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Croatia left bloc 'wins election'

Monday, December 5th 2011, 1:23

The centre-left opposition Kukuriku bloc is on course for victory in the country's parliamentary elections, partial results indicate.
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Croatia ex-PM denies corruption

Thursday, November 3rd 2011, 12:58

Former Croatian PM Ivo Sanader denies corruption charges over a bank loan, on the first day of his trial.
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Croat held over Tito-era deaths

Wednesday, November 2nd 2011, 12:02

Croatia's first post-independence interior minister is arrested at the age of 89 in connection with mass killings shortly after World War II.
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Croatia postpones ex-PM's trial

Friday, October 28th 2011, 9:25
related countries: Austria Austria

The trial of former Croatian Prime Minister Ivo Sanader for corruption over a loan from an Austrian bank in 1995 is postponed on health grounds.
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Menem cleared of arms smuggling

Tuesday, September 13th 2011, 21:41
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Ecuador Ecuador

Former Argentine President Carlos Menem is formally cleared of involvement in illegal arms sales to Croatia and Ecuador in the 1990s.
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Bolt wins 100m in season's best

Tuesday, September 13th 2011, 19:14
related places: Zagreb

World record holder Usain Bolt runs his fastest 100m of the season to win in 9.85 seconds in Zagreb.
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Croatian ex-PM charged over loan

Wednesday, August 31st 2011, 16:55
related countries: Austria Austria

The authorities in Croatia charge a former Prime Minister, Ivo Sanader, with corruption over a loan he negotiated from an Austrian bank in 1995.
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Vukovar suspect pleads not guilty

Wednesday, August 24th 2011, 13:53
related places: Vukovar

Goran Hadzic, the last major war crimes suspect sought by The Hague, pleads not guilty to crimes committed in Vukovar during the Croatian conflict.
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Chelsea consider fresh Modric bid

Sunday, July 31st 2011, 18:07

Chelsea will decide this week whether they will make a renewed bid to sign Tottenham's Croatian playmaker Luka Modric.
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Serb 'war criminal' declines plea

Monday, July 25th 2011, 16:04

Croatian Serb wartime leader Goran Hadzic refuses to enter a plea on his first appearance at the UN war crimes court at the Hague.
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Austria extradites Croatian ex-PM

Tuesday, July 19th 2011, 11:48
related countries: Austria Austria

Croatia puts its former Prime Minister Ivo Sanader behind bars after his night-time extradition from Austria.
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VIDEO: Vukovar still scarred by Croatian war

Thursday, June 23rd 2011, 19:56
related places: Vukovar

The city of Vukovar still bears the scars of the conflict during the Croatian war of independence.
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Croatia cleared for EU membership

Friday, June 10th 2011, 10:41

Croatia is given the go-ahead to become the 28th member state of the European Union, probably in 2013, after talks on judicial reform are successful.
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Croatia nears EU finishing line

Tuesday, June 7th 2011, 13:15

Croatia is now close to wrapping up its EU entry talks and is on course to become the 28th member state in 2013.
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VIDEO: Thousands attend Pope's Croatian Mass

Sunday, June 5th 2011, 20:53
related places: Zagreb

Pope Benedict XVI has celebrated Mass, focusing on family values, before tens of thousands of people in the Croatian capital, Zagreb.
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In pictures

Sunday, June 5th 2011, 16:56

Crowds turn out to welcome Pope on first trip to Croatia
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Pope celebrates Mass in Croatia

Sunday, June 5th 2011, 16:55

Pope Benedict XVI celebrates Mass with tens of thousands in Croatia before praying at the tomb of a controversial wartime cardinal.
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