Slovenia

Happy Trails in SloveniaPhoto: Adventure.com

Happy Trails in Slovenia

“The first part of a major new hiking trail through the Julian Alps was officially opened last month. By the time it is completed in April 2019, the trail will be 190 miles long (300 kilometers) and will lead tourists through many of Slovenia’s best natural features. The new trail […]

Slovenian Cabinet Crumbling?

“Slovenia’s development minister resigned on Tuesday over a transgression linked to EU funding allocations, exposing the first cracks in a fragile minority coalition government that took office in September. Marko Bandelli quit after apologizing for sending an email to an independent candidate in a mayoral election in Komen, […]

Slovenia Looks for Early Deal on EU Budget

Slovenia Looks for Early Deal on EU Budget

“Slovenia is in favour of an early deal on the EU’s budget for 2021-2027 since it would mean it would be eligible for more cohesion policy funds, Foreign Ministry State Secretary Dobran Božič said after a session of the General Affairs Council on Monday. Božič said it was […]

Slovenia To Bid for Classical Karst as UNESCO Natural Heritage SitePhoto: Wikimedia

Slovenia To Bid for Classical Karst as UNESCO Natural Heritage Site

“Slovenia plans to submit in January its bid to have Classical Karst, which covers the area between the Ljubljana Marshes and the Bay of Trieste, listed as UNESCO’s natural heritage. The nomination is to be evaluated by May 2020 and the final decision is expected by June of […]

First Phase of NLB Privatization in Slovenia Completed

First Phase of NLB Privatization in Slovenia Completed

“Slovenia completed the first phase of privatisation of NLB, the country’s largest lender, as it sold 59% of the bank in an initial public offering, with the option of extending the offer to 65%. The price was at the lower end of the range, EUR 51.5 per share, […]

Turkmenistan Aims to Deepen Slovenia TiesPhoto: Adventure.com

Turkmenistan Aims to Deepen Slovenia Ties

“Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has sent a letter to Slovenian President Borut Pahor on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries, the Turkmen government said in a message. Berdimuhamedov noted that the Turkmen-Slovenian interstate dialogue is based on the […]

EU Calls on Kosovo to End Import Taxes Imposed on Bosnia, SerbiaPhoto: EPA / Valdrin Xhemaj

EU Calls on Kosovo to End Import Taxes Imposed on Bosnia, Serbia

“The European Union called on Kosovo on Wednesday to revoke its decision to impose an import tax on goods coming from Serbia and Bosnia, a move that is likely to further sour relations between Pristina and Belgrade. Kosovo said on Monday it was imposing an import tax of […]

Macedonia Shows Off Military to NATO Officials

Macedonia Shows Off Military to NATO Officials

“Senior NATO officials are in Macedonia to attend military demonstrations and meet top defense officials in the former Yugoslav republic that is hoping to become the 30th member of the alliance next year. The visiting delegation is headed by U.S. Lt. Gen. Steven Shepro, deputy chairman of NATO’s […]

Montenegro Aims to Close Six EU Chapters During Finland’s EU PresidencyPhoto: Gov.me

Montenegro Aims to Close Six EU Chapters During Finland’s EU Presidency

“Prime Minister Duško Marković expressed his satisfaction with the highly successful working visit to the Republic of Finland, and noted that Montenegro will be ready to close six negotiating chapters when Finland takes over the EU presidency in the second half of next year. ‘I have made it clear to […]