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Wildfires Roar Across Southern Europe
The blaze season is in full swing along the Mediterranean coast, fed by a mixture of strong winds, dry weather and high heat.
Retrial Begins for 2 Serbs at U.N. War Crimes Tribunal
Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic, former secret police chiefs, are accused of running covert operations during the 1990s war in Bosnia and Croatia.
Inside the Travel Section’s List of ‘52 Places to Go in 2017’
In this podcast, Times Travel editors talk about this year’s top travel destinations. Hint: “Canada is huge.”
Argentina Rallies Against Croatia to Win First Davis Cup Title
After Juan Martín del Potro beat Marin Cilic to even the match, Federico Delbonis defeated Ivo Karlovic in straight sets.
Argentina to Face Croatia, and History of Heartbreak, in Quest for First Davis Cup
Juan Martín del Potro will lead Argentina, the only nation in the Cup’s 116-year history to reach four finals without winning. Marin Cilic will have home-court advantage in Zagreb.
Croatia Beats Iceland Before a Crowd of Zero
Marcelo Brozovic scored twice as Croatia beat Iceland, 2-0, in Zagreb on Saturday and opened up a lead at the top of European Group I in World Cup qualifying.
A Playful Sneaker Brand — With Plenty of History
Originally a state-owned table-tennis footwear brand, Startas ceased production because of Croatia’s war of independence. Now, it’s ready for a comeback.
Conservative Party in Croatia Wins Parliamentary Elections
The Croatian Democratic Union captured 61 seats, more than the rival Social Democrats but short of a clear governing majority.
Avenging a Flat Tire, Gwen Jorgensen Wins Triathlon
Jorgensen crushed the competition in Rio, giving the United States its first Olympic triathlon gold medal by cruising across the finish line in 1 hour 56 minutes 16 seconds.
Serbia and Croatia Qualify in Olympic Basketball; One Spot Remains
The Serbs routed Puerto Rico and the Croats edged Italy in overtime to make the field in Rio de Janeiro. France and Canada will meet in Manila on Sunday, with the winner advancing to Brazil.
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