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  1. Jose Mourinho insists Chelsea to do everything to qualify for next stage of Champions LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | The Indian Express

    Jose Mourinho insists his Chelsea side must do "everything" they can to qualify for the next stage of the Champions League and avoid the chance of dropping down into the Europa League. Speaking ahead of Chelsea's opening Group G match against Schalke 04 at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday, the Chelsea manager said it would be detrimental to his players' development should the team have to compete in the second-tier competition.

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  2. With Costa in prolific form, Chelsea starts as big favourite to win its Champions League groupRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Canada.com

    Chelsea's Spanish striker Diego Costa smiles during training ahead of their UEFA Champions League, group G football match against Schalke 04 at Chelsea's training ground, Stoke D'Abernon, southwest of London on September 16, 2014. Chelsea play Schalke 04 on September 17, 2014.

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  3. Maribor v Sporting previewRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Sky Sports

    Slovenian champions Maribor will aim to add to Sporting Lisbon's struggles when they end their 15-year wait for UEFA Champions League group stage football on Wednesday. The two clubs line up in Group G with Chelsea and Schalke the favourites to qualify from the section, and probably need to pick up early points if they have designs of making the knockout stages of the competition.

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  4. Balkans Hit by Fresh Flooding; 3 DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Scientific American

    ... of 21 counties were inundated with rain over the weekend and thousands were evacuated. Two people died in Slovenia at the weekend when their vehicle was swept away. In Bosnia, hundreds of homes in the west and north were flooded over the weekend but ...

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  5. Chelsea must do 'everything' to avoid the Europa League - it would...Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | This Is London

    Chelsea are set to confirm they have agreed a new five-year contract with Belgium star Eden Hazard that will make him the highest paid player at the club. Hull twice went in front, through goals from debutants Abel Hernandez and Mohamed Diame, but Enner Valencia's stunning long-range strike and Curtis Davies' own goal ensured West Ham returned to London with a deserved point.

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  6. Balkans hit by fresh flooding; three deadRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | AlertNet

    ... of 21 counties were inundated with rain over the weekend and thousands were evacuated. Two people died in Slovenia at the weekend when their vehicle was swept away. In Bosnia, hundreds of homes in the west and north were flooded over the weekend but ...

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  7. Chelsea big favorite in Champions League groupRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | USA Today

    The start of the season could not have gone any better for Chelsea - four straight Premier League wins, the emergence of a striker who can't stop scoring and a spot into one of the easiest groups of the Champions League. Chelsea, which won the Champions League in 2012, appears to be the English team most likely to go far in Europe's top competition this season after being selected with Schalke, Sporting Lisbon and Slovenian club NK Maribor in Group G. Chelsea beat Schalke 3-0 at home and away in the Champions League last season on its way to reaching the semifinals.

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  8. Japan planning research whale meeting with both proponents and opponentsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    ... enhancing transparency in devising a new whaling program and mitigating opposition from anti-whaling countries. In Slovenia on Monday, the International Whaling Commission began a four-day convention where Japan's plan to continue hunting whales for ...

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  9. Cee Markets 1-Bonds rise a shade before Polish figures are releasedRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... to Russia and Ukraine, fell 1.1 percent while Budapest's main index shed less than half a percent. The shares of Slovenia's telecom operator, Telekom , jumped by 5.6 percent to 134.95 euros after incoming finance minister Dusan Mramor said late on ...

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  10. Maribor-Sporting Lisbon Preview: Nani vows to fight for win as Slovenians end 15-year waitRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Goal.com

    Maribor make their first outing in the Champions League group stage for 15 years at home to Sporting Lisbon on Wednesday. While it may seem premature to label a fixture as 'must-win' at this early stage in the competition, it would be difficult to argue against that being the case for the Slovenian champions if they have designs on making the knockout stages.

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  11. Regional league congratulates Serbia on 'impressive result'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | B92

    Officials of the regional ABA League congratulated the national team of Serbia on winning the silver medal at the basketball world championship. ABA League congratulates team Serbia on its amazing achievement, performances and team spirit demonstrated at the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain, which is an inspiration for everyone in the region, said a statement on its official site.

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  12. Slovenian ex-PM say she'll 'support Serbia in Brussels'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | B92

    Future Vice President of the European Commission Alenka Bratusek says that she will continue to support Serbia's European path. "As the prime minister of Slovenia, I strongly supported the stand that the prospects of EU membership for countries in the region are of utmost importance, not only for the region, but for the EU itself.

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  13. Slovenia expects to launch nanosatellite within 3 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    Slovenian scientists are trying to improve the design and the making of a nanosatellite in a bid to have it launched into space in 2016 or 2017, Slovenian Press Agency reported on Sunday. The nanosatellite, which weighs only four kilograms, is a 1 million-U.S.-dollar project by Slovenian firms including SkyLabs with the help of Faculty of Electrical Engineering experts and under the watch of the European Space Agency.

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  14. Greenland gets whale hunting permit, Iceland's commercial program criticizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2013 | Deutsche Welle

    ... Whaling Commission (IWC) voted in favor of Greenland's proposed whale hunting quota at a summit in Portoroz, Slovenia on Monday. Valid from 2015 through 2018, the proposal will allow the country's aborigines to take 176 minke, 19 fin, 10 humpback ...

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  15. Japan's whale hunting under scrutiny at conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    Japan's intention to resume whale hunts in the Antarctic - despite a ruling by the top UN court - topped the agenda as an international whaling conference opened Monday in Slovenia's Adriatic Sea resort of Portoroz. Whaling for research purposes is exempt from the 1986 international ban on commercial whaling and Japan says it will conduct additional hunts on that basis - which could lead to the killing of hundreds of more whales.

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  16. Whaling convention begins with Japan's research hunt on the agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Japan Times

    The International Whaling Commission opened a four-day convention Monday in Slovenia, with Japan's plan to continue hunting whales for scientific purposes expected to top the agenda. During the gathering in Portoroz, whaling countries and anti-whaling countries such as Australia are expected to clash over Tokyo's attempt to seek continuation of whaling on a smaller scale.

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  17. Anti-whalers dismayed as Greenland gets hunting quotaRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Straits Times

    Aboriginal Greenlanders will be allowed to kill more than 200 whales each year from 2015 to 2018 under a subsistence quota granted on Monday by the International Whaling Commission , disappointed conservationists said. The activists said they were dismayed by the decision, as they feared some of the meat will be sold rather than used for traditional subsistence.

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  18. .com | Japan's whale hunt under scrutinyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News24

    Pro- and anti-whaling countries are set to clash at an international conference that opened Monday over Japan's intention to resume the hunting in the Antarctic next year despite a ruling by the top UN court. Japan's controversial plans of "scientific whaling" that could lead to the killing of hundreds of more majestic marine mammals will lead the agenda at the International Whaling Commission four-day meeting in Slovenia's Adriatic Sea resort of Portoroz.

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  19. Japan's whale hunt under scrutiny at IWC meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    ... but restaurant manager concerns about the future of its supply. At the International Whaling Commission meeting in Slovenia which opens Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, Japan is expected to seek international support for its plans to hunt minke whales in the ...

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  20. Japan under scrutiny at International Whaling Commission meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | UPI

    At the 65th meeting of the International Whaling Commission, which begins today in Portoroz, a port city in the southwest of Slovenia, Japan is expected to unveil the details of its latest whaling program in the Southern Ocean. Japan briefly ceased their whaling operations around Antarctica earlier this year after the International Court of Justice declared their program unlawful.

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