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Hillary Clinton In Croatia: USA Is Proud That It Can Work With Croatia


American Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Croatia on Wednesday as part of her tour of North Africa and South-East Europe. Clinton was greeted at Zagreb international airport by Croatia’s Foreign Affairs Minister Vesna Pusic, before meeting with President Ivo Josipovic and Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic, where Croatia’s role in NATO and its ...

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Croatian Property Market In Decline


There have been further falls in the Croatian property market. The average price of apartments in Croatia has dropped 0.5 percent on monthly levels, 1.3 percent on yearly, and 3.9 percent compared to October 2010, according to data from Croatian Real Estate portal Crozilla. The average price of apartments, since ...

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PHOTO: Naked Man Goes On Bizarre Zagreb Rampage


A middle-aged man who was barefoot and naked from the waist up, has lost the plot and gone berserk in downtown Zagreb on Wednesday morning. At around 11:30am the man, only dressed in jeans and wielding a belt tied around his wrist, has gone on a rampage outside the Zagreb ...

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Australians and Americans Supporting Hajduk Split With Their Wallets


Hardcore Hajduk Split football club supporter Ante Maricic-Bjane has purchased six match tickets for Hajduk’s cup tie against city rivals RNK Split tonight. Nothing unusual about that. Only thing is Ante lives in Australia and has no intention of going to today’s match. Maricic-Bjane is one of many fans from around the world to ...

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Pag Cheese Wins Global Cheese Award

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A Croatian cheese from Kolan on the Adriatic island of Pag has taken out the highest award at the Global Cheese Awards, one of the oldest and most prestigious awards in the world, held near Bristol in the UK. Well-known experts from the dairy industry have selected Gligora “Paski sir” (Gligora Pag cheese) as the ...

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VIDEO: New York Dance Sensation Coming To Croatia


New York dance sensation Hercules and Love Affair have announced they will perform a concert in Croatia. They will perform on 15 December at the Tvornica Kulture venue in the capital Zagreb. Hercules and Love Affair is a musical project from New York based DJ Andy Butler. Their hit single “Blind” featuring guest Antony Hegarty from ...

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Croatia To Introduce New Property Tax On 1 April 2013

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The Croatian government will introduce a new property tax from 1 April 2013, Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic announced on Wednesday. Milanovic said that the new tax would not increase the overall tax burden for citizens and will not put a strain on the middle class, who he says, are the backbone of ...

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Croats Ideal Boss – A Foreigner


If they could choose their ideal boss, 37 percent of Croats, Bosnians and Serbs would choose a foreigner, according to results from a survey conducted by job portal MojPosao.net. Close to 30 percent of Croats say that the ideal firm to work for is one that is foreign and privately ...

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Swedish Couple Rescued in Croatia


After a rescue mission that lasted almost the entire night, the Croatian Mountain Rescue Service (HGSS) have rescued two Swedish climbers on Velebit mountain early Wednesday morning. The man (28), and his female partner (26), were climbing the rocks on Anic Kuk when they got lost. The pair got injured in ...

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World War II Airfield To Become Airport On Island Of Vis


An abandoned airfield on the Croatian island of Vis, which was used as an Allied military airfield and an airfield for the Yugoslav partisan air force in 1944, is set to be turned into an airport. Members from the Croatian Engineers and Technicians Association, Vis Aircraft Club “Cumulus”, the Mayor ...

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