STA, 15 July 2018 - Janez Janša, the leader of the election-winning Democrats (SDS), has suspended the invitation to a meeting at which he would test the willingness of parliamentary parties to enter government coalition talks with him.
STA, 15 July 2018 - The leader of the Marjan Šarec Party (LMŠ), the election runner-up, is happy with Saturday's eleven-hour round of coalition talks as the six parties managed to find common ground on most of the coalition agreement.
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, 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.
STA, 6 July - Just over a month after the election, the outlines of the future coalition remain elusive. The latest round of consultations with President Borut Pahor on Friday did not produce headway as neither the election winner, Janez Janša, nor the runner-up, Marjan Šarec, have built up enough support to secure a majority in the National Assembly.
STA, 2 July 2018 - The Democrats (SDS), which won the 3 June election, told President Borut Pahor as he launched consultations before nominating a prime minister-designate on Monday, they were willing to work with all political parties. The Marjan Šarec Party (LMŠ), the runner-up, meanwhile asked the president to wait with the nomination until Friday.
STA, 28 June 2018 - Parties conducting talks with the election runner-up Marjan Šarec of the LMŠ party agreed on Thursday that they would not draw up a coalition agreement but merely a list of projects they deem important for Slovenia. Coming out of the talks, Šarec said the next round of negotiations would be held on Friday.
STA, 28 June 2018 - The head of New Slovenia (NSi) Matej Tonin, who was appointed National Assembly speaker last week, does not exclude the possibility of staying on despite ostensibly being appointed as a stand-in until a new coalition is formed. But this is the subject of political agreement and relationships in the potential coalition, he told the STA.
STA, 27 June 2018 - All deputy groups have been formed following Friday's maiden session of the new parliament, opening the path for formal talks on coalition building and consultations with President Borut Pahor on whom to nominate the prime minister-designate.
STA, 26 June 2018 - After testing grounds with individual parties, the Marjan Šarec List (LMŠ) hosted on Tuesday the first meeting of all six parties that had entered the LMŠ-sponsored talks on potential coalition building. Meanwhile, Janez Janša of the election-winning Democrats (SDS) said "we're not rushing things".