Robert Golob and his liberal green party's shock win over three-time Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa in Sunday's parliamentary election signals a vote against increasing authoritarianism say, political analysts.
11 Jul 2021
The Slovenian government takes over the six-month EU presidency from Portugal. Its critics say that it is trying to stifle media freedom at home.
6 Feb 2020
Slovenia's first mosque opens in the capital Ljubljana after surmounting financial hurdles and right-wing opposition, 50 years after the initial request to build was made. Muslims in the predominantly Catholic Alpine country first filed a request to build a mosque in the late 1960s while Slovenia was still part of the former Communist Yugoslavia. The community finally received permission 15 years ago, but ran into opposition from right-wing politicians and groups, as well as financial troubles.