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Eriksen scores in Denmark's 1-1 draw with Slovenia at Euro 2024, 3 years after his onfield collapse

Jun. 16, 2024 18:45 PM EDT

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — For Christian Eriksen, Denmark’s opening game at the European Championship was a much happier occasion this time. The Manchester United midfielder scored the opening goal in a 1-1 draw with Slovenia on Sunday. It was his first match at the Euros since...

For the Slovenian school where Mavericks star Luka Doncic got his start, he's still a hometown hero

Jun. 09, 2024 22:51 PM EDT

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — The laughter of schoolchildren at recess and basketballs ringing on the pavement echoed through the quiet streets of a residential district in Slovenia's capital, the place where Dallas Mavericks superstar Luka Doncic got his start. The phenomenal guard...

Luka Doncic says he'll play for Slovenia in Olympic qualifying, knees permitting

Jun. 05, 2024 15:50 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Luka Doncic has playing in next month's Paris Olympics in his plans, provided his knees allow him to go through more games and help Slovenia qualify shortly after a season in which he and the Dallas Mavericks made it all the way to the NBA Finals. Slovenia on...

The NBA Finals were too late for Dallas' Luka Doncic to watch as a kid. Now, he's in them

Jun. 05, 2024 15:23 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Luka Doncic didn’t stay up all night to watch NBA Finals games as a kid. They usually started at something like 3 a.m. in his native Slovenia. He had school to get to a few hours later. He’d wake up and find out who won. Make no mistake, though: Doncic was paying...

The Latest | Slovenia recognizes a Palestinian state, and new fighting flares in central Gaza

Jun. 04, 2024 18:32 PM EDT

Slovenia is the latest European country to recognize a Palestinian state. The country’s parliament voted Tuesday in support of the move, following in the recent steps of Spain, Ireland and Norway. Slovenia's prime minister has said he sped up efforts to recognize a State of...

Slovenia becomes latest European country to recognize a Palestinian state after a parliamentary vote

Jun. 04, 2024 17:54 PM EDT

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenia recognized a Palestinian state on Tuesday after its parliament voted overwhelmingly in favor of the move, following in the recent steps of three other European countries. Slovenia’s government endorsed a motion last week to recognize a...

Slovenia recognizes a Palestinian state in a parliamentary vote

Jun. 04, 2024 16:08 PM EDT
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenia recognizes a Palestinian state in a parliamentary vote.

Slovenia opposition demands referendum on Palestinian state recognition, could delay parliament vote

Jun. 03, 2024 14:20 PM EDT

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — The main opposition party in Slovenia on Monday filed a motion demanding a referendum on the government decision to recognize a Palestinian state, which could delay the formal recognition vote in parliament. Slovenia's government last week endorsed a...

The Latest | Slovenia moves to recognize a Palestinian state as Israel fights in Rafah

May. 30, 2024 23:12 PM EDT

Slovenia’s government endorsed a motion Thursday to recognize a Palestinian state and asked the parliament to do the same. It comes just two days after Spain, Norway and Ireland recognized a Palestinian state, a move that was condemned by Israel. In the Gaza Strip, Palestinians in...

Slovenia's government endorses recognition of a Palestinian state, sends to parliament for approval

May. 30, 2024 13:10 PM EDT

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenia's government on Thursday endorsed a motion to recognize a Palestinian state and asked the parliament to do the same. Prime Minister Robert Golob said that his government sent the recognition proposal to parliament, which could convene as early as...