Slovenia Times

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 06:55:44 +0000
Long delays at border crossings as tourist season peaks
Ljubljana – Long tailbacks of traffic have built up at crossings on the Slovenian-Croatian border as holidaymakers from northern Europe hit Croatian coastal resorts. Data by the national traffic information centre for Saturday midday shows wait...

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 06:54:43 +0000
Minister sees Slovenia as geopolitical broker
Kranjska Gora – Economy Minister Zdravko Počivalšek offered up Slovenia as a broker in geopolitical issues as he addressed an annual ceremony dedicated to Russian prisoners of war who died building the Vršič pass. Slovenia can play an activ...

Sat, 31 Jul 2021 10:51:33 +0000
Seven-week high of 135 cases confirmed on Friday
Ljubljana – Slovenia confirmed 135 new cases of coronavirus on Friday, up more than 45% over the week ago a seven-week high, as the case count continues to rise at a rapid pace driven by the highly contagious delta variant. The positive cases c...

Sat, 31 Jul 2021 10:50:15 +0000
Career highlight for Dvoršak at prestigious shooting event
Tokyo – Slovenian shooter Živa Dvoršak achieved her best ever result at Olympic Games after finishing seventh in the rifle three position in Tokyo on Saturday. Gold went to the Swiss competitor Nina Christen, with the Russians Yulia Zykova an...

Sat, 31 Jul 2021 10:47:43 +0000
Russian Chapel ceremony marks first Slovenia-Russia Friendship Day
Kranjska Gora – The annual ceremony in memory of Russian POWs who perished building the Vršič pass during the First World War will be held at the Russian Chapel below Vršič mountain pass on Saturday. The first Slovenia-Russia Friendship Day...