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1 hr ago | Al Bawaba

Grammy Award winning Russian opera star Ildar Abdrazakov to make Oman debut tonight

Grammy Award winning Russian opera star Ildar Abdrazakov says he's thrilled to be a cultural ambassador for his country when he sings at the Royal Opera House Muscat for the first time on Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Oman, Middle East Travel, Oman Travel, Travel, World News, Middle East, Croatia, Europe Travel, Croatia Travel

2 hrs ago | Transitions Online

Croatia to Tax the Church, Protests Oust Kosovo Academic

A new law levies taxes on nonprofit organizations with annual income of at least 30,000 euros and requires all nonprofits to file regular financial reports to the Finance Ministry.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Croatia, Kosovo, Gay/Lesbian

Wed Apr 23, 2014

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Izetbegoviae wants Bosnia to join 'NATO elite'

Izetbegoviae, who represents Bosniaks - one of the three constituent peoples in Bosnia - said "elite countries" were members of the western military alliance.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Croatia

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Foreign Policy

War and Purgatory - By Heather McRobie

Bosnia and Syria are often mentioned in the same breath -- and in particular by Sarajevans, who see in horrors such as the siege of Aleppo a re-enactment of their memories of the city-siege in the 1990s.

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Related Topix: Croatia, World News, Europe, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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'Nothing can stop' canonization of controversial cardinal

Archbishop of Zagreb Josip Bozaniae has said during Easter Mass that "nobody and nothing" can stop the canonization of Alojzije Stepinac.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Croatia, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Sun Apr 20, 2014

United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

Five years after landmark declaration, Holocaust restitution moves slowly in Eastern Europe

When a 2009 Holocaust-era assets conference concluded with a landmark statement of principles on Holocaust restitution, many restitution advocates had high hopes that a corner had been turned in the struggle for survivor justice.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Croatia, Donald Tusk

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

Injured Junior Fernandes Unable to Play for Chile at World Cup

Chilean international Antonio "Junior" Fernandes, who plays professionally for Dinamo Zagreb, had surgery for a broken leg and will not be able to compete for his country in the 2014 World Cup, Croatian daily Jutarnji List said Friday.

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Deutsche Welle

Croatia extradites former spy chief to Germany

Zdravko Mustac, the former head of the Yugoslav secret service, has been extradited to Germany where he is wanted for the murder of a Croatian dissident in 1983.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

SETimes news

Croatia to implement wide-ranging economic reforms

Croatia will implement wide-ranging economic reforms to improve the economy, which has declined since 2008.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The New York Observer

Hillary Clinton Praises 'Incredibly Brave' Young Woman Admitting Undocumented Status

Hillary Clinton today praised a 19-year-old woman who broke down crying at an event today as she revealed that she is an undocumented immigrant.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Illegal Immigration, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, World News, Croatia, Immigration Reform

Reuters

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Croatia cuts GDP growth forecast, budget spending

Croatia will cut investments and subsidies and raise excise on petrol and telecom operators to reduce its budget deficit to meet European Commission requirements, it said on Thursday.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Goal.com

Kovacic: I want to be Inter's leader

The promising youngster is happy with life at his current club and is eager to develop his attacking instincts under Walter Mazzarri Croatia international Mateo Kovacic is determined to become "a leader" for Inter in the coming years.

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Related Topix: Croatia, World News

Emirates News Agency

UAE envoy presents credentials to Croatian president

WAM Zagreb, 16th Apr. 2014 -- Juma Mubarak Al Junaibi, UAE Ambassador to Germany, has presented his credentials to President Ivo Josipovic of Croatia as non-resident ambassador to the Southeast European country.

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The Miami Herald

17 injured in highway clash of Croatian fans

Police say at least 17 supporters of two rival Croatian football clubs have been injured, two seriously, as they clashed on a busy highway.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Croatia, Travel, Europe Travel, Croatia Travel

Transitions Online

Croatia to Tax the Church, Protests Oust Kosovo Academic

A new law levies taxes on nonprofit organizations with annual income of at least 30,000 euros and requires all nonprofits to file regular financial reports to the Finance Ministry.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Croatia, Kosovo, Gay/Lesbian

Reuters

INA urges Croatia's government to halt forced gas sale

Croatian oil and gas firm INA urged the government on Wednesday to halt a forced sale of its gas reserves from the country's storage facility, saying it would cause big losses and put jobs at risk.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Noozhawk

Gerald Carpenter: UCSB 'Spotlight' Falls on French, Croatian and English Composers

UCSB's sensational new "Spotlight" concert series gives new depth and breadth to the term "eclectic."

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Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

TV Review: 'Game of Thrones': On the scene at Joffrey's wedding

There was Tyrion, reading his iPad and occasionally making a joke. Sansa Stark was happily dancing in her chair.

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Related Topix: Game of Thrones, Entertainment, Television, World News, Croatia, Jack Gleeson, Trinity College

Archinect School Blog

Wheelwright Prize 2014 finalists announced

Wheelwright Prize 2014 Finalists: Jose Ahedo, Ana Dana Beros, Alison Crawshaw, Kaz Yoneda, Sean Lally, Jimenez Lai, Masaaki Iwamoto .

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Xinhuanet

Hand-painted Easter egg on display in Zagreb, Croatia

Photo taken on April 14, 2014 shows a huge hand-painted Easter egg on display near the Zagreb Cathedral on Kaptol in Zagreb, capital of Croatia, April 14, 2014.

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