Saturday, 18 August 2018

Hajduk Supporters Released from Serbian Prison and Deported

ZAGREB, August 18, 2018 - Thirteen fans of Croatia's Hajduk football club convicted in Serbia for rioting were released from prison and banished from Serbia for one year on Saturday, Belgrade media said.

Friday, 17 August 2018

Mayors of Zagreb, Sarajevo and Belgrade to Boost Ties

ZAGREB, August 17, 2018 - The mayors of the capital cities of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Serbia, Abdulah Skaka, Milan Bandić and Zoran Radojičić respectively, held a meeting in Sarajevo on Friday to discuss possibilities to enhance the cooperation between those three cities, notably on the economic front including tourist trade.

Thursday, 16 August 2018

Despite War Veterans' Protests, Varaždin to Allow Concert by Serbian Singer

In recent days, war veterans’ associations are very active in trying to decide who is allowed to perform in Croatia and who is not.

Thursday, 16 August 2018

Serbian Court Dismisses Appeals by Imprisoned Croatian Football Fans

ZAGREB, August 16, 2018 - The magistrate's appellate court in Belgrade said on Wednesday it had dismissed appeals lodged by Croatian Hajduk football club fans, upholding a verdict sentencing them to 15 days in prison and subsequent banishment from Serbia.

Wednesday, 15 August 2018

US Blogger Compares Zagreb and Belgrade

The blogger has been living in Belgrade for eight months.

Thursday, 9 August 2018

Embassy Representatives Visit Croatian Football Fans in Serbian Jail

ZAGREB, August 9, 2018 - Officials of the Croatian Embassy in Serbia on Wednesday visited 13 Croatian citizens, supporters of the Hajduk Split football team, who were arrested for rampaging at a gas station outside of Belgrade, in a Belgrade district prison, the Croatian Foreign and European Affairs Ministry said in a press release.

Tuesday, 7 August 2018

Croatia Reacts to Serbian President’s Comparison with Nazism

ZAGREB, August 7, 2018 - Croatia's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday responded to recent statements from Serbia, saying comparison with the Nazi regime was a "twisted argument" because it was former Serbian President Slobodan Milošević's regime, with the help of the Yugoslav army and some Croatian and Bosnian Serbs, that was responsible for the return of ethnic cleansing in Europe after WWII.

Monday, 6 August 2018

Croats in Serbia Worried about Anti-Croatian Sentiment

ZAGREB, August 6, 2018 - President of the Democratic Alliance of Croats in Vojvodina (DSHV) Tomislav Žigmanov said on Monday that anti-Croatian sentiment in Serbia had once again been rekindled following the celebrations of Operation Storm in Croatia and that this is causing unrest among local Croats, who too were innocent victims of the war.

Monday, 6 August 2018

Croatian Football “Fans” Given 30-Day Detention by Serbia

ZAGREB, August 6, 2018 - A court in Belgrade set a 30-day detention against 13 Croatian football fans who are suspected of robbing a gas station near Belgrade, according to the media in Belgrade.

Monday, 6 August 2018

Serbia Disappointed with Israel’s Participation in Operation Storm Celebrations

ZAGREB, August 6, 2018 - The fact that Israeli fighter jets and their pilots took part in a parade to celebrate the 1995 Operation Storm triggered harsh criticism from Belgrade.

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