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Politics Aug 16, 2018, 20:56

Pahor says politicians must set example in cooperation, unity

Addressing the main Prekmurje Reunification Day ceremony on the eve of the holiday in the north-eastern town of Črenšovci, President Borut Pahor called for cooperation instead of division. It all starts with respecting the dignity of others and politics should serve as an example in this respect, he said.

Politics Aug 16, 2018, 20:20

Slovenian fishermen start receiving invitations to Croatian court

Roughly six months after Croatian police and inspectors began issuing fines to Slovenian fishing boats they deem in the Croatian part of the Piran Bay, the fishermen have also started receiving the first invitations from the court in Croatia's Umag, RTV Slovenija and POP reported today.

Politics Aug 16, 2018, 19:20

Parliament's legal service says Left not opposition party

Parliament's legal service has issued an opinion saying that the Left cannot be considered an opposition party given the cooperation protocol signed with the five centre-left parties forming the emerging new cabinet.

Politics Aug 16, 2018, 17:52

Govt says Slovenia fully honoured EU refugee relocation plan

The government got acquainted on Thursday with the final report on the relocation of migrants from Italy and Greece and on the resettlement of migrants from non-EU countries. While lacking documentation by Greece and Italy prevented Slovenia from meeting the entire agreed quota, the county honoured its commitments fully, the government said.

Politics Aug 16, 2018, 13:02

Parliament to meet Friday to appoint PM-designate

The National Assembly will meet on Friday to appoint Marjan Šarec, 40, prime minister-designate in secret ballot. Before the vote, he is to present the new government's agenda to the MPs, who could also vote on a new parliamentary speaker.

Politics Press Review Aug 16, 2018, 10:21

Demokracija says Left will rule Slovenia from "opposition"

Slovenia is in for a "grotesque nightmare and a ticking bomb", with Marjan Šarec as prime minister and five parties which hold numerous grudges against one another in a coalition, the weekly Demokracija says in its latest commentary, adding that the Left will actually rule the country from the "opposition".

Politics Press Review Aug 16, 2018, 10:10

Večer cautions against Hungary's influence in Prekmurje

In its commentary on the 99th anniversary of Prekmurje's reunification with Slovenia, Večer cautions on Thursday against Hungary's influence in this border region, saying its investments there should not be seen merely as free movement of capital.