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Ivica Skelin becomes Croatia's new head coach

After ceasing to advance further in the competition, Croatia decided it was time for a change in the head coach position. With sights to the World Cup Qualifiers, the Croatian Basketball Federation announced the hiring of coach Skelin on Saturday. In the press conference of the announcement, Stojko

EUROHOOPS.NET - 2017-09-16 18:03:22

Halo, Dozefina

This guy in Croatia took three years to record this music video, and it's still only two minutes long. But he gained a full head of hair and a viral video. He most likely ended up hating the song, though. (YouTube link) The song is "Halo, Dozefina" (Hello Josephine) by ore Marjanovi, who was a sta

NEATORAMA.COM - 2017-09-16 15:07:30

Sam Meech up to second at Laser world championships

Sam Meech finished second to climb up the leaderboard on day two of the Laser world championships. Kiwi Sam Meech has moved into second place at the Laser world championships after a disrupted day of racing in Croatia. Only one race was possible on day two as the wind failed to play ball, but Meech

STUFF - 2017-09-15 23:39:00

How far can you go with English? Just ask Melania Trump

(AP Photo/Darko Bandic). A worker carrying a ladder walks past a billboard depicting the first lady Melania Trump and advertising a language school displayed in Zagreb, Croatia, Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk from the Oval

KTEN.COM - 2017-09-15 23:28:00

Cruise Around Europe with Katarina Line

A Katarina Line Deluxe Superior vessel. Katarina Line is a tour operator and small cruise ship company that is based in the European nation of Croatia. From the end of April to the middle of October, Katarina Line offers weekly guaranteed departures from Croatia's major tourist centers of Dubrovnik,

GONOMAD.COM - 2017-09-15 09:03:34

Melania Trump at center of ad campaign for language school

ZAGREB, Croatia - Melania Trump is at the center of a billboard campaign for a language school in Croatia. Ameriki Institut in Zagreb is trying to recruit people apparently wanting to learn English. The billboard reads, "Just imagine how far you can go with a little bit of English." The school pos

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2017-09-15 21:02:30

Nikola Vucevic, Montenegro's Comeback Attempt Falls Short vs. Croatia

ORLANDO -- It's only the fifth day of EuroBasket 2017 and already there have been several incredible individual performances, fantastic finishes and remarkable team resilience. Finland and Israel overcome seemingly unsurmountable late-game deficits on Sunday to pull off stunning victories in front

NBA - 2017-09-15 19:24:30

Nikola Vlasic is better than you think

Everton's Europa League debacle in Italy left Toffees fans bewildered, confused and angry. The 3-0 drubbing at the hands of Atalanta, immediately preceded by a loss to Tottenham by the same scoreline, has fans wondering how there is anything to be positive about when it comes to their beloved Blues

SB NATION - 2017-09-15 18:00:04

Learn 'a little bit of English' - just like Melania Trump

A language school in Croatia launched a marketing campaign featuring Melania Trump, telling potential students, "Just imagine how far you can go with a little bit of English." The Zagreb-based American Institute, which describes itself as "a center for the promotion of the English language, American

POLITICO.EU - 2017-09-15 17:07:50

This Food Company Is the Lehman Brothers of Croatia

Every week, hosts Dan Moss and Scott Lanman bring you a jargon-free dive into the stories that drive the global economy. A troubled company threatens a nation's entire economy. It's not Lehman Brothers a decade ago -- and it's not even a bank. No, this time it's Agrokor, Croatia's dominant food make

BLOOMBERG - 2017-09-14 10:00:14

Flawless Performance Leads Jha to Gold in Croatia

Kanak Jha has sailed to victory at the 2017 ITTF Croatia Junior and Cadet Open with strong performances from the beginning to the very end of the event. His dominant run began in the round of 64 with a smooth 4-0 win. This would become the early theme as he glided through his round of 32 and 16 matc

TEAMUSA.ORG - 2017-09-14 21:37:52

Viva Entertainment Group Keeps Providing Corporate Updates Regarding Business Plans and New Commitments

The Company is pleased to announce that VivaLiveTV will be present tonight and Saturday night in 2 Sold out Juan Luis Guerra concerts at United Palace in New York City. Viva will have 7 of its employees each night in order to create face to face awareness to the 7,000 people whom are attending the s

WESTERNSLOPEWATCHDOG.COM - 2017-09-14 07:46:00

A Supermarket for State Surveillance and Border Wars

It took Stephen* two years to get to the UK. The journey began in his home country of Sudan, crossing through Libya, Italy, France and Belgium before reaching the UK where he is applying to stay. Like thousands of others, he spent several months in France and Belgium before eventually crossing the U

TRUTH-OUT.ORG - 2017-09-14 07:00:00

Real Madrid suffer Kovacic injury blow as midfielder set to miss two months

Mateo Kovacic will miss up to two months following an injury picked up during Real Madrid's 3-0 Champions League victory over APOEL, the club have confirmed. The Croatia international lasted just 20 minutes of the European fixture before being replaced by Toni Kroos, having partially torn an adduct

GOAL.COM - 2017-09-14 16:04:33

Romania declares State of European Union victory

The dust has barely settled on Jean-Claude Juncker's State of the European Union speech and already national governments are dividing up the potential spoils and trying to kill off threats to their power. The Dutch and Danish Prime Ministers may have poured cold water on Juncker's ideas for increase

POLITICO.EU - 2017-09-14 17:55:41

Brad Pitt adds 'hotelier' to resume with $2.5B resort

Ever wanted to sleep over at Brad Pitt's place? Well, now you can. The actor is adding hotelier to his CV and developing a mind-blowing $2.5 billion dollar resort in the small town of Zablance in Croatia. The resort, which is currently in development, will include a luxury hotel, golf course, severa

NEW YORK POST - 2017-09-14 15:20:01

Balkan Police Break Up Turkish Migrant Smuggling Ring

SARAJEVO - Police in the Balkans have arrested 21 men suspected of smuggling close to 200 Turks to the European Union, officials said on Thursday. The suspects, including a Turkish national who is believed to be the ring leader, are accused of taking advantage of visa -free travel between Turkey and

NEW YORK TIMES - 2017-09-14 15:03:28

A dead dictator, his rusting boat and a fight for history

RIJEKA, Croatia (Reuters) - In a Croatian port sits a boat built to carry bananas from Africa to Italy, that laid mines for Nazi Germany and was sunk by Allied planes before it was salvaged as the personal yacht of a globe-trotting communist leader. Josip Broz Tito and the state he led - Yugoslavia

REUTERS - 2017-09-14 14:33:03

Juncker Wants a U.S. of Europe. Does Anyone Else?

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is a man of compromise, often to the detriment of the vision he espouses. But in his State of the European Union speech on Wednesday, he delivered an uncompromising call for a tighter, federalist EU which goes against the intentions of the bloc's two

BLOOMBERG - 2017-09-13 12:12:24

Slovenian musical group to perform in Virginia on Saturday

VIRGINIA - "The Singing Slovenes" will present a concert begining at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, at the B'Nai Abraham Museum and Cultural Center, 328 Fifth St. S. in Virginia. Under the direction of Frank Bucar and assistant director Mary Spehar White, "The Singing Slovenes" were formed in the multi-

HIBBING DAILY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-13 11:00:00