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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...

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...

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....

Obama hails 5,000 more NATO forces for Afghanistan

AP | TOM RAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

STRASBOURG, France — President Barack Obama hailed "strong and unanimous support" from NATO allies on Saturday for his stepped-up anti-terror st...

NATO: Albania, Croatia Join

AP | SLOBODAN LEKIC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BRUSSELS, Belgium — Albania and Croatia became NATO's newest members Wednesday in a historic expansion into the volatile western Balkans region ...

Near DVD Quality of Wolverine Movie Leaked Online

Dygest.net | Dygest.net | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Hear that? That's the sound of executives at 20th Century Fox falling all over themselves in a desperate attempt to bring the Internet to a halt. Why?...

Ratko Mladic: Mistaken Identity In Arrest For War-Crimes Suspect

AP | KATHARINE HOURELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya — A water-sports instructor was mistakenly arrested by Kenyan police who believed he was wanted for war crimes in the former Yugo...

Yugoslavia Genocide Suspect Arrested In Kenya

The Standard | Cyrus Ombati | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Yugoslavia genocide suspect was yesterday arrested in a dramatic raid on his posh hotel in Mombasa in what police believe is a crucial operation....

Lovers' Island A Hit With Couples

Telegraph | Last Updated: 10:45AM GMT 11 Feb 2009 | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The 130,000 square yard islet of Galesnjak came to prominence after its unusual shape was highlighted on Google Earth. Even the owner of the uninha...

Nazis Not Being Prosecuted By Australia, Hungary: Report

AP | VERONIKA OLEKSYN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

VIENNA, Austria — Australia, Hungary and Lithuania are failing to investigate and prosecute suspected Nazi war criminals largely due to a lack o...

Truth or Reconciliation?

John Feffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Feffer

In urban plots throughout Bosnia, families from different faiths and backgrounds coaxed vegetables from the ground and rebuilt relationships shattered by war.

Croatia Web Arrests Spark Furor

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Croatia's prime minister has ordered an inquiry following arrests of several opposition activists who made plans via the social networking website Fac...

Catholic Priest Officiates at Fully-Uniformed Nazi's Funeral

Julia Gorin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Julia Gorin

Commander of the second-largest concentration camp complex of World War II -- Croatia's Jasenovac -- passed away last week and received a burial in hi...