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  • Opposition leader Janez Jansa casts his ballot as his wife, Urska Bacovnik, looks on at a polling station in Velenje, Slovenia, on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011. (AP Photo)

    Conservatives expected to win Slovenian vote

    Slovenians are voting in an early election Sunday that is expected to bring conservatives back to power, where they will have to tackle the country's mounting debt, unemployment and a looming recession.


  • KELLNER: An iPad-keyboard combo for my travels

    Coming to the end of two weeks overseas, I'm writing on a small portable with a screen whose diagonal measure is slightly less than 10 inches. Typing is largely a breeze, thanks to the fold-down keyboard. And battery life is superb, I'm estimating the better part of 10 hours.


  • Chart: Relative success of new countries from old Yugoslavia

    RAHN: Free markets flower as war memories fade

    It is a beautiful place with a tragic history. In 1914, the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne was assassinated while riding in his carriage in the center of the town by a Serbian nationalist. This act was the spark that ignited World War I. It was a war without purpose that cost millions of lives. Some 80 years later, another Serbian nationalist by the name of Ratko Mladic commanded the Serbian forces that not only killed many residents in Sarajevo, but he is said to have ordered the massacre of 8,000 Bosnian men and boys in the Bosnian city of Srebrenica.



  • Demonstrators march down a main boulevard in Brussels on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010. Labor unions organized the march of nearly 100,000 workers of the European Union institutions to protest the budget-slashing plans and austerity measures of governments seeking to control spiraling debt. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

    Anti-austerity protests sweep Europe

    European unions orchestrated a crescendo of anti-austerity protests across the Continent on Wednesday, sending workers ranging from Greek doctors to Spanish bus drivers to Lithuanian engineers out to vent over job cuts, higher taxes, soaring unemployment and smaller pensions.


  • Slovene police confirm arrest of cyber mastermind

    The Slovenian man suspected of creating the malicious software code that infected 12 million computers worldwide and was responsible for massive cyber scams has been released from detention but is unable to leave the country, police said Wednesday.


  • Suspected creator of scam malware arrested

    A cyber mastermind from Slovenia who is suspected of creating a malicious software code that infected 12 million computers worldwide and orchestrating other huge cyberscams has been arrested and questioned, police said Wednesday.


  • Cyber mastermind arrested, questioned in Slovenia

    A cyber mastermind from Slovenia who is suspected of creating a malicious software code that infected 12 million computers worldwide and orchestrating other huge cyberscams has been arrested and questioned, police said Wednesday.


  • ASSOCIATED PRESS U.S. national soccer midfielder Landon Donovan juggles soccer balls with his teammates nearby during training at Eersterust Stadium in Pretoria, South Africa Tuesday, June 22, 2010. The U.S. team is preparing for their upcoming World Cup Group C match against Algeria on Wednesday.

    Americans play to advance Wednesday

    One more game, one last chance to make their reputation.


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