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Third minister resigns from scandal-hit Slovenian government

Ljubljana - Slovenia's government on Wednesday suffered its third high-profile departure in a little over five months with the resignation of Environment Minister Jure Leben over a scandal concerning the construction of a new railway.

Slovenian MPs pass ten percent minimum wage rise

Ljubljana - Slovenia's parliament on Thursday approved a phased ten percent increase in the minimum wage, as the eurozone country's economy continues to rebound from a 2013 crisis with its fifth year of growth.

Slovenia becomes only NATO state with female army chief

Ljubljana - Slovenia on Tuesday became the only NATO country whose army is headed by a woman with the appointment of Major General Alenka Ermenc as chief of staff.

Brexit deal 'realistic' in 6 to 8 weeks: EU negotiator

Bled - EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said Monday it was "realistic" to expect an agreement on a divorce deal with London within the next eight weeks, striking an optimistic note as the clock ticks down to Britain's departure from the bloc.

Ex-comedian Sarec turns serious to become Slovenia's PM

Ljubljana - Slovenian MPs approved centre-left candidate Marjan Sarec for the post of prime minister Friday, putting an end to weeks of political uncertainty after inconclusive elections in June.

Slovenia MPs approve centre-left Sarec as premier

Ljubljana - Slovenian MPs approved centre-left candidate Marjan Sarec for the post of prime minister Friday, putting an end to weeks of political uncertainty after inconclusive elections in June.

Slovenian centre-left puts forward ex-comedian as PM

Ljubljana - A bloc of centre-left parties on Wednesday asked Slovenia's parliament to approve ex-comedian Marjan Sarec as prime minister, raising hopes of an end to a deadlock since elections in June.

Slovenia centre-left parties try to form minority government

Ljubljana - Two months after Slovenia's inconclusive general election, a bloc of centre-left parties announced Monday that they would try to form a minority government after the anti-migrant party that won the biggest share of the vote failed to convince other par...

Slovenians strive to live in peace with bears

Knezja Njiva - When he used to go hunting, Miha Mlakar would dream of killing a bear. But today the 33-year-old from Slovenia makes his living watching the animals, peacefully, in their natural forest environment.

First round of Slovenia coalition talks fail

Ljubljana - The leader of Slovenia's anti-migrant SDS party, which won June's election, said Thursday he had so far failed to win the backing needed for a coalition government.

Slovenia sues Croatia for not implementing border ruling

Ljubljana - Slovenia's outgoing government filed a case Friday against neighbour Croatia at the EU's General Court, accusing it of breaching EU law by refusing to implement an arbitration ruling on a border dispute.

Slovenia anti-migrant party handed coalition deadline

Ljubljana - Slovenian President Borut Pahor on Thursday gave the anti-migrant SDS party a deadline to clearly state if it can form a coalition government.

Slovenia president to ask anti-migrant party to form coalition

Ljubljana - Slovenian President Borut Pahor on Friday said he will ask the anti-migrant SDS party, which came out top in this month's elections, to try and form a coalition government.

Slovenia president asks anti-migrant party to form coalition

Ljubljana - Slovenian President Borut Pahor on Friday asked the anti-migrant SDS party, which came out top in this month's elections, to try and form a coalition government.

Slovenia anti-migrant party will try to form coalition govt

Ljubljana - The Slovenian anti-immigration party that came first in last week's election will attempt to form a coalition government, its leader said Thursday, despite falling well short of a parliamentary majority.

Main players in Slovenia's snap election

Ljubljana - Slovenians voted on Sunday in an early parliamentary election called after months of political wrangling and the dramatic resignation of Prime Minister Miro Cerar in March.

Janez Jansa: Slovenia's political survivor poised for another comeback

Ljubljana - War, corruption scandals, a spell in prison -- the career of veteran Slovenian centre-right leader Janez Jansa, leading in Sunday's election, has truly seen it all.

Anti-migrant party in front in Slovenia election

Ljubljana - Slovenia faces tense political wrangling Monday after the party of veteran leader Janez Jansa, who invoked the spectre of a migrant invasion on the campaign trail, came out on top in elections but fell far short of a majority.

Slovenians still fearful despite economic growth

Komen - As Slovenia prepares to head to the polls on Sunday, the government of outgoing Prime Minister Miro Cerar could be forgiven for expecting a dividend for the country's strong economic recovery.

Main players in Slovenia's snap election

Ljubljana - Slovenians go to the polls on Sunday in an early parliamentary election called after months of political wrangling and the dramatic resignation of Prime Minister Miro Cerar in March.
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