deal…