Slovenia

Slovenian Opposition Surges

Slovenian Opposition Surges

“An anti-immigrant party looks set to win Slovenian elections on June 3, two years after nearly half a million migrants crossed the country on their way to Western Europe, although a lack of potential coalition partners may keep it out of government. The Slovenian Democratic Party (SDS), one […]

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Slovenian Foreign Minister Disappointed With Decision of Israel

“Foreign Minister Karl Erjavec today expressed regret over Israel’s decision to call the Slovene ambassador for talks because of the Slovenian support for the UN resolution calling for an international investigation into the recent violence in the Gaza Strip. He announced the Foreign Ministry’s response to this move by […]

Slovenian Furniture and Wood Coming to the US?

Slovenian Furniture and Wood Coming to the US?

“Slovenian furniture and wood industry companies are touring the US to carve their way into the market. The American market could potentially become a major export destination for wood products, the Slovenian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has said. According to the GZS, which organised the trip together […]

Balkan Insider EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Slovenian Ambassador Stanislav Vidovic

Balkan Insider EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Slovenian Ambassador Stanislav Vidovic

The Ambassador of Slovenia to the United States, Stanislav Vidovic, sat down with Balkan Insider Editor, Ryan Scherba to get to know the ambassador better, discuss EU and NATO enlargement in the Western Balkans, Slovenian-US relations, and the upcoming parliamentary elections on June 3 in Slovenia.   Thank […]

Israel Summons Slovenian Ambassador Over UN Gaza Vote

Israel Summons Slovenian Ambassador Over UN Gaza Vote

“Israel has summoned the ambassadors of Spain, Slovenia and Belgium over their votes at a UN body calling for an international probe of the deadly shootings of dozens of Palestinians on the Gaza border, the foreign ministry said Monday. The Spanish and Slovenian ambassadors were called in on […]

Croatian and Slovenian Presidents Have Informal DinnerPhoto: Office of the President of Croatia

Croatian and Slovenian Presidents Have Informal Dinner

“President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović met with her Slovenian counterpart Borut Pahor on Wednesday at an informal working dinner in Croatia, the President’s Office said in a statement. The meeting had been agreed at the recent meeting in Skopje of leaders taking part in the Brdo-Brijunu process. The meeting is […]

Deutsche Bank in Group to Buy Slovenian Grocer’s Debt

Deutsche Bank in Group to Buy Slovenian Grocer’s Debt

“A Slovenian investment fund and Deutsche Bank have submitted a joint bid to buy debt of retail group Engrotuš worth 300 million euro, according to media reports. Alfi, which owns several companies in western Slovenia, confirmed having submitted the bid with Deutsche Bank for the the business newspaper […]

Pahor: Slovenia Needs a Slovenian Army and National Security ReformReuters/Srdjan Zivulovic

Pahor: Slovenia Needs a Slovenian Army and National Security Reform

“Before the Slovenian Armed Forces, President Borut Pahor advocated for a comprehensive reform and strengthening of the national security system. The next government will have to take some short-term measures immediately, he said. At the same time, he claimed that ‘Slovenia needs the Slovenian Army’ and that people […]

Yaskawa To Build Additional Plant in KočevjePhoto: Slovenia Times

Yaskawa To Build Additional Plant in Kočevje

“Half a year after breaking ground for its first robot-production plant in Europe, Japanese group Yaskawa announced an expansion of its investment plans for Slovenia. On Monday, it signed a letter of intent for the construction of a plant manufacturing robotic hand components. The new operation is to […]