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A Syrian Band Forced To Leave Its Homeland Finds An Audience In Croatia

HuffPost Arabi | Hadeel Arja | Posted 09.28.2015 | World

"In the dark, only victims and prisoners survive, and the free soul builds nations," are lyrics that echoed across the Croatian border, as a guar...

Serbia Compares Croatia To Nazis

Reuters | Alana Horowitz | Posted 09.24.2015 | World

ZAGREB/BELGRADE, Sept 24 (Reuters) - Former Yugoslav foes Serbia and Croatia traded embargoes and insults on Thursday in the latest fallout from Euro...

Migrant Trail Ends Where It Begins

Ben Barber | Posted 09.22.2015 | World
Ben Barber

If the migrants seek a life with respect and dignity, as they tell reporters, it cannot be founded on the backs of a human wave of misery.

Report From The Serbia-Croatia Border: The Refugee Crisis In Europe Is Getting Worse

Christoph Asche | Posted 09.18.2015 | World
Christoph Asche

Border security won't let anyone cross, not even Croatian citizens. "It's crazy, what's happening here," says a Croatian truck driver. "What does this have to do with Europe? I'm not even allowed to return to my own country."

Croatia Can No Longer Accept Refugees, But They're On Their Way There Anyway

HuffPost Germany | Christoph Asche | Posted 09.18.2015 | World

The small Hungarian village of Roszke, which is located on the border with Serbia, has for weeks been the main venue for the refugee crisis in Eur...

Croatia Begins To Turn Away Refugees

AP | Alana Horowitz | Posted 09.18.2015 | World

TOVARNIK, Croatia (AP) — Faced with thousands of migrants streaming in, Croatia declared Friday it was overwhelmed and would tell thos...

Croatia Replaces Hungary As Europe's Newest Transit Country For Refugees Headed To Germany

HuffPost Germany | Christoph Asche | Posted 09.17.2015 | World

TOVARNIK, Croatia -- The plastic bag Said is holding has been torn, and with every step he takes, nuts slide through its two holes. Said doesn’t...

Croatia Worries Refugees May Run Into Minefields

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 09.16.2015 | World

ZAGREB, Sept 16 (Reuters) - Croatian demining experts have been sent to a border area where migrants began crossing on foot from Serbia on Wednesday,...

5 Affordable Off-Peak Destinations Worth a Visit This Fall

Oyster | Posted 09.09.2015 | Travel

Many associate the end of summer with the return to the grind -- but it doesn't have to be so! As professional vacationers (hey, it actually can be a lot of work -- and someone's got to do it), we here at would beg to differ.

A Balkan Roadtrip Along the Adriatic Sea

Rachel Stern | Posted 08.25.2015 | Travel
Rachel Stern

For a pick-me-up, try the intense Bosnian coffee, an espresso-sized concoction with a robust flavor -- which to some will equate to being bitter and thick as mud.

'Game Of Thrones' Dropping Major Filming Location For Season 6 May Reveal Secrets

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 08.21.2015 | Entertainment

At this point, we all know about as much as Jon Snow when it comes to Season 6 of "Game of Thrones." Season 5 basically caught up with auth...

The Most Underrated Tourist Attraction In Every EU Country

Thrillist | Posted 08.21.2015 | Travel

Don't get me wrong, the Mona Lisa's got a lovely smile and all, but there's something soul-crushing about how she's displayed: stowed away in glass, surrounded by hordes of sightseers throwing up "gang symbols" and cheesy smiles for their selfie sticks.

Croatia: Captors Demanded Ransom For Hostage

AP | Alexandra Ma | Posted 08.13.2015 | World

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — A Croatian hostage reportedly slain in Egypt was kidnapped by an unidentified group that demanded a ransom ...

5 Things You Don't Know About the Dinaric Alps

Findery | Posted 08.13.2015 | Travel

This mountainous region of the northwest Balkan Peninsula is gorgeous and its nature is still mostly preserved and intact - although that could change soon if many of the planned hydropower plants are built across the region.

The 11 Things I Did NOT Need On My Trip Around the World

Michelle Kennedy | Posted 08.06.2015 | Travel
Michelle Kennedy

My longest adventure lasted six months and brought a best friend and me through Costa Rica, Ireland, Scotland, Spain, Portugal, Croatia, Italy, Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, and Thailand. If I get the chance to do it again, I will bring a lot less.

Celebrate the Midwest's Mutli-Ethnic Heritage with Folksongs of Another America

Stephen D. Winick | Posted 08.06.2015 | Arts
Stephen D. Winick

James P. Leary's new book and CD set, Folksongs of Another America, reveals astonishing diversity in the music of the Upper Midwest.

UN at 70, Ready to be Retired?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 06.29.2015 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Should we pronounce the UN a failure, or perhaps give it a ceremonial gold watch and retire it? The UN and its adjunct organs and agencies have made much progress, before the 50th Anniversary, but also since.

9 Awesome Honeymoon Trips No One Takes

Oyster | Posted 06.25.2015 | Travel

We have searched high and low for some out-of-the-box, unique honeymoon ideas for those of you who are looking to mix it up on their post-wedding romp. After all, the excitement and sense of adventure you'll feel after your dream wedding is the perfect time to try something new.

For The First Time, A Bosnian Court Grants Compensation To War Time Rape Victim

AP | Posted 06.24.2015 | World

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — A Bosnian court has granted compensation for the first time to a war crimes victim in criminal proceedings in a ...

Germany's Leadership Role in Advancing Economic Freedom: Opportunity for All, Favoritism for None

Natasha Srdoc | Posted 06.19.2015 | World
Natasha Srdoc

The topics of strengthening the transatlantic partnership and advancing economic freedom were brought to the forefront, when we gathered in Brussels at a dinner event of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in December 2014.

Turning a Company Around: 5 Leadership Lessons From the CEO of Podravka

Zvonimir Mršić | Posted 06.17.2015 | Business
Zvonimir Mršić

When I took over the leading Croatian food and drug producer, Podravka Group, in 2012, the company faced many hurdles. Under my leadership, the compan...

Travis Waldron

Swastika On Field At Croatia-Italy Soccer Match | Travis Waldron | Posted 06.12.2015 | Sports

A Friday soccer match between the Italian and Croatian national teams was marred by an unusual sight on the field: a swastika. Journalists at the m...

Southeastern Europe: Left Behind or Leading the Change in Europe?

Erik Brattberg | Posted 05.20.2015 | World
Erik Brattberg

Europe needs a new positive narrative to confront the plethora of serious internal and external challenges it faces. Otherwise, the entire European project as such may be at risk. This would be a historic mistake.

Priorities for Romania: Strengthening the Rule of Law and Advancing Economic Freedom

Natasha Srdoc | Posted 06.12.2015 | World
Natasha Srdoc

In order to increase economic freedom for its citizens and enable them to achieve higher standards of living, Romania needs to continue its efforts to eradicate corruption and establish an independent and efficient judicial system.

14 Adventures to Add to Your Bucket List ASAP

The Outbound Collective | Posted 06.04.2015 | Travel
The Outbound Collective

You've probably started a list already and spent countless hours behind your computer daydreaming...but here are a few of our favorites that you might want to take a look at.