EU lender to expand defense financing

The EU's financing body has said it would open up lending to more technologies that can be used by militaries as Europe pushes to rearm in the face of Russia's war on Ukraine.

The European Union has been clambering to produce more weapons in a bid to continue the flow of arms and ammunition to Kiev and keep Europe's own stocks in good health.

Putin survives Wagner revolt but forced to cut deal

Wagner mercenaries were returning to base on Sunday as their mutinous leader agreed to go into exile after President Vladimir Putin was forced to accept an amnesty deal.

The agreement appears to end the immediate threat that Yevgeny Prigozhin's private army could storm Moscow, but analysts said Wagner's revolt had exposed a fragility in Putin's rule.

Exports climb to $22 billion in May

Türkiye's exports rose 14.4 percent from a year ago to $21.7 billion in May, after plunging 17 percent annually in the previous month, data from the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) have shown.

Imports, which declined nearly 5 percent in April, increased by 15.5 percent last month to stand at $34.2 billion.

Key demand by farmers resolved

Representatives of Slovenian farmers and the government have managed to resolve a key demand that led to massive protests by farmers this spring as they agreed that mitigating measures on farmland that is part of Natura 2000 sites would be voluntary.

Pakistan says 350 nationals were on boat that sank off Greece

At least 350 Pakistanis were on an overloaded boat that capsized and sank in open seas off Greece last week, Pakistan's Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah said on Friday.

The boat with a capacity of 400 people had over 700 people on board, he told the country's parliament, adding that a total of 281 Pakistani families had contacted the government to seek help.

Slovenian prehistoric fauna incredibly diverse

When thinking about Slovenian animals, most would consider bees, bears and Lipizzan horses, but an exhibition of prehistoric fossil bones and teeth is adding animals such as macaque monkeys, giant hyenas and Merck's rhinos to the list.

The exhibition Early Ice Age in Slovenian Lands: New Discoveries opened on 17 June at the Notranjska Regional Museum in Postojna.