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Ex-Croatia PM jailed after court ups his corruption sentence

Apr. 4, 2019 3:16 PM EDT

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A top Croatian court has increased to six years the corruption sentence against former Prime Minister Ivo Sanader and ordered his immediate imprisonment. Sanader was transferred to a Zagreb prison on Thursday evening after the court upheld prosecutors' appeal of the 2017 sentence of...

Croatians demand more action against domestic violence

Mar. 16, 2019 12:07 PM EDT

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Thousands of people have rallied in Croatia demanding government action against domestic violence after a man threw his four small children from a balcony, seriously injuring them. The attack last month on the Adriatic Sea island of Pag has sent shock waves through the Balkan nation,...

Croatian journalists rally for media freedom in EU country

Mar. 2, 2019 8:22 AM EST

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Several hundred Croatian journalists have rallied in the capital Zagreb against what they say is pressure on journalists and curbing of media freedoms in the European Union country. The gathering on Saturday dubbed "You took over media, we won't give up journalism," was organized by...