Grandmother's got a tattoo? No big deal among Bosnian-Croats. Tattooing girls' hands with Christian symbols has been a tradition among Catholics in the region for a long time. But it is slowly vanishing.
Exactly 100 years ago, the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes proclaimed its union; eleven years later, it was named "Yugoslavia." But was its breakup three-quarters of a century later fated from the outset?
More than two decades after a devastating war, Bosnia-Herzegovina has still not overcome its deep ethnic divisions. As voters headed to the polls, observers asked whether fresh elections can bring much-needed change.
Luka Modric has won football's highest individual honor, having been named the winner of FIFA's The Best award for the 2017-18 season. The Croatian is both adored and hated in his homeland. DW explains why this is so.
Europe needs a common culture of remembrance that rejects the fascist crimes of the past. That means Croatian, Hungarian and Latvian Nazi collaborators should not be glorified, says journalist Krsto Lazarevic.
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