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Top Court Upholds 24 September as Date Of Rail Referendum

Ljubljana- The Constitutional Court has cleared the path for a referendum on the planned extension of the Koper-Divača rail line to be held on 24 September, as decided by Parliament. The court dismissed the argument by referendum petitioner Vili Kovačič that the chosen date meant discrimination against those who would want to engage in the campaign because it would start ...

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    Man Brings a 250 Kilogram WW II American Bomb into his Courtyard

    A local resident found an unexploded World War II American bomb at Vurberk Castle in the Duplek municipality on Wednesday. The procedure for the deactivation of the unexploded bomb will be very demanding because the finder moved it. The man found the 250 kilograms American World War II aerial bomb on a slope, approximately 50 meters in front of the ...

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      Slovenia’s Primož Roglič wins Tour stage 17

      Slovenia’s Primož Roglič won the 17th stage of the Tour de France, a mountainous 183-km ride from La Mure to Serre-Chevalier on Wednesday. Briton Chris Froome covered his rivals’ attacks to retain the overall leader’s yellow jersey. Froome kept control of his rivals in a gruelling Alpine ride to move a step closer to a fourth Tour de France title ...

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        Why Slovenia?

        Last time, I discussed why cobblestone, socialism, advertising and Rog’s Pony bicycles all help to make Slovenia a better place to live than America. Here is some further evidence to support the same conclusion. Slippers – Since your average tourist or business traveler is about as likely to see the inside of a local’s house as they are to see a ...

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          Lynx in Slovenia Are Facing Extinction

          Because lynx in Slovenia and neighboring countries are facing extinction, authorities are about to launch the international Life Lynx project, which will resettle 14 animals from Slovakia and Romania. The Life Lynx project will take place between this year and 2024 in Slovenia, Croatia, and Italy. In these three countries, lynx are – once again — facing extinction because of their limited population size and ...

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            A Historic Passion For Horses

            Slovenia’s Ljutomer area in the northeastern part of the country is famous for its white wines and its bucolic landscapes, but few realize that it’s also the origin of a unique breed of horse. A museum has now been set up to share the story of the Ljutomer Trotter with the world. Horse breeding has been a mainstay in the ...

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              Hidria Becomes Best Supplier Of PSA Peugeot Citroen

              Idrija- PSA Peugeot Citroen has awarded Hidria, the subsidiary Hidria AET and their employees the award for the best supplier “PSA Best Plant 2017”. This French multinational corporation, one of the world’s largest car manufacturers, grants this award to those suppliers that deliver the best quality. The subsidiary Hidria AET from Tolmin, which is specialized in the development and manufacture ...

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