“The Slovenian parliament elected Matej Tonin, head of the conservative New Slovenia party (NSI), as parliamentary speaker on Friday in its first session after the June 3 election.

However, the shape of the future government coalition remains unclear as parties continue coalition talks. President Borut Pahor must nominate a candidate for prime minister within 30 days.

The center-right Slovenian Democratic Party (SDS) won the most votes at the election and holds 25 of 90 parliamentary seats. But the anti-immigration SDS lacks potential coalition partners as most other parties say that they will not go into a coalition with it.” (Reuters)


“The White House announced that US President Donald Trump named the new ambassador to Slovenia as an entrepreneur and activist for children and against poverty Lynda Blanchard of the state of Alabama. Her nomination must be approved by the Senate, which has not yet called for hearings in the Committee on Foreign Relations.

The White House has announced that President Donald Trump has appointed Lynda Blanchard , co-founder of the 100X Development Foundation, as the new ambassador to creative solutions to tackle poverty and improve the lives of children around the world. She also co-founded the B & M Property Investment Company, where she currently works as a senior consultant.

As part of the mission of the Foundation 100X he has worked in Africa, Asia and South America, and assist in the opening of orphanages, enterprises for the production of food and water Torture sustainable development programs.” (translated from 24ur)