A DW reporter experiences Croatia earthquakes firsthand
02 January 2021 | 1:31 pm
A series of earthquakes has been shaking Croatia. The strongest was a magnitude 6.4. The city of Petrinja, where DW's Matthias Grimm was staying, was hit the hardest.
21 Aug 2017
Croatia's only beach bar catering for dogs staged a race in the Adriatic on Sunday for owners and their four-legged friends.
3 Sep 2017
Abandoned Croatia v Kosovo qualifier to resume on Sunday.
2 Dec 2017
Russia 2018 - Nigeria to face Argentina, Iceland and Croatia in group D.
9 Apr 2018
David Ferrer defeats Philipp Kohlschreiber in epic five-setter to qualify Spain for Davis Cup semi-finals.
17 Jun 2018
An own goal and a penalty gave Croatia a comfortable start to their World Cup campaign as they beat a limp Nigeria 2-0 in their Group D clash at the Kaliningrad Stadium on Saturday (June 16). A diving header from Mario Mandzukic was deflected into his own net by Nigeria midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo after 32 minutes to hand Croatia the half-time lead, doubled by Luka Modric's successful penalty kick in the 71st minute. It was awarded after Nigeria defender William Troost-Ekong had wrestled Mandzukic to the ground right in front of the referee, wrapping both arms around the striker as they jostled for space in the Nigeria box. Croatia, who were barely extended by their African opponents, now top Group D after Argentina and Iceland drew 1-1 in Moscow earlier on Saturday.
2 Jul 2018
Croatian supporters are both delighted and relieved to see their team beat Denmark on penalties and advance to the World Cup quarter-finals.
12 Jul 2018
Prime minister confident Croatia will beat France in World Cup final.
13 Jul 2018
The Croatian government held on Thursday (July 12) a cabinet session with ministers dressed in the red and white chequered jerseys of the national soccer team, a day after Croatia reached the World Cup final in Russia.
15 Jul 2018
France and Croatia face off at the World Cup final on Sunday, an unexpected match-up that pairs one of the European Union’s founding nations against the bloc’s newest member.
18 Dec 2018
Croatian authorities have denied a report that police are illegally pushing migrants back into neighboring Bosnia. Migrants are struggling to survive in makeshift camps as winter sets in and temperatures plunge.
5 Aug 2019
Local media have described the killings of three women, two men and a 10-year-old child as an act of jealousy. Only a 7-month-old baby was left alive and uninjured in the house.
6 Jan 2020
Self-described "woman of the people" Kolinda Grabar-Kitrovic will need to attract hardliner nationalists if she is to stay on as president. Center-left former PM Zoran Milanovic has enjoyed a slight lead in the polls.
1 hour ago
At the start of the pandemic, London-based Palestinian actor, filmmaker and music producer Mo'min Swaitat discovered 10,000 tapes in the West Bank while in lockdown there – music that documented a moment in Palestinian history that hadn't been heard for 30 years. He spent eight months listening to the tapes, making it his mission to digitise and re-release this window into the past. One of the tapes he found was "The Intifada 1987”, an album by Riad Awwad. Mo'min tells Eve Jackson why the discovery is so important to Palestinians.
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The conflict in Gaza is something we're used to seeing on the news, but now, events in the Palestinian territory are popping up on the small screen as fiction. Following the success of hit Israeli shows like "Fauda", Hamas is throwing itself into television production, with a series to tell its side of the story. We take a closer look.
1 hour ago
While WhatsApp has over 2 billion users, Telegram has over 500 million monthly active users. Apart from these 2, Wire, Discord, Viber, and Skype are some other options in the list of WhatsApp alternatives. Telegram focuses on security, is free and importantly, it can be used on all devices at the same time.
2 hours ago
Palm worm, also known as white worm and fos in Cameroon, is one of the most consumed delicacies of Cameroonian cuisine, as it is considered a "vitamin store". It was consumed in the past to meet the nutritional needs in rural areas but it has started to be consumed in cities and on rich tables with its natural cheese flavor.
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The omicron variant of COVID-19, which was first detected in South Africa, has so far resulted in fewer deaths and hospitalizations than previous waves. Though some experts warn not to take the variant lightly, life has almost returned to normal in cities such as Cape Town, where restaurants and bars are open for the first time since the pandemic began.
2 hours ago
A massive volcanic eruption in Tonga that triggered tsunami waves around the Pacific caused significant damage to the island nation's capital and smothered it in dust. Yet some internet users shared false images of the natural catastrophe. Why? We take a look at why fake footage frequently circulates on social media in the aftermath of extreme weather events and other catastrophes.