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Politics Nov 18, 2017, 16:43

Liberal Academy calls for Györkös Žnidar's dismissal

The left-leaning think tank Liberal Academy condemned on Saturday the comment of Interior Minister Vesna Györkös Žnidar on the case of refugee Ahmad Shamieh and called for her dismissal. The group also wants the government to annul or at least revise the aliens act.

Politics Nov 18, 2017, 15:16

Report: Fmr state prosecutor general denies charges as trials starts

Former state prosecutor general Zvonko Fišer denied all charges, as a trial over abuse of office featuring him and former Justice Minister Aleš Zalar as defendants got under way at the Ljubljana Local Court on Friday, media reported. Zalar did not attend the hearing, which was initially to be held in October.

Politics Nov 18, 2017, 13:05

UN committee unanimously backs Slovenia's World Honey Bee Day initiative

The UN Economic and Financial Committee unanimously backed on Friday a resolution on declaring 20 May World Honey Bee Day. The resolution, initiated by Slovenia, is now to be formally confirmed by the UN General Assembly, expectedly in mid-December, the Agriculture Ministry said on Saturday.

Politics Press Review Nov 18, 2017, 11:22

Dnevnik critical of interior minister

In commenting on the case of refugee Ahmad Shamieh, Interior Minister Vesna Györkös Žnidar attempted to sound wise and ironic but failed, the newspaper Dnevnik says in Saturday's commentary entitled Rule of Politicising.

Politics Press Review Nov 18, 2017, 10:44

Delo points to political aspects of Gothenburg summit

The newspaper Delo comments on Saturday on the Pillar of Social Rights, which was signed in Gothenburg, Sweden on Friday, pointing to the political motives behind the agreement.

Politics Press Review Nov 18, 2017, 1:00

Večer critical of govt's attempt to raise pay of public sector bosses

The daily Večer is critical in its Saturday commentary of the government's attempt to increase significantly the salaries of bosses of public sector services and agencies, as well as schools. The motion, which was discussed this week but lacked coalition support, shows complete lack of common sense by the government.