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Slovenian prospect who might be the No. 1 NBA draft pick was so good at age 8 that coaches moved him up an age group after watching him play for 16 minutes.

Lefteris Pitarakis/APAn impressive EuroBasket tournament this summer has pushed 18-year-old Slovenian forward Luka Doncic into the conversation for No. 1 pick in the NBA Draft next June. Luka, the son of professional Slovenian basketball player, Sasa Doncic, is a versatile 6-foot-7 forward who has shown the ability to ...

- Business Insider - US

Melania Trump billboards removed.

Billboards featuring Melania Trump and the slogan just imagine how far you can go with a little bit of English' were removed yesterday from the Croatian capital after her lawyer threatened a lawsuit.The billboards were part of a marketing campaign by a private English language school in Zagreb, which tried to persuade ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Melania Trump Threatens Lawsuit Over Croatian English Class Billboards.

Billboards featuring Melania Trump and the slogan “just imagine how far you can go with a little bit of English” were removed Tuesday from the Croatian capital after her lawyer threatened a lawsuit.   The billboards were part of a marketing campaign by a private English language school in Zagreb, which tried to ...

- Voice of America - US

Orbis with two franchise deals in Slovenia.

WSE-listed hotel operator Orbis signed two franchise contracts with local investor Terme Maribor regarding two existing hotel facilities in the Slovenian capital, Maribor, the company said in a market filing.

- Warsaw Business Journal - PL

Serbia loses to Slovenia in EuroBasket final.

Serbian men's national basketball team has been defeated by Slovenia in the final of the FIBA EuroBasker 2017 European championship. Slovenia won 93-85 in the final played on Sunday evening in Istanbul, Turkey.

- B92 - SK

Slovenia plans to lower hunting quota for bears to 88 next year.

LJUBLJANA - Slovenian hunters will be allowed to kill a total of 88 bears and up to 10 wolves next year, to keep the population of the animals from expanding, the Environment Ministry said on Monday.

- Reuters - US

Basketball - Unsung hero Kokoskov still humble after Slovenia feat.

LJUBLJANA - Slovenia’s historic triumph at the European basketball championship left their coach Igor Kokoskov as the unsung hero after the Alpine country’s impressive 93-85 win over Serbia in a rip-roaring final in Istanbul.

- - AU

Dragic leads Slovenia to maiden European title.

Slovenia secured a 93-85 victory against Serbia.

- Daily Nation - KE

Azerbaijani judo fighter wins European crown.

Azerbaijani judo fighter Zelim Kotsoyev has become a European champion in the individual competitions held among the youth in Slovenia.

- AzerNews - AZ

Watch: Electric Dragic leads Slovenia to Eurobasket glory.

An electric display of scoring by Slovenian captain Goran Dragic paved the way for his side's stunning 93-85 victory over neighbours Serbia as they were crowned Eurobasket champions for the first time after a thrilling final on Sunday. Dragic, who plays for the NBA's Miami Heat, lit up the second period and finished the ...

- - MT

Slovenia Beats Serbia To Win First EuroBasket Championship.

Slovenia, led by Goran Dragic, defeated Serbia to win its first-ever EuroBasket championship.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Serbia Beats Russia, Will Face Slovenia For EuroBasket Title

Fresh off a victory over Russia, Serbia will face Slovenia on September 17 for the FIBA EuroBasket 2017 championship in Istanbul.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Falling out of love with international sport

SEPTEMBER 16 ― This weekend sees the conclusion of the European international basketball championships, known as Eurobasket, with the final taking place between Slovenia and Serbia or Russia on Sunday night. I love basketball. I think it's a...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Classy Serbia cruise past Russia to reach Eurobasket final

They will meet Slovenia in Sunday's final, which will be the first time two men's senior national teams from the former Yugoslavia clash in a European basketball decider.

