Since the fall of Communism, Slovenia's Catholic Church had built up a business empire. But it collapsed like a house of cards when the financial crisis struck.
North Korea's "new vessels" may be relatively advanced, but they pale in comparison with the US naval assets that they face. So why is Pyongyang lavishing millions on these submarines? Julian Ryall reports.
A near-complete vote count showed Borut Pahor with 47 percent of Sunday's vote, falling short of an outright win. The result contradicted exit polls by TV Slovenia that showed Pahor winning in the first round.
An Australian woman is seeking an injunction against a slot machine she says misleads players about their chances of winning. Problem gambling is rampant in Australia, with poker machines widely available in pubs.
A priest held hostage by jihadis in Marawi has been freed by Philippine troops. His rescue comes as the Philippine military makes fresh advances against Islamist militants. Ana P. Santos reports from Manila.
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