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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.

New supervisors appointed at Petrol

Ljubljana – The shareholders of energy group Petrol appointed new supervisors on Monday and voted against a proposal to take legal action against the former management for alleged damages over multiple high-profile transactions.

Two current supervisors – chief supervisor Sašo Berger and Mladen Kaliterna – received new terms.

COVID-19 Vaccination Kicks Off in Central, Eastern Europe

As in the rest of the EU, health workers, politicians and civil society leaders trying to dispel popular distrust of vaccines were chosen to take the first jabs in symbolic ceremonies designed to kickstart national vaccination campaigns across the region.

UN Court Archives Reveal the Political Economy of the Balkan Wars

Tudjman's statement was a response to international pressure to amend a law that restricted the return of property to Serbs who had been expelled or fled the country after the Croatian military's Operation Storm in August that year.

Second Round of Quakes in Year Cause Panic in Croatia

After a severe earthquake struck the Croatian capital Zagreb in March this year, another series of slightly smaller quakes hit the country south of the capital on Monday.

The strongest one with a magnitude of 5 on the Richter scale had its epicenter some 12 kilometres southwest of Sisak, 60 km south of Zagreb.

Strong Earthquake Rocks Croatia

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 on the Richter scale was registered in Croatia. The epicenter is 49 km from Zagreb and 13 km from Sisak, the European Seismological Center reported.

The depth of the quake is 10 km. The quake was registered at 5:28 a.m.

Lockdown is overestimated, Germany changes course?

"They would probably answer to that spooky forecaster that Slovenia is a disciplined nation that will know how to organize adequate anti-epidemic measures and that it is completely impossible for such evil to befall the country," the text of Jutarnji list points out.

Croatia Mourns Legendary Actor Pero Kvrgic

The doyen of Croatian theatre, Pero Kvrgic, also a film and television actor, has died at the age of 94 in Croatia's capital Zagreb, media reported.

Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic expressed his condolences to actor's family on behalf of the Croatian government.