- Sep 2, 06:00 Weather: Cloudy and rainy, daytime temperatures at 12-17 degrees C
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Las Palmas, 2 September (STA) - Slovenia remained unbeaten at the FIBA Basketball World Cup after defeating minnows South Korea 89:72 (19:21, 40:39, 70:56) in Las Palmas on Tuesday in game three of the preliminary round. Slovenia's NBA point guard Goran Dragić was the player of the match with 22 points.
Brussels, 2 September (STA) - Outgoing PM Alenka Bratušek, a Slovenian nominee for the European Commission, was tight-lipped after an interview with European Commission President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels on Tuesday. "Mister Juncker will tell you everything," Bratušek told the press, while Juncker's office failed to issue any statements about the meeting.
Bled, 2 September (STA) - The Bled Strategic Forum (BSF), Slovenia's top foreign policy event, wrapped up Tuesday following two days of debates dedicated to restoring trust in international relations and promoting regional cooperation.
Lesce, 2 September (STA) - A Bled Strategic Forum panel on regional cooperation in the Balkans heard appeals for a strengthening of cooperation, but several speakers noted the modes of cooperation needed to be rejigged to improve efficiency and effectiveness, and to achieve breakthrough on the most stubborn issues.
Ljubljana, 2 September (STA) - Croatian conglomerate Agrokor has acquired an additional 27.63% stake in Mercator to increase its stake in the Slovenian retailer to 80.75% as its bid for the outstanding Mercator shares expired yesterday, the on-line edition of the business daily Finance reported on Tuesday.
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