Slovenia says tougher EU border checks 'unacceptable'

2017-04-09 19:18

Tougher checks on the EU's external borders aimed at stopping ISIS fighters are "unacceptable" and should be amended, says Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar.

Slovenian dogs sent 'crazy' by road salting mix-up

2017-01-17 21:21

Dogs in a small Slovenian town went "crazy", according to a local newspaper, after salt from a dry-cured ham factory was mistakenly used to de-ice snowy roads.

Whalers in crosshairs at international huddle

2016-10-22 07:52

More than 80 nations square off in Slovenia next week over the fate of the world's remaining whales, facing a multitude of perils from meat hunters and ship strikes to getting snared in fishing gear.

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.


Slovenian nuclear plant shut down

2017-02-16 21:28

A 35-year old nuclear plant in Slovenia automatically shut down because of a water supply problem, its operator says.

'Stinky whale' whiff wafts over whaling talks

2016-10-26 20:52

Between explosive diplomatic quarrels and pressing animal welfare concerns, world whaling talks have come up against an unusual challenge - that of "stinky whales".

'Baby dragons' in Slovenia poised for rare hatching

2016-06-01 20:33

The strange, slithery creatures inside Slovenia's Postojna cave were once considered living proof that dragons existed, prompting locals to give it a wide berth.

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.

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