Slovenia is a country located in Central Europe, bordering Italy, Austria, Hungary, Croatia and the Adriatic Sea. Its capital and largest city is Ljubljana.
Slovenia located at the crossroads of Central, Southern and Eastern Europe. Throughout its history, it belonged various states including the Holy Roman Empire, the Habsburg Monarchy and eventually SFR Yugoslavia. It gained independence in 1991 and joined the EU in 2004. This page collates all of DW's content on Slovenia.
Two decades ago, the French government started reintroducing bears to the Pyrenees mountains, initially bringing in nine brown bears from Slovenia. Those numbers have now grown, to 39 bears - and sheep farmers say their flocks are being terrorized. There's even an armed, clandestine group threatening to kill bears there.
US First Lady Melania Trump has threatened to sue a language school in Croatia after it used her image in their marketing. The billboards poked fun at Trump, a native of Slovenia, and her heavily accented English.
German police have released three British men whose conversation prompted an Easyjet pilot to make an emergency stop in Cologne. After examining their phones, authorities now believe "there was no actual threat."