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  1. Keylor Chan to Guide Big Ten Foreign Tour TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Northwestern University

    Northwestern head volleyball coach Keylor Chan will lead the Big Ten Volleyball Foreign Tour Team to Slovenia, Croatia and Italy this summer for competition on the court and the opportunity to experience new cultures. Chan will serve as the head coach of the Big Ten Volleyball Foreign Tour Team.

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  2. Top 10 Croatia getaways: Beautiful country which genuinely has something for everyoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Mirror.co.uk

    A week from A 914pp This trip is all about the natural beauty, culture and history of Croatia - and you'll cover a lot of ground. The tour include visits to the medieval walled town of Motovun, the 3,000-year-old town of Pula, with its well-preserved Roman amphitheatre, and the coastal town of Opatija.

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  3. Celestyal Cruises Kicks off Mediterranean Cruise Season with SavingsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Travel World News

    This special discount is valid on new bookings received through June 30, 2015 and applies to the cruise-only fare . The 20% special bonus savings will also be applied to the SMART rates discounts as long as they remain in effect.

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  4. Coroner to deliver open finding on backpacker Britt Lapthorne's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | ABC News

    The Victorian Coroner says he will have to deliver an open finding into the death of Australian tourist Britt Lapthorne who died in Croatia more than six years ago. The Melbourne student's remains were found by a fisherman in the water off the coast of Dubrovnik 18 days after she went missing in September 2008.

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  5. France's ride-share site BlaBlaCar buys European rivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Bangkok Post

    French website BlaBlaCar said Wednesday it was swallowing up its German and Hungarian rivals, cementing its spot as Europe's king of ride-sharing as more and more cash-strapped travellers look to share car journeys. Created in 2006, BlaBlaCar offers a site where people making the same car journey can get together and split travel costs.

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  6. Impulsively extending my island vacation was the best money I ever spentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Silicon Alley Insider

    When my college roommate and I spent a week in Croatia in July 2013, we hit the ground with all transportation booked, rooms reserved, and Google Doc itinerary filled. We planned to arrive in the coastal city of Split, spend a night on the nearby island of Hvar, and return to Split for the next night so we could leave at the crack of dawn the next morning on a bus to Dubrovnik.

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  7. Museum takes visitors on emotional journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Standard

    Amid Hong Kong's all-out promotional efforts to restore inbound tourism to its previous level, it's also time to plan our own vacations to enjoy the special early-bird bargains. The Balkans may stand out as a value pack among European destinations in terms of tourist attractions, heritage sites and gourmet food.

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  8. Bulgarian President arrives in Zagreb for 2 days official visitRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Xinhuanet

    Visiting Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev shakes hands with Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic before talks in Presidential Palace in Zagreb, capital of Croatia, April 14, 2015. Bulgarian President Plevneliev arrived in Zagreb on a two-day official visit to Croatia.

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  9. Bulgaria President to Discuss Energy Cooperation in CroatiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Sofia News Agency

    Croatian President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic cheers during the Handball Champions league quarter final match PPD Zagreb vs FC Barcelona in Zagreb, Croatia, April 09, 2015. Photo by EPA/BGNES Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev is visiting Croatia to meet with counterpart Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic.

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  10. S7 Airlines started selling tickets on flights to DubrovnikRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | Avia.Ru

    "At present S7 Airlines is the only airline to perform regular flights from Moscow to Dubrovnik. S7 Airlines will perform direct flights from the Moscow Domodedovo Airport to Dubrovnik during the period from June 6th to September 19th 2015 once a week on Saturdays.

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  11. How key Game of Thrones locations look in real lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | The New Zealand Herald

    Winter is coming and we're not just referring to the dark mornings and early nights. Game of Thrones season five is due to hit TV screens on Monday and for those struggling to wait just that little bit longer, here is Expedia's list of Game of Thrones locations around the world.

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  12. Google Maps Teams Up with Tauck River Cruising to Capture "Street View" Panoramas on the DanubeRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | Directions Magazine

    And now with the help of Tauck River Cruising, the company has recently added the lower Danube River and images captured inside Tauck's ms Treasures riverboat to the portfolio of global locations it has digitally chronicled. Tauck and Google Maps joined forces last summer, when Google technicians worked with Tauck and its maritime partner Scylla AG to mount one of Google's "Trekker" cameras to the forward deck of Tauck's ms Treasures riverboat.

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  13. EU says Albania comment on Kosovo unification 'not acceptable'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | EUobserver

    Maja Kocjiancic, the EU spokeswoman, told Balkans news agency dtt-net.com on Wednesday that both Albania and Kosovo have "a clear European perspective" but must honor their "commitment to this goal … in full respect of EU principles and standards". "The commitments also include regional co-operation, reconciliation, and good neighbourly relations; any provocative statements in this context are not acceptable".

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  14. EU reacts to Albanian PM's statementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | B92

    A spokesperson for European Commission officials Federica Mogherini and Johannes Hahn said that progress of aspiring countries toward the EU includes regional cooperation, reconciliation and good neighborly relations, and that "all provocative statements in this framework are unacceptable." Rama earlier this week warned the European Union that Albania and Kosovo will be forced to unite unless the EU opened the path for European integration and abolition of visas for Pristina.

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  15. Albanian PM warns his country and Kosovo 'will unify'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | B92

    Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama has warned that his country and Kosovo "will unify the classic way" unless the EU "opens up roads for Kosovo' integration." During a joint interview he and Kosovo Deputy PM and Foreign Minister Hashim Thaci gave to the Pristina-based TV Klan, Rama said there were "two alternatives" for a future unification of Albania and Kosovo, and that it was "all up to the EU."

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  16. PPHE announces fifth Park Plaza hotel to open in Croatia.Read the original story

    Monday Apr 6 | 4 Hoteliers

    PPHE Hotel Group, operator of the Park Plaza Hotels & Resorts brand in Europe has announced the opening of its fifth hotel in Croatia under the contemporary brand. Park Plaza Hotels & Resorts will be extensively renovating, extending and rebranding the existing property, Hotel Park, with a view to opening summer 2015 in collaboration with Croatian hospitality partner Arenaturist, in which PPHE Hotel Group has a minority ownership interest.

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  17. IMF asks Greece to cut pensions and hike VATRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | B92

    Lagarde also welcomed the confirmation she received from Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis that Greece will on April 9 pay back EUR 450 million of its debt to the Fund. She further noted that the IMF "remains committed to cooperation with the Greek authorities to help Athens return to a sustainable path of economic growth and employment."

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  18. Games of Thrones Tourism Supports Europe's Weakest EconomiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Skift

    Destinations have seen the impact that a successful series can have on their economy and are offering as many incentives as possible to attract the next hit. Few are as excited about the new season of HBO's fantasy series Game of Thrones , which returns to screens on April 12, as Croatians.

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  19. UN calls on Croatia to ensure use of Serbian CyrillicRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | B92

    The UN Human Rights Committee has urged Croatia to ensure the right of minorities to use their language and alphabet. The report of the UN committee on the state of human rights in Croatia, published on its website, expressed concern that persons belonging to national minorities face problems in enjoying the right to use their own language, "particularly Cyrillic."

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  20. Croatian president criticizes decision to recall ambassadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | B92

    Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic has said that the withdrawal of Croatia's ambassador from Belgrade was "a hasty decision." "I think the situation needs to be calmed down because it is currently not benefiting good interstate and neighborly relations between Croatia and Serbia," she told the Zagreb-based daily Jutarnji List.

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