Slovenia will get an additional seat in the European Parliament under a proposal adopted by the parliament on 15 June. The new distribution must now be okayed by the heads of state.
The proposal would award two seats to Spain and the Netherlands, and one to Slovenia, Austria, Denmark, Finland, Slovakia, Ireland and Latvia.
Slovenia would thus have nine seats.
In the first major financial crisis of the 21st century which erupted in 2007-2008, and whose tsunami reached Europe's shores in 2010, five European countries failed to avoid bailouts: Greece, Ireland, Portugal, Cyprus and, in part, Spain. Of these, only one, Greece, had twin deficits - in its current account and its budget.
The Supreme Election Board (YSK) has accepted the objections of the ruling Justice and Development Party and main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) to shortening the time period during which Turkish voters in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Ireland and Australia will vote for the second round.
Sweden won the Eurovision Song Contest early Sunday, as singer Loreen beat out 25 competitors in the finale of the world's biggest live music event, hosted by Britain on behalf of war-torn Ukraine.
A previous victor in 2012, Loreen is the first woman to win the eccentric, much-loved competition twice and only the second person to do so after Johnny Logan for Ireland in the 1980s.