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Slovenia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Slovenian authorities control situation at sea; Slovenia takes over UN Human Rights Council Presidency; Bled reaches 1 million tourists in 2017

Slovenia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Slovenian authorities control situation at sea; Slovenia takes over UN Human Rights Council Presidency; Bled reaches 1 million tourists in 2017

“Slovenia started implementing the border arbitration award on the ground on Saturday, an interior ministry official has said that Slovenian authorities control the country’s entire sea and have the situation under control despite infringements.Shortly before 7 AM three Croatian fishing boats, accompanied by Croatian police boats, entered Slovenian […]

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Croatia to be Sued by Slovenia in Spring?

“ Slovenia plans to lodge a lawsuit with the EU Court in spring if Croatia continues to ignore the border arbitration tribunal’s decision, Foreign Minister Karl Erjavec announced on Wednesday. Erjavec said there were two options: either the EU Commission sues a member state, or a member state notifies […]

Slovenia Prepares to Implement Border Arbitration on SaturdayPhoto: Vlada.si

Slovenia Prepares to Implement Border Arbitration on Saturday

“(Slovenian) Prime Minister Miro Cerar said that the four representatives of the central state institutions, including the president, National Assembly, and National Council, agreed to continue with preparations for the government to enforce the arbitration agreement, after a working meeting (today). ‘We evaluated that we are on the right path […]

Slovenia Celebrates Independence and Unity Day (Official Proclamation of Independence)Reuters/Srdjan Zivulovic

Slovenia Celebrates Independence and Unity Day (Official Proclamation of Independence)

“In his speech, (President) Pahor called for co-operation and unity following the model when the country was founded. In memory of the plebiscitary decision for independent Slovenia in 1990, today we celebrate the day of independence and unity. On this day, 27 years ago, the results of the […]

Slovenian Midnight Mass Emphasizes Hope

Slovenian Midnight Mass Emphasizes Hope

“Believers around Slovenia flocked to Christmas Eve Mass last evening, the culmination of religious celebrations of Christmas. Slovenian bishops stressed Christmas brings the message of light and hope, while criticising consumerism in their Christmas Day message. Archbishop of Ljubljana Stanislav Zore told worshippers at St Nicholas’s Cathedral in […]

Croatia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Goals for 2018 – Join OECD, Schenghen… Could Be Blocked by Slovenia; Agrokor Shares Drop Sharply; Kolinda Spends Christmas Eve With Karlovac’s Homeless

Croatia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Goals for 2018 – Join OECD, Schenghen… Could Be Blocked by Slovenia; Agrokor Shares Drop Sharply; Kolinda Spends Christmas Eve With Karlovac’s Homeless

“Coming closer to the euro area, the Schengen area and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) are Croatia’s three foreign policy priorities for 2018, Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic and Foreign Minister Marija Pejcinovic Buric said at a reception for foreign diplomats in Croatia on the occasion of the Christmas […]

Slovenia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: President Pahor Sworn in for Second Term; What Will Happen on Dec. 29 when CRO-SLO Arbitration Deadline Expires?Photo: Adventure.com

Slovenia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: President Pahor Sworn in for Second Term; What Will Happen on Dec. 29 when CRO-SLO Arbitration Deadline Expires?

“After yesterday’s oath in the National Assembly, the President of the Republic, Borut Pahor, today officially started his second term. The inauguration ceremony started with President Pahor entering the office on Presernova Street in front of the Presidential Palace with the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces with […]

Reuters – “Melania’s birth country Slovenia sees strong tourism growth”Photo: US Weekly

Reuters – “Melania’s birth country Slovenia sees strong tourism growth”

“Slovenia, birth country of U.S. First Lady Melania Trump, expects revenues from foreign tourists to jump by about 9 percent this year and by at least 5 percent in 2018, Economy Minister Zdravko Pocivalsek said on Tuesday. 2017 will be the fourth record year in a row for […]

Still No Agreement on Croatia-Slovenia Arbitration Implementation…Set to Expire Dec. 29Photo: Twitter/Government of Croatia

Still No Agreement on Croatia-Slovenia Arbitration Implementation…Set to Expire Dec. 29

Croatian and Slovenian Prime Ministers Andrej Plenkovic and Miro Cerar held talks in Zagreb on Tuesday with the goal of resolving the border disputes ahead of December 29, the deadline envisioned as the implementation of the decision. The Croatian Prime Minister was asked what will take place on […]

Sports Corruption Arrests Hit Slovenia, Croatia

Sports Corruption Arrests Hit Slovenia, Croatia

“Slovenian and Croatian security have busted an international crime syndicate involved in sports corruption, illegal betting and trying to fix soccer matches in several countries including Serbia, Macedonia and the Czech Republic, European police said Tuesday. Europol said that 13 house searches and 15 vehicles searches in different […]