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Split Shaken By Earthquake


Residents in the Dalmatian city of Split were rattled on Thursday afternoon after an earthquake hit the coastal city. It has been reported that the quake was felt in nearby Trogir, Sinj and even on the islands of Brac and Hvar. The earthquake, which hit at around 14:20pm, reportedly measured 4.1 ...

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VIDEO: The Croatian Racing Hearts In New US Show


She is currently exciting viewers playing sassy Carrie Hopewell in a new American drama television series titled Banshee, set in a small town in Pennsylvania Amish country, but little is known about the 38-year-old actress getting hearts racing in the show. Carrie Hopewell is being played by Croatian Ivana Milicevic. ...

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Croats March On At Australian Open


Croatian tennis player Ivan Dodig will join countrymen Marin Cilic in the third round of the Australian Open after a 5-set marathon victory over Finland’s Jarkko Nieminen today. Dodig(28) hit 33 aces and saved 17 break-points in his 3 hour 28 minute 6:3, 6:7 (4), 6:3, 6:7 (4), 6:1 victory. Dodig now faces ...

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Germany Does Not Want Croatian Workers Just Yet


Croats who think that come 1 July 2013, when Croatia formally becomes a member state of the European Union, they can shoot off to Germany to find work, can think again after Germany’s parliament met in Berlin yesterday. Croats will have to wait at least two years, and possibly longer ...

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Island Of Brac To Put Croatia On World Medical Tourism Map


A 275 million euro Medical-Tourism project on the Dalmatian island of Brac is gaining momentum, reports daily Slobodna Dalmacija. 800 thousand square metres of land in Nerezisca on the island of Brac has already been purchased, with plans to purchase a further 300 thousand, to build the Medis Brachia complex which will see a medical ...

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Croatian Film At Famous Berlin Festival


One of the world’s leading film festivals, the Berlin International Film Festival, will this year include a Croatian film in its programme. A Stranger (original title: Obrana i zastitia), directed by Bobo Jelcic, has been officially included in this year’s programme. The plot of the film takes place in Mostar, a town divided ...

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Montreal Indie Sensation Coming To Zagreb


Montreal indie sensations Suuns have confirmed that they will play in Croatia on 2 May at the Tvornica Kulture venue in Zagreb. Sunns will be in Zagreb promoting their second studio album “Images Du Futur” which will be released in March. The post-punk mix / experimental rock and pop band have been tagged ...

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Russians Reveal Croatian Investment Interests


It looks like Croatia is on the radar of Russian energy giants Gazprom. A Croatia-Russian working group has been formed and have been with charged with discussing three potential areas of investment in Croatia by Russian energy company Gazprom. Besides already expressing a desire to become a major gas supplier ...

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Money No Object For Croatia’s EU Headquarters


With debt mounting and a constant message recently from Croatia’s government that there is simply no money to invest in local infrastructure, it seems that no expense will be spared when it comes to housing Croatia’s political representatives abroad in Brussels. The Croatian government are set to write out a ...

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