Man in wheelchair robs Croatian bank

2016-03-11 22:22

A Croatian man in a wheelchair robbed a bank after passers-by helped him to enter the premises.

Next Star Wars to be filmed in Croatia

2016-02-15 14:16

The next Star Wars movie will follow in the footsteps of Game of Thrones with some scenes due to be filmed in Croatia's Adriatic resort of Dubrovnik next month.

Slovenia buckles as migrants rush to escape winter

2015-10-20 23:26

Slovenia has called in the army to help it manage a flood of refugees seeking to reach northern Europe ahead of winter.

Balkans bottlenecks leave migrants stranded

2015-10-19 20:42

Diplomatic tensions have flared amid chaos at the Slovenian, Croatian and Serbian borders as the slower intake of migrants creates bottlenecks.

Hungary seals border to refugees

2015-10-17 09:16

Hungary has closed its border with Croatia to migrants and refugees, with Zagreb officials saying that they will next channel people toward Slovenia.

Balkan countries prepare winter refugee shelters

2015-10-13 20:00

Slovenia, Croatia and Serbia - concerned that Germany may stop taking in refugees and cause a backlog to the south - have begun preparing better winter shelters for refugees.

New daily record of nearly 10 000 migrants enter Croatia

2015-09-26 18:33

Nearly 10 000 migrants entered Croatia, a record daily influx since they started entering the country on their journey to seek a new life in western Europe.

Croatia begins busing migrants to Hungary border

2015-09-18 19:00

Croatia has begun busing thousands of migrants and refugees to its northeastern frontier with Hungary, with at least two coachloads crossing the frontier, an AFP correspondent says.

EU calls special migration summit

2015-09-17 18:01

EU leaders will hold a special summit next week on Europe's migration crisis as Croatian leaders warn that their country might become overwhelmed by a rerouted wave of refugees.

ISIS claims to have beheaded Croatian hostage in Egypt

2015-08-12 14:12

ISIS claims to have beheaded a Croatian hostage abducted in Egypt, posting a purported picture of the victim's body on ISIS-affiliated Twitter accounts.


Balkan nations slam shut migrant route

2016-03-09 18:03

The main migrant trail from Greece to northern Europe has been blocked after western Balkan nations slammed shut their borders.

Slovenia to start building fence on Croatia border

2015-11-10 19:02

Slovenia will start building a fence along the border with Croatia, Prime Minister Miro Cerar says, to manage the inflow of migrants.

Treatment of reporters in migrant crisis criticised

2015-10-20 17:07

Media watchdog Reporters without Borders has condemned the "unacceptable pattern" of police mistreating journalists who are covering the migrant crisis.

Croatia channels refugees to Slovenia

2015-10-17 20:01

Refugees have begun arriving in Slovenia after they were diverted from their course across the Balkans by Hungary's closure of its border with Croatia.

Hungary to seal border with Croatia to migrants

2015-10-16 16:13

Hungary will is to seal its border with Croatia to migrants, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto says.

Tired Croatian bus drivers ferry refugees at night

2015-10-01 17:44

They usually chauffeur tourists or schoolchildren, but Croatian bus drivers are now working into the night ferrying thousands of migrants from one corner of their country to another.

Croatia lifts Serbia border restrictions - minister

2015-09-26 07:13

Croatia under EU pressure has removed its border restrictions with Serbia, which it had introduced over the migrant crisis, Interior Minister Ranko Ostojic says.

Croatian police say 13 300 migrants have entered

2015-09-18 11:14

Croatian police say some 13 300 migrants have entered the country from Serbia since the first groups started arriving more than two days ago.

5 400 migrants arrive in Croatia in last 24 hours - Red Cross

2015-09-17 10:15

An estimated 5 400 migrants arrived in Croatia in the last 24 hours, the Red Cross says, with officials expressing concern at a wave of asylum seekers.

Fears rise for Croatia hostage held by Egypt jihadists

2015-08-07 19:54

Fears have mounted over the fate of a Croatian abducted near Cairo by ISIS, who has threatened to execute him unless jailed Muslim women are freed.

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