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Ljubljana Airport gets new passenger terminal

Brnik – A new passenger terminal was inaugurated at the Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport on Wednesday. The expansion brings 10,000 square metres of new surfaces, including more space for security checks and baggage handling, and more check-in points. Once opened for business on 1 July, the airport will be able to handle more than 1,200 passengers per hour.

North Macedonia Opposition Threatens More Roadblocks Over Bulgaria Talks

North Macedonia's main opposition VMRO DPMNE party on Wednesday pledged to continue daily roadblocks until the Social Democratic government of Prime Minister Zoran Zaev "comes clean" over its ongoing talks with neighbouring Bulgaria over their history dispute.

France Prepares to Make French Main EU Language

The government of Emmanuel Macron is preparing plans to replace French as the official "working language" of the EU when France takes over the presidency of the EU Council in January 2022, a diplomat was quoted as saying by Politico. Paris sees its first post-Brexit leadership in the union as an opportunity to push its native language for the lingua franca of Brussels.

EU Justice Ministers Caution against Sports-Related Violence during Euro2020

European Union justice ministers meeting under the Portuguese presidency have called for close monitoring of risk supporters during the European football championships, stressing that the format of the competition already poses "a unique security challenge".

Building ‘Social Europe’ is Needed More Than Ever After COVID-19

He explained that the two-day Porto Social Summit, part of the Portuguese Presidency of the EU Council that's due to end on June 30, was an opportunity to give renewed political impetus to the implementation of the European Pillar of Social Rights and its Action Plan, which was launched in 2017 to ensure the bloc's economic freedoms are framed by strong social policies to achieve fair competiti

EU confirms - Slovenia proposed changing borders in the Balkans

However, it was not made public because it could jeopardize international relations, writes Klix.ba.
The APA has asked the EU Council to disclose "documents of all kinds and in any language that would relate to alleged Slovenian non-paper or Slovenian border change initiatives in the Western Balkans and related discussions".

This means war on the sky

"This reaction of Russia is absolutely incomprehensible," the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in the first reaction.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Austria, Alexander Schallenberg, asked Russia for clarification and to stop, as he said, "artificially creating obstacles in free air traffic between Russia and Europe".

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