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17 Nov
After two lost referendums on LGBTQ rights, Slovenia's Constitutional Court ruled that a ban on same-sex couples marrying and adopting was unconstitutional, forcing a change in the law. But opposition is growing.
21 Jul 2022
Repairs to the Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline linking Germany and Russia have been slammed by Ukraine's president Zelenskyy as showing "weakness" towards Moscow. DW's Richard Walker asked Slovenia's Prime Minister Robert Golob if he agreed.
26 Apr 2022
Robert Golob and his liberal green party's shock win over three-time Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa in Sunday's parliamentary election signals a vote against increasing authoritarianism say, political analysts.
11 Jul 2021
The Slovenian government takes over the six-month EU presidency from Portugal. Its critics say that it is trying to stifle media freedom at home.
6 Feb 2020
Slovenia's first mosque opens in the capital Ljubljana after surmounting financial hurdles and right-wing opposition, 50 years after the initial request to build was made. Muslims in the predominantly Catholic Alpine country first filed a request to build a mosque in the late 1960s while Slovenia was still part of the former Communist Yugoslavia. The community finally received permission 15 years ago, but ran into opposition from right-wing politicians and groups, as well as financial troubles.

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