Croatia

Natural disasters

Magnitude 6.3 earthquake hits Croatia

A strong earthquake hit central Croatia on Tuesday, causing major damage to homes and other buildings in a town southeast of the capital. A girl was killed in the quake and a man and a boy were pulled out alive from a car buried in rubble and sent to a hospital.

Conflict

Migrants stuck in Serbia play a desperate 'game' to reach the EU

Nearly 8,000 refugees and migrants are currently stranded in Serbia. Iraqis and Syrians have the best chances of being granted asylum. People with money can pay a smuggler to take them across the border. It's only the most desperate that try to cross the border into Croatia — and the European Union — illegally.

Conflict

Refugees seek a new route to Europe — around Hungary

Hungary is doing its best to prevent refugees and migrants from the Middle East and beyond from entering its territory. Yet thousands of people are still on the move. So many are seeking routes around Hungary. One stop is the border between Serbia and Croatia.

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