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Yesterday | The Independent

David Haines: RAF engineer who became a highly respected aid worker...

A family man who devoted himself to humanitarian work and was admired for his warmth with the refugees he met Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies A man capable of leadership who was much loved, David Haines turned his 12 years' experience as an RAF aircraft engineer to helping civilians in war zones rebuild their lives.

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Monday | The Star Online

Croatia slides towards EU/IMF aid as economy shrinks - Reuters poll

Croatia, the EU's newest member state, is set for a sixth straight year of recession and it may take an international bailout to enforce painful changes needed to make the economy productive, a Reuters poll showed on Monday. Successive governments since 2000 have shunned market reforms and increased spending and debt.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Reuters

Brother, aid co-worker remember slain British hostage

The brother and former humanitarian aid co-worker mourn the death of David Haines, the British hostage who was murdered by Islamic State militants. Vanessa Johnston reports.

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AlertNet

Croatia struggles with floods after heavy rains

As many as two-thirds of 21 Croatian counties are struggling with flooding, with the worst occurring in central Croatia, the national rescue agency DUZS said on Sunday. Heavy rain has been falling since Wednesday, causing rivers to rise, closing roads and threatening houses and factories.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

AlertNet

Heavy rains threaten with floods in central Croatia

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Transitions Online

Ex-Yugoslav Spymasters Face Murder Trial, Russia Hunts Lithuanian Draft Dodgers

Two former senior Yugoslav intelligence officials will be tried jointly next month in Germany for the 1983 murder of a dissident, a Munich court announced 9 September. Josip Perkovic and Zdravko Mustac, both Croatian nationals, were arrested in Croatia earlier this year and sent to Germany after losing appeals against extradition.

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Goal.com

Halilovic: Segunda Division so tough

Alen Halilovic says that he is loving life in Catalunya but freely admits that playing in the Segunda Division with Barcelona 's B team is a struggle. The versatile 18-year-old attacker, who this week became the youngest player ever to represent Croatia in a competitive fixture, joined the Blaugrana from Dinamo Zagreb this summer for an initial fee of 2.2 million.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

SPACE.com

Harvest Moon Photos: Stunning Full Moon Photos for September 2014

Astrophotographer Lawrence Knutsson sent in a panoramic image of the supermoon with lightning taken at Torrey Pines, San Diego, California, on Sept. 8, 2014.

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Towleroad

Croatians Celebrate First Same-Sex Partnership, Osijek Pride

It was a big weekend for Croatian gays, with city Osijek's first-ever pride parade, and with the country's first same-sex civil partnership. Croatia's populace is overwhelmingly Catholic, and they voted last year to approve a constitutional ban on gay marriage.

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

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Towleroad

Croatians Celebrate First Same-Sex Partnership, Osijek Pride

It was a big weekend for Croatian gays, with city Osijek's first-ever pride parade, and with the country's first same-sex civil partnership. Croatia's populace is overwhelmingly Catholic, and they voted last year to approve a constitutional ban on gay marriage.

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PR-inside.com

Report Published: "Graditeljsko dionicko drustvo VIADUKT (VDKT-R-A) - ...

Graditeljsko dionicko drustvo VIADUKT is a construction company, based in Croatia. The company's activities include highway engineering, construction of bridges, construction of tunnels, building construction, town streets & squares, and special works.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

The Independent

After the atrocities committed against Muslims in Bosnia, it is...

While the US State Department told us in Bosnia that 'fundamentalism' - the horror word of the time - might take root in Bosnia, no one spoke of 'radicalisation' In 1993, walking across the Qasr el-Nil bridge in Cairo, I was stopped by a young man. Was I a reporter, he asked? Had I been in Bosnia? I told him I had just returned from Mostar.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Family of ISIS hostage David Haines under 24-hour police protection

The aid worker's wife and four-year-old daughter are being looked after in Zagreb, in their native Croatia His wife and four-year-old daughter are being looked after in Zagreb, in their native Croatia, following the release of a video of the beheading of US journalist Steven Sotloff, in which Mr Haines was also threatened with death. The news comes as IS militants in Syria beheaded another captive.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Sunday Herald

Charity calls for release of Scots Syria hostage Haines

Paris-based Acted condemned threats by terror group Islamic State to behead aid worker Mr Haines as intolerable and praised his long-standing humanitarian efforts. The organisation posted Mr Haines, 44, to a refugee camp just inside the Syrian border in March 2013 but lost contact with him after he and his Italian colleague Federico Motka were seized by a gang.

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Daily Star

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David Haines was beaten by his guards so badly that his kidnappers had to get him medical treatment to save his life, a pal disclosed. The black-robed Brit, who has already beheaded two US journalists, warned that Mr Haines would be next to die unless the US stops air strikes on IS fighters in Iraq.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Independent.ie

Wife of IS hostage David Haines: 'He is everything to us'

David Haines described as a "fantastic man and father" by his wife, with whom he has a four-year-old daughter The wife of the British hostage David Haines has described him as "everything to us" in her first comments since terrorists threatened to behead him. He made his home in Croatia after spending five years helping local people, including Muslim families, rebuild their homes after the Balkans war, and the town of Petrinja, where he helped put up 800 houses, was "in shock" over his seemingly hopeless plight.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

The Southtown Star

Art exhibitions on display at SSC

The art and design department of South Suburban College is presenting two exhibitions that have closing receptions scheduled for the artists on Sept.

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The Independent

British hostage threatened by Isis militants was seized last year in Syria

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Groong

Open Music Society Foundation to Pay Tribute to Aram Gharabekian

Open Music Society Foundation to Pay Tribute to Aram Gharabekian Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 http://asbarez.com/126358/open-music-society-foundation-to-pay-tribute-to-aram-gharabekian/ LOS ANGELES--Open Music Society Foundation will be hosting a special evening celebrating the life and work of Aram Gharabekian, on Sunday, September 21 at 6 p.m., at ... (more)

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PR-inside.com

Jadranski naftovod d.d. (JNAF-R-A) - Financial and Strategic SWOT...

The company operates in the crude oil transportation system for both local and foreign users.

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