Protesters in Zagreb and other major cities urge changes to the Criminal Code, as President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic says Croatia "must not turn a blind eye to violence".
Fall in volume and value of deals revealed in CMS/Mergermarket report is in line with decline seen across Europe as economic slowdown, Brexit uncertainty and global trade wars hit sentiment.
Slovenian national carrier Adria Airways's decision to file for bankruptcy followed the demises of a series of other European airlines against the underlying trend of an air transport market in the throes of consolidation.
The Croatian city of Dubrovnik is planning to introduce a tax on foreign cruise ships from 2021, which is being overwhelmed by hoards of tourists
"Finally, we will do Nikola Tesla proud by having his cars in his countries of origin!" said Tesla CEO Elon Musk.
Government officials in Bulgaria and Croatia scrambled this week to alleviate the negative effects on their tourism business following the collapse of British holiday firm Thomas Cook.
The incoming president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, took an unexpected decision of nominating Hungarian Laszlo Trocsanyi as commissioner for expansion as Hungary increases its influence in the region