latest news headlines

Many in Slovenia wonder why Melania Trump never comes to visit.

Many feel proud of Trump and call her the world’s first lady.         


Croatia Broke EU Refugees Rules, ECJ Rules.

The European Court of Justice on Wednesday ruled that Croatia broke the EU's Dublin regulations by allowing migrants to cross over to Slovenia and Austria without first examining their asylum claims.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Poor pensioner.

Can you pick up a rip-off somewhere? The massive traffic jams are agonisingly pushing the money we spend on inflated petrol prices down the drain. Admittedly, there can be no short-term solution. In the meantime, the car-congested streets do not portray the real picture of Malta's standard of living. Take the cost of a drug ...

- - MT

Pellicano and Curmi win in Euro U-16 Championships.

Helene Pellicano and Francesca Curmi made serene progress at the European U-16 Championships in Moscow yesterday.  Pellicano reached the third round of the singles competition when she had the better of Maja Makoric, of Slovenia, 7-5 6-1. She was joined into the next round by Curmi who eased past Austrian player Emily ...

- - MT

Square Named After Ljubljana In Budapest.

A square was named after the Slovenian capital, Ljubljana, in south-western Budapest in a ceremony attended by city leaders and diplomats on Tuesday. Addressing the event in district 11, Budapest Mayor Istvan Tarlos highlighted the outstanding relations nurtured by the capital cities of the two countries.

- The Budapest Sun - HU

Slovenia to destroy WWII bomb found in treasure hunt game.

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia " Slovenian authorities say they will dismantle a World War II bomb that a man discovered last week while playing a treasure hunt game with his children.Civil protection official Igor Boh says some 450 people...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

MSNBC's Reid Tries to 'Gotcha' Trump With Tweet, Gets Egg On Her Face Instead.

Anti-Trump MSNBC host Joy Reid is so eager to prove Trump colluded with Russia to win the election, that she will say just about anything to make it true. The AM Joy host embarrassed herself last Friday in a tweet where she claimed that two of Trump’s wives just happened to be from “Soviet Yugoslavia.” ...

- NewsBusters - US

Belarus sees no solution to Ukraine crisis without another summit.

LJUBLJANA, July 24 — Belarus sees no solution to the crisis between its neighbours Russia and Ukraine without another regional summit, the country's Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei said today. I believe that for now there are no prospects...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Slovenia wants to take post-arbitration border dispute to EU.

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia " Slovenia says it will inform the European Commission about what it views as border violations by Croatia following an international arbitration ruling in a territorial dispute.Croatia does not recognize...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

EXCLUSIVE — Slovenia's Side of Melania's Story: How the First Lady's Upbringing in Communist Eastern Europe Shaped Her Fight for Freedom in America.

SEVNICA, Slovenia — It's a short book, just 42 pages and some filled with photographs. But it goes a long way in explaining the facts about the strong, proud people who carved a small but free nation out of the former Communist Yugoslavia and produced one of the most famous women in the world: Melania Trump.

- Breitbart - US

Slovenian football fans chant 'Kill, kill, kill Ustasha'.

Croatian media are abuzz with reports of the scandalous behavior displayed by the fans of Slovenia's Maribor football club, during an UEFA CL qualifier. Maribor FC squared off with Zrinjski FC from Bosnia-Herzegovina - a club that represents the Croat population from the town of Mostar."

- B92 - SK

Malta registers biggest EU surplus in first quarter - Eurostat

Malta registered the biggest surplus in the EU and one of the largest decreases in debt in the first quarter of 2017, according to Eurostat data. According to the statistical arm of the EU, Malta saw a surplus 3.5% of GDP, followed by Germany and the Netherlands at 1.5%. The biggest deficit was reported in Romania . ...

- - MT

Watch: Roglic wins stage 17, Froome retains yellow jersey

Slovenia's Primoz Roglic won the 17th stage of the Tour de France, a mountainous 183-km ride from La Mure to Serre-Chevalier this afternoon. Briton Chris Froome covered his rivals' attacks to retain the overall leader's yellow jersey. Watch Roglic's final few metres as he sprints towards the finish line to claim his first ...

- - MT