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The 1990s Balkan wars in key dates

Belgrade (AFP) - Ahead of the judgement Wednesday of Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic, here is a timeline of the 1990s Balkans conflicts that tore apart the former Yugoslavia. - Bickering after Tito dies - Communist Yugoslavia, which emerged shortly after the end of World War II, was made up of

YAHOO! - 2017-11-19 02:54:26

Croatia's Acclaimed PERFORATIONS FESTIVAL Opens Tonight at La MaMa

Croatia's acclaimed Perforations Festival returns to New York November 17 to 26 with a diverse slate of genre-blurring performances by artists from Central and Eastern Europe. The 2017 festival will feature seven productions over ten days including U.S. premieres by Bruno Isakovic? and Mia Zalukar,

BROADWAY WORLD - 2017-11-18 04:31:00

Culture yields to reality for some Westmoreland County ethnic clubs

Updated 4 minutes ago The Croatians of Yukon have found that serving Mexican food is one way to keep their own culture alive. "Taco Tuesdays" still bring people in to the Croatian Fraternal Union, Lodge 432, but officers worry that the club is going the way of the Eastern European communities tha


Lorry driver somehow manages to stop his truck from toppling over as he battles extreme winds

The driver was passing through Bakar in Croatia along a road which was meant to be closed to lorries, according to the vehicle behind We are part of the Trust Project This is the terrifying moment a lorry nearly toppled over in powerful gusts on a motorway. Dashcam footage shows the lorry travelli


Seattle's Century-old National Sign Corp. still going strong

Just one of the hundreds of classic signs National Sign Corp has designed and fabricated in their 100+ years of business (Photo courtesy of National Sign Corporation) LISTEN: Century old Seattle sign company responsible for iconic Seattle signs is still going strong Your browser does not support t


LOT Polish Airlines To Launch Singapore-Warsaw Service

Changi Airport Group today welcomed the announcement by LOT Polish Airlines of its intention to launch services between Singapore and Warsaw (Poland) on 15 May 2018[1]. LOT Polish Airlines, a new airline to Changi Airport, will launch 3x weekly services, which will increase to 4x weekly from July 20


Gulf Air names new CEO, leases 787-9s

Gulf Air has appointed the former head of Croatia Airlines, Kreimir Kuko, as CEO, effective immediately. He replaces Maher Salman Al Musallam, who retired earlier this year. The Bahrain-based airline's chairman, Zayed Bin Rashid Alzayani, said Kuko "brings with him exceptional industry knowledge tha


How Luka Modric went from rejected youth player to the best midfielder in the world

Luka Modric is getting better with age. The Real Madrid midfielder recently featured in FIFPro's team of the year at the gala for The Best and he finished third in this year's Goal 50 vote, behind only Cristiano Ronaldo and Gianluigi Buffon. He really is that good. The Croatia captain has helped Los


Podcast Episode 3: Croatia, Global Currencies

Jordan: Welcome back to the Atlas Investor Podcast with Tiho Brkan. Thank you so much for joining us today. Tiho, before we get into episode three, we've had two episodes so far, and you've covered a lot. I'd like to ask you, what would you like the listeners to take away from the first two podcasts


World Cup 2018 kits: Spain, Germany & what all the teams will wear in Russia

The World Cup is just over six months away and the finalists will soon know their opponents with the group stage draw set to take place at the beginning of December. Come June next year, an array of colourful kits will be beamed into living rooms around the globe, prompting admiration, intrigue and,


Russia World Cup 2018 Power Rankings: Ranking every team's chances from 1 to 32

The 2018 World Cup field is set after Peru became the last team to qualify with its 2-0 victory over New Zealand on Wednesday night in the intercontinental playoff. Now, we are seven months away from the World Cup starting, but it is never too early to be thinking about this glorious competition, wh


10 Things to Do in NYC Now

It's a big city, with plenty to do, see, hear and watch. Here's a sampling of cultural highlights this weekend and over the week ahead. Two viewers observe the dialogue of images between Cynthia Daignault and Daniel Heidkamp, part of "Talking Pictures: Camera-Phone Conversations Between Artists" at


Croatia eyes solar power in bid to curb energy imports

ZAGREB, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Thanks to its exposure to the Mediterranean sun and the pristine Adriatic Sea, Croatia secures almost 20 percent of its gross domestic product from tourism - but in stark contrast, it has practically neglected electricity production from solar power. The government is dra


Joel Embiid, 76ers outshine Lakers in battle of rebuilding franchises

Philadelphia 76ers forward Dario Saric, left, of Croatia, and Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson, right, and forward Corey Brewer reach for the ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Philadelphia 76ers guard Be


Good for Atletico: Real Madrid suffer big injury blow ahead of derby

Real Madrid have been dealt a huge blow ahead of the derby game against Atletico with a star man set to miss the game through injury. That player comes in the form of midfielder Luka Modric who looks to have suffered an injury on international duty. Reports today revealed that Modric, who was a key


Intentionally Relaxing Retail Spaces

A concept store in Croatia's design district is embracing the idea of 'slow shopping' through offering consumers a unique in-store experience that invites them to sit back, and stay a while. The store was designed by the architectural firm BIRO and takes a colorful approach to interior design, wi


All look at the final field for the 2018 World Cup

World Cup Qualifying officially ended Wednesday night when Peru knocked off New Zealand, 2-0, to seal the final open place in Russia. All 32 qualified teams have been broken up into four pots for the group stage draw, which takes place at The Kremlin on Dec. 1. The first pot features Russia, as the


Federer beats Cilic again, this time at ATP Finals

LONDON (AP) - In a rematch of this year's Wimbledon final, Roger Federer came out on top again. The second-ranked Swiss lost the first set Thursday but still managed to beat Marin Cilic 6-7 (5), 6-4, 6-1 at the ATP Finals. Roger Federer of Switzerland plays a return to Marin Cilic of Croatia during


Simon included in Croatia's 16-man squad

Anadolu Efes' Krunoslav Simon is the only EuroLeague player included in the final roster of Croatia for the World Cup Qualifiers. Per the announcement by the Croatian Federation, Simon will miss the opener vs The Netherlands on the road but will be incorporated with the team on November 25 and thus


Leaked: Nike World Cup kits for England, France, Brazil, Portugal & Croatia

The 2018 World Cup hype has started following the qualification play-offs and now there have been several kit leaks for those partnered with Nike. The teams involved in the leak seem to be England, France, Chile, Brazil, USA, Portugal and Croatia. Quite importantly, Chile and the USA didn't actually