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El Hud

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Latest posts by El Hud

23 June 2011

Croatia: EU Membership Approval

On June 10, 2011, Croatia was cleared to become the newest member state of the European Union. There is still a long road before Croatians are officially a part of...

20 February 2010

Croatia: A New President, A New Path

On Friday of last week, Ivo Josipović took office as Croatia's third president, replacing outgoing two-term president, Stjepan Mesić, who was the head of Croatia for a decade.

4 February 2009

Croatia: Changing Eminent Domain for a Golfing Gain

On the 15th of December, 2008, the Croatian Parliament passed a law that allows private golf course development to acquire land through the use of eminent domain. The full extent...

5 December 2008

Croatia: The Anti-Sanader Facebook Group Controversy

A group called, "I bet you'll find that in 5000 Facebook users who do not like Sanader!" was formed on Facebook in criticism of Croatian Prime Minister Ivo Sanader. In...

24 October 2008

Croatia: Car Bomb Assassination of Journalists Ivo Pukanić & Niko Franjić

Zagreb, Croatia's capital, was stunned by a car bomb attack directed at newspaper publisher and editor-in-chief Ivo Pukanić, which killed both him and fellow journalist Niko Franjić on Thursday.

14 September 2008

Montenegro: The .ME Domain Release

Montenegro received quite a windfall in being assigned .ME for a country domain extension. In auctioning off the available names, they've managed to raise a great deal of money in...

6 August 2008

Croatia: The Death of Dinko Šakić

A few days ago Dinko Šakić, the commander of the infamous WWII Jasenovac Concentration Camp (Croatia) died, having served only half of the sentence in jail for his role in...

23 July 2008

Croatia: Reactions to the Karadžić Arrest

While not having suffered as severely as the Bosniaks at the hands of Radovan Karadžić, opinions amongst Croatians were varied, although most were pleased with his arrest and looked forward...

20 July 2008

Croatia: At Odds with Slovenian Borders

Since the breakup of former Yugoslavia nearly 20 years ago, ongoing issues have dogged Croatia's progress as a nation headed towards eventual membership with the European Union. Unknown to most...

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