Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
Some 10 000 tourists were evacuated from a popular party beach on a Croatian island after a forest fire erupted, police say.
Police say a man threw his four small children from the upper floor window of their family home on a Croatian island, injuring two of them seriously.
A Croatian court has ordered one month's detention for a woman suspected of killing her sister, whose body was found in a freezer more than 18 years after she went missing.
In Croatia's first children's book about 'rainbow families', two mothers help their son Roko to put on his skis. It's part of a simple story aimed at changing attitudes in the staunchly Catholic country.
After nearly a quarter century of prosecuting Balkan wars atrocities, the United Nations' Yugoslav war crimes tribunal is closing down with many major suspects convicted but denial of crimes and glorification of war criminals still rife in the region.
Hundreds of Croatian taxi drivers are protesting against Uber services, disrupting traffic at the height of tourism season in the Adriatic country.
About 20 000 people have marched in Zagreb for anti-abortion protests in staunchly Catholic Croatia, whose top court recently rejected calls to ban the procedure.
Croatia's Adriatic resort of Dubrovnik was transformed into medieval Nottingham for a Leonardo DiCaprio-produced adaptation of Robin Hood.
In Croatia, more than 40 migrants have been hospitalised after police found a van crammed with 67 migrants, including children, travelling through the country.
Croatian customs authorities say they have prevented the smuggling of 715 live turtles, a protected species in the European Union's newest member state
Croatia has reportedly deported and revoked the work permits of Bosnian Muslims who refused to spy on other Muslims in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
A Croatian woman’s remains have been found in her family’s freezer 18 years after she went missing.
'It's undoubtedly a game changer for the German automaker', writes Wheels24 correspondent Charlen Raymond after sampling the new Mercedes-Benz A-Class.
Police in Croatia and Slovenia say they have busted a human trafficking operation and released dozens of mostly Chinese nationals.
The Grand Tour's Richard Hammond, behind the wheel of the monstrous Rimac Concept One, is given the worst pep talk by James May and Jeremy Clarkson. What could go wrong...
Emergency officials say a fire that has spread to southern Croatia from neighbouring Montenegro has triggered 34 explosions, probably of the mines left over from the 1990s' war.
Tougher checks on the EU's external borders aimed at stopping ISIS fighters are "unacceptable" and should be amended, says Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar.
Officials have suspended shipping along the River Danube, Europe's second-longest waterway as a polar spell continues to grip the region, causing hardship and deaths.
Croatian seismologists say an underwater 4.6-magnitude earthquake has shaken the central area at the country's Adriatic coast, causing panic and sending people out of their homes.
A Croatian man in a wheelchair robbed a bank after passers-by helped him to enter the premises.
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