- - AU

Melania Trump used in billboard in Croatia to market English classes

Slovenian-born First Lady of the United States Melania Trump is being used to market English lessons in Croatia.A photo of Melania Trump appears on a billboard for The American Institute, alongside the slogan "Just imagine how far...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

'Croatian infantry could reach Ljubljana in 48 hours'

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic say she will sack retired Admiral Davor Domazet Loso from her Homeland Security Council. She said the reason was Domazet's statement that the Croatian infantry could reach Slovenia's capital Ljubljana in 48 hours, Hina reported on Friday.

- B92 - SK

School Year in Bulgaria Begins

September 5 is the day when the school year is traditionally opened in the Bulgarian schools. Until 1921, students in Bulgaria began their classes on September 1, but the date was has been changed with two weeks because of Alexander Stamboliiski's agricultural government so children to help their families to harvest the ...

- Novinite - BG

DSEI 2017: Valhalla Turrets develops new RCWS, light turret

Ljubljana, Slovenia-based Valhalla Turrets displayed two new turret systems at DSEI 2017 in London. Development of the Midgard remote control weapon station and the Asgard light tactical Turret completed in early September, and was conducted through internal research and development

- Jane’s - US

Kenya lose to Cuba in World Championship

Junior Malkia strikers go down 4-0 to Cuba in Slovenia.

- Daily Nation - KE

Six Hungarians & A Slovenian Successfully Evacuated From Saint Martin

Six Hungarian citizens and a Slovenian national were successfully evacuated from the hurricane-torn island of Saint Martin on Tuesday', Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced on Wednesday.

- The Budapest Sun - HU

Five of the best tree-top stays in Europe

Renew your sense of childish wonder with a holiday at one of these leafy getaways Garden Village Bled, Slovenia The kids will think they've died and gone to tree hut heaven staying in one of these charming two-storey lodges...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Bulgaria Fights From 3-0 To Beat Cuba

Bulgaria's thrilling 4-3 comeback win over Cuba to close Day 3 of the 2017 FIVB Women's U23 World Championship here had the victors ecstatic . More so, because it added a lot of fuel to pool B's classification race, as favorites Turkey now stand on third place, volleymob writes. On Pool A, hosts Slovenia continue, beating ...

- Novinite - BG

Slovenia PM against giving army role in dispute with Croatia

Slovenia's PM wants a parliamentary committee to cancel a planned session, called to discuss possible involvement of the army in a dispute with Croatia. The initiators of the extraordinary session of the Slovenian Parliament's Defense Committee convened it earlier, planning a closed-door discussion about the readiness of ...

- B92 - SK

Four European consumer groups team up to sue VW

Consumer organisations from Lithuania, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Switzerland have asked an international law firm to sue Volkswagen in Germany.

- EU Observer - EU

NATO Deputy Secretary General talks nuclear governance, North Korea in visit to Slovenia

NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller delivered remarks on non-proliferation at the Strategic Forum in Bled, Slovenia on Tuesday . On a panel with senior officials, including from the European Union, the International Atomic Energy Agency, and the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization, Ms. ...


Slovenia ups pressure on Croatia in border dispute

"We're trying to make them accept the ... arbitration award," Slovenian official said at EU congress in Bled told EUobserver.

- EU Observer - EU

Economy: Slovenia improving, better regulation and focus on skills could give further boost

Slovenia’s economy is rebounding, with stronger growth, declining unemployment and healthier public finances. Further reforms are now needed to increase investment, boost productivity and enable all Slovenians to benefit from inclusive growth, the latest OECD Economic Survey of Slovenia says.


Slovenia raises pressure on Croatia over border dispute

Slovenian leaders used a conference at home to make their case and gather support from the European Commission, as Croatia refuses to implement an international ruling on their shared border.

- EU Observer - EU

NATO Deputy Secretary General to participate at the Strategic Forum in Slovenia

On Monday, 4 and Tuesday 5 September 2017, the NATO Deputy Secretary General, The Honourable Ms. Rose Gottemoeller will travel to Bled in Slovenia to participate in a panel discussion entitled Global Nuclear Governance: Quo vadis?' where she will deliver a keynote speech.