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Croatia's conservative Democratic Union party (HDZ) unexpectedly wins the country's snap election, but has insufficient seats to form a government.
The Conservative Croatian Democratic Union – or HDZ – is set to get the most seats in the country’s parliamentary elections.
Polls are predicting a close result and another coalition lacking a clear mandate to push through the painful cuts and restructuring being urged by European authorities.
A shifting of parties' political positions may facilitate coalition talks but voters remain sceptical it will deliver stable government?
Croatian lawmakers have voted to dissolve parliament, paving the way for a snap election.
Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic has nominated a prime minister-designate. Tihomir Oreskovic who is a technocrat was put forward by
Croatia’s conservative opposition has claimed victory in the country’s first election since it joined the European Union in 2013. Preliminary results
The ruling left-wing coalition and the conservative opposition appear neck-and-neck.
Tucked away on the banks of the Danube is the tiny, would-be country of Liberland. The former Czech politician who declared himself its founder and
The Croatian President has a clear vision for her country and Balkan region - she discussed peace, the economy, corruption and being the first female president in her country.
Croatia’s first woman president was sworn into office on Sunday, calling for national unity to help revive the country’s battered economy
Real Economy travels to Croatia,at the heart of one of the EU's macro regions, to see how a shared economy policy could boost prosperity.
Croatia has elected its first woman president. The conservative opposition challenger Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic won by the narrowest of margins of
Croatia’s incumbent president Ivo Josipovic took a slight lead in the first round of elections for head of state on Sunday. But having failed to
Croatia is to have a presidential run-off between the two leading candidates after an inconclusive vote on Sunday. Incumbent Ivo Josipovic, a
Voters are go to the polls in Croatia on Sunday to choose their next president. Incumbent Ivo Josipovic, who is supported by the ruling Social
Croatians go to the polls on Sunday to vote for their next president, an important role which permits a say in foreign policy and intelligence but
Hundreds march in Zagreb to highlight concern about the plight of former soldiers and their families not receiving enough help from the state.
A plan by the Croatian government to sell off an island used as a prison by Tito’s Yugoslavian Communist regime has sparked protests from former
Croatian Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic has sacked his finance minister over a property deal, which the prime minister claimed hurt the country’s
Croatia has voted against gay marriage in a nationwide referendum. The outcome means that the country’s constitution will be amended to ban same-sex
Should Croatia constitutionally ban gay marriage? That is the question being answered by voters on Sunday in a controversial referendum spearheaded
The European Commission has said that Croatia could face legal action for its failure to apply EU extradition law. The country may receive cuts in
Croatian Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic should be celebrating his country becoming the 28th EU member on Monday. But the occasion looks set to be
Croatia’s luxury hotel’s in the holiday resort of Kupari have laid derelict for over 20 years. But now state and privately funded projects are
July 1, 2013, is the date of Croatia’s accession to the European Union. The membership brings with it new legal protection and rights. But how
After tough negotiations that lasted many years, Croatia is finally joining the club of European Union nations, becoming its 28th member. In terms of
In the quiet countryside above the Croatian resort of Dubrovnik, a battle is unfolding. This David and Goliath tale pitches an international
Croatia’s path from a war of independence as the former Yugoslavia broke up reaches a turning point this 1 July, when the new country will join the