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Počivalšek visits Safilo as Ormož plant is slated for closure

Ormož – Economy Minister Zdravko Počivalšek visited on Friday the Ormož eyewear production plant of Italian group Safilo, which is slated for shut-down at the expense of almost 560 jobs, to talk with the management about solutions for the employees. He said the government would do everything in its power to resolve the situation.

Swiss voters narrowly back ’burqa ban’

Swiss voters on March 7 narrowly backed a ban on full face coverings in public places - a decision hailed by supporters as a bulwark against radical Islam but branded as discriminatory by opponents.

Official results showed that 51.2 percent of voters, and a clear majority of federal Switzerland's cantons, supported the proposal.

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