Slovenia calls for enhanced multilateralism on UN Day

Ljubljana/Slovenj Gradec – On United Nations Day, Slovenia has called for strengthening of effective and rule-based multilateralism, with the UN playing the primary role based on inseparable connection and mutual complementation of peace, security and development, and on human rights with respect of international law and goals and principles of the UN Charter.

2 terrorists 'neutralized' in southeastern Turkey

Two terrorists were neutralized in southeastern Turkey, the country's interior minister said early on Oct. 24.

The terrorists "infiltrating" the border of Çukurca district of southeastern Hakkari province were "captured dead" in a land operation backed by an armed UAV of gendarmerie forces and close air support, Minister Süleyman Soylu said on Twitter.

Dnevnik says EU opted for the lesser evil in decision on Poland

Ljubljana – The European political map was divided along the familiar lines this week on the issue of the rule of law and other issues, Dnevnik says. Only the extreme right in the EU Parliament and Viktor Orban – partly also Janez Janša – showed understanding as Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki “roared against Brussels institutions and the EU law”.

New company launches up 8.8% in Turkey during January-September

The number of newly established companies in Turkey rose by 8.8% year-on-year in the first nine months of 2021, the country's top trade body said on Oct. 22.

Nearly 80,400 companies were launched in January-September, up from some 73,900 in the same period last year, according to data released by the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB).

Turkey denounces 'unwarranted' addition to FATF grey list

Turkey's Ministry of Treasury and Finance said the grey listing of the country on Oct. 21 by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) was unfair.  

"Despite coordination studies, putting our country on the grey list has created a result that is unwarranted," the ministry said in a statement.