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EU creates team against cyber attacks in Ukraine: Croats invited

The team will be "recruited" from six European countries - Croatia, Estonia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Poland and Romania.
Earlier, the Ukrainian cyber security services warned of upcoming hacker attacks and threats, amid the conflict with Russia in the eastern part of the country.

Croatian PM Criticises Timing of Minister’s Arrest for Corruption

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic has criticized Saturday's arrest of Construction Minister Darko Horvat in a corruption probe as disproportionate, and has called on the State Attorney's Office, DORH, to explain the reason and timing.

EU answer to W Balkan issues, Pahor tells Munich conference

Munich – President Borut Pahor took part in a panel debate on the Western Balkans at the Munich Security Conference on Sunday, arguing the EU enlargement process should be stepped up and offering the EU as the answer to all the issues troubling the region.

New corona update: Growing number of deceased

12.239 people were tested.
There are 137 patients on the respirator, and 3.851 were hospitalized.
COVID-19 took 14.849 lives in Serbia, while the mortality rate is 0.79.

Danica Grujicic is convinced that the coronavirus was artificially created: "Humanity must get an answer" Foto: Printscreen/TV Prva

Most accidents in ski resorts caused by speed

Ljubljana – As many as 318 accidents were formally reported from Slovenian ski resorts in the 2020/2021 season, involving 322 skiers and snowboarders, according to data posted on the website of the Interior Ministry. 53% of all injured persons were men.

Pahor declines call to prevent “political” appointments of diplomats

Ljubljana – President Borut Pahor has declined the call by the Marjan Šarec List (LMŠ) not to sign a decree appointing new ambassadors ahead of the general election. He said that postponement of the appointments as part of regular rotation would be unjustified and harm the country’s foreign policy interests in the international community.

Croatian Teen Suspected of Hacking Communication Company’s Data

Croatian news site reported that the prime suspect for hacking the database of Croatia's telecommunication operator's, Tele Operator A1, exposing around 10 per cent of user data, is a 14-year-old primary school pupil from Slavonski Brod.

More Countries in the Red Zone for Entering Bulgaria (Full List)

As of Thursday, February 17, the list of countries by color zones is updated, according to which the order of entry into Bulgaria is determined.

The red zone will include France, Belgium, Portugal, Switzerland, Cyprus, the Maldives, Armenia, Belarus, Russia, Japan and others.

South-East Europe Countries Urge Citizens to Leave Ukraine

Governments all over South-eastern Europe have urged their citizens to leave Ukraine due to concerns that the Russian-Ukrainian conflict is intensifying. Most of these warnings came over the weekend.

Ex-state secretary loses damages suit against NSi leader

Ljubljana – A court in Kamnik has turned down a damages suit that ex-Prime Minister Marjan Šarec’s state secretary for national security Damir Črnčec has filed against New Slovenia (NSi) leader Matej Tonin after the latter accused him of abusing the SOVA intelligence and security agency for political purposes, N1 news portal has reported.

Ljubljana declared European Best Destination 2022

Ljubljana – Ljubljana has been declared European Best Destination 2022 out of over 400 destinations. It is being recommended to those who love nature, city break, foodies, culture lovers, Instagrammers, lovers and families.

A strong earthquake hit Croatia: "What was this?" PHOTO

According to Croatian media, it is Banovina.
According to the EMSC, the epicenter was 17 kilometers southwest of Sisak.
"Veernji" states that the earthquake was strongly felt, and some felt it on the outskirts of Zagreb, as well as in Samobor.

Croatia threatens Serbia: "We will block Serbia's path towards EU"

Croatia now cites the problem of archival material, which Belgrade allegedly refuses to return to Zagreb, as the reason for such a threat.
Zagreb's Vecernji list claims that Belgrade refuses to return the archives belonging to it to Zagreb, even though, as they say, Serbia has signed an agreement on succession.

Eurostat – 1 in 6 young Greeks facing severe material and social deprivation

In the EU in 2020, the severe material and social deprivation rate among young people (aged 15-29 years) was 7%. When compared with 2019, this increased by 2 percentage points (pp). The severe material and social deprivation rate among the total population was the same (7%).