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Euro 2020 qualifier: Slovenia end Poland's perfect record

Poland had not even conceded a goal in the section heading into the game but their defensive wall was finally breached in the 35th minute, just as they seemed to be taking control. 

Sep 07, 2019, 17:16 PM IST

President Kovind to visit Iceland, Switzerland and Slovenia with focus on climate change

President Ram Nath Kovind will be on a three-nation visit to Iceland, Switzerland, and Slovenia from 9th to 17th September during which the focus will be on climate change and growing engagement with Europe.

Sep 07, 2019, 08:59 AM IST

Substitute Krzysztof Piatek gives Poland 1-0 win in Austria

Israel were held 1-1 at home by Slovenia, while Macedonia beat Latvia 3-1 in the group`s other two games.

Mar 22, 2019, 09:42 AM IST

Tennis: Aljaz Bedene continues strong run of form at Rio Open

The Slovenian defeated Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta 6-2, 5-7, 6-2 to advance to the quarterfinals.

Feb 23, 2018, 15:23 PM IST

Tennis: Britain's Aljaz Bedene to switch allegiance to Slovenia

The 28-year-old, who lives in London, became a British citizen in March 2015 and among British players, the world number 49 is only behind Andy Murray in the ATP rankings.

Dec 15, 2017, 16:53 PM IST

Poland reach 2018 FIFA World Cup; Scots' dreams ended in dramatic draw

The draw meant Scotland could only finish third in the group on 18 points, behind Slovakia only on goal difference, eight points adrift of group winners England and three points ahead of Slovenia.

Oct 09, 2017, 00:04 AM IST

Slovenian PM Miro Cerar cancels visit to Croatia in border arbitration row

Slovenia and Croatia both declared independence from the former Yugoslavia in 1991 and have since joined the European Union.

Sep 22, 2017, 18:46 PM IST

EU's 'foreign fighter' traffic checks cause chaos at border

Enhanced checks at the EU's external borders, purportedly to halt suspected Islamic fighters from Iraq and Syria, led to long queues and traffic chaos Friday at Croatia`s border with Slovenia.

Apr 14, 2017, 21:18 PM IST

Slovenia allows same-sex marriage, but not adoption

Slovenia permitted same-sex marriages for the first time from Friday under a law giving gay couples largely the same rights as heterosexuals though barring them from jointly adopting children.

Feb 24, 2017, 14:46 PM IST

Melania Trump's Slovenian hometown eyes Trump win as boon for tourism

Born Melania Knavs in 1970, she lived in an apartment block in Sevnica with her family as a child.

Nov 09, 2016, 18:35 PM IST

England captain Wayne Rooney dropped from World Cup qualifier squad for Slovenia

Manchester United star Rooney dropped back to play as a deep-lying midfielder in England`s 2-0 win over Malta.

Oct 11, 2016, 00:01 AM IST

Slovenia to ban transit of migrants as crisis spirals

Slovenia and Serbia, along with Austria, Croatia and Macedonia, have dramatically restricted entry to migrants in recent weeks.

Mar 09, 2016, 05:54 AM IST

Greek migrant camp overflows as Balkan states cap arrivals

More than 5,000 people were trapped at the Idomeni camp on Greece`s northern border with Macedonia on Saturday after four Balkan countries announced a daily cap on migrant arrivals.

Feb 27, 2016, 15:59 PM IST

UN denounces restrictions of refugees, calls for unity in Europe

The United Nations refugee agency on Tuesday decried "restrictive practices" imposed by countries including Austria, Slovenia and Macedonia, and called on Europe to have a coordinated approach to share responsibility in the crisis.

Feb 23, 2016, 18:38 PM IST

Donald Trump's wife once posed nude: 5 things to know about her

Melania, a former model, kicked off her career in the US in 1996. Today, she is a successful entrepreneur in her own right.

Feb 08, 2016, 19:02 PM IST

A look at Euro 2016 qualifying play-off fixtures

Sweden against Denmark is the highlight amongst all ties in the qualifiers.

Nov 11, 2015, 08:59 AM IST

Slovenia to tighten border, fears unmanageable migrant wave

Slovenian government has said it would take urgent measures to strengthen control of its Schengen border with Croatia, fearing an expected new wave of migrants would be scarcely manageable.

Nov 10, 2015, 06:49 AM IST

EU, Balkan leaders hold migrant summit to defuse tensions

European Union and Balkan leaders met to tackle the migrant crisis.

Oct 26, 2015, 00:51 AM IST

Refugees flood into Slovenia; EU migrant plan criticized

A day ahead of a European summit on the migrant crisis, Slovenian officials staggered to cope and tempers flared on Saturday at an overcrowded refugee center as thousands more asylum-seekers poured into the tiny Alpine nation.

Oct 25, 2015, 00:04 AM IST

Slovenia deploys troops to border as migrant exodus swells

Led by riot police on horseback, thousands of weary migrants marched across western Balkans borderlands as far as the eye could see as authorities cautiously lowered barriers and intensified efforts to cope with a human tide unseen in Europe since World War II.

Oct 21, 2015, 04:00 AM IST