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Cultural capitals

Ptuj

28.2.2020 – Ljubljana, Nova Gorica, Piran and Ptuj have been shortlisted today, 27 February 2020, in the competition for the title of European Capital of Culture 2025 in Slovenia. The recommendation was done by a panel of independent experts evaluating applications from six competing Slovenian cities at the outcome of a 2-day meeting in Ljubljana.Being [...]

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German elections – Angela Merkel is set for a fourth term in office

Nemčija

25.9.2017-After winning its first parliamentary seats, AfD vowed to fight “an invasion of foreigners” into the country. “We want a different policy,” co-leader Alexander Gauland said following the historic surge. But splits have already emerged between AfD leaders on the party’s direction. There were surprising scenes at the party’s news conference on Monday morning when [...]

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Austria will maintain border controls ‘indefinitely’

Vienna parliament

“A return to Schenghen borders is not ‘justifiable”, said an interior minister of Austria, on the 6 January 2017. “As long as the European Union is not in a position to protect its external borders, Austria will rely on national measures.” Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka told the German newspaper. “It’s essential to our own security [...]

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