Croatia and Slovenia to cooperate closer on energy, migration

Slovenia and Croatia agreed to sign a solidarity agreement on gas supply and enhance cooperation in response to a surge in illegal migration as the countries' prime ministers met in Slovenia on 28 March. The countries are also in favour of building a second unit at the jointly owned nuclear power plant.

The Countries for Collective Purchase of Ammunition are Now 24 - Bulgaria is Not Among Them

The number of countries participating in the European Defense Agency (EDA) coordinated munitions collective purchase project announced a week ago has reached 24.

Among them are 23 countries from the European Union and Norway. Bulgaria does not participate.

At the end of last week, five more countries joined the original 18 countries:

Home prices up 11% in 2022

Prices of residential properties in Slovenia kept rising last year but the number of transactions fell, in particular in Ljubljana. Overall, prices rose by 11.3%, fresh statistics show.

The increase in home prices recorded in 2022 was the second most substantial in recent years and follows a 15.8% spike the year before.

Slovenia open Euro 2024 qualifying with a win

Slovenia defeated Kazakhstan 2:1 in Astana on 23 March to successfully open their Euro 2024 qualifying campaign after turning around a 0:1 deficit at half-time.

Slovenia, currently 62nd team in the FIFA rankings, have never started any of their qualifying rounds with an away win before. This is also the first time for them to take on Kazakhstan, which rank 115th.