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The cannon was discovered in a Croatian fort, but only now has it been confirmed it was designed more than 500 years ago by the artist and inventor...
Triple-barrelled cannon found in Croatian fort is 'machine gun' forerunner designed by Da Vinci
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No exaggeration: Croatia truly the 'Jewel of Adriatic' ...
At full throttle, the 5-horsepower engine of the boat strained, making slow progress out of the marina as we maneuvered through sleek yachts and sailboats...
Croatia's coast lures tourists - and now oil rigs ...
The decision has deeply split the European Union's newest member state of some 4.3 million...
Croatia May Soften Fishing Zone After EU Rebuff ...
Croatia is likely to ease a planned enforcement of a protected fishing zone in the Adriatic in January, which has angered neighbours and worried the European Commission, President Stjepan Mesic said on Tuesday...
Croatia eyes more tourism growth ...
Croatia and its sparkling Adriatic coast are on course for another record tourism year, with authorities aiming for even stronger growth despite stiff competition from Asia and North Africa...
Croatia wildfire toll reaches 11 ...
A wildfire that devastated two-thirds of an island on Croatia's coast a week ago has claimed two more lives, bringing the death toll to 11...
Info on how you can help (In Croatian) ...
Info how you can help...
Vlasic wins high jump gold for Croatia ...
Blanka Vlasic won the women's high jump on Sunday to become the first Croatian to claim a world championship medal...
St. Jerome, a Bridge between Two Worlds ...
The life of Jerome, born in Dalmatia (modern Croatia) in 340, straddled many diverse worlds...
Exhibit explores Zagreb and its transformations...
If ever there was a city that never stopped changing, it's Zagreb, now the capital of the Republic of Croatia...
Croatia Can Enrich United Europe...
Unification of Europe is a millennium venture that brought peace, stability and wellbeing to the continent and it is in Croatia�s interest to joint in, not only to enjoy its advantages but in order to enrich it with its potentials, Croatian President Stjepan Mesic said today in Brussels...
Free zone attracts jobs to Croatia...
Five years ago, the Varazdin Free Zone was a sprawling vacant lot. Today it is bustling with activity as local and foreign investors rush to expand their production facilities...
Prime Minister Sander insists Croatia deserves to join EU by 2010...
Prime Minister Ivo Sanader insisted Wednesday that Croatia deserved to become a full member of the European Union by the end of the decade...
Barfly: The grape you're sipping has roots in Croatia...
In 1967, a UC Davis professor named Austin Goheen was visiting Italy, and while tasting the local wines he noticed that primitivo tasted a lot like the zinfandel back home. Ever the scientist, he prepared a comparative study and discovered that they were, in fact, identical, and his finding was supported by genetic testing. That meant that "America's grape" zinfandel was really "Italy's grape." However, primitivo was only introduced to Italy after zinfandel had already appeared in the United States. Where did it come from? Croatia. ...
'Home-grown' shellfish...
Dubrovnik may be the pearl of the Croatian coastline, but for a seafood feast that will make you lick your lips, you'll have to leave the old city's fortress walls and follow the locals up the Adriatic...
Cycling on the rise in Croatia...
In the past decade, Croatia has lagged behind many of its neighbouring countries in the number and accessibility of bike paths. However, this is being addressed. Many of the national parks in Croatia have marked all their paths and provide maps. Plitvice Lake National Park has one of the most beautiful paths in Europe...
Croatia's Unemployment Rate Falls to Its Lowest Level in a Decade...
Unemployment in Croatia has fallen to its lowest level in a decade, according to statistics released Thursday...
Never heard of Istria? Well, you will
If you're traveling from Italy, be sure to stop in this bordering Croatian gem... Recently, Istria has regained its tourism footing. Its 150-mile coastline is packed with Germans, Austrians, Slovenians and Italians from June through September, the region�s high season...
Breathtaking panoramas of the Adriatic...
Pine trees and lavender fields...
Adriatic Gem
Croatia's Coast Already `Discovered,' But Its Beauty Will Leave You Breathless...
Brits looking east for investments...
A survey by the Inside Track Group indicates that three property investors in ten are looking to places such as Croatia and Bulgaria for their next investment, but many are unaware of the risks this involves...


Nikola Tesla thematical park opens in Smiljan, Croatia ... Croatia: growth accelerates to 6%...
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