July 30, 2015.
PIRANGATE The Croatian Croatian government launches procedure to terminate arbitration agreement with Slovenia. The Croatian government on Thursday launched a procedure to terminate the arbitration agreement with Slovenia because of a violation of the agreement by Slovenia.
The move followed a unanimous decision of the Croatian parliament adopted to that effect on Wednesday.more
POLICY INVESTIGATION Mamic brothers under investigation for tax evasion.
The executive director of the Zagreb-based Dinamo soccer club, Zdravko Mamic (R), and club coach Zoran Mamic (L) are under investigation by the Croatian Serious Fraud Office (USKOK) for tax evasion, according to a press release issued by USKOK on Thursday.
ECONOMY Croatian governament rejected Visia Croatica bid for Institute of Immunology.
ZAGREB: Economy Minister Ivan Vrdoljak said his ministry, after analysing the bid, held consultations with the institute's management and unions, and they decided that the bid "certainly can't provide for the survival of the Institute of Immunology in the long term". more
TWO YEARS IN EU ACCESSION Croatian officials celebrate anniversary
ZAGREB: Croatian government officials on Wednesday 1td July marked the second anniversary of Croatia's accession to the European Union with a reception at the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb which was attended by members of the state leadership and foreign ambassadors.
June 30, 2015.
INTERVIEW IN EURONEWS.COM Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic spoke about peace, recession and feminism. Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic was elected President of Croatia this January, winning by the narrowest of margins. Though her post is largely ceremonial she has a clear vision for her country and the Balkans which she shared with Euronews journalist Isabelle Kumar, published by euronews.com . more/VIDEO
TRADE:EXPORT-IMPORT Croatian exports growing
In the first four months of the year Croatia remained in the group of European Union countries with the highest, double-digit growth rates in exports of goods compared with the same period las year, the latest figures released by Eurostat on Monday indicate.
SPOKE ABOTU THE SITUATION IN CROATIA HDZ leader Tomislav Karamarko visited Croats in Canada.
Tomislav Karamarko, leader of Croatia's biggest opposition party, the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ), spoke about the situation in Croatia.
10th April,2015. TOURISM The Croatian goverment decided to invite binding bids for Kupari tourism project.
ZAGREB: The Croatian government adopted a decision on Thursday to publicly invite binding bids for the development of the Kupari tourism project in the Dubrovnik area, estimated at EUR 200 million. more
ELECTED A NEW PRESIDENT AND EXECUTIVE BOARD The National Federation of Croatian Americans Successfully Concludes its 22nd Annual Assembly; the new NFCA president is Mijo Radocaj of Ohio
The National Federation of Croatian Americans Cultural Foundation (NFCA) convened on June 5th for its 22nd Delegates Assembly and annual Friday evening Wine Tasting Fundraiser. more
18th April, 2015.
2015 CONFERENCE ASSEMBLY NFCA Announces Dates & Location of 2015 Assembly, June 6th, 2015 – Pittsburgh, PA
The National Federation of Croatian Americans is pleased to announce that it will hold its 22nd National Assembly at the Headquarters of the Croatian Fraternal Union in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on June6th, 2015. The CFU is located at 100 Delaney Drive, Monroeville, PA 15235. more
PRESIDENT'S NATIONAL PRAYER BREAKFEST IN WASHINGTON
National Federation of Croatian Americans (NFCA) Provides Liaison for Visits to Washington by Croatian Members of
Parliament Attending the President's National Prayer Breakfast.
WASHINGTON,DC: During the first week of February, an important and diverse group of Croatian Sabor members visited Washington to attend the National Prayer Breakfast. The group was lead by Sabor Deputy Speaker Zeljko Reiner (HDZ). Others attending the breakfast with President Barack Obama and meetings with the US Congress included MP Domagoj Hajdukovic (SDP)....... more
14 May,2015. Serbia rehabilitates WWII Chetnik leader Draza Mihailovic
Belgrade High Court on Thursday upheld a motion to rehabilitate World War Two (WWII) Chetnik leader and war criminal Draza Mihailovic.
The motion was filed by his grandson, Vojislav Mihailovic, professors at the Belgrade Faculty of Law Smilja Avramov and Kosta Cavoski, and several civil society organisations.They demanded that the court nullify a Yugoslav court judgment of 15 July 1946 that sentenced Mihailovic to death over collaboration with Nazi occupying forces and stripped him of all civil rights.
May 12, 2015. PAM hearing in Morocco on the “Protection of Cultural Heritage threatened with Destruction”
The 3rd Standing Committee on Human Rights and Dialogue of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean will hold on 14-15 May 2015, in Rabat, Morocco, a hearing dedicated to the urgent and important topic on the ‘Protection of World Cultural Heritage threatened with Destruction’. more
May 12, 2015.
ATTACK IN MACEDONIA Following Kumanovo violence, society-wide effort and political resolution are keys to stability, OSCE PA President says
COPENHAGEN, 11 May 2015 – OSCE Parliamentary Assembly President Ilkka Kanerva (MP, Finland) today called on all political and civil society actors in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia to work together to promote security and dialogue following the weekend’s violence and warned that old ethnic divisions must not be allowed to reemerge in this time of political upheaval. more
March 18, 2015. TUNISIA ATTACK At least eight tourists killed in Tunis in Bardo museum attack
February 20, 2015. Why Oil Prices Must Go Up
It may be difficult to look beyond the current pricing environment for oil, but the depletion of low-cost reserves and the increasing inability to find major new discoveries ensures a future of expensive oil. more
January 28, 2015.
UKRAINA ENERGY SECTOR Lies And Deception In Ukraine's Energy Sector.
The Ukrainian government has repeatedly claimed it is doing its best to improve the oil and gas investment climate, but official statements are the opposite of the reality, as Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk is leading the great deception. more
8th January, 2015.
TERRORISM PAM CONDEMNS TERRORIST ATTACK IN PARIS
On behalf of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean, President Sen. Francesco Amoruso (Italy) expressed the Assembly's and his personal deepest condolences to the Presidents of the French Senate and National Assembly respectively, the French people and the families of the victims and wounded of the vile terroristic attack on the Charlie Hebdo magazine offices in Paris. more
8th January, 2015.
FOOD PRICES Food price index drops in December2014.
FAO's monthly Food Price Index declined in December after three months of stability. Continued large supplies and record stocks combined with a stronger US dollar and falling oil prices contributed to the decline.
6th January, 2015.
Energy Crisis As Early As 2016
Low oil prices today may be setting the world up for an oil shortage as early as 2016. Today we have just 2% more crude oil supply than demand and the price of gasoline is under $2.00/gallon in Texas. If oil supply falls too far, we could see gasoline prices doubling within 18 months. For a commodity as critical to our standard of living as oil is, it only takes a small shortage to drive up the price.more
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