STA, 12 July 2018 - Democrat (SDS) leader Janez Janša will launch informal exploratory talks with prospective coalition partners after he was given a week by President Borut Pahor to decide whether to accept the nomination for prime minister-designate as the winner of the general election.
STA, 12 July 2018 - The European Commission's summer forecast, released on Thursday, projects Slovenia's GDP to grow by 4.4% in 2018 and by 3.5% in 2019, a downgrade of 0.2 and 0.1 percentage points respectively compared to the February forecast.
STA, 11 July 2018 - Slovenian and Croatian police busted a ring of alleged people smugglers from the two countries. The group had helped more than 45 people cross illegally from Croatia to Italy via Slovenia since February. Nine have been charged, six in Croatia and three in Slovenia.
STA, 11 July 2018 - Outgoing Prime Minister Miro Cerar said as he arrived for the NATO summit in Brussels on Wednesday that the new government would need to have an even more ambitious approach regarding the commitments to increase defence spending.
STA, 10 July 2018 - The Slovenian police has again rejected accusations that it has been engaging in legally dubious forced rejection of asylum seekers on the south-eastern border with Croatia. It argued on Tuesday that the returns to Croatia are a result of most foreigners abusing rules by announcing but not filing asylum applications.
STA, 10 July 2018 - The council of the Left unanimously decided late on Monday against participating in a "centrist" government coalition that is being put together by election runner-up Marjan Šarec because it includes the conservative New Slovenia (NSi), the party coordinator, Luka Mesec, told the press.