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24 Jan 2017, 19:26 PM

The winners of this year's Oscar awards will be taking home a statuette with a special connection to Croatia for the second year in a row.

24 Jan 2017, 15:18 PM

Croatian Prime Minister Plenković is in an official visit to Israel.

24 Jan 2017, 14:16 PM

Domagoj Duvnjak, the best Croatian handball player, spoke to the official website of the 2017 World Championships. Here are his thoughts

24 Jan 2017, 13:57 PM

The successful 2016 tourist season helped bring in 8.1 million air passengers, who mostly arrived to Croatia during the summer months.

24 Jan 2017, 12:26 PM

Main event celebrating the Chinese New Year in Croatia took place at the Vatroslav Lisinski Concert Hall.

24 Jan 2017, 12:22 PM

In a world of lazy journalism, there are still some great pages to follow in Croatian, and few are better than the innovative tourism portal HR Turizam, run by Goran Rihelj, who is not afraid to ask some thought-provoking questions. 

24 Jan 2017, 12:14 PM

Croatia did not face a large number of asylum requests – until now.

24 Jan 2017, 11:05 AM

Zadar quickly expects to open the newly reconstructed Duke's Palace (Kneževe palače), and by summer the reconstruction of palace Cedulin should be completed. There are also plans for the arrangement of the city market, and the reconstruction of squares St. Francis and Three Wells (Trg Sv. France and Trg ti bunara).

24 Jan 2017, 10:45 AM

As part of the activities aimed at reducing pressure on Plitvice Lakes National Park, representatives of UNESCO and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) - who conduct expert evaluations of UNESCO - were part of a reactive monitoring mission initiated by the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Energy in Croatia. The purpose of the mission was to form opinions on the state of the park, as well as to present optimal solutions. 

24 Jan 2017, 09:52 AM

It is the top match of the quarter-finals at France 2017. The 2003 World Champions Croatia face the 2005 and 2013 World Champions Spain for a spot in the semi-final and the ticket to Paris. 

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  • Due to strong wind passenger traffic is allowed only: -on the A1 motorway between Sveti Rok and Posedarje junctions (detour: DC50/DC27 state roads through Gračac and Obrovac), -on the A6 Rijeka-Zagreb motorway between Kikovica and Delnice (detour: DC3 state road), -on the DC8 Adriatic road from Karlobag to Sveta Marija Magdalena, -on the DC54 Maslenica-Zaton Obrovački state road, -on the DC27 Gračac-Zaton Obrovački state road. On the part of the DC8 Adriatic road Senj-Karlobag there is a traffic ban on: doubledeckers, trailers and motorcycles, from Bakar to Senj on the DC8 and on the A7 motorway between Draga and Šmrika junctions on delivery vans and freight vehicles with covered cargo area too. Due to fog visibility is reduced in the central and eastern parts of Croatia as well as in Gorski kotar mountain area - on the A6 Rijeka-Zagreb motorway between Bosiljevo and Ravna Gora junctions. It is occasionally snowing in the area of Zagreb. The roads are wet and very slippery because of low temperatures, especially bridges and viaducts. Rock and land sliding is possible on the DC8 Adriatic road and on the DC1 state road. Drivers are invited to keep distance, to adjust the speed to road conditions and not to start the journey without the winter equipment. During the day difficulties can be expected in roadwork areas. Until 28 January 8am-3pm traffic is occasionally suspended on the DC8 Adriatic road at Rokića part in Šibenik, detour: Vidici junction-Dumbočica tunnel-Dubrava-Meterize junction. Due to winter driving conditions there is a traffic ban on freight vehicles with trailers and all other vehicles have to use the winter equipment on the following roads of Lika mountain area:-DC42 at Poljanak and on the section Josipdol-Saborsko, -DC218 Užljebić border crossing-Donji Lapac-Dobroselo-Mazin-Bruvno, -ŽC5169 Bjelopolje-Donji Lapac, ŽC5199 Šušanj-Štirovača, ŽC59125 Perušić-Čanak, -regional and local roads in Lika/Senj county, regional and local roads in the area of Perušić and Sveti Rok. Due to roadworks traffic is suspended: -on the DC1 state road in Lučko and Stupnik (Zagreb); -on the DC6 state road, section Glina-Dvor border crossing till 15 March, detour: Glina (DC37)-Petrinja-Hrvatska Kostajnica-Dvor; -on the DC34 Valpovo-Josipovac state road; -on the DC64 state road on the section Kršan-Vozilići, detour: Kršan-Nedešćina-Štrmac; -on the DC206 Valentinovo-Petrovsko state road; -on the DC228 Jurovski Brod-Ozalj-Karlovac state road at Ozalj; -on the DC303 Brajkovići-Kanfanar junction state road till 2 February. Traffic is regulated by traffic signals/one road lane is free only:-on the DC1 state road at Tušilović; -on the DC1 Sinj-Klis Grlo state road at Dicmo; -on the DC8 Adriatic road on the section Kaštel Stari-Kaštel Gomilica, at Podstrana, on the section Zaton Doli-Bistrina, at Srebreno; -on the DC75 Poreč detour road, section Vrvari-Bijela; -on the DC303 Rovinjsko Selo-Brajkovići-Kurili state road. 15 November 2016-15 April 2017 winter equipment is mandatory on the winter sections of the state roads in Croatia (it includes four winter tyres or four summer tyres with chains ready for use).
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  • In the outbound freight traffic there are delays at Pasjak and Bajakovo (the queue is 1 km long). Due to roadworks at Županja and Slavonski Brod border crossings delays can be expected. At Harmica border crossing traffic is allowed for vehicles up to 7,5 tonnes only.
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  • Lopar-Valbiska ferry does not operate. All other ferries operate regularly.
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