STA, 3 September 2018 - A video and photographs emerged on the internet of a group of a few hundred masked men in military outfit, some of them holding assault rifles or axes, lined up in a wooded area. Former presidential candidate Andrej Šiško has confirmed that he is the head of the group, which he calls the Štajerska Guard.
STA, 29 August 2018 - The presidents of the Marjan Šarec List (LMŠ), Social Democrats (SD), Modern Centre Party (SMC), Alenka Bratušek Party (SAB) and Pensioners' Party (DeSUS) signed a coalition agreement on Wednesday, pledging to work together in a minority government under Marjan Šarec in the period 2018-2022.
STA, 28 August 2018 - Outgoing Interior Minister Vesna Györkös Žnidar has denied Slovenia is systematically sending migrants back to the countries from which they enter Slovenia in an interview with the newspaper Večer, and said they were not denied access to international protection.
STA, 27 August 2018 - The team of ministers that is being put together these days is likely to continue the policies Slovenia has seen in the last four years, analysts Bogomir Kovač and Alem Maksuti have told the STA. But while Kovač expects the new cabinet to be more efficient, Maksuti thinks it will be short-lived.
STA, 24 August 2018 - After being expelled from the Modern Centre Party (SMC) in late June, Milan Brglez has quit the party's faction in parliament to join the deputy group of Social Democrats (SD).
You can find our series of articles on Slovenia's many political parties, and their confusing names, here.
STA, 23 August 2018 - Dejan Židan, the leader of the Social Democrats (SD), comes to the top job at the National Assembly with a long track record in government, having served as agriculture minister in the centre-left governments of Borut Pahor, Alenka Bratušek and Miro Cerar.
STA, 23 August 2018 - Dejan Židan, the 50-year-old leader of the Social Democrats, was appointed the 13th speaker of Slovenia's National Assembly on Thursday, after interim Speaker Matej Tonin of the conservative New Slovenia (NSi) resigned in line with an agreement made beforehand with the emerging centre-left coalition.