Latest News from Slovenia

Romania 3-0 Northern Ireland in UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifier

Romania defeated Northern Ireland 3-0 (0-0) on Monday evening at the Anghel Iordanescu Stadium in Voluntari, in a Group 8 qualifying match for the UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship in 2021. Denmark are first, with 9 points (3 matches), followed by Finland, 7 points (4), Romania, 6 points (3), Ukraine, 3 points (3), Northern Ireland, 2 points (4), Malta, 1 point (3).

Slovenia’s Nuclear Plans Leave its Neighbours Uneasy

Slovenia plans to expand the nuclear power plant it jointly owns with Croatia - but the risks and benefits of nuclear power, and whether Croatia will continue to cooperate, remain big questions.

Bulgaria - Last in the Stem Cell Transplantation in the EU Ranking

Bulgaria ranks last in the European Union for stem cell transplants, Eurostat reported.

A total of 139 Bulgarians have undergone a similar type of transplant for the year. Only Romania, Malta and Slovenia rank after Bulgaria. No stem cell transplants have been performed in Malta and Slovenia.

Climber Lučka Rakovec crowned European lead champion

This is the biggest success in the career of 18-year-old Rakovec and confirms Slovenia has an incredible wealth of sports climbing talent that goes well beyond the reigning triple world champion Janja Garnbret who is not competing in Edinburgh.

Garnbret also won lead gold at the August World Championships in Hachioji while silver went to her compatriot Mia Krampl.

Vucic to attend the Summit of the Visegrad Group in Prague today

The meeting of the Summit of the Visegrad Group in Prague will also be attended by President of the Slovak Republic Zuzana Caputova, President of the Czech Republic Milos Zeman, President of Hungary Jnos der, President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda and President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor, it is said in a press office statement.

Serbian volleyball players celebrate gold: "Oh, Kosovo, Kosovo ..." VIDEO

The men's volleyball Serbia's national team won the European Championship after beating Slovenia 3-1, thus becoming European Volleyball Champion for the third time.
Players selected by national coach Slobodan Kovac played wonderfully and triumphed on every match on the Championship, keeping their best performance for the finals.

Slovenia win another EuroVolley silver as they lose to Serbia

After making an improbable run in the home arena in Ljubljana, beating the European champions Russia and world champions Poland in the process, Slovenia had to concede to Serbia even though they won the first set.

Bosnians Protest Over Mooted Croatian Nuclear Waste Site

Several hundred Bosnians gathered on Friday in Novi Grad, northwest Bosnia, near the border with Croatia, to voice fears that Croatia and Slovenia plan to build a nuclear waste disposal site not far from the town.

On Bosnia-Croatia Border, Fears of Nuclear Waste

Either side of the Bosnian-Croatian border, residents live in fear of an imminent decision between Croatia and Slovenia about where to dump their nuclear waste.

City of Women celebrating 25 years and telling #HerStory

The exhibition launch will be held at Alkatraz Gallery in the Metelkova Mesto alternative arts centre, with the display focusing on creative endeavours of female film makers and video artists in Slovenia.

The feminist festival, running until 13 October, will be held under the slogan #HerStory, a pun referring to female, often forgotten or erased, history as well as female stories.

Football: Romania to host 2021 UEFA European Under-19 Championship

After analyzing the candidacy file of the Romanian Football Federation (FRF), the UEFA Executive Committee, which had a meeting in Ljubljana (Slovenia), announced its decision to have Romania as the host of the 2021 UEFA European Under-19 Championship, reads a press release of the FRF.

Dracula Film Festival, between October 16 and 20, in Brasov

The International Fantasy Film Festival - Dracula Film Festival -, the 7th edition, will take place between October 16 - 20, in central Brasov, according to a release of the organizers sent to AGERPRES. This year's edition of the festival will have three competition sections: international feature film, international short film and short films shot on mobile phones - Dracula Digital.

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