World Cup 2018

France celebrates football World Cup victory

France seal second World Cup triumph with a convincing 4-2 win over Croatia in a thrilling final.

World Cup 2018

Fans in Paris, Zagreb revel in thrilling World Cup final

While France fans went home the happiest, crowd gathered in Croatia's capital lauded the team's great show in Moscow.

Fans in Paris, Zagreb revel in thrilling World Cup final

Europe

Croatia vs France: Who will win the 2018 World Cup?

Two teams are preparing to face off in Moscow on Sunday, first-time qualifiers Croatia and France who are hoping to end a 20-year dry spell.

World Cup 2018

Will the Croatians 'have the French for lunch'?

France will be playing in their third final but for Croatia, it is uncharted territory with their maiden appearance.

Hopeful Croatia take on formidable France in World Cup 2018 final

World Cup 2018

2018 World Cup final: Croatia on the brink of history

Croatians hope that their success in the 2018 World Cup will inspire not only future world-class players like midfield-lynchpin Luka Modric, but also investment in the nation's football infrastructure.

World Cup 2018

AFP photographer mobbed by Croatia goal celebration

Photographer Yuri Cortez finds himself at the centre of Croatia's goal celebration in the semi-final against England.

How AFP's Yuri Cortez was mobbed by Croatia's goal celebration

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It's coming home to Zagreb?

Croatia will take on France in the 2018 World Cup final after an extra-time win over England in the semi-final.

World Cup 2018

Not coming home: Croatia shatter England's World Cup dream

An extra-time goal by Mandzukic takes Croatia to its first World Cup final.

Not coming home: Croatia shatter England's World Cup dream

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World Cup 2018: England face Croatia for a place in the final

The 1998 winners France await winners of the second semi-final taking place in Moscow.

World Cup 2018: England face Croatia for a place in the final

Bosnia

Bosnian police block migrants from reaching EU member Croatia

Northwestern border crossing with Croatia briefly closed to prevent about 100 people from entering the European Union.

Bosnian police block migrants from reaching EU member Croatia

Croatia

Croatia rejects extradition of suspect in Hamas engineer killing

Croatia top court blocks extradition of a Bosnian man accused of killing Hamas member Mohammed al-Zawari in Tunisia.

Croatia rejects extradition of suspect in Hamas engineer killing

The Far Right

Thousands attend far-right commemoration in southern Austria

Gathering in Bleiburg commemorates wartime Croatian fascists and civilians amid a counter-protest.

Thousands attend far-right commemoration in southern Austria

The Far Right

Far-right Croats to mourn WWII dead in Austria

Thousands of people are expected to gather in Bleiburg on Saturday to mourn Croatian fascists and others killed in 1945.

Bleiburg: Far-right Croats to mourn WWII dead in Austria

Croatia

Suspect in Hamas engineer assassination arrested in Croatia

Tunisia says Bosnia refused to allow Croatia to hand over suspect accused of killing Hamas member Mohammed al-Zawari.

Suspect in Hamas engineer assassination arrested in Croatia

Croatia

Pitched battle: Croatia's anti-fascist football club

Zagreb 041 hopes to provide an alternative to mainstream football culture, where racism among fans is rife.

Croatia's anti-fascist football club battles far right