Croatia en Croatia catches the protest bug <p> While the groups organizing Croatia&#39;s protests don&#39;t have a unified message, the crowds agree they want a new government.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arab Spring Croatia Former Yugoslavia Europe Politics Global Economy Thu, 17 Mar 2011 18:35:18 +0000 Phil Cain 5631396 at Is the EU losing its luster? <p> As the debt crisis keeps the EU in the headlines, Euro-skepticism grows in Croatia and Turkey.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Croatia euro zone crisis European Union Debt Crisis Europe Politics Turkey Sun, 10 Apr 2011 11:39:12 +0000 Snjezana Vukic 5636581 at Croatia signs treaty to join European Union <p> &ldquo;Croatia had to overcome war to join the European Union, and that is not only a Croatian triumph, but the triumph of European peacemaking,&rdquo; Croatian President Ivo Josipovic said, Bloomberg Businessweek reported.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Croatia European Union Montenegro Serbia Europe Fri, 09 Dec 2011 22:12:20 +0000 Samantha Stainburn 5683873 at Croats vote 2-1 to join EU in 2013 (UPDATES) Croats voted by a two-to-one margin on Sunday to join the European Union in 2013, according to near-complete results from a nationwide referendum. <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Croatia Europe Europe Sun, 22 Jan 2012 12:41:00 +0000 Luke Browne 5688384 at Croatia votes yes to EU membership <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Nation at the heart of Balkan wars will become 28th member of EU this year </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Michael Goldfarb </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Croatia is a nation born in blood. 20 years ago, as former Yugoslavia broke up it was the site of the first modern Balkan war. Later it was a key player in the second Balkan war, the one in Bosnia-Herzegovina.</p> <p> Croatia had for years made no secret of wanting to join the EU but the union&#39;s recent troubles, particularly in the euro zone core, was expected to make yesterday&#39;s referendum a close-run thing.</p> <p> It wasn&#39;t.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Balkan Wars Croatia Duetsche Welle EU Hans Dietrich Genscher Home Regions Zagreb Europe Germany Europa GlobalPost Blogs Mon, 23 Jan 2012 08:51:17 +0000 Michael Goldfarb 5688436 at 8 killed as Czech bus crashes in Croatia The cause of the crash is still under investigation, but local media said the bus hit a road barrier, turned over and smashed into a concrete fence on the opposite side of the road.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Croatia Czech Republic Sat, 23 Jun 2012 15:53:54 +0000 Jill Langlois 5709149 at From the Dept. of Love Stinks: Broken hearts, on exhibit <p>ZAGREB &mdash; A German husband and wife divorce after 13 years of marriage before moving to different countries. To help her cope, he allows her to keep their dog. Later, she sends him a light she would attach to the dog&rsquo;s collar to ensure it wouldn&rsquo;t get lost on dark winter evenings. Then she commits suicide. That&rsquo;s all that&rsquo;s known about the couple from a note accompanying the light, now one of the most poignant displays in the Museum of Broken Relationships.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Croatia Travel/Tourism Entertainment Want to Know Europe Thu, 10 Oct 2013 04:32:00 +0000 Jose Miguel Calatayud 5956323 at