Under shellfire on Christmas Eve 1991, 13-year-old Maja Biloglav fled Zadar by boat at night, sent away by her parents as the Yugoslav army surrounded the Adriatic town following Croatia’s declaration of independence.
Croatia should resist rushing to adopt the euro after it joins the European Union as a feud over bailouts dims the currency’s appeal, said the head of the party that leads opinion polls before the December elections.
Croatia and Slovenia completed a panel of legal experts to work out a resolution to a border dispute between the two former Yugoslav republics and help Slovenia to ratify Croatia’s European Union membership.
Yields on Croatia’s bonds surged to an almost three-month high after a ratings downgrade that spurred Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic to say the government won’t seek a loan from the International Monetary Fund.
Seven years after a group of investors represented by Barclays Plc and Equity Trust (Jersey) Ltd. bought land for building on Croatia’s coast, their plan to build 26 villas in the hills above Dubrovnik remains on hold.