Croatia

Croatia to hold runoff presidential vote after heated first round

Current right-wing president Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic to try and fend off left-wing challenger Zoran Milanovic, ex-PM.

Croatia to hold runoff presidential vote after heated first round

Croatia

Preliminary results show Milanovic leads Croatia presidential run

Socialist Democrats candidate Zoran Milanovic leading presidential race with 30.8 percent of the vote.

Preliminary results show Milanovic leads Croatia presidential run

Croatia

Croatia to pick new president in three-way race

The vote comes at a key time as Croatia is set to assume the six-month rotating EU presidency on January 1.

Croatia to pick new president in three-way race

Human Rights

Two Nigerian students stuck in Bosnian migrant camp

Two students visiting Croatia say they were wrongly suspected of undocumented migration and kicked out of the country.

Croatia 'wrongly deports' Nigerian table tennis players to Bosnia

Inside Story

Is NATO still relevant?

Divisions threaten to overshadow 70th birthday celebrations of world's largest military alliance.

Opinion

Why Macron's remarks on Bosnia are dangerous

Portrayals of Bosnia as a source of 'Islamic threat' echo anti-Muslim narratives that led to the genocide of the 1990s.

Riada Asimovic Akyol

by Riada Asimovic Akyol

Riada Asimovic Akyol

People & Power

Europe's Tourism Overload

Is mass tourism causing irreparable damage to some of Europe's most beautiful locations?

Islamophobia

'Large increase in anti-Bosnian, anti-Muslim bigotry': Report

Serb and Croat politicians are increasingly using Islamophobic rhetoric with aim of dividing Bosnia, says new report.

'Large increase in anti-Bosnian, anti-Muslim bigotry': Report

Opinion

China enters the Balkans

Can Beijing leverage its investments to become another major player in the region?

Dimitar Bechev

by Dimitar Bechev

Dimitar Bechev

Croatia

Injured migrants allege Croatian police brutality, pushback

Croatian police denies claims they used force against 18 people who were allegedly beaten while trying to cross into EU.

Injured migrants allege Croatian police brutality, pushback

NATO

Bosnia as the new 'battleground' between NATO and Russia

Russia has been undermining Bosnia's stability to keep the country out of NATO, analysts say.

Bosnia as the new 'battleground' between NATO and Russia

European Elections 2019

Merkel: No knowledge of nationalist song played at Croatia rally

Critics say German chancellor should confront Croatian HDZ party's 'irredentist' agenda shown at EU election rally.

Merkel: No knowledge of nationalist song played at Croatia rally

Bosnia

Bosnians deported from Croatia for 'refusing to spy on Muslims'

Citizens and politicians say Croatian intelligence label Bosnians who do not collaborate as national security threats.

Bosnians deported from Croatia for 'refusing to spy on Muslims'

Weather

Storms batter coastal cities of Croatia

Gale-force winds topple trees, cause power cuts and damage buildings along the Adriatic coastline.

Storms batter coastal cities of Croatia