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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.
This week: the secretive prisons that keep migrants out of Europe, Omnicron takes hold in the UK, Turkey’s balancing act over Ukraine starts to falter. Also on the show: Belarus cracks down on dual citizenship rights, a look back at Slovenia’s 6 months in the EU boss seat, the Odeuropa project recreates the scents of Europe’s past and Stalin's popularity is resurgent in Georgia.
Western governments hit Belarus with a raft of punitive sanctions - EU opens up its borders again to Americans - The German army inaugurates its first rabbi since before the Holocaust - How a Food Bank has sustained the holiday island of Ibiza - Pardons for Catalan separatists - Turkey’s opposition under pressure - Germany’s female gymnasts talk about their Olympics dreams, and dress - And more..
The Julian Assange verdict and the case for press freedom - Germany's lockdown tightened - Greek Orthodox Church clashes with Athens over lockdown measures - How the Eurotunnel forged links between Britain and France - Will Britain create a new trading union with Canada, Australia and New Zealand? - Biohacking rockstar Siim Land's tips on getting a fresh start for 2021 - Wine untouched by light
Trump's legacy at NATO - Hungary passes a law banning same-sex couples from adopting children - Denmark's mink farms - We visit the birthplace of first lady Melania Trump in Slovenia - Record daily deaths as Germany enters a hard lockdown - Telling tales over the telephone in Italy - UK music artists say they're being paid unfairly by streaming services - and more...
Trieste Refugees: with winter approaching, many irregular migrants remain stuck on the Italy/Slovenia border -- Lebanon: More migrants attempt to cross the mediterranean to Cyprus -- Interview: Why migrants less welcome in the EU -- Armenian Diaspora concerned about Nagorno-Karabakch conflict
Aged just 21, Tadej Pogacar became the Tour de France's youngest winner since 1904 on Sunday after dramatically beating compatriot Primoz Roglic to the Yellow Jersey. This is the story of Slovenia's cycling triumph.