"There are many reasons to admire Aretha, but it’s worth pausing to reflect on how significant her impact was, and will always remain, on the genre she’s perhaps least associated with."Jeff Slate
Songwriter and journalist
"Nigerians have all the right in the world to question the authority and legitimacy of our nation’s current political leadership."Kingsley Moghalu
Candidate in next year's Presidential elections in Nigeria, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria
""It’s very much a success story for the security which is in place at the moment…""Chris Phillips
Counter Terrorism Expert
"Since turning my back on white supremacy, I have worked hard to fight against the thing I once helped build. What I've learned from my own journey through hate now helps me combat it."Christian Picciolini
Emmy Award-winning director and producer, author, TEDx speaker, peace advocate and reformed extremist.
""Got a few screws loose, I guess. Never really knew it until now.""Richard 'Beebo' Russell
Suspect in Seattle stolen plane incident
"In order to reduce social exclusion and improve the standard of living of the working poor, the EU must take drastic measures and design policies both at institutional and individual levels."Giorgos Koulouris
Consultant in a Management and Consulting firm in Greece
"Maduro has reacted to the collapse of the economy by consolidating the dictatorship, intensifying human rights abuses (including torture) and further cracking down on the private sector."Juan Carlos Hidalgo
Policy analyst on Latin America at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity
"If you’re sitting at home in Idaho or London, you want to see celebrity names, people that you care about”."Simon Thompson
Argentina and Croatia meet at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium for the second round of fixtures in Group D.
This small seaside town located on the Dalmatian coastine is having a renaissance.
Croatia beat Nigeria 2-0 in their first game of the World Cup
Racism and hate speech is on the rise in Croatia and Serbs, Roma and the LGBT community are the main targets, according to the Council of Europe.
Migrants hoping to reach the EU are stuck in Serbia because of tough Hungarian and Croatian border controls
Croatia set to buy F-16 jets in a 400 million euro deal
Bruno Boban, 25, collapsed and lost consciousness after a ball hit his chest at close range during a Third Division clash. Minutes later he was pronounced dead.
Record snowfall and sub-zero temperatures paralysed parts of Croatia on Tuesday (February 27) causing havoc on highways and prompting authorities to evacuate residents of several villages.
Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković was in Brussels on Wednesday, meeting with senior EU officials.
On the agenda for Europe's newest member state, its upcoming EU presidency and ongoing integration into the European Union.
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David Haines’ widow says she hopes the two British Islamic State militants captured in Syria last month will be tried and jailed for life.
Amid biting wind and freezing temperatures, groups of migrants huddle around a fire near Serbia's border with Croatia, sharing food and warm drinks and waiting for an opportunity to cross over into the European Union member country.
A cleanup operation is underway in Croatia after huge amounts of rubbish washed up in Dubrovnik's Old Town port, including a weapon from World War Two.
The suicide of a convicted war criminal has highlighted the dominance of nationalist narratives in Croatian politics and media.
More and more people are beginning to stand up for the rights of animals in the countries of the former Yugoslavia.
Bosnia and Herzegovina
The Bosnian Croat military leader, who has reportedly died after drinking poison in court in The Hague, was behind the persecution of Muslims and the destruction of the historic Mostar bridge.
Switzerland will be at next summer’s FIFA World Cup after beating Northern Ireland One Nil on aggregate in the all-or-nothing two-leg play-offs. The
Switzerland's 1-0 win over Northern Ireland was marked by controversy
Croatian writer wanted to cast spotlight onto countries on refugee route.
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