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St. Roch's had a school building behind the old Slovenian St. Roch's church, prior to the construction of the building that became La Salle Catholic School and now is the Grove Community Center. ... Today, it doesn't make much sense for cities to have three or four parishes in ethnic neighborhoods.
He had insisted PMs of the Netherlands, Denmark, Belgium, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Slovenia and Luxembourg all supported his call for the British people to “have the final say on the Brexit deal.” Last night the former business secretary was recounting events from 50 years ago, when Enoch ...

Traditionally, the Slovenian Community (SSK), the Slovenians' political party in the northern Friuli Venezia-Giulia region, has therefore forged alliances ... has been invited to speak at hundreds of events across Italy about his past, about Fascism and about the "cultural genocide" of ethnic Slovenians in Italy.
STA, March 21, 2018 – The German speaking community in Slovenia called on the government on Wednesday to start the process of recognising it as a minority in the Constitution. Only Hungarian and Italian communities are recognised as autochthonous ethnic minorities by the Slovenian Constitution.
High-profile examples include deputy Labor leader Tanya Plibersek, whose parents were born in Slovenia, Malaysian-born Labor leader in the Senate ... Australians in our state and federal parliaments can and should be addressed by all Australian political parties implementing ethnic diversity quotas.
“He often thought a woman was too ethnic or too dark-skinned. He had a particular type of woman he thought was a winner. Others were too ethnic,” said a Miss Universe staff member in Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin's War on America and the Election of Donald Trump, an excerpt of which was ...

The SSk head and Friuli-Venezia Giulia regional councillor Igor Gabrovec told the STA that the threshold for the SSk would be lower than for other parties because of the electoral law favouring lists that represent the Slovenian ethnic community. The SSK is the only such list in this year's election, he said.
When Slovenia was still one of the Yugoslav republics, Jesenice would attract workers from other republics to work in its heavy industry. ... around the country due to immigration have recently been highlighted by Velenje Mayor Bojan Kontič, who urged the Slovenian authorities to tackle the problems at the ...
After meeting the three coalition parties and the Democrats (SDS) as the largest opposition party yesterday, Pahor also met the Left, New Slovenia (NSi), independent and ethnic minority MPs today. Like the two junior coalition partners yesterday, the factions meeting Pahor today want the election to be held ...
The usual topics between Austria and Slovenia, foremost among them the situation of the Slovenian minority in Austria, also made it to the agenda. Kneissl announced the Austrian government clearly acknowledges "autochthonous ethnic groups as an essential part of Austrian identity" and will support and ...
Maribor, 21 March - The German speaking community in Slovenia called on the government on Wednesday to start the process of recognising it as a minority in the Constitution. Only Hungarian and Italian communities are recognised as autochthonous ethnic minorities by the Slovenian Constitution.
"I think that the role of the entire Slovenian ethnic community is to represent a link between Slovenia and Italy," said literary theorist Rojc, who ran for the ... Blažina, who was a Democratic Party (PD) senator for a decade, said the foundations for the implementation of the rights of Slovenians in Italy had been ...
Father Martin Krizolog showed the church, which is over 100 years old, and explained why it remains an important point for Slovenians. More than just a place of worship, it is a venue of cultural celebrations, receptions, exhibitions, concerts and other events focused around the Slovenian community in New ...
According to Cerar, the party wants to continue what it has started and make Slovenia a highly developed core EU member with an above average level ... of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) Guy Verhofstadt and Angelika Mlinar, a member of the Slovenian ethnic minority in Austria, ...
According to Cerar, the party wants to continue what it has started and make Slovenia a highly developed core EU member with an above average level ... of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) Guy Verhofstadt and Angelika Mlinar, a member of the Slovenian ethnic minority in Austria, ...
Trieste/Koper, 2 March - The umbrella organisations of the Slovenian ethnic minority in Italy have urged members of the community to cast their vote in ... Meanwhile, the Slovenian public broadcaster TV Slovenia has reported that the Italian election campaign has spilt across the border into Slovenia.
Cerar, who shot to the top of Slovenian politics with his newly formed party as a novice in 2014, is the only candidate for SMC president at today's ... leader of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) Guy Verhofstadt and Angelika Mlinar, a member of the Slovenian ethnic minority in Austria, ...

