Croatia Conservatives Leader Resigns After Government Fall by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Tomislav Karamarko on Tuesday resigned as leader of the Croatian Democratic Union party after its coalition government fell, forcing early elections.

Published: June 21, 2016 at 05:28AM

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R.I.P., Jo Cox. May Britain Remember Your Wisdom. by NICHOLAS KRISTOF


By NICHOLAS KRISTOF

A united Europe would be a fitting legacy for a woman no longer able to influence the world in other ways.

Published: June 19, 2016 at 09:00PM

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Balkan Police Arrest 13 for Gang-Related Identity Theft by REUTERS


By REUTERS

Police in Bosnia, Croatia and Slovenia arrested 13 people on Monday on suspicion of identity theft, seizing weapons and forged documents in a crackdown on Balkan criminal gangs.

Published: June 20, 2016 at 08:02AM

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UN Official Critical of Hungary Plan to Shut Refugee Centers by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Hungary’s plan to close its refugee reception centers will make it much more difficult for people granted asylum to integrate, forcing them to leave the country, the regional head of the U.N.’s refugee agency said Monday.

Published: June 20, 2016 at 05:38AM

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Serb Tycoon Jailed for Five Years for Aiding Tax Evasion by REUTERS


By REUTERS

One of the Balkans’ richest men was sentenced to five years in prison for aiding tax evasion in a landmark trial the Serbian government said would shed more light on links between businessmen and politicians dating from the 1990s.

Published: June 20, 2016 at 04:44AM

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Early Vote Looms in Croatia as Lawmakers Dissolve Parliament by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Croatian lawmakers voted Monday to dissolve Parliament, paving the way for early elections after the government fell in a no-confidence vote last week.

Published: June 20, 2016 at 04:03AM

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Albania’s Broken Men Fear Prison Horrors Will Be Forgotten by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Buried in the mountains of northern Albania are crumbling buildings and an old copper mine where political prisoners were once forced to work to exhaustion and even death.

Published: June 19, 2016 at 03:27AM

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