- Mar 12, 12:57 Slovenia's European Commissioner Janez Potočnik will not stand in the May elections to the European Parliament
- Mar 12, 06:30 Weather in Slovenia: Mostly clear with daytime highs rising to 18 degrees, up to a warm 20 at the coast.
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Ljubljana, 12 March (STA) - Interior Minister Gregor Virant is pleased with Wednesday's European Court of Human Rights ruling on the erased, describing it as an "indirect confirmation of the appropriateness of the law on compensation for the erased". Representatives of the erased see it as a message that Slovenia's compensation scheme has to change.
Ljubljana, 12 March (STA) - A dozen Slovenian authors have called on President Borut Pahor to resign in the wake of the appointment of the head of the anti-corruption watchdog. According to the writers, all members of the Slovenian Writers' Association (DSP), the president signed a "scandalous" decision.
Strasbourg, 12 March (STA) - The European Court of Human Rights has awarded compensation for pecuniary damage to six individuals erased from the permanent residence register in 1992, in what is a landmark judgement that might affect the compensation scheme for the erased put in place by Slovenia at the end of 2013.
Ljubljana, 12 March (STA) - Following weeks of speculation whether he would stand in this year's elections to the European Parliament, Slovenia's European Commissioner Janez Potočnik announced on Wednesday that he would not join the election race.
Ljubljana, 12 March (STA) - Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz is due in Slovenia on Thursday as part of an introductory tour of neighbouring countries after assuming office in December. Kurz is meeting Slovenia's top officials just three days after he made a trip to Ukraine as president of the CoE Committee of Ministers.
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