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‘Everyone loved each other’: the rise of Yugonostalgia
While many citizens of the former Yugoslavia miss the lower prices and global recognition, others warn against over-romanticising the Tito era

Jessica Bateman

25, Aug, 2022 @4:00 AM

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Tragedy and triumph: the remarkable tale of Croatia’s first football steps
Slaven Bilic and Igor Stimac recount the birth of a team driven by a deeper purpose because of the terrible Balkans conflict

Donald McRae

12, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘I would never just direct a cute story’: Murina director Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović
Her brilliant first film won a top prize at Cannes – the day after she gave birth. The Croatian filmmaker talks about being a child refugee – and why she wants to do a superhero movie

Cath Clarke

07, Apr, 2022 @2:41 PM

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Murina review – smouldering intensity, fragile manhood and young beauty
This confident debut is set on the rocky Adriatic coast where a spear fisher plays a dangerous game with his wife, daughter and a dodgy land deal

Peter Bradshaw

06, Apr, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Ukraine matters, but so did Bosnia 30 years ago. Where was the outcry then? | Ed Vulliamy
Echoes of conflict are loud in Sarajevo on this poignant anniversary, yet there is one key difference

Ed Vulliamy

03, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Joan Capp obituary
Other lives: Nurse who dedicated her retirement years to helping the needy in poor and war-torn countries

Angus Roxburgh

28, Jan, 2022 @5:01 PM

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Restoring hope: ‘Why can’t we recreate the old energy of Sarajevo?’
The Bosnian capital dreams of cultural revival by rejuvenating the hotel that was once the jewel of the Olympic village

James Tapper

09, Jan, 2022 @9:00 AM

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The Croatian roots of Chile’s leftist president Gabriel Boric
His ancestors were among the tens of thousands who left Croatia for Patagonia in the 19th century

Sam Jones and John Bartlett in Santiago

20, Dec, 2021 @2:18 PM

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Croatia’s soccer superstar, the former boss ... and a sport dogged by scandal
Corruption allegations swirling round the country’s football scene mirror a wider malaise

Daniel Boffey in Zagreb

28, Nov, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Violence in Belgium and Netherlands as Covid protests erupt across Europe
Anger at government restrictions spreads to Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Denmark and Croatia

Jon Henley

21, Nov, 2021 @6:33 PM

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Croatia violated rights of Afghan girl who was killed by train, court rules
Madina Hussiny, 6, died after police refused to let her family apply for asylum and made them walk back to Serbia

Lorenzo Tondo

19, Nov, 2021 @5:29 PM

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Accidental Luxuriance of the Translucent Watery Rebus review – deeply weird animated reverie
Found footage is collaged into the suggestion of an oppressive state being resisted in this absorbing, disturbing film

Peter Bradshaw

15, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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