Slovenian parliament endorses new anti-migration law

The Slovenian Parliament on Thursday endorsed the government-sponsored bill of amendments to the Aliens Act with restrictive regulations for potential migrants and asylum seekers, criticised by international nongovernmental organisations and the Council of Europe.

Ljubljana to transport its plastic waste to Vienna incinerator

Waste plastics collected in the Slovenian capital of Ljubljana will be transported to Vienna for incineration in one of the three waste-to-energy incinerators in the Austrian capital that operate on a non-profit basis, the Ljubljana-based waste management utility reported on Monday.

Slovenia looks to capitalize on its connection to Melania Trump

After leaving tiny Slovenia decades ago, Melania Trump will become first lady of the United States on Friday. Slovenia's politicians and budding entrepreneurs are looking to cash in.

Commissioner Avramopoulos: Balkan migrant route currently stable

EU Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos on Friday in Ljubljana underscored the importance of the Western Balkans for controlling the migration flows.

Pula Book Fair to be held in December

The Pula Book Fair will be held in that biggest Istrian city on December 1-11 with the theme "Transantlantic," and organisers said earlier this week that the event would attract a large number of book lovers, publishers and writers.

Number of jobless Slovenians below 100,000 after 6 years

Slovenia's registered unemployment rate came to 10.8% in June when the number of Slovenians out of work fell below 100,000 for the first time since October 2010, the national statistical office reported on Tuesday.

Slovenian FM to travel to Moscow ahead of Putin's visit to Ljubljana

Foreign Minister Karl Erjavec will travel to Moscow on Tuesday on a two-day visit to the Russian Federation ahead of the trip of President Vladimir Putin to Slovenia, scheduled for 30 June.

Slovenian soldiers guarding frontier in bid to prevent illegal migration

Slovenia on Wednesday started deploying a total of 80 soldiers to guard the border with Croatia in an attempt to prevent illegal entries of migrants from Croatia, officials in Ljubljana said.

New Slovenian ambassador to arrive in Zagreb soon

Croatia and Slovenia are two friendly neighbours connected by close relations, and they also have some outstanding issues that are solvable, the newly-appointed Slovenian Ambassasdor to Croatia, Smiljana Knez, has said.

At least four killed in 70-vehicle pile-up on foggy Slovenian highway

At least four people were killed and 29 injured Saturday in a pile-up of around 70 vehicles on a Slovenian highway, the STA news agency reported.

Croatian and Slovenian PMs call for better cooperation in tackling refugee crisis

One of the main topics discussed was the migration crisis, an important issue in Europe at this time.

Orthodox dignitary claims tendentious interpretations of controversial footage attack on Serbs

The Croatian media have in the recent days broadcast footage of the Serb Orthodox dignitary singing a song glorifying WWII Chetnik commander Momcilo Djujic in the company of several Serb Orthodox dignitaries.

New regulation limits Ljubljana street musicians

Ljubljana municipal authorities adopted a new regulation about "spontaneous street performances" limiting the time and the area where street musicians can entertain residents and tourists in Slovenia's capital.

Slovenia to stop putting up wire fence in disputed border areas

Speaking of border fences in general, Cerar said: "No one wants a wire fence for a longer time, but right now it is necessary to control illegal migrations.

More than 5,000 migrants staying in Slovenian reception centres

The police in Maribor said that Austrian border authorities this morning at the Sentilj border crossing accepted 180 migrants who had arrived in Slovenia from Croatia earlier.