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Nuclear “birth control” helps Croatia fruit farmers fight flies

October 2, 2012

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(Reuters) – At the height of the tangerine season in Croatia’s Neretva river delta, two pickup trucks scour a maze of water channels carrying an odd-looking contraption: a mortar-like pipe spraying orchards with sterilized flies. Each launch sends into the air thousands of males of the fruit fly, one of the most harmful orchard pests, […]

Philippines, Croatia hold second consultation

October 2, 2012

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MANILA, Philippines (Xinhua) – The Philippines and Croatia today conducted their second political consultation in Manila to enhance their cooperation, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced today. The second Philippines-Croatia Political Consultation was held at the sub-ministerial level under the terms of the Protocol on Cooperation between the DFA and the Ministry of Foreign […]

At UN debate, Slovenia’s Prime Minister urges new strategy to prevent mass atrocities

October 2, 2012

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Noting the crisis in Syria, the Prime Minister of Slovenia, Janez Janša, in a speech to the United Nations General Assembly, called on the international community to develop a new strategy to prevent genocide and other mass atrocities. “It shocks our conscience that we have been unable to stop bloodshed,” he toldthe 67th Assembly’s General […]

RTV Slovenia Transforms Production Workflows and On-Air Broadcast Look with Orad

October 2, 2012

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RTV Slovenia has undergone a complete transformation thanks to Orad’s enterprise broadcast graphic solutions. RTV Slovenia’s studios now rely on Orad’s PowerWall, TD Control, ProSet and Maestro enterprise systems for their news, weather and sports news broadcasts. The broadcaster has upgraded from a small studio to a new advanced one, with a virtual studio, video […]

IMF – International Monetary Fund : Slovenia 2012 Article IV Consultation-Concluding Statement of the Mission

October 2, 2012

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Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at                the conclusion of certain missions (official staff                visits, in most cases to member countries).                Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually                annual) consultations under Article                IVof the IMF’s Articles of Agreement, in                the context of a request to use IMF resources                (borrow from the IMF), as […]

Croatia Asks Slovenia to Retry BIS Mediation Over Banking Row

October 2, 2012

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Croatia asked Slovenia to jointly approach the Bank for International Settlements to settle a banking dispute, almost two years after the BIS declined to mediate over money owed to Croat savers by the predecessor of Nova Ljubljanska Banka d.d. “We are suggesting that both countries, once again, turn to BIS over the issue,” Danijela Barisic, […]

Euro star Slovenia becomes another trouble spot

October 2, 2012

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LJUBLJANA (Reuters) – When Slovenia joined the euro in 2007 it had the fastest growth in the currency area and its 2 million inhabitants had some of the highest living standards in eastern Europe. The southern Alpine country is now in recession, shut out of the bond market and is trying to avoid following much […]