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Slovenia heads for early elections after PM quits

Ljubljana - Slovenia looked set on Thursday for early elections in May after Prime Minister Miro Cerar resigned as multiple crises piled up on his centre-left government.

Slovenia urges EU action against Croatia in border spat

Ljubljana - Slovenia's outgoing government urged the European Commission on Thursday to act against Croatia, which it accuses of breaching EU law, after Zagreb refused to accept an international arbitration ruling over a bitter border row.

Slovenian PM resigns over court ruling on referendum

Ljubljana - Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar tendered his resignation Wednesday after a court annulled the result of a referendum in the latest blow to his crisis-hit government, months ahead of planned elections.

Slovenian PM resigns over court ruling on referendum

Ljubljana - Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar tendered his resignation Wednesday after a court annulled the result of a government referendum."The forces of the past do not allow us to work for future generations," Cerar told a press conference.

Education workers strike for higher wages in Slovenia

Ljubljana - A one-day strike closed the doors of 95 percent of kindergartens, schools, secondary schools and universities in Slovenia on Wednesday, as employees demanded higher wages and better working conditions.

Slovenia president throws doubt on recognition of Palestine

Ljubljana - Slovenia's president cast doubt on Friday on his country recognising Palestine as a state in the near future, days after the foreign minister had talked up the chances of such a move.

Slovenia and Croatia in fishing waters row as court deadline looms

Ljubljana - Slovenia is threatening from Saturday to fine fishermen from neighbouring Croatia who continue to throw nets in a small bay on the Adriatic after an international arbitration ruling in Ljubljana's favour.

'Instagram president' wins Slovenia runoff

Ljubljana - Slovenia's internet-savvy President Borut Pahor on Sunday won a second term in a runoff vote that was marred by an abysmally low turnout.

Slovenian 'Instagram president' favourite in election

Ljubljana - Slovenia's internet-savvy President Borut Pahor is forecast to cruise to a second term in a run-off election on Sunday, although low turnout could potentially cause an upset in the small EU country.Ex-premier Pahor, 54, who took 47.

Why data integrity is essential for the pharmaceutical sector Special

Otocec - Data integrity is necessary for ensuring the safety of medicine, helping to assure that release tests are correct and have not been corrupted. This was a key message at a recent Pharmig conference held in Slovenia.

Slovenian President Pahor wins election but heads for run-off

Ljubljana - Slovenian President Borut Pahor won Sunday's first round of presidential elections but is heading for a run-off on November 12, partial results showed.

Slovenian 'Instagram president' heads for re-election

Ljubljana - Slovenia's internet-savvy incumbent head of state Borut Pahor is expected to win the first round of presidential elections on Sunday, possibly even negating the need for a run-off next month.

Slovenia pressures Croatia over border ruling

Ljubljana - Slovenia ramped up pressure on Croatia Thursday, announcing a new attempt to force its southern neighbour to respect a recent ruling that gave Ljubljana key access to the Adriatic sea.

EU urges Croatia to respect Slovenia border ruling

Bled - The European Commission on Monday urged Zagreb to respect a recent arbitration ruling that gave Slovenia key access to international waters off Croatia's coast and drew a maritime border between the two EU member states.

Slovenia to sue EU in wine name dispute

Ljubljana - Slovenia said Friday it will sue the European Commission for allowing winemakers in neighbouring Croatia to use one of its protected wine designations.

Slovenia, Croatia fail to break sea ruling deadlock

Ljubljana - Slovenia and Croatia's premiers failed Wednesday to break a deadlock over a recent arbitration ruling giving Ljubljana key access to international waters off Croatia, but promised to keep talking.

Tiny bay makes waves in Slovenia-Croatia border row

Piran - Tourists tucking into their cuttlefish risotto have little idea that the local seafood delicacy was caught in waters subject to one of the EU's longest-standing border feuds opposing Slovenia and Croatia.

US envoy to Sudan pushes for aid in ex-rebel bastion

Golo - The top US envoy in Sudan pushed Monday for more access to deliver humanitarian aid to Golo as he visited the former rebel stronghold in war-torn Darfur under tight security.

Slovenia hideouts spill Cold War secrets

Kocevje - Almost three decades after the end of the Cold War, secrets from the era of espionage and power games are now resurfacing in Slovenia.

Slovenia suspends tougher EU border checks after traffic chaos

Ljubljana - Slovenia said Saturday it temporarily suspended beefed-up checks on the EU's external border hours after the new regulation -- aimed at stopping suspected Islamist fighters returning from Iraq and Syria -- came into force.
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