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The Croatian capital embraces the start of summer with concerts, café culture and national celebrations.
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A train derailed in a remote area of southern Croatia today killing six people and injuring at least 20, officials said.
With all the goodwill stored up from a remarkable night in Zagreb, Walcott's wizardry and the 'style' of Heskey may spell the end for the likes of Owen and Beckham. By Steve Tongue
Rio Ferdinand successfully completed a two-hour training session yesterday in the midday heat and will travel with the rest of the England squad for tomorrow's vital World Cup qualification tie away to Croatia. The 29-year-old defender's troublesome neck and back injuries – which prevented him training all last week – have responded to treatment and Ferdinand, who was moving relatively easily, is expected to resume his central defensive partnership with John Terry in Zagreb.
Michael Owen's England career looked last night as if it could be over after Fabio Capello left the striker out of the national squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Andorra and Croatia. The England manager sprang another surprise by picking Fulham's Jimmy Bullard as the fourth-choice central midfielder.
Dinko Sakic was only 22 years old when, in 1944, he was appointed commander of Jasenovac, the most notorious of the wartime concentration camps established by Croatia's pro-Nazi ruling party, the Ustashe. Although thousands of inmates were killed during his brief tenure in charge of the camp, Sakic appeared destined to evade justice once he escaped – along with many other war criminals – to Argentina after the war. There he lived in comparative obscurity for over 50 years, until he appeared in a television interview in which he admitted the role he had played at Jasenovac, while denying that any atrocities had been committed at the camp.