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Pahor and Erdogan discuss cooperation, Ukraine, W Balkans

Ankara – President Borut Pahor met his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan before wrapping up his two-day trip to Ankara on Wednesday. The presidents confirmed that relations between Slovenia and Turkey were good and friendly. They talked about the war in Ukraine and the Western Balkans, agreeing on a meeting in September.

What Happens When You Lose Abortion Rights and How to Win Them Back: 6 Lessons From Poland

The cultural tier has to do with language and public imagination. The strategy is far more insidious than just taking part in public debate. Anti-choice propaganda is relentless, loud, gruesome and repetitive. It ignores reality, it appeals to deep-felt anxieties. It can be brutal, as with images of cut-up, bloody foetuses paraded in front of schools or driven around on the sides of vans.

Piran on CNN’s list of 15 prettiest small towns in Europe

Washington – The Slovenian coastal town of Piran has made it to a list of the 15 prettiest small towns across Europe by the US television network CNN, which described it as a “mini Venice”.

Montenegro Launches War Crimes Probe Against former Military Chief

Montenegro's Special State Prosecutor's Office has opened a case against retired admiral Dragan Samardzic, the former Chief of the Army General Staff, over allegations that he was involved in war crimes committed against civilians in November 1991 in the area around the Croatian coastal city of Split.

Golob, Pahor send condolences after Polish bus crash

Ljubljana – Prime Minister Robert Golob and President Borut Pahor have sent condolences to their Polish counterparts after the fatal crash of a Polish bus in Croatia killed at least twelve Polish nationals.

Golob wrote to Mateusz Morawiecki to express sincere condolences, extending his sympathy to the families of all those killed in the crash, the government said on Twitter.

Dragić reuniting with national team to defend EuroBasket title

Ljubljana – Slovenian basketball star Goran Dragić has decided to rejoin the Slovenian men’s team to defend the 2017 title at this year’s EuroBasket in what is a change of heart after bidding his teammates farewell. As team captain Dragić played a major role in Slovenia’s becoming the European basketball champion five years ago.

Croatia Hails ‘Clean Victory’ in Operation Storm, Serbs Lament ‘Pogrom’

Croatian political leaders, wartime generals and war veterans gathered on Friday in the town of Knin to mark the anniversary of the country's victorious military offensive, Operation Storm, which effectively ended the independence war in the country in 1995.

Pahor to be guest of honour at Sinjska Alka on Sunday

Ljubljana/Zagreb – President Borut Pahor will be the guest of honour at the traditional Sinjska Alka equestrian competition in the Croatian town of Sinj this Sunday upon invitation of his Croatian counterpart Zoran Milanović. Pahor will be the first foreign statesman in this capacity at the tournament, the president’s office has announced.

Vučić at the commemoration of Operation "Storm": "We'll never be silent again" PHOTO

Tonight, Novi Sad was in memory of the victims of the biggest ethnic cleansing after the Second World War, and the sympathy of all who came to support the victims of persecution and pay their respects to those who died and went missing during "the biggest ethnic cleansing on European soil after WWII", the biggest crime against the Serbian people in recent history.

The Storm Anniversary: Commemoration in Serbia, national holiday in Croatia

The anniversary of the military-police operation Storm, during which the largest exodus of Serbs since World War II was recorded at the beginning of August 1995, will also be marked as a national holiday in Croatia this year - the Day of Victory and Homeland Gratitude and Veterans' Day, while in Serbia that crime that goes unpunished will be marked with a commemorative rally in Novi Sad.

Croatian Serb War Victims Hope Compensation Claims Finally Pay Off

"I was in the hospital for six days, after that I wore a leg brace for a month," he added.

Some two-and-a-half years later Drca, together with many other Croatian Serbs, was forced to flee the country and come to Serbia.

Slovenia’s positive net migration lowest since 2017

Ljubljana – Slovenia recorded what is the lowest positive net migration since 2017 last year as 2,480 people more moved in than out. Compared to 2020, the number of people who moved in was down by more than a third while the number of people who moved out was up by almost 20%, the Statistics Office said.