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Politics 12:34

Fajon and Šarec talk NATO's southern neighbourhood and W Balkans

Foreign Minister Tanja Fajon attended on Wednesday a meeting of foreign ministers of NATO's southern neighbourhood held on the sidelines of the alliance's summit in Madrid. She stressed the importance of cooperation with partners in the region. Defence Minister Marjan Šarec meanwhile discussed the Western Balkans with his counterparts.

Business 11:34

Survey unemployment rate inches down to 3.9% in May

Slovenia's ILO-compatible survey unemployment rate was at 3.9% in May, down by 0.1 percentage point on April and 0.6 percentage point year-on-year, the Statistics Office said on Thursday. Their estimate shows there were some 40,000 unemployed people in Slovenia last month.

Business 10:09

Italy-Maribor charter flights cancelled due to low demand, report says

It seems that Maribor Airport will be deserted again in the summer months as charter flights from Italy's Bolzano, Pisa and Naples have been cancelled over a lack of interest from Italian tourists also due to growing Covid concerns in Italy, the newspaper Večer reported on Thursday.

Society Press Review 9:39

Dnevnik sceptical of trust-based approach to Covid

Commenting on the recent changes to Slovenia's public health response to Covid, the newspaper Dnevnik says on Thursday that they have not raised the level of confidence that the country will be better at coping with the pandemic. The paper is sceptical of the trust-based approach to Covid crisis management and critical of the guidelines time frame.

Politics 8:00

Berlin first bilateral visit for new foreign minister

Foreign Minister Tanja Fajon will visit Berlin on Friday to meet her counterpart Annalena Baerbock. Fajon's first bilateral visit will focus on the crisis in Ukraine, as well as bilateral cooperation, the EU and the Western Balkans, the Foreign Ministry said ahead of the trip.