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2 Million Tune In To Croatia Report On Prime Time Belgium TV

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A report profiling Croatia’s Adriatic coast as a tourist destination has drawn in over two million viewers after airing on Belgium state television. Belgium national television station VRT was in Croatia in June 2012 filming in the Split-Dalmatia and Dubrovnik-Nevertva Counties for a report which has just aired on Belgium ...

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Spanish DJ Dumps Girlfriend Because She Hated Croatia

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The official Spanish announcer at the current World Handball Championships in Madrid, has revealed to Croatian daily newspaper Vecernji list his love for Croatia, even saying he dumped his ex-girlfriend because she hated Croatia. DJ Luis Torres (37) is the arena announcer in Madrid and he has been motivating players ...

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New Law To Force Residents To Change House Number Signs

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Residents in the Croatian capital Zagreb are to be forced to change their house number signs after a new law was introduced. Zagreb City Council want to uniform street and house number signs, and Zagreb residents have until 2017 to make the change, reports Jutarnji list. Those living in the ...

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Better Day In Melbourne For Croats

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Up and coming Croatian tennis star, 16-year-old Donna Vekic, has made it through to the 2nd round of the Australian Open after trouncing her higher seeded opponent Andrea Hlavackova from the Czech Republic 6:1, 6:2. Hlavackova (66th), ranked 45 places higher than Vekic (111th) on the WTA list, had no answers as Vekic brushed her aside ...

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Croatia Marks 21-Years International Recognition

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On this day 21-years ago Croatia gained diplomatic recognition by the European Economic Community members, which subsequently led to recognition by the United Nations.   On the evening of 15 January 1992, with the war still very much going on, Croatia’s President at the time Franjo Tuđman addressed the nation; “Today’s date ...

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Croatian Bakery Chain To Open Store In Budapest

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After recently expanding into Slovenia, Croatia’s leading bakery chain Mlinar are set to open a store in the heart of Hungary’s capital at the end of this month. Mlinar will open a bakery at the end of January in the well-known Vaci Street in the heart of Budapest, as part of the ...

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Heavy Snow Closes Schools In Zagreb

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More than half a metre of snow inside 24 hours has brought Croatia’s capital to a standstill. A number of schools in the city have closed their doors today with the public transport system in the city crippled. The city’s civil defence network and fire service spent much of Monday ...

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