"Some guys poured fuel on my house and set it alight. The next morning workers were already pulling down my house."
Natalya Tatjana Strezhniova
""This is something that happened in the past, and of course it will happen in the future again.""
Director, Museum of Natural History Vienna & Professor, University of Vienna
""Priority must be given to the rescue of human lives and then the immediate docking at a safe port.""
Communications Officer, UNHCR
"I hope that one day I, my family and all displaced Syrians will be able to return to our homeland freely and independently."
""His effots have led to other countries taking up Operation ENABLE and later this year there will be a pan-European operation.""
European Traffic Police Network
"It is too early to say North Korea government is starting to play games with America and Chinese government."
Director of the Korean Peninsula Centre at Peking University
""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
""People have continued to come and die in this tense kind of limbo where the EU itself cannot reach a united policy""
World news editor, The Daily Beast
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.
This is the Brief from Brussels. It is a daily roundup of the top stories from the EU’s de facto political capital.
In this episode: Croatia eyes
Europol says the new trend shows how smugglers are having to find fresh ways to get people past border security.
He found work via a TV show and a former army leader, now he wants to help other immigrants do the same.
Some outstanding displays of technical prowess in the Croatian capital with the Hungarian anthem ringing out at the close of proceedings
Hospitals and houses have been flooded in Croatia following torrential rain in the Istrin peninsula.
The number of visitors descending on Dubrovnik each year mean students hang out at the disabled association, some churches no longer hold Mass and
In Croatia, a forest fire broke out above Zivogosce, a village on the Makarska Riviera.
The fire is now under control, thanks to the efforts of
Firefighters in Croatia have brought a blaze under control after it spread over 10 acres of forest
Five pocketsize islands around Europe to stay from 2 to 24 hours.
Hvar introduces tourist fines for tourists behaving inappropriately
In a row that centres on the Bay of Piran, judges have granted Slovenia unhindered access to international waters in the Adriatic Sea