Tag Archives: Croatia

05Aug/17

‘Lucifer’ heat wave holds eastern Europe in fiery grip

BELGRADE, SERBIA (AUGUST 4, 2017) (REUTERS) – Swathes of southern and eastern Europe sweltered in temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius (104°F) on Friday (August 4) in a heat wave nicknamed “Lucifer” that has fanned forest fires, triggered weather warning alerts and damaged crops.
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18Dec/16

South African startup set to influence fashion trends with African handbag range

Two business partners in South Africa started an African inspired handbag range known as Ekasi Bags in Cape Town in 2014. Two years later, the bags are being sought after by a number of clients looking for fashionable African accessories both locally and in parts of the world

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09Aug/16

Action from a packed day in Rio

China are victorious in the men’s synchronized diving, Thailand continue domination of women’s weightlifting and Josip Glasnovic won Croatia’s first gold of the Olympics in the trap-shooting.

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19Jul/16

From a river town in Slovenia to Trump Tower, and the White House?

Residents of Melania Trump’s native Slovenia talk about the roots of the prospective First Lady of the United States.

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29Nov/15

Highlights of world events from October and November 2015

World events during October and November include a disaster at a Romanian nightclub which saw tens of thousands protest on the streets, simultaneous attacks at several locations in Paris and the re-taking of the Iraqi town of Sinjar from Islamic State.
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20Sep/15

Nearly 4,700 migrants rescued at sea in one day- Italian coastguard

The Italian coastguard says nearly 4,700 migrants were rescued from boats in the Mediterranean on Saturday, releasing video of the rescue operations at sea.

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09Sep/15

Serena overcomes Venus to reach U.S. Open semis; Djokovic to play Cilic

Serena Williams keeps her bid for a calendar-year Grand Slam intact by outslugging older sister Venus 6-2 1-6 6-3 in the U.S. Open quarter-finals while Novak Djokovic beats Feliciano Lopez in four sets and will play defending champion Marin Cilic in the semi-finals.

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25Jul/15

2018 world cup draw pits Spain against Italy

The draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia throws up exciting matches including Spain against Italy and Netherland versus France.

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02Mar/15

World number one Novak Djokovic on his upbringing, Grand Slams and hopes for 2015

BELGRADE, SERBIA (MARCH 1, 2015) (REUTERS) – An uphill Spartan lifestyle which has moulded Novak Djokovic into the world’s top tennis player was preceded by a passion for skiing which remains one of the greatest joys in his life, the 27-year old Serb told Reuters Television in an interview on Sunday (March 1).
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26Feb/15

New maths app solves equations in seconds

Croatian tech entrepreneur creates application that uses character recognition software allowing smart phones to solve math equations in seconds. The free app, launched in October last year, has had 11 million downloads so far, and its inventor has been contacted by major tech companies about it.
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