STA, 29 March, 2018 –- To honour the general who defended what is now Slovenia's northern border, the city of Maribor is launching a series of ... The 2018 Maister Year will thus celebrate the centenary of his campaign to defend Slovenian ethnic territory in Štajerska and Koroška which ended in 1919.
A year later, Kosovo Albanians decide to declare independence, which the Serbian government rejects. Yugoslavia starts to collapse in 1991, with Slovenia facing a brief 10-day war for its independence. Croatia's inter-ethnic conflict erupts in the same year and the Bosnian war in 1992. The United Nations ...
Croatia joined the EU in 2013, becoming the second ex-Yugoslav republic after Slovenia to achieve accession, and Zagreb has vowed to assist ... efforts to find several thousand people who are still missing from the 1990s war, when Belgrade backed ethnic-Serb separatists in Croatia who carved out their ...
While visiting Kosovo on Monday, Slovenian President Borut Pahor said resolving bilateral issues would help Kosovo and the other Western Balkan ... The opposition in Kosovo has strongly opposed the Montenegro border deal and a pact for an association giving the country's ethnic Serb minority more ...
"When I started skiing, Kosovo was not an independent country," says the Slovenian-born Tahiri, who carried Kosovo's flag into the Olympic Stadium during the opening ceremonies. "My father ... Tahiri, who began skiing in Slovenia at the age of 7, collected enough World Cup points while studying dentistry.
Between 1943 and 1945, Yugoslav troops massacred thousands of Italians, throwing their victims dead or alive into 'foibes', deep stone cavities, typical of the border region with Slovenia and Croatia. This political and ethnic cleansing known as the "Foibe massacres" is commemorated every year on ...
Imodia was part of the team that participated at the World Championship last year in Slovenia while still attached to St. Paul's University. ... violence, terrorism, illegal acts, hate speech, or hatred on the grounds of race, ethnicity, cultural identity, religious belief, disability, gender, identity or sexual orientation, ...
Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković urged fellow EU member Slovenia on Thursday (7 September) to stop its diplomatic “blackmail” related to a border issue between the two ... Also disputed is a 670 km stretch of land along the Slovenian-Croatian border that forms the southern frontier of Europe's Schengen area.
Overwhelmingly, most people here are white. Even the majority of ethnic minorities in Austria are white such as Croatian, Slovenian, Hungarian, Czech and Slovak. Turkish people are the main minority of color here. Almost all these people immigrated from countries bordering Austria. The ethnic makeup of ...
Slovenians, who attend Model C classes, do not have negative experiences but note that due to staff shortages in some schools they have to hire teachers from Slovenia. The Albanian ethnic minority has a shortage of teaching staff but has been dealing with it with the help of the Science and Education ...
President Muhammadu Buhari, himself an ethnic Fulani, has been criticised for his silence on the issue, and the government has been blasted for its poor ... A month after beginning to implement the Permanent Court of Arbitration's resolution that recognised the bay as Slovenian territorial waters, Slovenia ...
So Izetbegovic's pairing with the elected president of Serbia could be interpreted by some as an implicit suggestion that ethnic Serbs -- in Serbia and, for instance, in the majority Serb ... (Austria is first, followed by the former Yugoslav republics Serbia, Croatia, and Slovenia, then Russia and Germany.).
... and Herzegovina, Serbia, Hungary and Slovenia, present-day Croatia has been a point of conflict between East and West. Most recently, the 1990s war in Yugoslavia fractured a complex country that was comprised of similar yet distinctive Slavic areas, divided over ethnic, religious and geographic lines.
Members of national minorities, in particular ethnic Serbs and Roma, continued to face discrimination, ethnic intolerance, and hate speech. Thousands of Roma remain stateless. Roma children are effectively segregated in schools. The Croatian judiciary continued to make slow progress on war crimes ...
Croatia's bids to join the two organisations are being blocked by EU members Slovenia and Hungary. ... Alfano again expressed hope that the Croatian-Slovenian border dispute could be resolved through cooperation and the two countries could find a solution to their mutual satisfaction without acting ...
