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AP PHOTOS: Concern grows over makeshift Bosnia migrant camp

Oct. 14, 2021 03:47 AM EDT

VELIKA KLADUSA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Hundreds of migrants — including small children, babies and elderly people — have camped out in northwest Bosnia, braving worsening weather and tough Croatian border police for a chance to head on towards Western Europe. ...

Croatia removes from duty police filmed beating migrants

Oct. 08, 2021 13:37 PM EDT

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatian authorities on Friday acknowledged for the first time that police were involved in violent pushbacks of migrants after a video showed uniformed men with batons beating people trying to enter the European Union country from Bosnia. The...

Croatia probes reports of police violence against migrants

Oct. 07, 2021 12:22 PM EDT

SARAJEVO, Bosnia (AP) — Croatia launched an investigation Thursday into new allegations that members of its police carry out systematic violent pushbacks of migrants and asylum-seekers attempting to illegally enter the country from neighboring Bosnia. The announcement...

Denmark on brink, Kane on streak in WCup qualifying

Oct. 06, 2021 07:56 AM EDT

European countries resume their qualifying campaigns for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar this week. Here are some things to look out for: COPING WITHOUT ERIKSEN Christian Eriksen’s future in soccer is still unknown following his...

The Latest: Australia pressing its states to end lockdowns

Sep. 28, 2021 22:57 PM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia — The Australian government is ramping up pressure on state governments to end pandemic lockdowns by outlining plans to end financial aid. The government says in a Wednesday statement that its payments to workers who lose hours due to lockdowns will...

US to allow visa-free travel for visitors from Croatia

Sep. 28, 2021 15:08 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government said Tuesday that Croatia would soon join the countries whose people can visit without a visa in a sign of closer economic and security ties. The State Department and Department of Homeland Security said in a joint statement that...

3 children killed in Croatia; Suspect thought to be father

Sep. 25, 2021 09:49 AM EDT

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A 56-year-old man is suspected of killing three young children in Croatia's capital Saturday, authorities said, while local media identified the man as the children's father. The state prosecutor in Zagreb said the suspect, an Austrian citizen,...

Croatian police break migrant smuggling gang, arrest 7

Sep. 23, 2021 10:37 AM EDT

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatian police have broken a gang that smuggled more than 100 migrants from Bosnia into Croatia and on toward Western Europe, and charged nine suspected members, officials said Thursday. The suspects are eight Croatian nationals and a Serb,...

Croatian police identify woman found with memory loss

Sep. 22, 2021 09:14 AM EDT

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatian police said Wednesday they have established the identity of a woman who was found in a remote area on a northern Adriatic island with no recollection of who she was or where she came from. The police identified the woman as Daniela...

Croatia police trying to identify woman with memory loss

Sep. 21, 2021 09:53 AM EDT

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatian police said Tuesday they are still working to establish the identity of a woman with no recollection of who she is or where she came from before she ended up on a northern Adriatic Sea island. Police told The Associated Press they are...