Real Madrid's Luka Modric charged with false testimony: Prosecutors

Real Madrid's Luka Modric charged with false testimony: Prosecutors

Real Madrid's Luka Modric was charged on Friday with giving false testimony at the corruption trial of Dinamo Zagreb's powerful former chief Zdravko Mamic, prosecutors said.

Mar 02, 2018, 21:13 PM IST

Several earthquakes hit northern Croatian coast, no injuries

Croatian media is reporting only minor damage, mostly to older houses.

Aug 09, 2017, 19:44 PM IST

Tens of thousands fear for jobs as Balkan retail giant in crisis

From cashiers and farmers to drivers and travel agents, tens of thousands of people are fearful for their jobs linked to the Balkans' biggest food producer and retailer, as it struggles with crushing debt.

Apr 07, 2017, 11:27 AM IST
Diego Maradona hails Fidel Castro as 'second father'

Diego Maradona hails Fidel Castro as 'second father'

Cuba`s historic revolutionary leader died Friday aged 90.

Nov 26, 2016, 20:28 PM IST
Davis Cup Final: Friends clash as Argentina face Croatia in Zagreb

Davis Cup Final: Friends clash as Argentina face Croatia in Zagreb

Croatia, who have chosen a medium-slow court at the Zagreb Arena, have won it once -- defeating Slovakia to be crowned Davis Cup champions in 2005.

Nov 24, 2016, 22:05 PM IST

Tourists in this European country have been warned not to take stupid selfies

Croatia`s mountain rescue service has urged tourists to stop putting themselves in danger taking "stupid and dangerous selfies", after a Canadian man was almost killed falling down a 75-metre cliff.

Jul 08, 2016, 19:41 PM IST

Croatian Police use pepper sprays on refugees

Croatian police late Wednesday said that they used pepper spray to calm down refugees in Opatova, eastern Croatia.

Sep 24, 2015, 13:38 PM IST

Croatia will continue to redirect migrants to Hungary border: PM

Croatia will continue to redirect migrants to the Hungarian border, Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic said on Saturday as Budapest and Zagreb wrangled over how to deal with Europe`s refugee crisis.

Sep 19, 2015, 14:15 PM IST

Croatia celebrates, Serbia mourns military operation 20 years on

Zagreb cheered and Belgrade wept on Tuesday as they marked the 20th anniversary of Operation Storm, which ended the war sparked by Croatia`s proclamation of independence from Yugoslavia and caused an exodus of Croatian Serbs.


Aug 05, 2015, 03:02 AM IST

Protesting Croatian veterans barricade themselves in church

Scores of Croatian war veterans have barricaded themselves in a Zagreb church to prevent police from ending their protest for better rights and government assistance.

May 29, 2015, 21:24 PM IST

Croatia's first female president sworn in

Croatia`s first female president Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic pledged to help kickstart the country`s ailing economy as she was sworn into office on Sunday.

Feb 15, 2015, 23:14 PM IST

Zagreb's powerful mayor indicted for abuse of power

The powerful mayor of Croatia`s capital Zagreb was indicted Friday for abuse of power as a wider investigation continues against him over millions in suspected fraud.

Feb 13, 2015, 22:21 PM IST
Mikaela Shiffrin dominates in Zagreb slalom

Mikaela Shiffrin dominates in Zagreb slalom

US teenager Mikaela Shiffrin won her second World Cup slalom race of the season in Zagreb on Sunday with Austria`s Kathrin Zettel in second and Nina Loeseth of Norway third.

Jan 04, 2015, 18:38 PM IST

Croatians elect new president under cloud of economic crisis

Croatians went to the polls Sunday to elect a president under the cloud of a deep economic crisis, with incumbent Ivo Josipovic seen as the frontrunner as he sought a second term leading the EU`s newest member state.

Dec 28, 2014, 13:22 PM IST

Croatia fans saddened after World Cup Brazil match

Croatian fans were saddened and disappointed after their national team, known as the `Fiery Ones` (Vatreni), was defeated 3-1 in the World Cup openning match by hosts Brazil late Thursday.

Jun 13, 2014, 11:17 AM IST

Berdych ends title drought with Rotterdam victory

Czech Tomas Berdych claimed his first ATP singles title in over a year with a comprehensive 6-4 6-2 victory over Croatia`s Marin Cilic at the ABN Amro World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam on Sunday.

Feb 16, 2014, 22:26 PM IST

Raja, Demoliner bow out of Zagreb ATP event after semis defeat

Purav Raja`s hopes of winning his second ATP World Tour title crashed after a semifinal defeat along with Brazilian partner Marcelo Demoliner at the Zagreb event, here.

Feb 08, 2014, 07:25 AM IST

Fernandez chases blades of glory

Should Javier Fernandez discover that his cherished skating boots have gone AWOL when he arrives in Sochi for the Winter Olympics, don`t expect him to lose his temper.

Feb 01, 2014, 19:28 PM IST

Croatia`s government proposes law on "gay partnership"

Croatia`s government on Thursday presented a draft law on registered gay partnership that will give homosexual couples the same rights as heterosexual couples, apart from child adoption.

Dec 12, 2013, 21:24 PM IST

Chain reaction crash kills 3 in Croatia

Police in Croatia say three people have died and 16 were injured in a chain reaction crash involving more than 20 vehicles.

Nov 30, 2013, 20:01 PM IST