Post Tagged with: "Croatia"

Hundreds of Croatian taxi drivers protest against Uber in Croatia

June 21, 2017 10:30 pm
Hundreds of Croatian taxi drivers protest against Uber in Croatia

A picture taken on June 21, 2017 shows Croatian taxi cars parked in the main avenue to perturb traffic in Zagreb, to protest against controversial competitor ride-sharing Uber. (Photo by AFP) Hundreds of Croatian taxi drivers on Wednesday blocked one of the capital’s main boulevards with their cars to protest […]

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Nearly 20,000 Croatians stage anti-abortion protests in major cities

May 20, 2017 10:30 pm
Nearly 20,000 Croatians stage anti-abortion protests in major cities

People stage an anti-abortion protest in Croatia’s capital city, Zagreb, on May 20, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Nearly 20,000 people have staged anti-abortion protests in two major cities of Croatia, following a landmark ruling by the country’s constitutional court which rejects calls to ban the procedure. According to the police […]

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Croatia’s ruling HDZ takes lead in parliamentary elections

September 12, 2016 8:00 am
Croatia’s ruling HDZ takes lead in parliamentary elections

Andrej Plenkovic, president of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ), reacts during a speech after exit polls in Zagreb, Croatia, September 11, 2016. ©Reuters Preliminary results in Croatia show the ruling conservative party is leading parliamentary elections, but it has fallen short of receiving enough seats to form a government.  With 80 […]

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Sex predators paid $32,000 to avoid gang rape trial

February 8, 2016 8:00 am
Sex predators paid $32,000 to avoid gang rape trial

Ashwin Kumar, Waleed Latif and Dylan Djohan.Three Australian men have flown back home after pleading guilty to raping a 17-year-old backpacker in a bar in Croatia. Dylan Djohan, 23, Ashwin Kumar, 23, and Waleed Latif, 21, returned to Melbourne after their case was finalised in the Croatian port city of […]

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Liberland, a self-proclaimed micronation between Serbia and Croatia

April 18, 2015 7:39 pm
Liberland, a self-proclaimed micronation between Serbia and Croatia

 Flag of Liberland, a self-proclaimed micronation between Serbia and Croatia. Apolitician from the Czech Republic is claiming to be the president of a new “independent sovereign state” in the Balkans. Vit Jedlicka, a member of the Conservative Party of Free Citizens, is the self-appointed president of “Liberland”, a 7sq km […]

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Croatia

December 8, 2012 11:06 am

Croatia (Croatian Hrvatska), country in southeastern Europe, on the Balkan Peninsula. Formerly one of the six republics of Yugoslavia, Croatia declared its independence in 1991. Zagreb is the capital and largest city. Croatia is located on the eastern side of the Adriatic Sea, across from Italy. The nation is shaped like the letter Vlying on […]

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