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Slovenian Cemetery Creates World's First Digital Tombstone

Reuters | David Moye | Posted 04.07.2017 | Weird News

A firm in Slovenia are giving tombstones a 21st-century makeover, with 48-inch interactive screens that can show pictures, video and other digital con...

Slovenia Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage, But Not Adoption

Reuters | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.24.2017 | Queer Voices

Slovenia permitted same-sex marriages for the first time from Friday under a law giving gay couples largely the same rights as heterosexuals though ba...

Putin Welcomes Idea Of Meeting With Trump In Slovenia

Reuters | Willa Frej | Posted 02.10.2017 | World

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that Ljubljana would be a good place for him to meet U.S. President Donald Trump, but that the decisio...

Why More And More People Are Visiting Slovenia

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.03.2017 | Travel

Slovenia may not be high on the bucket list of the average traveler, but it should be. This treasure trove of forests, lakes, mountains and precious l...

17 Epic Places You Never Thought To Travel, But Should

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 03.25.2017 | Travel

The HuffPost Lifestyle newsletter will make you happier and healthier, one email at a time. Sign up here. Paris? Been there. London? Done that. No of...

Melania Trump's Hometown In Slovenia Is Partying After Election Victory

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 11.09.2016 | World

Residents of Melania Trump’s hometown Sevnica, Slovenia hit the bars in celebration of her husband Donald Trump’s presidential win early Wednesday...

The Last Ship's Lucy Butler: Travel Specialist Extraordinaire

Xaque Gruber | Posted 10.20.2016 | Travel
Xaque Gruber

If there are two things that Los Angeles-based Lucy Butler knows about, it's acting and travel. As an actress, her success spans theatre (Chicago's Se...

The Next UN Secretary-General: Time for an Eastern European?

Ron Klink | Posted 09.08.2016 | World
Ron Klink

As we enter the final months of the U.S. presidential campaign, most Americans are squarely focused on the race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Tru...

Enchanted Web

Marta Stemberger | Posted 07.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Marta Stemberger

We are creatures of Nature and of Spirit. We need to honor their ever-changing flow. The dance of the Universe includes the humans too. But we have free will. It's up to each one of us to choose to either consciously participate in the creation of cosmic choreographies, or to be a non-enlightened obstacle.

Dancing With Arab Mujahedeen In The Hills Of Bosnia

Yehia Ghanem | Posted 07.08.2016 | World
Yehia Ghanem

Aside from the growing negativity towards the US in Afghanistan, its role in Bosnia had also come to be viewed suspiciously. In the autumn of 1994, during my coverage of the war there, I received information from a reliable source that bands of Arab mujahedeen had arrived from Afghanistan seven months before.

Be Free To Soar

Marta Stemberger | Posted 06.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Marta Stemberger

A banana is a banana regardless of where you plant it. The one on the image below found its home on the rolling hills of Dolenjska, Slovenia, in the t...

Overhead Underfoot

See.Place | Posted 06.03.2016 | Travel
See.Place

Image credit: Rok Godek By Rory Winston "When one finds the land, why seek the sky?" wrote the renowned Slovenian poet Edvard Kocbek in a haunting p...

Slovenia Puts a Bee in the U.N.'s Bonnet to Take Kranjichi Culture Global

Meg Pier | Posted 05.19.2017 | Science
Meg Pier

On a bright spring morning, I set off from the idyllic lakeside resort town of Bled to meet one of Slovenia's 10,000 beekeepers and see for myself why the country has such widespread affection and respect for the Carniolan honeybee.

World Bee Day: To Be(e) or Not to Be(e) -- The Case for Proclaiming 20th May as World Bee Day

Dejan Židan | Posted 05.20.2017 | World
Dejan Židan

"To bee or not to bee" captures the importance of bees as pollinators for biodiversity and food security; it also underlines the growing recognition of urgency required to address challenges brought about by the decline in world bee population.

Slovenia Accepts First Refugees Under EU Relocation Scheme

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 05.12.2016 | World

LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - Slovenia said it took in its first 28 migrants on Thursday under a European Union relocation scheme that many other EU countries...

Melania Trump, First Lady of Grace and Wisdom: "Mother First"

Noel Irwin Hentschel | Posted 05.03.2017 | Politics
Noel Irwin Hentschel

Hailing from the Republic of Slovenia, a European country rich in history and culture, Melania Trump is well prepared to represent the United States o...

10 Cities All The Cool Kids Are Traveling To

SmarterTravel | Posted 03.09.2017 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Hello again! ...It's time to re-introduce yourself to these 10 cities that have done the impossible and transformed themselves from C-list destination...

Fresh Stirrings

Marta Stemberger | Posted 02.14.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Marta Stemberger

"The rose is red, the violet's blue, The honey's sweet, and so are you. Thou art my love and I am thine; I drew thee to my Valentine: The lot was cast...

Climate Change This Week: A Drying Southwest, Clean Cheap Power, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 02.16.2017 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Tiny Forest Fairy Lanterns are rare and considered threatened in Tasmania, ...

ReThink Review: Where to Invade Next -- Michael Moore's Promised Land(s)

Jonathan Kim | Posted 02.11.2017 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

While Moore's previous films utilized satire and gallows humor to show how bad things in America really are, Where to Invade Next smartly assumes you already know America's pain points and doesn't dwell on them long.

EU Fences of Disunity

Tihomir Kukolja | Posted 01.18.2017 | World
Tihomir Kukolja

Two months ago the Slovenian government decided to fence Slovenia off from Croatia using many miles of barbed wire. It was done, supposedly, to protect the sovereignty of the Slovenian territory from the mass inflows of refugees from Croatia.

Slovenia Rejects Same-Sex Marriage (Again)

Reuters | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 01.05.2017 | Queer Voices

LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - Slovenia rejected on Sunday a law that would give same-sex couples the right to marry and adopt children in its second vote on g...

Courageous Refugees, Cowardly Politicians

Donna McKay | Posted 11.19.2016 | World
Donna McKay

At a time when these courageous individuals need the world's protection the most, many politicians are using the Paris attacks for political gain, introducing hateful policies they don't even have the authority to implement.

Do U.S. & EU Now Need Bosnia as Partner Even More Than Vice Versa?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 11.14.2016 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Rather than be source of creating false barriers between the U.S. and BiH, we must move beyond the Dayton Accords, regardless of how we judge it historically, to the next level of advancement of shared strategic interests and political values.

Slovenia and the Refugee Crisis (Video Coverage)

Chaker Khazaal | Posted 11.14.2016 | World
Chaker Khazaal

This month, I embarked on a journey to seek out candles of hope amidst the darkness: Love Under Bullets, a project debuting in 2016 where I share love stories from conflict areas.