Slovenia

Slovenia to extend border fence to prevent refugee crossings

The interior ministry says exact timeline and location would not be made public.

Slovenia to extend border fence to prevent refugee crossings

Slovenia

Slovenia to deploy soldiers to boost border patrols for migrants

Some 35 troops will join police in patrolling the country's southwest borders, Slovenia's military says.

Slovenia to deploy soldiers to boost border patrols for migrants

Weather

Italy and neighbours hit by damaging weather

Destructive storm spreads damage far and wide around the western Mediterranean.

Italy and neighbours hit by damaging weather

Refugees

Slovenian elections highlight 'populist zeitgeist'

Although the anti-migrant SDS may struggle to form a coalition, analysts say the vote highlights rising populism.

Slovenia: Anti-migrant party gains highlight 'Orban's soft power'

Slovenia

Slovenia far-right party's struggle to form government

Anti-migrant rhetoric means former Prime Minister Janez Jansa faces an uphill battle to find partners for a coalition.

Slovenia

Anti-immigration party wins Slovenia elections

Slovenia was a key transit point during the European refugee crisis with about half a million passing through in 2015.

Slovenia

Slovenia: Anti-immigration party to make gains as polls open

Slovenia was a key transit point during the European refugee crisis with around half a million passing through in 2015.

Europe

Slovenia elections: Anti-immigrant party set to make gains

Half a million people fleeing war and poverty passed through Slovenia in 2015 on their way to Western Europe, and since then migration has been pushed up the electoral agenda.

Refugees

Group: Refugees abused by border forces in Balkans

Rigardu, a German monitoring group, has documented at least 857 instances of violence on Serbia's borders with the EU.

Group: Refugees abused by border forces in Balkans

Slovenia

In limbo: Inside Britain's detention system

Asylum seekers in the UK complain of neglect, abuse and lengthy detentions.

In limbo: Inside Britain's detention system

Europe

German police: Men hauled off plane presented no danger

Three British businessmen, detained after passengers complained they talked about 'terrorism', released without charge.

Men released after easyJet flight 'presented no danger'

Aviation

EasyJet plane diverts over 'suspicious conversation'

UK-bound flight from Slovenia makes emergency stop in Germany as passengers claim men on plane talked about 'terrorism'.

EasyJet plane diverts over 'suspicious conversation'

Humanitarian crises

Slovenia, Croatia 'close Balkan refugee route'

Governments of Slovenia and Croatia place new restrictions on entry, effectively closing doors to refugees.

Refugee crisis: Slovenia, Croatia 'close Balkan route'

Human Rights

Refugees sew lips in Greece-Macedonia border protest

Refugees stranded by recent decision by Balkan nations to screen refugees by country, not merit, go on hunger strike.

Refugees sew lips in Greece-Macedonia border protest

Europe

Slovenia starts erecting razor wire on Croatia border

Government says measure is to direct flow of refugees, rather than reduce numbers, adding that border will stay open.

Slovenia starts erecting razor wire on Croatia border