Croatia

ZAGREB, Croatia | Croatia gives Israel deadline on F-16 jets delivery

ZAGREB, Croatia —Jan 03, 2019  —Croatia has urged Israel to say whether it can carry out a deal to deliver 12 used F-16 fighter jets or the purchase will be annulled. Croatia’s Defense Ministry said Thursday it needs an answer by Jan. 11. The tentative $500 million deal to buy the upgraded F-16 Barak fighter jets … Continue reading ZAGREB, Croatia | Croatia gives Israel deadline on F-16 jets delivery

ZAGREB, Croatia | UK extradites fugitive tycoon to Croatia to face charges

ZAGREB, Croatia — British authorities on Wednesday extradited Ivica Todoric, the founder of a deeply indebted food and retail company, to Croatia in a case that has shaken the Balkans. A year after Todoric was detained in London on embezzlement charges, the 67-year-old landed in Zagreb on a commercial flight from London and was escorted … Continue reading ZAGREB, Croatia | UK extradites fugitive tycoon to Croatia to face charges

ZAGREB, Croatia | Ex-PM of Croatia gets 2 ½ years for war profiteering

ZAGREB, Croatia— A Croatian court has sentenced former Prime Minister Ivo Sanader to 2 ½ years in prison for war profiteering following his retrial in the high-profile corruption case. The municipal court in the capital of Zagreb said Monday that Sanader also must return about half a million euros ($570,000) in kickbacks he took in … Continue reading ZAGREB, Croatia | Ex-PM of Croatia gets 2 ½ years for war profiteering

VUKOVAR, Croatia | Thousands of right-wing nationalists protest in Croatia

VUKOVAR, Croatia  — Thousands of nationalists have rallied in Croatia alleging that the government is not doing enough to punish Serb war criminals from the war in the 1990s. The protest Saturday in the eastern town of Vukovar reflects a recent rise in right-wing sentiments in Croatia, which joined the European Union in 2013. Vukovar … Continue reading VUKOVAR, Croatia | Thousands of right-wing nationalists protest in Croatia

ZADAR, Croatia | Querrey rallies to keep US alive vs. Croatia in Davis Cup

ZADAR, Croatia — Substitute Sam Querrey rallied from a deep hole to keep the United States alive in the Davis Cup semifinals. The American, who was playing in place of Steve Johnson, beat sixth-ranked Marin Cilic 6-7 (2), 7-6 (6), 6-3, 6-4 Sunday to even the best-of-five series at 2-2. Croatia’s Borna Coric was to … Continue reading ZADAR, Croatia | Querrey rallies to keep US alive vs. Croatia in Davis Cup

NEW YORK | US picks team without Isner for Davis Cup semi vs Croatia

NEW YORK  — With his top singles player unavailable, U.S. captain Jim Courier brought doubles stalwart Mike Bryan out of Davis Cup retirement for the semifinals. Bryan was part of the lineup Courier selected Tuesday for the matches in Croatia from Sept. 14-16. John Isner, playing in the U.S. Open quarterfinals, won’t travel with the … Continue reading NEW YORK | US picks team without Isner for Davis Cup semi vs Croatia

Underwater Dining? Penetron Keeps You Dry

EAST SETAUKET, N.Y. – The Dragon’s Cave is a remarkable underwater restaurant on the Adriatic Sea.  First constructed in 2002 with Penetron crystalline technology – and still waterproof – the restaurant underwent a cosmetic renovation July 2018. First completed in 2002, the Dragon’s Cave Restaurant (“Zmajeva Špilja”) at the Frapa Marina in Rogoznica, Croatia, remains absolutely … Continue reading Underwater Dining? Penetron Keeps You Dry

ZAGREB, Croatia | Croatia celebrates 1995 blitz; Serbia calls it Nazi policy

ZAGREB, Croatia — Croatia on Sunday celebrated a victorious 1995 military offensive in which it retook lands held by rebel Serbs, while Serbia’s president compared the operation to the policies of Nazi Germany. The comments by Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic have whipped up tensions between two main Balkan rivals whose conflicting views illustrate persistent divisions … Continue reading ZAGREB, Croatia | Croatia celebrates 1995 blitz; Serbia calls it Nazi policy