On July 1, 2013, Croatia joined the European Union, becoming the 28th member state. We travel to the capital Zagreb to check out the mood.
The Catalan referendum has been closely followed in the successor states of the former Yugoslavia. Separatist movements are still active here – and their voices are growing louder.
Urban gardening is a growing trend throughout Europe. In the Croatian capital Zagreb, Marijan Butkovic grows microgreens like cress, arugula and cilantro in a highrise. He even delivers his produce to 20 restaurants.
Argentina secured a debut Davis Cup triumph on their fifth appearance in the final when they battled back to beat Croatia. Federico Delbonis and Juan Martin Del Potro won Sunday's singles to clinch a thrilling 3-2 win.
On Friday, Croatia commemorated Victory Day with nationalist fervor. Visitors to Europe's Adriatic playground are increasingly confronted by the radical right-wing symbols that have become a part of everyday life.
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