Slovenia

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 […]

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 […]