News roundup - Sunday, 24 September
Ljubljana, 24 September - Below is a roundup of major events on Sunday, 24 September:
Slovenia condemns attack on police in Kosovo
LJUBLJANA - Slovenia strongly condemned the attack on Kosovo police that killed one police officer around 3am, urging stopping the violence and expressing condolences to the family and friends of the victim. "We call for an immediate cessation of violence and the surrender of the attackers to prevent further casualties," the ministry also said on X. The attack took place in north Kosovo near the border with Serbia. Kosovo authorities attributed it to Serbian armed groups supported by Serbia.
President stresses importance of remembering past suffering as she meets ex-internees
PORTOROŽ - Ex-internees and political prisoners from Nazi and Fascist camps as well as stolen children and exiles gathered for their 62nd annual get-together, which was held under the auspices of President Nataša Pirc Musar. The president stressed the importance of cherishing the memory of the horrible past events to prevent their repeating, and highlighted the role of coexistence, international law and human rights for peace.
Eva Terčelj wins bronze in kayak cross at world championships
LONDON, UK - Slovenian Eva Terčelj won bronze in the women's kayak cross event at the ICF Canoe Slalom Championships at the Lee Valley White Water Centre near London, in what is the third medal for Slovenia at this competition. Terčelj won the K1 world champion title in 2019, and her latest medal is the 31st at canoe slalom championships for Slovenia to date. She placed behind British athlete Kimberley Woods and French Camille Prigent.
Marles revenue abroad more than doubled in 2022
LIMBUŠ - Marles Hiše Maribor, a maker of prefabricated houses with 140 employees, reported nearly EUR 32 million in revenue for 2022, up from EUR 21.5 million in 2021. Net profit dropped to EUR 78,000, which is below plans and considerably below the EUR 500,000 figure the year before, shows the company's annual report. Marles said the year was full of challenges such as high prices of inputs, energy and services, but they managed them well although they affected the bottomline. Sales on the domestic market increased by 28% to EUR 15 million, and sales abroad rose by 112% to almost EUR 17 million. Their main markets are Austria, Switzerland, Croatia and Italy.