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Croatia Ethnically Cleansed Serbs, Claim U.N. Prosecutors

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — U.N. war crimes prosecutors said Monday that Croatian forces shelled civilians and torched their homes in a deliberate ...

MPRI Couldn't Read Minds: Let's Sue Them

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Isenberg

The interesting news today is that MPRI, one of the earliest U.S. private military contractors, albeit one that has operated strictly in a training c...

Eat, Pray, Love, or Meet, Learn, Transform?

Judie Fein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Judie Fein

Meaningful, connected. That's how I like my trips to be. And it doesn't hurt to have luxury service, a large cabin, and one of the major waterways of Europe within arm's reach.

Croatian Seamstress Battles The SEC -- And Wins

Reuters | Jonathan Stempel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK, May 17 (Reuters) - A retired Croatian seamstress has won a court victory against the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in an improbabl...

PHOTOS: Pristine! The World's Unlikeliest Clean Beaches

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

While we may like to think that the world's most beautiful beaches are always the cleanest, this is simply untrue. In reality, many of the world's cle...

Have Food, Will Travel: Top 5 New Culinary Destinations

Divya Gugnani | Posted 09.20.2011 | Food
Divya Gugnani

Call us foodies, bon vivants, gourmands or (occasionally) gluttons; but as long as there are new countries to be explored and novel foods to be eaten, we will be there.

Croatian Girl Only Speaks German After Coma

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Doctor's are baffled by a 13-year-old Croatian girl who fell into a coma - and woke speaking fluent German. The girl's parents said their daughter ha...

U.S. Foreign Aid May Entice Partners To Stay In Afghanistan

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is pouring millions of dollars into equipment and training for its smaller partner nations in the Afghanistan war, a n...

Mass Grave of History: The Vatican's WWII Identity Crisis

Julia Gorin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Julia Gorin

In enshrining the Church's divided World War II loyalties by canonizing the ambivalent pope at the time, the Church would be announcing to the world what it's made of. Pius should be neither demonized nor sanctified.

'Empathic Civilization': Why Empathy Is Essential For Doctors And In Conflict Resolution

Jodi Halpern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jodi Halpern

When empathy is guided by a deeper understanding of each other's perspectives, it offers enormous promise for helping us build global cooperation.

Kostelic wins World Cup slalom at Wengen

Vail Daily. | Vail Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WENGEN, Switzerland - Ivica Kostelic, of Croatia, won a World Cup slalom Sunday for his first victory this season, dropping to his knees and...

Opposition wins Croat presidency

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Social Democrats leader Ivo Josipovic beats Zagreb mayor by wide margin....

Solana: Israel has closer ties to EU than candidate Croatia

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Israelis are unaware of the deep relationship their country has with the European Union, Javier Solana, the union's foreign policy chief said Wednesda...

Croatia offers to broker Israel-Syria talks

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Shimon Peres last week, Croatian President Stjepan Mesic offered his government's help in...

Ivo Josipovic, Croatian Opposition Figure, Wins Presidential Vote

AP | SNJEZANA VUKIC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ZAGREB, Croatia — Legal scholar and leftist opposition candidate Ivo Josipovic won Croatia's presidential elections, upsetting the capital's pop...

Men of a Certain Age, "Mind's Eye": Role-playing

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Read More: Croatia, Home News

A review of episode three of "Men of a Certain Age" coming up just as soon as I pretend I'm the king of Croatia... ...

Opposition wins Croatia presidency

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Social Democrats leader Ivo Josipovic beats Zagreb mayor by wide margin....

Solana: EU has closer ties to Israel than potential member Croatia

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Israelis are unaware of the deep relationship their country has with the European Union, Javier Solana, the union's foreign policy chief said Wednesda...

My Letter Published in the Wall Street Journal: Bob Dole's Corrupted Opinion on Bosnia

Julia Gorin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Julia Gorin

Below is the original version of my letter that the Wall Street Journal published today. Because of space considerations, there was no room for the wh...

Natalija Gros - Le Tango Vertical

Climbing Magazine | climbing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Video by Film IT and New Partisan Cinema - Slovenian World Cup superstar Natalija Gros is elegantly shown barefoot deep water soloing in Croati...

Lieberman becomes first FM to visit formerly pro-Nazi Croatia

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Israel's top diplomat Avigdor Lieberman arrived on Tuesday in Croatia as part of his Balkan tour, becoming the first Israeli foreign minister to visit...

Czech Politicians Strip Down for Swimsuit Billboard Pitch for Votes (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

For Czech holiday makers the "nightmare has become a reality." A selection of Czech politicians have been photographed in swim trucks-- prominently di...

Croatia Train Wreck Kills 6: Officials

AP | MILENA BUDIMIR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RUDINE, Croatia — A two-car train carrying about 90 passengers derailed in a remote area of southern Croatia on Friday, killing six people and i...

Vacation Hidden Gems (SLIDESHOW, VOTE)

Huffington Post | Morgan Korn | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Looking for a summer vacation destination off the beaten track? The Huffington Post has a few ideas that may be just what you are looking for. Vote fo...

Ivo Sanader, Croatian Prime Minister, Resigns

Al Jazeera English | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Ivo Sanader, the Croatian prime minister, has announced his resignation, saying he will withdraw from politics altogether....