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Exit poll shows newcomer party win Slovenia vote
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — A party led by a political newcomer better known as the son of Slovenia's famous Olympic medalist won the most votes Sunday in the second early election in three years, according to an exit poll. The result meant potentially more uncertainty for a small eurozone nation struggling to pull out of an economic downturn.(7/13/2014 2:53:29 PM)
EU Court Ruling Puts Stress on Slovenia After Bank Rescue
A court ruling will force Slovenia to pay back hundreds of million of euros to depositors in its biggest bank, putting additional strain on the country after it rescued its lenders to avoid an international bailout last year.(7/17/2014 7:11:53 AM)
Early results show newcomers win Slovenia vote
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — A party led by a political newcomer better known as the son of Slovenia's famous Olympic medalist won the most votes Sunday in the second early election in three years, according to preliminary returns. The outcome meant potentially more uncertainty for a small eurozone nation struggling to pull out of an economic downturn.(7/13/2014 3:44:26 PM)
A look at who's running in Slovenia vote
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenia is holding an early parliamentary election on Sunday to choose its third government in three years. The EU-member country was forced into a vote after the outgoing prime minister, Alenka Bratusek, lost a power struggle within her party and resigned.(7/11/2014 9:57:47 AM)
Slovenia votes in early election amid instability
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenes voted Sunday in a second early election in three years amid political instability that threatened the small eurozone nation's bid to pull out of an economic downturn.(7/13/2014 12:52:53 PM)
Bruised Slovenia bonds set to lure back buyers post-election
* Some investors confident Slovenia will pursue selloff LONDON, July 11 (Reuters) - Uncertainty over whether Slovenia will pursue its privatisation plan at full speed after Sunday's snap election has cooled demand for its bonds among investors keen to see the small state shore up its finances. The market sell-off since the end of June is proof that domestic affairs still matter to investors in ...(7/11/2014 6:52:05 AM)
Son of local hero bids to lead Slovenia to limited makeover
By Marja Novak LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - Miro Cerar may be a newcomer to politics, but he is already a household name to the 2 million people of Slovenia, the euro zone state whose fragile economy he will have to nurture if he wins an election on Sunday. The son of one of his country's greatest sportsmen is front runner to become prime minister and take on the task of dragging Slovenia, once seen as ...(7/10/2014 3:29:21 AM)
Political novice bids to lead Slovenia recovery
* Slovenia votes having narrowly avoided international bailout * PM frontunner cool on big-ticket privatisations If his party wins the election, Miro Cerar will form Slovenia's fourth government since the 2008 onset of a crisis that has torn up the country's reputation as the best-performing new European Union members. Cerar created his Party of Miro Cerar (SMC) barely six weeks ago and has shot ...(7/12/2014 7:01:00 PM)
Slovenia votes in early election after prime minister's resignation amid political instability
Slovenes voted Sunday in a second early election in three years amid political instability that threatened the small eurozone nation's bid to pull out of an economic downturn.(7/13/2014 6:38:27 AM)
Slovenian coalition talks to start on July 24 - leading SMC party
Slovenia's centre-left Party of Miro Cerar (SMC), which won the snap general election on July 13, will start coalition talks on Thursday, the party's spokesman told Reuters on Tuesday. The SMC needs at least one or two small parties to secure a majority in parliament and Cerar has said he hoped for a coalition with a majority large enough to enable him to implement reforms. "The first round of ...(7/22/2014 8:24:40 AM)
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