Police in Slovenia say that a U.S. citizen has been killed and two others have been injured in a rafting accident.
The European Union and NATO began sending urgent aid to Slovenia after severe flooding over the weekend affecting two-thirds of the small European country killed at least six people and left hundreds homeless.
Slovenia’s prime minister says the country has faced the worst-ever natural disaster in its history, after devastating floods caused damage estimated at half a billion euros ($550 million).
Heavy rains have caused flash floods and landslides in parts of Slovenia, killing at least three people.
Another Danish rider took the limelight at the Tour de France as Kasper Asgreen joined an early breakaway and then held on to win the 18th stage in a sprint finish.
A Croatian firefighter has died during a deadly storm that swept the Balkans after a heat wave, raising the death toll to six.
Tennis players Nastja Kolar and Alexandra Riley have been banned from the sport for life and fined as part of a match-fixing case.
MADRID (AP) — The Spanish city of Seville is to host the Billie Jean King Cup finals for the next two years, the International Tennis Federation said Wednesday.
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — A bear has attacked and bitten a man walking his dog in a village south of Slovenia’s capital Ljubljana, authorities said Wednesday.
HELSINKI (AP) — Norwegian authorities said Saturday they would evacuate an area in northern Norway where avalanches and landslides have killed four people, including tourists from Slovenia and Italy.
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA punished 11 clubs on Friday, including one in Slovenia where its president Aleksander Čeferin was once a board member, for breaking financial monitoring rules.
A planned concert by Slovenia’s popular band Laibach in Ukraine next month has been cancelled after the group angered Ukrainians, with remarks interpreted to suggest that Kyiv was involved in a proxy war on behalf of its Western patrons.
Slovenia’s iconic band Laibach will hold a concert in Ukraine’s capital next month, saying this will make them the first foreign band to perform a full show in Kyiv since the beginning of Russia’s invasion last February.
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — An explosion at a fireworks company in central Slovenia has killed at least one person and seriously injured two, police said on Friday.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentine officials are expressing concern over the large number of pregnant Russian women who have recently entered the country to give birth as a way to obtain an Argentine passport, claiming three Russian spies who were recently detained in Slovenia were citizens of
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — A bus carrying Romanian citizens traveling to Italy overturned early Friday in northeastern Slovenia, killing three people and injuring several others, authorities said.
Slovenian media say authorities have apprehended two alleged Russian spies suspected of using an agency dealing in real estate and antiques as a front for their activities.
A snow storm packing strong winds has wreaked traffic chaos on a key highway in Slovenia and has left parts of the country temporarily without electricity.
Staying awake might be Mikaela Shiffrin’s biggest challenge as she prepares to try to set a record for women’s World Cup skiing victories.
AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — Spanish qualifier Rebeka Masarova defeated second-seeded Sloane Stephens 6-3, 7-5 (5) at the ASB Tennis Classic on Wednesday as organizers of the WTA Tour event contended with a backlog of singles matches caused by persistent rain.
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — The chief of the European Union visited Croatia on Sunday to celebrate the “immense achievements” of the newest EU member nation, which switched to using the euro and joined the world’s largest passport-free travel area on New Year’s Day.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Slovenia’s Catholic bishops on Thursday condemned as “despicable” the emotional, sexual, and spiritual violence committed against women by a famous Slovenian priest at the heart of an abuse and cover-up scandal roiling the Vatican and the Jesuit order of Pope Francis.
VAL d’ISÈRE, France (AP) — Olympic champion Marco Odermatt dominated on Saturday to win a World Cup giant slalom and consolidate his lead in the overall standings.
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenia is keeping its bee buzz on a roll.

After Slovenia clinched United Nations support for establishing a World Bee Day in 2018, authorities said Thursday the small European nation’s beekeeping tradition is being added to the U.N.’
Natasa Pirc Musar has been a human rights lawyer, a TV presenter and ran Slovenia’s top data protection agency and its Red Cross.
Liberal rights advocate Natasa Pirc Musar has won a runoff vote to become Slovenia’s next president and the small European Union country’s first female head of state.
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Liberal candidate Natasa Pirc Musar appears poised to win a presidential election runoff in Slovenia on Sunday, which would make her the small, central European country’s first female head of state.
Early results of Slovenia’s presidential election show a a right-wing politician and a centrist independent candidate heading for a runoff vote.
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Voters in Slovenia are preparing to choose a new president in a weekend election that is seen as a test for the European Union nation’s liberal government, which took power from populists six months ago amid a soaring crisis fueled by the war in Ukraine.
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Police in Slovenia stopped more than 100 people who boarded a train to Italy after leaving two asylum-seeker centers.