There are vaccines and treatments available for monkeypox, the health organisation reminded, while calling for appropriate containment measures, more research and global collaboration.
PM Janez Jansa loses national election as the environmentalist Freedom Movement party wins more votes than his SDS party, according to preliminary figures from election authorities.
The vote is seen as a close race between Janez Jansa's Slovenian Democratic Party (SDS) and the environmentalist Freedom Movement, led by Robert Golob, which wants more investment in renewable energy and greater transparency in state institutions.
The countries signed formal applications to join the European Union as concerns intensified that Russian aggression could spread further than Ukraine.
From Sydney to Tokyo and Athens to Washington, thousands have protested in recent days with banners calling for an end to Russian attacks on Ukraine.
The EU summit with its Eastern Partnership, excluding Belarus, comes after Ukraine's President Zelenskyy pushed for immediate sanctions.
The protest comes just weeks before the Alpine country of two million assumes the European Union's rotating presidency and follows increasing controversy over what critics say are conservative Prime Minister Janez Jansa's authoritarian tendencies.
Slovenia will encourage dialogue between the EU and Turkey during its mandate as president of the Council of the European Union, the country's Foreign Minister Anze Logar says after a meeting with his Turkish counterpart.
Top cyclist Primoz Roglic kicks off his first race of the season in an eight-day mini-tour event known as Paris-Nice.
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Italy could be facing a significant loss of jobs, business closures and international isolation.
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