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Slovenia sending aid to Croatia after earthquake

Ljubljana – Prime Minister Janez Janša spoke with his Croatian counterpart Andrej Plenković on Tuesday to offer Slovenia’s assistance in the relief efforts following a devastating earthquake near Petrinja, south-east of the capital of Zagreb. Solidarity and readiness to help was also expressed by President Borut Pahor.

Croatia earthquake toll rises to seven as search continues

A search for survivors in Croatia stretched into the night on Dec. 29 after a powerful earthquake killed at least seven people in the country's interior, tearing down rooftops and piling bricks in the streets.

Turkish president condoles with quake-hit Croatia

The Turkish president on Dec. 29 extended his condolences to his Croatian counterpart over a magnitude 6.3 earthquake.

According to a statement from the Turkish Directorate of Communications, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan held a phone call with Zoran Milanovic.

Erdoğan stated that Turkey is ready to provide search and rescue teams and all the help that may be needed.

Five earthquake victims; "This is like Hiroshima"; Serbia offers help

According to the EMSC, the earthquake was 6.3 on the 46 kilometers from Zagreb. There are five victims in Croatia.
The earthquake was felt in our country, but also in the region - it was reported in Banja Luka, Zagreb, Vukovar and Split.
After the first, another earthquake followed, which was weaker - 4.5 degrees.
The quakes also hit North Macedonia and Greece.

Bulgaria Is Ready to Help Croatia Devastated by Earthquake

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva spoke with her counterpart from Croatia Gordhan Grlic Radman about the devastating earthquake that rocked the Balkans at noon today, the Press Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported.

Vučić: I want Croatia to recover quickly after the earthquake

The first in stop in his visit were the final works on the reconstruction of the Elementary School "Hajduk Veljko" and the sports hall.
These works are worth 245 million dinars.
The Elementary School "Hajduk Veljko" has about 600 students, of which 327 in the lower grades, and more than 300 students in the older ones.

Another Earthquake Strikes Croatia, Destruction Reported

An earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck a town in Croatia on Tuesday and video footage showed people being rescued from rubble.

The GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences said the quake hit at a depth of 10 kilometers (six miles).

Croatia Hit by Earthquakes for Second Day Running

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.3 on the Richter scale hit the Petrinja area, south of the capital Zagreb, at 12.20 on Tuesday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre said.

Bulgaria is 4th in the EU in Terms of the Share of Household Spending on Food

Bulgaria ranks fourth in the European Union (EU) in terms of the share of household food expenditures in 2019, according to data from the European statistical office Eurostat.

Last year, households in Bulgaria spent almost a fifth of their income on food, equivalent to 11.4% of Bulgaria's gross domestic product (GDP), according to European statistics.

Second Stronger Earhquake Shakes Croatia

A strong earthquake hit Croatia on Tuesday, with footage of the damage it caused shared all over social media.

The area around the Croatian capital of Zagreb was struck by an earthquake of magnitude 6.3, according to  the European and German Geophysical Institutes the magnitude was 6.4.