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Croatians protest over government plan to raise retirement age

Oct 20 2018

ZAGREB Several thousand people protested in Croatia's capital on Saturday over government plans to raise the retirement age to 67 and cut pensions for those who retire early.

Croatia may pay some 1.2 pct of GDP for costs of shipyard

Oct 18 2018

ROVINJ, Croatia, Oct 18 Croatia may have to pay 4.2 billion kuna ($651.57 million) for the costs of state guarantees extended to an ailing Adriatic shipyard that has been struggling to survive in recent months, Finance Minister Zdravko Maric said on Thursday.

Croatia on course for Schengen zone entry in 2020 - government official

Oct 16 2018

ZAGREB Croatia expects to meet the technical criteria for the border-free European Union's Schengen zone by year-end and hopes to join it by 2020, a senior Interior Ministry official said on Tuesday.

Agrokor to return to normal business in 2019 -crisis manager

Sep 12 2018

ZAGREB, Sept 12 Revamped Croatian food group Agrokor is expected to exit state-run administration in the first half of 2019 if a court rules in favour of a settlement deal reached among creditors, Agrokor's crisis manager Fabris Perusko said on Wednesday.

Croatia's Agrokor gets back to business after credit deal

Aug 31 2018

PRAGUE/ZAGREB A deal with creditors has finally given Agrokor boss Fabris Perusko time to focus on leading the Croatian food group back from the brink of bankruptcy and fighting off international competition.

Croatia shipyard workers protest, seek government help over late salaries

Aug 27 2018

ZAGREB Around a thousand striking workers from Croatia's largest shipbuilding group Uljanik protested in the capital on Monday, appealing to the government to help secure late salary payments and the long-term future of the business.

UPDATE 1-Croatia shipyard workers protest, seek government help over late salaries

Aug 27 2018

* * Strikers from ailing shipbuilding group protest in Zagreb

Croatia takes to streets to toast soccer team's historic run

Jul 16 2018

ZAGREB Hundreds of thousands of Croats in red and white chequered soccer shirts and scarves poured onto the streets of the capital Zagreb on Monday to welcome home the national team and celebrate their run to the World Cup final in Russia.

Soccer: Pride and tears for Croatians after World Cup final loss

Jul 16 2018

MOSCOW/ZAGREB After watching their soccer team lose 4-2 to France in the World Cup final in Moscow on Sunday, some Croatians wept with sadness while others felt pride that their tiny nation had gone so far in the tournament. | Video

Pride and tears for Croatians after World Cup final loss

Jul 15 2018

MOSCOW/ZAGREB After watching their soccer team lose 4-2 to France in the World Cup final in Moscow on Sunday, some Croatians wept with sadness while others felt pride that their tiny nation had gone so far in the tournament.

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