Balkan nations slam shut migrant route

2016-03-09 18:03

The main migrant trail from Greece to northern Europe has been blocked after western Balkan nations slammed shut their borders.

Slovenia to start building fence on Croatia border

2015-11-10 19:02

Slovenia will start building a fence along the border with Croatia, Prime Minister Miro Cerar says, to manage the inflow of migrants.

Treatment of reporters in migrant crisis criticised

2015-10-20 17:07

Media watchdog Reporters without Borders has condemned the "unacceptable pattern" of police mistreating journalists who are covering the migrant crisis.

Thousands of migrants enter Slovenia

2015-10-19 17:00

Thousands of migrants have reached Slovenia from Croatia, with another 1 200 on their way by train.

Balkan countries prepare winter refugee shelters

2015-10-13 20:00

Slovenia, Croatia and Serbia - concerned that Germany may stop taking in refugees and cause a backlog to the south - have begun preparing better winter shelters for refugees.

Bitstamp suspends service

2015-01-06 18:23

Bitstamp, one of the largest exchanges for trading the digital bitcoin currency, says it has suspended its service after a security breach.

First dog bakery opens in Slovenia

2013-08-29 12:08

Who would have thought the answer to unemployment in the city worst hit by Slovenia's economic crisis could be meat and mint flavoured snacks for pooches.

Horsemeat scandal: Allegations of cruelty

2013-02-21 09:01

A new row over the treatment of horses farmed in the Americas has erupted as the fallout from Europe's horsemeat scandal spreads far outside the continent.

Slovenia: 4 killed as balloon crash-lands

2012-08-23 14:02

Four people have been killed and 28 injured when a hot-air balloon carrying tourists, including children, caught fire and came down near the Slovenian capital Ljubljana, say police.

Man fined for drunken cart driving

2011-08-10 16:24

A Slovenian man has been fined $1 700 for driving a horse-drawn cart under the influence of alcohol.


Horror 70-car pileup: Why heavy fog is dangerous

2016-02-02 10:15

Heavy fog coupled with speeding, reckless drivers caused an awful 70-car pileup in Slovenia, leaving four people dead and 30 injured. Dashcam footage takes us to the heart of the disaster.

Slovenia buckles as migrants rush to escape winter

2015-10-20 23:26

Slovenia has called in the army to help it manage a flood of refugees seeking to reach northern Europe ahead of winter.

Balkans bottlenecks leave migrants stranded

2015-10-19 20:42

Diplomatic tensions have flared amid chaos at the Slovenian, Croatian and Serbian borders as the slower intake of migrants creates bottlenecks.

Croatia channels refugees to Slovenia

2015-10-17 20:01

Refugees have begun arriving in Slovenia after they were diverted from their course across the Balkans by Hungary's closure of its border with Croatia.

Slovenian doctor detained over deaths of 7 patients

2015-05-20 14:47

A Slovenian doctor has been detained on suspicion of killing seven patients, reports say, adding that the doctor had worked for UKC, the main hospital in the capital Ljubljana, before being fired.

Slovenian banks multiply losses

2013-09-03 10:22

Slovenian banks' losses in the first half of the year jumped to €215m from €24m in the same period in 2012, the eurozone country's central bank says.

Slovenia scrambles to avert bailout

2013-05-09 17:42

Slovenia vows it will sell 15 parastatals, including its second-largest bank, top telecoms firm and national airline, to avoid an international bailout package.

Slovenia PM offers to resign

2013-01-09 17:35

Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa has said he will offer to resign after the country's anti-corruption watchdog reported irregularities in his assets and bank accounts.

Austria, Slovenia settle sausage spat

2012-06-15 22:10

Austria said Friday that it has reached a compromise with Slovenia over a spat that had threatened to force Vienna's sausage stands to change the name of one of their most popular offerings.

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