STA, 10 July 2018 - Slovenian basketball prodigy Luka Dončić has signed a four-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks, the NBA team that acquired him on the draft night from the Atlanta Hawks, which had picked the 19-year-old 3rd overall.
STA, 9 July 2018 - The latest data provided by the police and the government office for migrants show that the number of illegal border crossings and asylum applications in Slovenia dropped significantly in June following a spike in May.
STA, 9 July 2018 - Slovenia is in the eight spot among the 156 surveyed countries in terms of the realisation of the 2030 UN agenda for sustainable development, according to the Global Responsibility report which measures countries' performance in meeting a total of 17 objectives of the agenda.
STA, 9 July 2018 - The newspaper Dnevnik reports on Monday that Slovenian NGOs had found out that police officers are forcedly rejecting asylum seekers who cross the Slovenian border in the south-eastern region of Bela Krajina and returning them to Croatia. The police and the Ministry of the Interior have meanwhile denied these reports.
FRONTEX is also known as the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, and is tasked with the work of controlling the border of the Schengen area.
STA, 8 July 2018 - The 60-year-old Italian caver, who injured himself Saturday afternoon when exploring a cave near Sežana, was rescued in the early morning hours on Sunday. It took a 31-member cave rescue team and the local firefighting brigade more than 12 hours to lift the man along the narrow 80-metre vertical shaft.