BUSH MEETS WITH SLOVENIA'S JANEZ JANSA
U.S. President George W. Bush and Slovenia's Prime Minister Janez Jansa speak to the media after their meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on July 10, 2006. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg).
Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa has been ousted from power in a no-confidence vote spurred by a bad economy and allegations of corruption, officials say.
Russia's Gazprom announced it signed an agreement with Slovenia to create a joint venture for the South Stream natural gas pipeline.
Voting began Sunday in a tightly fought political battle in Slovenia, where popularity for Prime Minister Borut Pahor has diminished, polls suggested.
Early returns indicate Slovenia's opposition parties have defeated conservative Prime Minister Janez Jansa in parliamentary elections.
Poland announces a $25 billion defense spending spree; Slovenian PM claims innocence in Patria bribery scandal; the British government seeks to sell QinetiQ holdings.
The United States and the European Union reached a strategy to induce Iran to back off its nuclear plans during the EU summit, U.S. President George Bush said.
U.S. President George Bush, in Slovenia Tuesday, reaffirmed his support for a strong Europe capable of partnering with the United States to advance freedom.
The European Space Agency says it has signed an agreement with Slovenia, confirming closer cooperation between it and that nation's government.
Danilo Tuerk, pro-European Union university professor, won 68 percent of votes in a runoff election contested to decide who is to be Slovenia's next president.
Slovenia Monday became the first post-communist country to enter the euro zone when it replaced its tolar currency with the euro.
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