Controversial rockers Laibach to be first to tour North Korea

Jul 15, 2015

Controversial rockers Laibach to be first to tour North Korea

Slovenian retro-avantgarde rock group Laibach has said it will become the first foreign rock outfit to perform in North Korea this August, as the nation marks 70 years since liberation from Japanese colonial rule. Founded in 1980 in former Yugoslavia, Slovenia’s best-known music export ...

Rooney lifts England to win over Slovenia

Jun 15, 2015

Rooney lifts England to win over Slovenia

Wayne Rooney went within one goal of Bobby Charlton’s England scoring record on Sunday by clinching a 3-2 victory over Slovenia in European Championship qualifying. The captain matched Gary Lineker’s England haul of 48 goals to ensure the runaway Group E leaders completed a ...

May 24, 2015

'Kingdom of Enclava' moves to new home on Croatian-Serbian border

The world’s youngest micro-nation, the self-proclaimed “Kingdom of Enclava,” on Saturday announced it will settle on a new spot along the Croatian-Serbian border after learning that its initial chosen location was in fact on Slovenian territory. “We cease all activities related to the establishment ...

Feb 1, 2015

Slovenian finds 1907 letter to 'posterity' in house rebuild

It was less a message in a bottle, more a message in the masonry when a Slovenian man found a letter and photographs more than a century after they were built into the walls of the house he was renovating. Engineer Iztok Blazevic stumbled ...

Slovenia's 'zombie church' targets corruption

Dec 25, 2014

Slovenia's 'zombie church' targets corruption

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“In the name of the bell, the pan and the holy pot . . . ” Slovenia’s newest religion may have the strangest of scriptures, but in a country plagued by corruption scandals, its antigraft gospel has gained a huge following. The Trans-Universal Zombie ...

Sweden routs Slovenia, punches ticket to semifinals

Feb 19, 2014

Sweden routs Slovenia, punches ticket to semifinals

Henrik Lundqvist made 19 saves for his second shutout of the Sochi Games and Carl Hagelin scored twice, helping Sweden rout upstart Slovenia 5-0 Wednesday to advance into Olympic hockey semifinals. The 2006 Olympic champions will face the winner of the Russia-Finland game Friday ...