slovenia Current Affairs, GK & News

slovenia  Current Affairs, GK & News

Slovenian Prime Minister Resigns, Calls for Early Elections

The Prime Minister of Slovenia, Marjan Sarec on Monday 27th January 2020 submitted his resignation from the post to the National Assembly (country’s parliament). He also called for an early election as his minority government could not pass important legislations. The next regular election is due to be held in the middle of 2022. Former ..

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20 May: World Bee Day celebrated

The World Bee Day is celebrated every year on May 20. It marks the birthday anniversary of beekeeping pioneer Anton Janša. The theme for World Bee Day 2019 was “Save the Bees”. About World Bee Day Background: 20 May was designated as World Bee Day by United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) by unanimously passing a ..

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Slovenia becomes first NATO nation to appoint a female Chief of Armed Forces

Slovenia has become the first NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) nation to appoint a female Chief of Armed Forces after Major General Alenka Ermenc took the post of Head of its Army. The country has approximately 7.500 soldiers, including active and reserve forces. Slovenia, which originally was part of Yugoslavia, joined NATO and the European ..

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Borut Pahor wins 2017 Slovenian presidential election

Slovenia’s internet-savvy President Borut Pahor has been re-elected for a second term after winning the 2017 Slovenian presidential election on November 12, 2017. Centre-left ex-premier Pahor won the run-off with roughly 53% of the vote, but the voter turnout was the lowest in any presidential election since independence in 1991.

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Rozle Prezelj elected as new Chairman of IAAF Athletes' Commission

Slovenian high-jumper Rozle Prezelj (36) has been elected the new chairman of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Athletes’ Commission. He will replace Namibian Frank Fredericks with immediate effect who reached the end of his term. Britain’s marathon world record-holder Paula Radcliffe was nominated vice-chairwoman of the commission. About Rozle Prezelj Born on 26 ..

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