About: Tomislav Karamarko

Energy 31-01-2017

Croatia learns energy arbitration lessons the hard way

Croatia’s drawn out energy dispute with Hungary has possibly dampened its hopes of acting as an energy hub for the EU, as Brussels looks to bring in more gas from the east. The newest bloc member has a lot of work to do to repair rifts, writes Mehmet Öğütçü.

Enlargement 31-10-2016

Croatia to coach Bosnians on how to join the EU

Croatia, the European Union’s newest member, has pledged to help its neighbour, Bosnia and Herzegovina, follow in its footsteps and join the bloc as soon as possible.

Elections 18-07-2016

Croatia’s conservatives pick MEP Plenkovic to lead election campaign

Croatia's ruling conservative HDZ party (EPP-affiliated) chose former diplomat Andrej Plenković as its new leader ahead of a snap election in September, hoping to stay in power despite a fall in support driven by graft allegations and a slow economic recovery.
Elections 21-06-2016

Croatia’s ruling party chief quits ahead of snap election

The head of Croatia's ruling conservative party, Tomislav Karamarko, resigned today (21 June) after his involvement in a conflict of interest affair triggered the government's fall.
17-06-2016

Croatia’s right-wing government falls

Croatia's government fell Thursday (17 June) after Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic lost a confidence vote in parliament, in a serious blow to the country's nationalist rulers after only five months in power.
Elections 07-06-2016

New Croatian premier faces tough no-confidence motion

Croatia's conservative HDZ party, the biggest in the ruling centre-right coalition, said today (7 June) it would file a no-confidence motion against technocrat Prime Minister Tihomir Orešković.
Elections 19-05-2016

Graft case shakes up Croatian government

Croatia's main opposition party, the Social Democrats, sought on Wednesday (18 May) a confidence vote against powerful Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Karamarko over an alleged conflict of interest, as a national watchdog opened a probe into the affair.
Elections 09-11-2015

Croatia’s conservatives win, helped by tougher stance on migration

Croatia's conservative opposition won the country's first election since it joined the European Union in 2013, partial results from Sunday's election showed, but its narrow victory meant lengthy coalition talks were likely to follow in the next days or weeks.

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