Slovenia http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/34171/all en Slovenia detects horsemeat in frozen lasagne http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130219/slovenia-detects-horsemeat-frozen-lasagne <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Slovenian veterinary authorities on Tuesday said they had found traces of horsemeat in frozen lasagne distributed by a supermarket chain in Slovenia and produced by a Luxembourg company.</p> <p>"DNA tests confirmed the presence of horsemeat in lasagne bolognese produced by a Luxembourg company and distributed by supermarket chain Interspar," the veterinary authority said in a statement.</p> <p>It added that after test results confirmed the presence of horsemeat, the distributor started taking the frozen lasagne off its shelves.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130219/slovenia-detects-horsemeat-frozen-lasagne" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe Food and drink Meat Slovenia AFP Tue, 19 Feb 2013 20:01:23 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5760394 at http://www.globalpost.com Slovenia PM lays stone on country's first mosque http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130914/slovenia-pm-lays-stone-countrys-first-mosque <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Slovenia's prime minister, Alenka Bratusek, on Saturday laid the foundation stone for what will be the country's first mosque -- 44 years after the initial request to build it was made.</p> <p>The laying of the stone, in the presence of a government minister from Qatar which is helping to fund the project, was a "symbolic victory against all forms of religious intolerance", said Bratusek, adding that Europe would not be as culturally rich without Islam.</p> <p>About 10,000 attended the ceremony in Ljubljana, according to an AFP photographer at the event.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130914/slovenia-pm-lays-stone-countrys-first-mosque" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe Religion Slovenia AFP Sat, 14 Sep 2013 17:00:52 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5934110 at http://www.globalpost.com Kessel hat-trick powers U.S. to win over Slovenia http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140216/ice-hockey-kessel-hat-trick-powers-us-win-over-slovenia <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Phil Kessel took just a minute to open the scoring before going on to record a natural hat-trick as the United States beat Slovenia 5-1 on Sunday and secure a bye into the quarter-finals of the men's ice hockey tournament at the Sochi Games.</p> <p>Kessel scored after 63 seconds to give the 2010 silver medalists a 1-0 advantage, then scored twice more without interruption to build the Americans' lead to 3-0.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140216/ice-hockey-kessel-hat-trick-powers-us-win-over-slovenia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Hockey League Phil Kessel Slovenia Sports Thomson Reuters Sun, 16 Feb 2014 17:16:50 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6072215 at http://www.globalpost.com Slovenia's tourism makes headway: survey http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140626/slovenias-tourism-makes-headway-survey <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xinhua News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LJUBLJANA, June 26 (Xinhua) - Slovenia recorded almost 2.2m overnight stays between January and April buoyed by foreign tourists, according to a latest survey by the Statistics Office.</p> <p>Foreign tourists generated 64 percent of all overnight stays in Slovenia in April, most of them coming from Italy, Austria, Germany, Russia, Serbia and Croatia, the survey shows.</p> <p>Slovenia has been trying to realize by 2016 its tourism strategy by increasing turnover, the number of tourists, overnight stays and export of travel services.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Xinhua News Agency.</a></p> <p>Xinhua is China's state-run news agency.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140626/slovenias-tourism-makes-headway-survey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe Republics Slovenia Slovenia Xinhua News Agency Thu, 26 Jun 2014 20:30:43 +0000 Xinhua News Agency 6188456 at http://www.globalpost.com Slovenia, Croatia to beef up disaster relief cooperation http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140717/slovenia-croatia-beef-disaster-relief-cooperation <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xinhua News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LJUBLJANA, July 17 (Xinhua) -- Slovenian and Croatian officials signed here on Thursday an agreement to join hands in fighting against wildfires, which is the latest step in bilateral cooperation in the fields of disaster prevention and reduction.</p> <p>Under the agreement, originated in 1997, the two countries will offer each other cross-border airborne aid in case of wildfire emergencies.</p> <p>So far, none of the countries needed any help in putting out wild fires, Darko But, chief of the Civil Protection and Disaster Relief Administrations, said after signing the agreement.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Xinhua News Agency.</a></p> <p>Xinhua is China's state-run news agency.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140717/slovenia-croatia-beef-disaster-relief-cooperation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Liberal democracies Member states of NATO Member states of the United Nations Slovenia Xinhua News Agency Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:32:41 +0000 Xinhua News Agency 6207864 at http://www.globalpost.com Slovenia's honey output falls sharply http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140807/slovenias-honey-output-falls-sharply <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xinhua News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LJUBLJANA, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- Slovenian beekeepers are bracing for "the worst honey harvest in almost half a century" due to persistent rainy and unseasonably cold weather, the Beekeepers' Association said on Thursday.</p> <p>Honey production this year has only reached about 20 percent of the average annual harvest, Bostjan Noc, chief of the association, told reporters.</p> <p>Slovenian beekeepers usually harvest around 2000 tonnes of honey.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Xinhua News Agency.</a></p> <p>Xinhua is China's state-run news agency.</p> <p>All rights reserved. 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