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Slovenian street name row highlights tensions over former dictator
Mayor aims to remove all reference to former Yugoslav leader Marshall Tito from street in Radenci

Daniel Boffey in Ljubljana

05, Jul, 2021 @4:15 AM

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Imposing ‘imaginary’ values risks EU collapse, Slovenian PM claims
As Slovenia takes over the EU presidency, its prime minister warns that the west cannot impose its liberal views on central Europe

Daniel Boffeyin Ljubljana

04, Jul, 2021 @9:54 AM

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EU Commission urged to reject Hungary’s Covid recovery plan
European Commission vice-president Frans Timmermans condemns Janez Janša’s claims of judicial bias

Daniel Boffey in Ljubljana and Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

01, Jul, 2021 @6:54 PM

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EU states cooperating informally to deny refugees asylum rights – report
Beatings, thefts and dog attacks are just some of the border police practices migrants say they face when pushed back from Europe’s frontiers

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo and Helena Smith in Athens

12, May, 2021 @2:04 PM

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End of Trump era deals heavy blow to rightwing populist leaders worldwide
As Biden’s victory sinks in across Brazil, Hungary and elsewhere, dreams of a rightwing global crusade appear to be fading

Shaun Walker in Budapest, Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro and Jon Henley in Paris

11, Nov, 2020 @12:05 PM

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'Frustrations at US policies' behind Melania Trump statue, says artist
Brad Downey says first lady shows contradiction between US’s position on race in 2020

Kate Connolly in Berlin

19, Sep, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Wooden Melania Trump statue replaced with bronze after arson attack
Original carving near US first lady’s hometown in Slovenia was badly damaged in fire

Kate Connolly

15, Sep, 2020 @7:28 PM

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'Baby dragons' go on display for the first time in Slovenia
World’s first public exhibit of juvenile olms, mysterious underground amphibians, will open on 11 June in Slovenia’s famous Postojna Cave

Tom Allan

03, Jun, 2020 @5:30 AM

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Coronavirus in Europe: Germany and Austria reopen restaurants as new normal beckons
Restaurants reopen in parts of Germany, while Italy relaxes travel restrictions

Luke Harding, Kate Connolly in Berlin and Sam Jones in Madrid

15, May, 2020 @3:56 PM

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Slovenia's PM Janša channels Orbán with attacks on media and migrants
Janez Janša has criticised journalists and seems to want to use the coronavirus crisis for political advantage

Shaun Walker Central and eastern Europe correspondent

04, May, 2020 @9:31 AM

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Is comparing Covid-19 death rates across Europe helpful?
Belgium appears hardest hit on paper, but not all countries count non-hospital fatalities

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels, Stephen Burgenin Barcelona, Kim Willsher in Paris, Shaun Walker in Budapest

24, Apr, 2020 @1:26 PM

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Lockdown has split Slovenia in two: those safe at home, and low-paid workers
As social distancing becomes the new norm in Ljubljana, some workers have noticeably less protection, writes novelist Miha Mazzini

Miha Mazzini

16, Apr, 2020 @11:00 AM

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