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BUCHAREST - The Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) has prepared a South East Europe 2020 strategy (SEE 2020) to help governments improve economies and create new jobs, participants of the First meeting of the Governing Board of the RCC SEE 2020 Strategy in Bucharest have said.
Bulgaria registered in 2013 levels of consumption equaling 50% of the EU's average values, Eurostat data has shown.
Actual individual consumption (AIC) was the lowest in Bulgaria, which is closely followed by Romania, while Luxembourg topped the ranking with 38% above the medium rate, data from the EU's statistical body cited by the Daily Luxemburger Wort reveals.
Croatia’s centre-left government is striving to end quarrels with the powerful Catholic Church over education in what is seen as a move to boost its tumbling ratings.
Vedran Molnar, the new Minister of Education, is to meet the Catholic primates of both Croatia and Bosnia - and assure them that the government has no intention of pushing religion out of the classroom.
BELGRADE - The remains of 18 persons, including two women, were exhumed from a mass grave at the location "Groblje" in Slunj between 16 and 18 of June this year.
The victims are Serbs from Kordun, killed in the aggression of Croatian armed forces in August 1995 (Operation Storm) on a UN protected area known as Sector North.
World Cup favourites Brazil were held to a 0-0 draw by Mexico on June 18 as goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa produced an inspired performance to deny the Brazilians their 11th victory in a row.
In an absorbing Group A match in the deafening cauldron of Fortaleza's Castelao arena, Brazil failed time and again to break down a stubborn Mexican defence.
Vrdoljak told an energy conference in Zagreb on Tuesday that Croatia was preparing an international tender for onshore gas and oil exploration in addition to its current open tender for offshore exploration in the Adriatic Sea.
“There are 40 companies interested in the Adriatic seabed. By September, a lot of other prominent oil companies will come to Croatia,” he said.