Slovenia

Council of Europe human rights commissioner against Slovenian asylum bill

If the Slovenian parliament adopts amendments to the country's law on aliens that radically restrict the right to asylum, that will contravene Slovenia's international obligations and will send a...

Slovenians favour stronger border controls

Eighty-six percent of Slovenian citizens justify the government's decision to upgrade border controls due to a possible new wave of migration, while only 22% oppose the bill intended to reduce the...

Slovenian FM says relations with Croatia good, outstanding issues of 'episodic nature'

Slovenia's relations with its neighbouring countries are good and some of the inherited outstanding issues with Croatia are of "an episodic nature" and there is no reason not to believe that those...

Slovenian FM: Claims of sabotaging Croata's tourism media spin

Slovenian Foreign Minister Karl Erjavec said on Friday that his interview with Slovenian Television which Croatian media had allegedly misinterpreted contained no threats to Croatia that Slovenia...

Stier says Erjavec won't accomplish anything by harassing tourists

Croatia and Slovenia need to resolve their border dispute through dialogue and Slovenian Foreign Minister Karl Erjavec most definitely will not accomplish positive results by harassing tourists at...

Slovenian minister to discuss Teran wine with EU commissioner

Slovenia's Minister of Agriculture Dejan Zidan will meet with European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Phil Hogan on Thursday to express his opposition to a compromise solution...

Austrian, Slovenian presidents talk bilateral, European issues

Slovenian President Borut Pahor met with the newly-elected Austrian President, Alexander Van der Bellen, in Vienna on Tuesday, and both heads of state expressed their expectation that the two...

Erjavec expects EU pressure on Croatia regarding border arbitration

Slovenian Foreign Minister Karl Erjavec believes the EU could put pressure on Croatia, which considers a Croatia-Slovenia border arbitration agreement irreversibly compromised, to accept a ruling...

Border arbitration with Croatia is valid, Slovenian parliament speaker says

Slovenian Parliament Speaker Milan Brglez told Slovenian diplomats on Thursday the border arbitration agreement with Croatia was a valid document for Slovenia and should be insisted on.

PM wants for Slovenia to have well-arranged relations with neighbours in 2017

Prime Minister Miro Cerar has said that his wish for Slovenia in 2017 is to have well-arranged relations with its neighbours and that he hopes that Croatia will respect a verdict which an...

Slovenian newspaper expects arbitration ruling over border row in mid-2017

The Ljubljana-based Delo daily reported on Tuesday that the two main political events in 2017 would be the country's presidential election in September and the outcome of ongoing arbitration...

Pahor: Slovenia must prepare well for border arbitration ruling

Slovenia should be well prepared for an arbitration ruling in its border dispute with Croatia, which is expected to be delivered this year, and should refrain from making any statements that might...

Slovenia pays more than EUR 100 mn to Ljubljanska Banka clients

Slovenia has paid Croatian clients of the now defunct Ljubljanska Banka (LB) 103 million euros in savings deposits, and at the end of this year it has started paying the first savings deposits...

McDonald's to start hiring pensioners in Slovenia

The global fast food chain McDonald's, which has 18 restaurants in Slovenia with more than 800 employees, plans to start hiring retirees in some of its restaurants in 2017, offering them simpler...

Slovenians optimistic about 2017, think country stagnating though

Slovenians are a little more optimistic about the coming year than they have been in the past, however, the majority of  them believe that the country is stagnating or not going in the right...