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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 […]

Fire Rips Through Slovenian Retirement Home

Fire Rips Through Slovenian Retirement Home

“A fire broke out in a retirement home in Slovenia on Sunday, causing several injuries, including one seriously. The engulfed retirement home is in the southeastern town of Crnomelj. The head of the retirement home, Valerija Lekic Poljsak, told local media that two elderly people and two employees […]

WEEKEND READ: “Brussels is back into the Balkans, if selectively”Photo: The Guardian

WEEKEND READ: “Brussels is back into the Balkans, if selectively”

“The European Union wants to show it still cares about the Balkans, but not everyone is feeling the love. Brussels has been accused for years of not paying enough attention to the six Western Balkan countries that want to join the bloc. After taking office in 2014, Commission […]

Montenegro Takes Over Presidency of A5Photo: European Western Balkans

Montenegro Takes Over Presidency of A5

“Minister of Foreign Affairs of Montenegro Srdjan Darmanovic took place in the ministerial meeting of the US-Adriatic Charter (A5) in Skopje earlier today, which also represented the final activity within the Macedonian chairmanship of the Charter, which will be taken over by Montenegro in January 2018. Ministers of […]

Storms Devastate Croatia and Slovenia

Storms Devastate Croatia and Slovenia

“Croatia’s state television says one man died as heavy rains and strong winds slammed the country, also flooding some roads. The report says that the man died Monday in northwestern Croatia when his ladder was knocked down by the wind as he was trying to repair damage to […]

Slovenia Needs New Government Plane?Photo: Vlada.si

Slovenia Needs New Government Plane?

“Prime Minister Miro Cerar will not be able to attend the Paris Climate Summit due to a failure of the government aircraft named “falcon,” STA has confirmed. Slovenia will be represented at the event by the Minister of Environment and Spatial Planning Irena Majcen, who traveled to France […]

Comedian Mayor Still Leads PollsReporter.SI

Comedian Mayor Still Leads Polls

“A center-left party that has no seats in Slovenia’s parliament and is led by a former comedian topped an opinion poll published by daily newspaper Delo on Monday, about six months ahead of an expected general election. The Lista Marjana Sarca (LMS) under Marjan Sarec, mayor of the […]

Slovenian Firefighters May Strike in January

Slovenian Firefighters May Strike in January

“Professional firefighters will strike from January 10-12 if they can’t find common ground with the government) by then. Nevertheless, they hope to to put the ‘matter to sleep and act responsibly’ to reach an agreement this month. The strike committee of the professional firefighting union is expected to […]