- Oct 23, 07:00 Weather in Slovenia: Predominantly cloudy and occasionally rainy day with northern winds, daytime highs of 6-10C
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Ljubljana, 23 October (STA) - Public sector trade unions were adamant that they would not agree to fresh cuts as they began talks with the government on Thursday on austerity measures to be implemented next year.
Ljubljana, 23 October (STA) - The new Chief of the General Staff of the Slovenian Armed Forces, Brigadier General Andrej Osterman, and chairman of the NATO Military Committee, General Knud Bartels, discussed in Ljubljana on Thursday challenges in the regional global security environment and the conclusions of NATO's recent summit in Wales.
Brussels, 23 October (STA) - Prime Minister Miro Cerar said Thursday in Brussels he would lobby at the EU's two-day summit for Slovenia to secure an exception in the climate goals until 2030 due to the significant emissions from transit vehicles passing through the country.
Ljubljana/Škofja Loka, 23 October (STA) - As the clean-up continues in the wake of Wednesday's flash floods in central Slovenia, the first rough estimates put the damage in the Poljanska dolina valley at more than EUR 30m. Damage assessment in Ljubljana is yet to begin, but the rough estimate is that 900 buildings were flooded.
Zurich, 23 October (STA) - Consecutive wins in the qualifiers for the UEFA Euro 2016 over Switzerland at home and Lithuania on the road propelled the Slovenian national football team up 17 spots in the FIFA rankings to 36th place.
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