Latest News from Slovenia

Turkish Airlines halting all int’l flights except 5 routes

Turkish Airlines will ground all international flights except five routes from March 27 to April 17, the national flag carrier announced on March 22.

"As of March 27, we will suspend all our international flights except Hong Kong, Moscow, Addis Ababa, New York, and Washington, until April 17," the company's CEO Bilal Ekşi said on Twitter.

Magnitude 5.3 earthquake strikes Croatia

A magnitude 5.3 earthquake struck the Croatian capital of Zagreb on March 22 at 6.30 a.m. at a depth of 10 kilometers (6.2 miles), according to the German Research Center for Geosciences (GFZ).
The quake, which occurred less than 10 kilometers north-northeast of the city center, was also reportedly felt by Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Slovenia, and Austria.

Week in Review: The Dark Shadow of COVID-19

Scrambling

The coronavirus is reaching south-east Europe just a little later than the rest of the European continent. In doing so, it is giving citizens and governments just enough time to watch the chaos engulfing countries such as Italy before it hits the region in full force.

H&M to close stores, including some in Greece, due to virus

H&M, the world's second-biggest fashion retailer, said on Monday it was evaluating all its activities and temporarily closing stores in 12 more markets due to the coronavirus as it reported a 24 percent quarterly sales slump in China.

Latest on the coronavirus: Deaths pass 6,500 worldwide

Almost 170,000 people have been infected by the coronavirus across the world and at least 6,509 have died, with cases and deaths outside China overtaking those in the country where the outbreak began, according to a Reuters tally.

New Travel Restrictions due to COVID-19

Latest updates on travel restrictions as of March 15, 2020 (according to Bulgaria's Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

Albania

Ministers in the Janez Janša government

Anže Logar - foreign minister

Anže Logar, a 43-year-old senior member of the Democratic Party (SDS), holds a Phd in political sociology. He is seen by many as a possible heir of SDS's long time head Janša.

EU seeks unified action against virus as case count mounts

European Union interior ministers on Friday were trying to coordinate their response to the novel coronavirus as cases spread throughout the 27-nation bloc and countries took individual measures to slow the disease down.

Major sporting events and competitions in Slovenia cancelled

The organisers of the Vitranc Cup in Kranjska Gora said the event was cancelled based on recommendations from the International Ski Federation (FIS) and in consultations with the National Public Health Institute.

Hungary Declares a State of Emergency because of the Coronavirus

The Hungarian government has declared a state of emergency throughout the country because of the new coronavirus. Prime Minister Gergely Gulyаs said the measure was adopted in accordance with a proposal by the Ministry of Interior, MIA reported.

Head of WHO office in Belgrade: Serbia is doing what it takes

"Patients are being monitored, people who may be infected are being tested, other public health measures are being introduced," Ivanusa told Radio Television Serbia.
Asked if schools should be closed, he said it would be premature at this stage.

Our neighbors declared a state of emergency

It was stated that this decision was made in accordance with the proposal of the Ministry of Interior.
Passengers from Italy, China, South Korea and Iran have also been banned, except for Hungarian nationals coming from those countries, who will have to remain in isolation for two weeks, MTI reports.

A Slam Dunk National Brand

Sport is not just a game. It is our lifestyle. Our soul we keep above the competitive outcome. It is our export to the world. Our quality of life that keeps reminding the world who we are, where we stand and what we stand for. Because we don't follow only our passion, we follow our effort. We don't laud athleticism and raw talent, we rely on fundamentals and hard work.

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