ZAGREB (Reuters) - Two decades since fighting itself free of Yugoslavia, Croatia becomes the 28th member of the European Union at midnight on Sunday against a backdrop of economic woes in the Adriatic republic and the bloc it is joining. Full story
HELSINKI (Reuters) - Prosecutors in Finland said on Friday they would charge three former executives of defense group Patria with bribing government officials in Croatia. Full story
UMAG, Croatia (Reuters) - An English-language sign at the fishermen's pier in the northern Adriatic town of Umag reads: "This fishing port was rebuilt with the support of the European Union". Full story
SARAJEVO (Reuters) - The Serb member of Bosnia's presidency agreed on Tuesday to new border rules needed for when neighboring Croatia joins the EU in July, reversing his position from Monday when he rejected the deal. Full story
Kitesurfers along the coast of Croatia are searching for Mary, a long-lost friend of Jonathan's, who wrote a message from Nova Scotia in 1985. TODAY.com's Dara Brown has the story.
Traditional recipes that can be traced back centuries are mixed with new trends at the seventh annual Grandma’s Cake Festival in Croatia. TODAY.com’s Dara Brown reports
Boaters made a makeshift bridge in Croatia as a way to show support for a proposed $315 million bridge that would connect two sides of a channel. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.
Blanka Vlasic of Croatia celebrates clearing the bar at 1.91 meters on her way to winning the women's high jump at the Diamond League Adidas Grand Prix in New York, May 25, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn
Croatia's Rebecca Domika and Tina Panic perform in the synchronised swimming duet free preliminaries during the World Swimming Championships at the Sant Jordi arena in Barcelona July 23, 2013. REUTERS/Michael Dalder (SPAIN - Tags: SPORT SWIMMING)
Croatia's Maja Boric and Marcela Maric perform a dive at the women's synchronised 3m springboard preliminary during the World Swimming Championships at the Montjuic municipal pool in Barcelona July 20, 2013. REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino (SPAIN - Tags: SPORT DIVING)
Soldiers from a Croatian army battalion take part in the traditional Bastille Day military parade in Paris July 14, 2013. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann (FRANCE - Tags: MILITARY ANNIVERSARY POLITICS)