Slovenia

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 […]

Croatia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Slovenia to Sue Croatia?; Officials Mark Death of First President Franjo Tudjman; Istria – Home of the World’s Best Olive OilPhoto: HARP

Croatia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Slovenia to Sue Croatia?; Officials Mark Death of First President Franjo Tudjman; Istria – Home of the World’s Best Olive Oil

“Slovenian Foreign Minister Karl Erjavec announced that Slovenia is preparing to file a lawsuit against Croatia due to the latter’s refusal to acknowledge the arbitration decision in the border dispute between the two countries.The response from the Croatian side was not long in coming. Reporters caught up with […]

Public Sector to Strike in Slovenia?Photo: Slovenske Novice

Public Sector to Strike in Slovenia?

“Finance Minister Mateja Vranicar Erman raised concern about the predictions of strikes in the public sector in Brussels today. The demands for a further increase in wages in the public sector are ‘completely incomprehensible,’ and the failure to ‘wish to create additional expenditure appetites’ is important to ensure compliance with […]

Slovenia Jobless Down 14.9%Blaž Samec/Delo

Slovenia Jobless Down 14.9%

“The number of jobless people in Slovenia fell to 82,415 in November, down by 0.7 percent versus October and by 14.9 percent compared to November 2016, the national Employment Service said on Tuesday. The November unemployment rate will be published by the Service in January. In September, the […]