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Belarus opposition leader in Slovenia before EU presidency

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — The exiled Belarusian opposition leader on Monday called for sustained international focus on the struggle for democracy in her country against long-ruling authoritarian Pre...

Senior UN migration official visits migrant camps in Bosnia

BIHAC, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — A senior U.N. migration official visiting Bosnia on Wednesday called for an end to abuse against migrants and refugees trying to cross borders in search of a better fu...

Quake-ravaged part of Croatia sees gaping sinkholes emerge

MECENCANI, Croatia (AP) — After the deadly earthquake came the sinkholes. A central Croatian region about 40 kilometers (25 miles) southwest of the capital, Zagreb, is pocked with r...

Thousands rally in Croatia as pandemic rules hurt businesses

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A Croatian man who was detained for opening his gym in defiance of anti-virus rules has become a symbol of resistance for thousands of small business owners who rallied on Wedne...

Croatia marks 1995 blitz; Serb politician there for 1st time

KNIN, Croatia (AP) — Croatia marked the 25th anniversary of a victorious military offensive against rebel Serbs with an ethnic Serb politician attending the annual ceremony for the first time Wednesda...

Croatian charity offers help as lives turn during outbreak

PULA, Croatia (AP) — Winding stone streets, usually packed with tourists, silent as a graveyard. Restaurants closed. Beaches deserted. Hotels bolted shut. When Europe locked down in ...

Croatia's Dubrovnik, home to ancient quarantine facilities

DUBROVNIK, Croatia (AP) — Just outside the majestic walls of Croatia’s medieval citadel city of Dubrovnik lies a cluster of small stone houses, the Lazarettos of Dubrovnik, best known as an art and cl...

Outrage in Croatia after effigy burned of same-sex couple

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia's president and government joined activists Monday in expressing outrage at the burning during a carnival of an effigy showing a same-sex couple with their child. ...

Croatia's ruling conservatives to analyze loss of presidency

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia's ruling conservatives said Monday they will analyze why their candidate lost a presidential election to a leftist challenger in order to prevent this from happening aga...

EU chair Croatia votes in tight presidential runoff

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Voters in Croatia on Sunday cast ballots to choose a new president in a fiercely contested runoff race, with a liberal opposition candidate challenging the conservative incumben...

Messy start: Croatia to elect new leader amid EU presidency

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia's bitterly contested presidential race is headed for a runoff this weekend to decide whether a conservative or a liberal will become the new head of state while the coun...

Lawyer: Convicted Croat general might have planned death

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — The lawyer for a Croatian former general who died after apparently swallowing cyanide at a war crimes hearing in the Netherlands says that looking back at his actions, he might ...

Croat general performs ultimate act at war crimes trial

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Slobodan Praljak, a former film and theater director turned wartime general, was always known for theatrics. So, when the former Bosnian Croat military command...

How far can you go with English? Just ask Melania Trump

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — How far can you get with a little bit of a foreign language? According to billboards in the Croatian capital of Zagreb, just ask Melania Trump. A private langu...

Pope to first lady: what are you feeding Trump?

BIZELJSKO, Slovenia (AP) — Thanks to Pope Francis and the U.S. first lady, a traditional Slovenian dish is hitting the headlines. As Melania Trump approached and shook hands with the...