More than 2,000 teachers and other employees in Croatia’s education system have rallied in the capital of Zagreb to press for higher wages after being on strike for nearly a month.
With a thriving coffee culture and ancient Romanesque architecture, the oldest continuously-inhabited coastal gem of Zadar is the newest place on the tourism radar.
Many buildings cracked in Zagreb and walls and rooftops were damaged. Downtown streets were littered with debris. Concrete slabs fell on cars and chimneys landed in front of entrances.
Croatia is touting boating and camping on its azure 1,800-km Adriatic coastline to woo back visitors and revive its coronavirus-battered tourism sector.
The Backo Mini Express Museum, the largest of its kind in southeastern Europe, boasts more than a kilometre (half a mile) of tiny tracks traversing picturesque rural villages and city squares wrought in extraordinary detail.
European champions Bayern Munich suffered their first defeat since December when their 23-match winning run was ended by a shock 4-1 Bundesliga defeat at Hoffenheim on Sunday.
Napoli defeated Croatian side Rijeka 2-0 to honour the memory of Diego Maradona, the Italian club’s greatest and most popular player, and to go top of Europa League Group F.
The US Geological Survey said the quake had a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 and its epicenter was 10 kilometres (six miles) beneath the surface and about 140 kilometers (87.5 miles) west of the town of Corral.