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Slovenia suspends use of Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 jab over death of 20-year-old woman

Slovenia suspended vaccinations with the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus jab amid a probe into the death of a 20-year-old woman. The suspension will be in place until experts examine whether there is a link between the woman’s death from a stroke and the vaccine she received two weeks earlier, Health Minister Janez Poklukar said on […]

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Lifestyle statue of Melania Trump unveiled in Slovenia replacing burnt wooden figure

A lifestyle statue of U.S. first lady Melania Trump was unveiled near her hometown of Sevnica in southeastern Slovenia to replace a wooden figure which was set on fire in July. The bronze figure stands on a 2.8 metre-high wooden pillar, however, it has rough features and a face unrecognisable as the first lady. Next […]

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Slovenian woman who sawed off own hand for insurance money found guilty of fraud

A Slovenian court pronounced a woman guilty of deliberately sawing off her own hand as part of an insurance scam. Julija Adlesic, 22, had taken out five insurance policies in the year before her injury. She had claimed it happened as she cut branches. Adlesic stood to gain more than US$ 1.16 million in payouts. […]

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Sculpture of Melania Trump set on fire in Slovenia, prompting removal

A wooden sculpture of US First Lady Melania Trump was set on fire near her hometown in Slovenia, prompting its removal. Brad Downey, the American artist who commissioned the statue, said it was targeted on the Independence Day in the US, 4th July. The sculpture of Melania was carved out of a tree trunk on […]