The 28th season of the Slovenian football premier league will get under way this evening. Fourteen-time national champions Maribor will be looking to reclaim the title after loosing it two months ago to the their eternal arch-rival Olimpija of Ljubljana.
The newspaper Delo argues that Democrat (SDS) leader Janez Janša seized the letter to President Borut Pahor as yet another opportunity to employ his typical style and send a few more or less subtly hidden messages to potential coalition partners and their voters.
It has been clear for several weeks that Slovenia is systematically violating the rights of asylum seekers and is returning people to Croatia, which in turn is sending them, using a hefty amount of violence, to Bosnia-Herzegovina, Delo says in a commentary on Friday.
Below is a review of the headlines in Slovenian dailies for Friday, 20 July:
It will be mostly sunny on Friday, expect for a chance of storms in the mountains. However, the unsettled weather will be back in the country at the weekend.
The leftist weekly Mladina argues in its latest editorial that the Modern Centre Party (SMC) is turning into a self-interested "political enterprise" in the mold of the Democratic Party (SDS) of Janez Janša.
Jul 19, 2018, 17:44
After Janez Janša declined to be nominated prime minister-designate, effectively ending the first round of the nominating procedure, the focus has shifted on strategy for the next two rounds. Statements by some of the major players indicate all options remain open, with the procedure likely to be dragged out.