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Slovenia's Janša defeated by opposition liberal Freedom Movement
The Freedom Movement only launched in January, but has built on growing anger at populist Prime Minister Janez Janša, accused of authoritarianism and restricting freedoms.
Watch: Populist PM Jansa could be ousted as Slovenians go to polls
Jansa's conservative Democratic Party is being challenged by a new Freedom Movement, led by Robert Golob, with the two groupings just a percentage point apart in opinion polls.
EU leaders must pay attention to civic freedoms in Slovenia | View
Thirty years after the EU formally recognised Slovenian independence, one of its former champions is presiding over an erosion of press freedom and civil society. Act now before it's too late, warns CIVICUS researcher Aarti Narsee.
Slovenian locals urge authorities to tackle crime in Roma settlement
Slovenian authorities have now started to implement intensive controls, with the help of horseback units and Roma police officers.
'Words are not innocent,' says Dutch MEP, after Janez Janša slur
Sophie in't Veld noted that she was singled out in a social media attack by the Slovenian prime minister on the same day a British MP was stabbed to death.
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EU enlargement, migration and rule of law - Janez Janša gives his take
After a one-day EU summit in Slovenia on the 6th of October to discuss the bloc's potential enlargement of the six remaining Western Balkans countries, little progress was made. Prime Minister of Slovenia, Janez Janša, gives his insight on the process and the pressing matters within the bloc.
Slovenia water law referendum seen as test for government
At the centre of the dispute is a provision regulating the construction of buildings, including hotels, shops and restaurants, close to the sea, rivers or lakes.
Slovenia's EU presidency off to a rough start
Slovenia has kicked off its six-month EU Council presidency, with Prime Minister Janez Janša already under fire for attacking judges and name-shaming journalists.
The Slovenian EU Presidency will be a search for Europe's heart | View
A heavy workload awaits the six-month EU Council presidency, with pending files on climate action and enlargement, but also crucial discussions on EU values and the rule of law.
Slovenia's Jansa takes over EU presidency amid fears for rule of law
Slovenia takes the European Council's helm for the next six months, but its populist prime minister has increasingly clashed with Brussels over democratic values.
Is freedom of the press at threat in Slovenia?
Are journalists being censored and intimidated in Slovenia? The Prime Minister of the next country to hold the Presidency of the European Council has come under fire for waging a war on the media. Journalists, the authorities, and citizens tell their stories about press freedom in the country.
Slovenian PM Janez Jansa survives confidence vote
The conservative prime minister has been accused by the opposition of using the coronavirus pandemic to undermine the rule of law.
Slovenia resumes funding for national press agency after EU pressure
The European Union had previously warned Ljubljana against any attempt to "pressure" the media.
Brussels warns Slovenia over press agency funding row
Prime Minister Janez Jansa's government has previously discussed suspending funding for the country's national press agency, STA.
Slovenia's health minister steps down amid virus pandemic
Slovenia’s health minister resigned after his party left the country's ruling centre-right coalition.
Will Janez Janša take Slovenia down the same populist road as Hungary?
From a young communist to a pacifist, to a wartime defence minister to an avowed liberal, Janša is now widely considered a right-wing hardliner and compared to populist leaders across the continent.
Ex-comedian Šarec quits as Slovenian PM amid political deadlock
Šarec resigned moments after his finance minister, Andrej Bertoncelj, also quit.
A sandwich cost a Slovenian MP his job
"I made a mistake," Darij Krajcic told Euronews.
Watch: Masked armed group in Slovenia pledges to ‘secure order’
Footage of an armed group being led through training drills by a fringe politician has sparked concern in Slovenia.
Slovenia polls open
Nationalists forecast to perform well in elections brought on by Prime Minister's resignation
Anti-immigration party set to gain most votes in Slovenia
Janez Janša, has seen an increase in support since hundreds of thousands of migrants crossed Slovenia to Western Europe two years ago.
Explained: Slovenia's election and Orban's populist influence
What we know about the Slovenian elections, the popular populists leading the polls — and Hungarian PM Viktor Orban's influence on voters.
Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar quits
Miro Cerar steps down after the Supreme Court annuls the result of a referendum approving a 1-billion-euro railway project.
Slovenia holds presidential election as Pahor eyes second term
Voters are going to the polls on Sunday with incumbent Borut Pahor favourite to win a second term.
The rebirth of construction waste in Slovenia
This week on Business Planet we investigate how Slovenia is tackling construction and demolition waste, thanks to the European project REBIRTH.
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Slovenian philosopher Slavoy Zizek warns about "new invisible walls"
Slavoy Zizek, a straight talking philosopher, spoke to Euronews in Ljubljana, Slovenia, for the Global Conversation