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Kiwi Alpinist Dies in Croatia

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The Croatian Mountain Rescue Service (HGSS) has reported that a 25 year-old New Zealand Alpinist has died near Omis on the Dalmatian Coast in Croatia on Sunday night. At around 19:00 HGSS received a call for help from two Alpinists who had set off earlier in the day in the direction of Ilinac rock. ...

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Fuel Prices Finally Set to Fall in Croatia


Finally some good news is on the way for Croatian motorists. Fuel prices are set to significantly drop on Tuesday, reports Croatian radiotelevision. The price of bestselling Eurosuper 95 will drop 30 lipa (4 euro cents) to 10.77 kuna (1.45 euro). Low sulfur diesel will be cheaper by 31 lipa and will ...

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Karabatic Arrested for Match Fixing in France


France’s gold medal winning handball star Nikola Karabatic has been arrested in France on suspicion of match fixing. The half Croatian, who plays for the Montpellier club in France, was taken into custody after being accused of being involved in a mayor betting scandal. The accusations stem from May this year ...

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Croatian Model In “Fast and Furious 6” with Vin Diesel


One of Croatia’s most promising model’s Tatjana Saric, speaking in an interview with Croatian daily newspaper Vecernji list, says she is not sure whether she will pursue a career in film or in fashion after spending two days filming for Hollywood film “Fast and Furious 6” which stars famous American actor Vin Diesel. ...

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Ivo Sanader: I Walked Away Becasue of Slovenia


Former Croatian Prime Minister Ivo Sanader, appearing on the nation’s most popular talk show “Nedjeljom u 2” (Sunday at 2) today, said the main reason he suddenly walked away from politics in 2009 was because Slovenia was blocking Croatia’s entry into the European Union and he refused to give up any ...

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Melbourne Win 38th Croatian Football Tournament

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The Melbourne Knights have won the annual Australian Croatian Football Tournament which was held on Australia’s Gold Coast this weekend. The tournament, in its 38th year, features Croatian football teams from Australia and New Zealand and is the biggest Croatian football event in the diaspora. This year’s winners the Melbourne Knights, ...

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First in Europe as Zagreb Trams gets Own Radio Station


Passengers on city trams and buses in the Croatian capital will soon have music and news to keep them company on their daily journeys when Radio Zagreb Electronic Trams (ZET) kicks off in a few weeks. Zagreb will become the first city in Europe where its public transport system has its own ...

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Croatian Parliament President Dies in America


After a long battle with illness, the president of the Croatian Parliament Boris Sprem has died early this morning European time at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, writes newspaper 24sata. Boris Sprem (56) suffered from a sever malignant form of blood cancer. Despite intensive therapy in the US, Sprem’s condition deteriorated. ...

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Croatian Oscar Candidate Scoops Film Award in Portugal


Croatian feature film Vegetarian Cannibal directed by Branko Schmidt  has won the Best Direction Award at the 28th Festroia International Film Festival in Setubal (Portugal). At the same time, it’s main star Rene Bitorajac won the Best Actor Award at Fantastic Fest in Austin (Texas) for his role of a corrupted doctor in Schmidt’s film. Vegetarian Cannibal, ...

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