Croatian taxis protest Uber at height of tourism season

2017-07-31 09:51

Hundreds of Croatian taxi drivers are protesting against Uber services, disrupting traffic at the height of tourism season in the Adriatic country.

Croatia anti-abortion march draws 20 000

2017-05-21 15:04

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.

Robin Hood: Origins stars filming in Croatia

2017-02-21 21:00

Croatia's Adriatic resort of Dubrovnik was transformed into medieval Nottingham for a Leonardo DiCaprio-produced adaptation of Robin Hood.

Croatia: More than 40 migrants hospitalised after found packed in van

2016-12-18 20:35

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 save 715 turtles

2016-11-24 20:40

Croatian customs authorities say they have prevented the smuggling of 715 live turtles, a protected species in the European Union's newest member state

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.


Fire in south Croatia triggers explosions of war mines

2017-07-23 21:49

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.

Slovenia says tougher EU border checks 'unacceptable'

2017-04-09 19:18

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.

Danube shipping halted, smog chokes Poland

2017-01-10 17:40

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.

Underwater 4.6 quake shakes coastal Croatia; no major damage

2016-12-09 22:59

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.

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.

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