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Ukraine: Why do world leaders take the night train to Kyiv?

On Tuesday, March 15, 2022, the war in Ukraine had already been raging for three weeks. Russian troops had approached to within a few kilometers of the capital Kyiv, trying to break through its defens...

Launch of 'EU-Taiwan Tracker' signifies cozier bilateral ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Slovakian think tank has launched an initiative to promote better mutual understanding between Taiwan and countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) amid warming ties...

Center-left government takes over from populists in Slovenia

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenia’s parliament on Wednesday formally voted into office a new, center-left government, replacing a right-wing one that had pushed the moderate European Union nation to...

Slovenia names liberal leader Golob as PM designate

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenia's president on Monday formally appointed the leader of a liberal-green party that won last month's election as the country's new prime minister designate. ...

Winner of Slovenia vote hopes to form government by mid-June

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — The winner of Slovenia's weekend parliamentary election says he hopes to have a new government formed by mid-June. Robert Golob, the leader of the Freedom ...

What political newcomer Robert Golob's election win means for Slovenia

"The message of this election is clear: Voters said 'no' to the policy of the previous government," Tanja Staric, a political commentator and host on RTV Slovenia, told DW. With alm...

Slovenia's populist leader loses power as trend continues

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Only a few months ago, Robert Golob was virtually unknown in politics, didn’t belong to any party, but had a clear goal: to remove Slovenian right-wing populist Prime Minist...

Opposition wins Slovenia vote, defeating right-wing populist

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — An opposition liberal party convincingly won Sunday's parliamentary election in Slovenia, according to early official results, in a major defeat for populist Prime Minister ...

Slovenia: Jansa faces off against newcomer Golob in tight parliamentary vote

Slovenians went to the polls on Sunday in parliamentary elections pitting conservative Prime Minister Janez Jansa against Robert Golob, a US-educated former business executive heading the newly formed...

Slovenia to hold election amid divisions over populist path

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — When he visited Ukraine last month with two other European leaders, Prime Minister Janez Jansa of Slovenia was looking to show solidarity with the war-stricken nation and to...

Ukraine: EU Parliament president heads to Kyiv

The first European Union top official to visit warn-torn Ukraine is set to arrive on Friday. Ahead of her departure, European Parliament President Roberta Metsola tweeted: "On my way to Kyiv.&qu...

Live updates: West remains wary of Russia's scale back claim

LONDON — Western officials say Russia is building up troops in eastern Ukraine, but it’s too soon to say whether Moscow’s claim to be scaling back operations around Kyiv is true. Off...

Google chief: IT focus on reliable information for Ukraine

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Information technology companies are focused on providing reliable information and stymying Russian propaganda about the invasion of Ukraine, the CEO of Google and Alphabet Inc. ...

Live updates: Nearly 4 million fled Ukraine, but pace slows

MEDYKA, Poland — The number of refugees who have flooded out of Ukraine is nearing 4 million, but data shows fewer people have crossed the border in recent days. Border guards, aid ...

Putin's demand for ruble payments? No way! say EU nations

BRUSSELS (AP) — President Vladimir Putin's threat to have “unfriendly” countries pay for Russian natural gas exports only in rubles from now on got the not-so-friendly treatment from European Union na...