- Sep 17, 16:09 World Bank warns of 'catastrophic' economic impact from Ebola
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Lenart, 17 September (STA) - Car seat cover maker Prevent Halog has been liquidated and a majority of its 500 workers have been laid off as the main partner, Germany's Daimler, has terminated its contract with the Lenart-based company.
Ljubljana, 17 September (STA) - PM-elect Miro Cerar told a parliamentary committee session on Wednesday that the new government for now has no plans of reopening the issue of his predecessor Alenka Bratušek's self-nomination for Slovenia's EU commissioner. He wants "this story to end here", since "making accusations against Slovenia" abroad is not in the country's interest.
Ljubljana, 17 September (STA) - A landmark translation of the Muslim holy book Quran, the first translated into Slovenian from Arabic, has been officially launched, capping a ten-year effort that has raised a lot of dust prior to publication and after it was completed.
Ljubljana, 17 September (STA) - Transport stakeholders have reacted with outrage to statements by Peter Gašperšič, the incoming infrastructure minister, that the rail upgrade on the Divača-Koper section is not needed for another 30-40 years.
Brdo pri Kranju, 17 September (STA) - The key to making Slovenia's economy more competitive is improving the transfer of technologies and knowhow into the economy and society, an international conference heard on Wednesday. Officials gathered at Brdo pri Kranju for Innovation Day also called for a partnership between the academic sphere and companies.
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