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    1. Fast FT

      August 19, 2016

      Merkel readies for European Brexit tour

      German chancellor Angela Merkel will embark on one of her most intensive rounds of EU diplomacy next week with a...

    2. July 18, 2016

      Croatia’s conservatives reject rightwing populism with new leader

      Croatia’s HDZ, the senior partner in the ruling coalition, has elected a moderate as leader ahead of September...

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    1. June 21, 2016

      Euro 2016 cheat sheet: Croatia condemn Spain to heavyweight knockouts

      Round up The tournament saw its first upset. But elsewhere it was business as normal — with Europe’s minnows taking on...

    2. June 20, 2016

      Croatian parliament dissolves itself

      Croatian MPs voted to dissolve parliament on Monday, paving the way for fresh elections in the EU’s newest member state...

    3. June 12, 2016

      Euro 2016 cheat sheet: Germany wear down Ukraine

      Round-up Wales are not the only country delighted to return to the Euros. Northern Ireland played their first major...

    4. The World

      June 10, 2016

      Is 'illiberal democracy' spreading to Croatia?

      Even before the 1991-95 war of independence which liberated them from the old Yugoslavia, the people of Croatia...

    5. Fast FT

      June 7, 2016

      No-one on track to join the euro club - ECB

      Can’t think why not. The European Central Bank has released its bi-annual 200-page “convergence report” tracking the...

    6. April 13, 2016

      ‘Good for the Money’, by Bob Benmosche

      Bob Benmosche never wanted to be the guy to save American International Group. At the time the former head of MetLife...

    7. April 12, 2016

      Brussels warns enforcing US visas would cost EU billions

      Forcing US visitors to apply for a visa would cost the EU billions, damage its tourism industry and threaten a...

    8. April 11, 2016

      Brussels considers end to visa free travel to EU for US visitors

      A long-simmering row between Brussels and Washington over visas is set to break into the open on Tuesday when the...

    9. April 11, 2016

      Zinfandel’s Restaurant, Zagreb

      Where Mihanovićeva 1, 10000 Zagreb Plug sockets/WiFi Yes Espresso 18 HRK ($2.70) Open 6am-11pm; Sun from 6:30am Privacy...

    10. Fast FT

      March 31, 2016

      Serbian leader Seselj acquitted by war crimes tribunal in shock result

      The Serbian nationalist leader Vojislav Seselj has been acquitted on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity...

    11. March 27, 2016

      Justice at last for victims of Radovan Karadzic

      The conviction of former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity in...

    12. March 9, 2016

      Paths to Europe: As a key route closes, migrants look for others

      Governments in central and eastern Europe have all but sealed the favoured route travelled by refugees fleeing war and...

    13. Fast FT

      March 1, 2016

      Eurozone unemployment hits lowest since August 2011

      A robust jobs market in Germany is helping offset stubbornly high unemployment in Spain and Greece, as the jobless rate...

    14. February 29, 2016

      Marxists’ gifts to the markets

      Business leaders and stock market investors tend not, as a rule, to be staunch supporters of hardline communism. But...

    15. Brussels Blog

      February 24, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: The Vienna Insurrection

      Welcome to Wednesday’s edition of our new Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up...

    16. Fast FT

      December 15, 2015

      Eurozone employment growth dips in Q3

      Growth in employment in the eurozone tailed off slightly in the third quarter. The number of people employed in the...

    17. November 26, 2015

      If Schengen fails: Four scenarios threatening passport-free zone

      If the Schengen accord finally buckles under the weight of Europe’s migration and security crises, the world’s biggest...

    18. November 26, 2015

      Loss of open borders poses threat to trade in central and eastern Europe

      As clouds gathered over emerging markets in August because of concerns about prospects for China’s economy, central and...

    19. November 18, 2015

      Global supply chains hit by terror threats and flows of migrants

      The rise of radical Islam in the Middle East and the reintroduction of border controls in Europe is disrupting supply...

    20. November 9, 2015

      Croatia’s rightwing HDZ emerges with biggest share of vote

      Croatia swung to the right with the opposition HDZ beating the governing social democrats in general elections on...

    21. November 5, 2015

      Migrant crisis threatens to raise ghosts of Balkan wars

      Chancellor Angela Merkel gave a stark explanation this week of why she pressed for a recent special EU summit with...

    22. Brussels Blog

      November 3, 2015

      Operation Guilt Trip: Brussels heaps pressure on member states over refugees

      After a string of bad-tempered, late-night summits, leaders from across the EU agreed an ambitious programme of...

    23. FT Photo Diary

      November 3, 2015

      A foggy future

      A migrant waits for transport to Slovenia after he registered at a new winter refugee camp in Slavonski Brod, Croatia...

    24. FT Photo Diary

      October 28, 2015

      Night train

      A train as it leaves Somogymeggyes for Tab, some 140 kms southwest of Budapest, Hungary. The train serves on the last...

    25. FT Photo Diary

      October 26, 2015

      Muddy borders

      Migrants walk past farm fields as they are escorted by police towards buses which will take them to Brezice refugee...

    26. FT Photo Diary

      October 22, 2015

      Blocking the border

      A young girl touches the riot shield of a police officer as she and other migrants make their way on foot after...

    27. October 21, 2015

      EU leaders to hammer out continental response to migrant crisis

      European leaders will hold an emergency summit this weekend in an attempt to bring order to the tide of migrants...

    28. October 16, 2015

      Hungary closes border with Croatia

      Hungary sealed most of its border with Croatia on Friday night — the second time in a month it has cut off the main...

    29. September 25, 2015

      Brussels warns Hungary against erecting Slovenia migrant fence

      The European Commission has warned Hungary that building a fence on its frontier with Slovenia to keep out migrants...

    30. September 24, 2015

      Balkan tensions rise amid migrant crisis

      Relations between Croatia and Serbia plunged on Thursday to their worst since the end of the post-Yugoslav civil wars,...

    31. September 22, 2015

      EU ministers force through refugee quota plan

      EU interior ministers on Tuesday imposed a plan to relocate 120,000 refugees across the EU, outvoting four eastern...

    32. FT Photo Diary

      September 22, 2015

      Waiting for hope

      A woman carries a baby as she goes through a police line in front of a reception centre in Opatovac, Croatia today....

    33. FT Photo Diary

      September 21, 2015

      Crossing to Croatia

      A migrant walks the last few kilometres from Serbia to Croatia as more migrants continue to arrive by bus on Monday in...

    34. September 18, 2015

      Army on alert as almost 9,000 migrants surge into Croatia

      Croatia put its military on alert after almost 9,000 migrants surged into the country after being shut out of Hungary,...

    35. September 18, 2015

      Croatia shuts borders as it is overwhelmed by influx of migrants

      Nervous governments in central and south-east Europe tightened their borders and lashed out at each other on Friday, as...

    36. FT Photo Diary

      September 18, 2015

      Croatian crossing

      A Syrian refugee man plays with his daughter after spending night near an abandoned military barrack in Beli Manastir,...

    37. September 17, 2015

      Migration risks dividing east and west Europe

      The EU’s 28 member states have long been famed for squabbling among themselves whenever the bloc comes face to face...

    38. FT Photo Diary

      September 17, 2015

      Border playtime

      Children play near policemen standing guard as a group of newly arrived migrants wait for a train at a railway station,...

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