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Arts Jan 25, 2023, 18:23

Granny's Sexual Life nominated for Cezar

After winning the European Film Academy (EFA) award for best short film, Urška Djukić's Granny's Sexual Life has now been nominated for Cezar, the French film award, for best animated short.

Business Jan 25, 2023, 18:08

Tourist arrivals up nearly 47% to 5.9 million last year

Slovenia recorded 5.87 million tourist arrivals in 2022, a 46.6% increase on the year before. The number of overnight stays rose by 38.5% to 15.59 million, show data released by the Statistics Office on Wednesday.

Politics Jan 25, 2023, 17:28

Pope Francis shocked by allegations against Rupnik

Pope Francis has told the American news agency Associated Press (AP) that he was shocked by the sexual and psychological abuse allegations against Marko Rupnik, a Slovenian Jesuit priest and artist. This is his first response to the case that was brought to public attention last December.

Society Jan 25, 2023, 17:20

Marko Jug appointed UKC Ljubljana boss with full powers

Marko Jug, a traumatologist, was appointed full-fledged UKC Ljubljana director general for four years after leading the country's largest hospital since last September in acting capacity. His appointment will have to be approved by the government.

Politics Jan 25, 2023, 16:44

Golob welcomes Germany's decision to send Leopards to Ukraine

Prime Minister Robert Golob has welcomed Germany's decision to deliver Leopard tanks to Ukraine and allow other countries to do the same. He sees the move primarily as a strong symbolic message, but does not believe that it will have a decisive military impact in Ukraine's fight against Russia.

Politics Jan 25, 2023, 16:18

Golob expects expertise and courage from diplomats

Small countries have an advantage in foreign policy because they can act as an intermediary when they consider they have no direct interest, Prime Minister Robert Golob told the meeting of Slovenian diplomats. He expects expertise and courage from them and thinks that Slovenian foreign policy should turn its focus to the world.

Politics Jan 25, 2023, 15:08

New foreign policy strategy needed due to changed global situation

Slovenia needs a new foreign policy strategy to put the country back at the core of the EU and to respond to the changed global situation, said Foreign Minister Tanja Fajon and her envoy for the future of Europe, Ambassador Iztok Mirošič, who helped draft the document to be presented to Slovenian diplomats at their ongoing meeting.

Politics Jan 25, 2023, 11:29

Fajon: Slovenia must think about global challenges

Global trends in the international community do not paint an optimistic picture, and despite its constraints, Slovenia must also think about global issues, especially as it bids for a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council, Foreign Minister Tanja Fajon told Slovenian diplomats gathered for their annual meeting on Wednesday.

Politics Jan 25, 2023, 0:30

Diplomats meeting at Brdo to discuss foreign policy strategy

Slovenian diplomats will gather for their annual consultation on Wednesday. The two-day event at Brdo estate will focus on revising the country's foreign-policy strategy and Slovenia's role in the EU and worldwide, and the strengthening of diplomacy, including in business, science and culture.