Slovenia

EC urges Slovenia and Croatia to implement joint energy projects

The European Commission (EC) has recommended that Slovenia and Croatia implement joint energy projects because their concerted action will facilitate access to European funds, it was said at a...

Slovenian police catch 30 illegal migrants

Slovenian police caught 30 illegal migrants from Afghanistan and Pakistan, including six minors and a child, near the coastal town of Koper on Thursday night, the town's Primorske Novice newspaper...

EUR43M absorbed for Slovenia-Croatia cross-border projects

Croatia and Slovenia conducted 95 projects in the period from 2007 to 2013, estimated at 43 million euro from European Union cross border cooperation projects, it was said on Tuesday in Brezice,...

Embassy denies US interference in border arbitration

The United States Embassy in Ljubljana on Friday denied allegations that the US had handed over to Croatia recordings of conversations between a Slovenian government official and a Slovenian judge...

Views of Slovenia and Croatia on border row still far apart

Slovenian Foreign Minister Karl Erjavec and his Croatian counterpart Davor Ivo Stier said at a news conference after talks in Ljubljana on Friday that they had made no progress on how to settle...

PM says Slovenia protecting Schengen, will close border if necessary

If there is a new migrant wave along the Balkan route as last year, Slovenia will take every security measure and protect the external Schengen border, Prime Minister Miro Cerar told Maribor's...

PM says Slovenia to privatise NLB bank but not Luka Koper

Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar has said his cabinet will deliver on the promise given to the European Commission about the privatisation of Nova Ljubljanska Banka (NLB), the biggest lender in...

Slovenia: Border fence doesn't prejudge outcome of border dispute

The Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed on Monday that preparations were under way to put up a metal panel fence along the Cabranka River, but claimed that this would not prejudge the...

Croatia sends note to Slovenia over razor wire fence along border

Croatian Foreign Minister Davor Ivo Stier said on Monday Croatia had forwarded a new diplomatic note to Slovenia in which it asked Slovenia to immediately remove the illegally erected razor-wire...

Slovenia FM advocates stronger economic cooperation with Russia

Slovenia's Foreign Minister Karl Erjavec on Friday called for strengthening Slovenia's economic ties with Russia as well as for dialogue in attempts to solve the outstanding issues between Russia...

S&P: Ratings for most ex-Yugoslav republics lower than 25 yrs ago

In a report called "The Former Yugoslav Republics 25 Years After The Fall of Yugoslavia. Where Are They Now?" Standard&Poor's Global Ratings (S&P) said that most of the countries have...

Pahor: Slovenia to brace itself for fallout of EU weakening

Slovenian President Borut Pahor on Monday warned about risks for Slovenia's international position that could result from changes and shocks should European and Euro-Atlantic associations weaken...

Melania Trump, the Vespa-riding beauty still remembered in Ljubljana

Melania Trump was born in 1970 in Slovenia, then still a part of the communist-led Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. When she enters the White House, it will be the first time the first...

Slovenian FM expects Trump to put US-Russia relations back on track

Slovenian Foreign Minister Karl Erjavec on Wednesday expressed an expectation that the newly-elected US President Donald Trump would put US-Russia relations back on track as soon as possible and...

Austria, neighbours discuss action to be taken if EU-Turkey deal falls through

Austria met on Monday with its Balkan neighbours to discuss what action they might take if a deal with Turkey aimed at restricting the flow of illegal migrants into the European Union collapses,...