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  1. Swiss franc debtors march in Croatia, demand cen bank governor to resignRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Reuters

    Thousands of Croatians holding loans denominated in Swiss francs took to the streets of Zagreb on Saturday, demanding local banks to restructure the debts and the central bank governor to step down for failing to take action. Some 60,000 Croatians hold around 27 billion kuna worth of Swiss franc-denominated loans, mainly taken out during the 2000s when many in central and eastern Europe were attracted to low interest rates on the Swiss currency.


  2. 2CELLOS Live at Arena ZagrebRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | KISU-TV Pocatello

    They have gone viral on social media with their YouTube video, they are praised by Elton John, and now the dynamic Croatian cellists Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser come to public television. The two young musicians break boundaries between genres and take their chosen instrument to new levels.


  3. World's Earliest Jewelry Discovered in CroatiaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Science Daily

    Nine eagle talons kept in the Natural History Museum of Zagreb for a century are in fact the world's earliest jewelry, crafted 130,000 years ago by Neanderthals. Duration: 01:09 Video provided by AFP A 300-million-year-old fish fossil discovered in Kansas has evidence of photoreceptor eye tissue.


  4. AMORES celebrates World Book DayRead the original story

    Yesterday | PR Log

    PRLog - April 24, 2015 - ZAGREB, Croatia -- AMORES project - aimed at developing children's love for literature - is taking part in World Book and Copyright Day and World Book Night celebrations this year. To mark the occasion, the five European schools taking part in the project will hold a joint videoconference on 23 April at noon to share their experiences in the project.


  5. Balkan economic growth held back as banks curtail creditRead the original story

    Thursday | Reuters

    In 1980s' Yugoslavia, a small family-run hair products manufacturer made a splash with an advert for a hair-loss shampoo featuring a young man singing the Lionel Ritchie song "Don't Wanna Lose You". Biomelem has since grown to become one of the most recognisable herbal shampoo producers in the ex-Yugoslav republic of Serbia, with an excellent credit record and VIP status at several banks.


  6. Med 'cemetery' unacceptable, MattarellaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    Zagreb, April 23 - Italian President Sergio Mattarella said Thursday that it was intolerable that a long series of migrant-boat disasters have turned the Mediterranean into a sort of graveyard and demanded robust action to combat people traffickers. "It's unacceptable that the Mediterranean should become a big cemetery, a place of burial for those looking for a better life and running away from famine," Mattarella said in Zagreb during an official visit to Croatia.


  7. Central and SE Europe mayors gather in BelgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | B92

    Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said at the opening of Capital Summit 2015 that Belgrade is "the seat of the cosmopolitan spirit in the Western Balkans." "I am proud of the fact that Belgrade is not only the capital of Serbia, but also the seat of the cosmopolitan spirit in the Western Balkans.


  8. Liverpool 'ready' to sign Mario MandzukicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    Reports this morning suggest that Atletico Madrid striker Mario Mandzukic is ready to sign for Liverpool in the summer. The player has allegedly fallen out with Diego Simeone, making a transfer away a real possibility.


  9. How to save Iraq's historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Al Bawaba

    ... Afghanistan, Regional Representative for the OHCHR in Beirut, Lebanon, and Chief of Mission of the OHCHR in Zagreb, Croatia. Instead of celebrating Medani's important work, the Sudanese government is punishing him for calling for democracy and human ...


  10. Cee Markets 2-Assets drop on concerns over Greece, regional outlook soundRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Reuters

    But Magyar Telekom shares bucked the trend as optimism over the region's economic growth underpinned markets. Greece will not present reforms by Friday's meeting of euro zone finance ministers, but it should be able to stay solvent until June, a Eurogroup spokesman said.


  11. Classical guitarist Ana Vidovic will perform at the Westport Arts Center on April 26.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Westport News

    Vidovic, 34, hails from the town of Karlovac near Zagreb, Croatia, and started playing guitar at the age of 5, and by 7 had given her first public performance, according to publicity for the event. At the age of 11, she was performing internationally, and, at 13, became the youngest student to attend the National Musical Academy in Zagreb.


  12. Qatar Airways: more Middle East, more EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Al Bawaba

    ... within its network. These include Ta'if and Gassim, Saudi Arabia; Basra and Najaf, Iraq; Ankara, Turkey; Zagreb, Croatia and Athens, Greece. The permanent frequency increases will see Ta'if, Zagreb and Ankara begin daily flight services commencing ...


  13. 13th Festival of Science kicks off in CroatiaRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Xinhuanet

    Works of Faust Vrancic are exhibited during the 13th Festival of Science at Zagreb Technical Museum in Zagreb, capital of Croatia, April 21, 2015. This year's festival is dedicated to the Sun, as well as to Croatian scientist Faust Vrancic. (Xinhua/Miso Lisanin)


  14. Phillip Kerr, Kimberly McCreight and Bruce Holsinger's dark new mysteries summon homicidal priests, dead newborns and Geoffrey ChaucerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 |

    Homicidal fascists in World War II Bosnia and a serial killer in a small English town during the Blitz make for dark page-turners - as does a dead newborn in the woods and murdered best friend. Oh, yeah, and Geoffrey Chaucer shows up, too.


  15. Cee Markets 2-Forint extends gain, Hungary cuts rates as expectedRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Reuters

    The bank lowered its base rate to 1.8 percent, its second 15 basis point cut since March, and flagged further easing as a response to deflation, a strong local currency and capital flows into the region's fast-growing economies. Monday's strong Polish industrial output and retail sales data have added to signs that the region's economies are improving.


  16. Croatian doctors lured west, giving newest EU member a headacheRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Reuters

    The strong turnout at Careers in White, an international jobs fair for health workers last month in the Croatian capital, was good news for organisers but poses a headache for the newest member of the European Union. Since Croatia joined the EU in July 2013, making it easier for its citizens to seek work across the bloc, 752 of its doctors, or 4 percent of the total, have applied for papers to demonstrate they are qualified to work abroad, according to the Chamber of Doctors, a licensing body.


  17. FASEB Partners with ReadCube to Increase Discoverability of Content...Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | PRWeb

    ... Robert McGrath and Sinisa Hrvatin founded Labtiva in 2007, which now has offices in Cambridge, MA and Zagreb, Croatia, and is supported by Digital Science, a technology division of Macmillan Science and Education. To find out more about ReadCube, ...


  18. On Nastive GroundDON'T Blame Me. I'M from VermontRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2010 | American Reporter

    Last night's election results have been "discounted" in the truest sense by not just Wall Street but by most foreign stock markets. It is a good refresher course in the fact that markets are usually anticipatory.


  19. East Europe's banks face political pressure over Swiss franc loansRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Reuters

    When the Swiss franc surged at the start of the year, there were dire predictions of a wave of debt defaults by the hundreds of thousands of borrowers in eastern Europe who had taken out mortgages in the currency. Three months on, there is no evidence of a widespread increase in the level of non-performing Swiss franc loans, according to checks by Reuters with banks in the worst-affected countries in the region, and other data.


  20. Thana Alexa: Singer And InstrumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | All About Jazz

    ... blues and soul were the genres that resonated with me. I started taking voice lessons at the Rock Academy in Zagreb, Croatia. I started doing performances. Sooner or later it became time to apply for colleges in the States." R.J. DeLuke is an ...