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Nagal stuns Yuki to make final.

The all-Indian semifinal of the ATP Bengaluru Open US $100,000 Challenger here on Friday turned out to be a lopsided affair with Nagal strolling to a 6-4, 6-0 victory. Nagal had posted an upset win over top seed Blaz Kavcic of Slovenia on Thursday to enter his first Challenger semifinal. The 20-year-old scripted another ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

The 1990s Balkan Wars in Key Dates.

Ahead of the judgement Wednesday of Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic, here is a timeline of the 1990s Balkans conflicts that tore apart the former Yugoslavia. - Bickering after Tito dies - Communist Yugoslavia, which emerged shortly after the end of World War II, was made up of six republics: Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, ...

- Voice of America - US

Maribor snatch late draw to dent Spartak's last-16 hopes.

MOSCOW - Spartak Moscow conceded a stoppage-time goal to draw 1-1 at home with Slovenians Maribor on Tuesday in a scrappy Group E clash that dealt a body blow to the Russian side's chances of reaching the Champions League knockout stages.

- - AU

Syrian refugee could bring down Slovenian government.

The Democratic Pensioners Party in Slovenia threatened on Monday to pull support for liberal prime minister Miro Cerar, should Syrian refugee Ahmad Shamieh be allowed to stay in Slovenia under a so-called 'Aliens Act' - instead of being deported to Croatia according to EU's Dublin rules. The Syrian was stuck in Slovenia on ...

- EU Observer - EU

Refugee case could topple Slovenia government.

The Slovenian government is at risk of collapse over the fate of a Syrian refugee who faces deportation to Croatia under EU rules.

- EU Observer - EU

Eurostat: Almost 50% of Children in Bulgaria Were at Risk of Poverty in 2016.

In 2016, almost half of the children in Bulgaria were at risk of poverty or social exclusion, European Union statistics agency Eurostat said in a report published to mark Universal Children's Day on 20th of November. Bulgaria is followed by Romania, Greece and Hungary. The lowest proportion of children at risk of poverty ...

- Novinite - BG

Liverpool's day of reckoning has arrived, says Klopp.

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp insists the day of reckoning has arrived as his side bid to seal qualification to the Champions League knockout phase when they play Sevilla. The Reds can reach the competition’s last 16 with victory at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium, while a draw will be sufficient should third-placed ...

- City AM - UK

Slovenia’s President Wins Second Term in Runoff Election.

With all votes counted, the incumbent, Borut Pahor, vowed to help 'politicians solve problems, not the deepen divisions' in the nation.

- International NY Times - US

Slovenia Chooses Between the Incumbent and an Actor for President.

President Borut Pahor was seeking a second term, but his rival, Marjan Sarec, tapped into concerns about the struggling economy and had narrowed the gap.

- International NY Times - US