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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Hirscher beats local hero Kostelic in Zagreb

Marcel Hirscher surged back to the top of the overall World Cup standings after securing his third win of the season in the Zagreb floodlit slalom.

Anti-govt protestors clash with police in Croat capital

The protestors were demanding resignation of PM Jadranka Kosor`s cabinet.

Mass grave of WW II troops found

A mass grave from the Second World War containing remains of 17 men was found in Croatia.