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EXCLUSIVE — Slovenia’s Side of Melania’s Story: How the First Lady’s Upbringing in Communist Eastern Europe Shaped Her Fight for Freedom in America

SEVNICA, Slovenia — It’s a short book, just 42 pages and some filled with photographs. But it goes a long way in explaining the facts about the strong, proud people who carved a small but free nation out of the former Communist Yugoslavia and produced one of the most famous women in the world: Melania Trump.

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Exclusive: First Lady Melania Trump’s Good For Biz Back Home — Tourism in Sevnica, Slovenia ‘Double’ Since Presidential Election

SEVNICA, Slovenia — Janez Levstik offers a bright smile and a firm handshake when he greets visitors at the information center in the heart of Sevnica, a hamlet of 5,000 in southeastern Slovenia. The tours he leads these days, however, aren’t to the medieval castle (Gard Sevnica) or hilltops with views of the picturesque River Sava that runs through the heart of town.

A worker in a bakery in Sevnica, Slovenia shows off a First Lady Melania Trump apple pie. (Photo for Breitbart News/Penny Starr)

Slovenia to Ban Transit of Migrants as Crisis Spirals

Slovenia announced Tuesday that it will refuse the transit of most migrants through its territory in a bid to seal off the Balkan route used by hundreds of thousands of people seeking a new life in Europe. The dramatic twist

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Slovenian Army Deployed To Border With Croatia To ‘Help Police’

The Slovenian parliament late Monday authorised the army to help police manage the flow of migrants crossing the Croatian border into Europe’s Schengen passport-free zone, which has been rocked by the refugee crisis. The bill sailed through, approved by 69

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Slovenia To Clamp Down On Migrant Border Entries

(AFP) – Slovenia said Sunday it would clamp down on the number of migrants allowed to enter the country, ahead of tougher measures set to be announced by neighbouring Austria later this week to slow down the influx. The two

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Austria Threatens to Extend Border Controls

VIENNA (Reuters) – Austria will extend its border controls if Turkey does not take back refugees picked up at sea on their way to Greece, Chancellor Werner Faymann said in an interview with the daily Oesterreich. He had earlier said

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Referendum Result: Slovenia Rejects Same-Sex Marriage

LJUBLJANA (Reuters) – Slovenia rejected on Sunday a law that would give same-sex couples the right to marry and adopt children in its second vote on gay rights in four years. About 63.4 percent of voters rejected the law in

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Slovenians Vote In Gay Marriage Referendum

KOPER (SLOVENIA) (AFP) –  Slovenia on Sunday began voting in a referendum on whether to allow the largely-Catholic EU member state to become Europe’s first ex-communist country to allow same-sex marriage. Polling stations opened promptly at 7:00am (0600 GMT), although hardly

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Slovenia Called To Consider New Immigration Laws, Burqa Ban

Ban the burqa and enact urgent new immigration laws. That is the simple prescription for social order from Slovenia’s parliamentary opposition as the tiny European nation struggles to cope with the migrant invasion convulsing its borders and interior. A new bill proposed by the

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EU Offers Cash ‘Trust Fund’ To Africa To Halt Migrant Flow

Valletta (AFP) – EU leaders hope Thursday to clinch an aid-for-cooperation deal with their African partners to tackle an unprecedented migration crisis and rebuff fears a “fortress” Europe is emerging. The concerns were aired at a rare EU-Africa summit in

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