Whether your tastes run to trying out a Michelin-starred restaurant or a celebrity chef or singular dining experience or simply sampling ethnic food traditions or street food at its source, you're in good ... Think: bird watching in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, or camping out by the gorgeous lakes of Slovenia.
The former Yugoslavia disintegrated after genocidal civil wars triggered by the declarations of independence by Slovenia and Croatia and fought along ethnic lines. Federalism proponents may cite the Belgian and French experiences in their favor, that is, argue that it would help resolve the Moro question ...
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia — Efforts by Kosovo to suspend a war crimes court set up to prosecute atrocities committed by ethnic Albanians during their .... “Anyone suspected of committing war crimes was to be tried, regardless of ethnicity or nationality,” said James Ker-Lindsay, a professor of politics and an ...
This was supposed to be the year in which Slovenia and Croatia, members of the European Union and NATO, triumphantly ended a 26-year border .... Before ethnic conflict flared in the 1990s between Serbs and Bosniacs in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and before ethnic Croats turned on Bosniacs, the ...
All of the above is true, except perhaps my first sentence. Slovenians just don't seem to be happy: more than anything they seem short of confidence – in their own abilities and the future. In 2017, Save the Children ranked Slovenia alongside Norway as the best country in the world in which to raise kids, ...
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) - The prime ministers of Croatia and Slovenia on Tuesday failed to break a deadlock over an international arbitration ruling in a ...... looking to make her Conservative government more representative of Britain by promoting more women, people from ethnic minorities and recently elected lawmakers to ...
Ljubljana, 5 February - A bill on the implementation of collective cultural rights of ethnic groups from the former Yugoslavia in Slovenia put forward by the coalition SMC and the opposition Left, has opened a debate on all minorities in Slovenia and their rights, the newspaper Dnevnik says in Monday's ...
According to organiser Nicole Kusold-Matheou, the Kurentovanje was launched in 2013 to promote Slovenian culture in general. What was a small ethnic festival six years ago has developed into a several-day carnival. Last year, the number of people coming to see the parade in St Clair Avenue rose to ...
Strasbourg, 1 February - The Council of Europe (CoE) has released a report on the protection of ethnic minorities in Slovenia, finding that while the country ... Slovenian authorities are advised to find ways to gather disaggregated, anonymous data on the situation of persons belonging to national minorities; ...
The bill is about formalising the existing collective cultural rights of ethnic groups from the former Yugoslavia in Slovenia, Matić told the press on Thursday. The new office for ethnic groups from the former Yugoslavia would deal with cultural rights of the ethnic groups, a field which is now in the jurisdiction of ...
These problems all stem from the violent break-up of the multi-ethnic Yugoslavia in the 1990s, a process which the western powers supported and ... of people in Slovenia – which are usually regarded as the most 'successful' ex-Yugoslav republics – thought the breakup of Yugoslavia was a bad thing.
Today, Americans of Italian ancestry are the fifth largest ethnic group in the United States– because in the late 1800s, Italy was a shithole. People were starving– especially in the south. And in the 1970s– what a shithole Slovenia was, in the grips of the totalitarian communism of the Soviet Union, so much ...
Brussels, 12 January - Slovenian MEP Romana Tomc (EPP/SDS), joined by her counterparts from several other countries, has addressed a question to the ... from nine countries and five political groups, including all Slovenian MEPs and Angelika Mlinar, a member of the Slovenian ethnic minority in Austria.
Juncker Urges Path To EU Membership For Western Balkans, Warns Against Ethnic Strife ... and lasted for nearly a decade, killed an estimated 140,000 people and led to the breakup of Yugoslavia into the successor states Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Slovenia, and Serbia and Montenegro.
Even those conflicts that may appear to be free of ethnic concerns involve factions and alliances built around ethnic loyalties. ... After the Second World War, the Balkan states of Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Croatia, Slovenia and Macedonia became part of the Federal People's Republic of ...
In the aftermath of World War II, the victorious Allied powers – the United States, France, the Soviet Union, and the United Kingdom – configured what was present-day Yugoslavia into a federation of six republics, specifically dividing them along ethnic and historical lines. The six republics were: Slovenia, ...
2017 marks 25 years since the start of the Bosnian war which followed the breakup of the formerly Communist Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. After Slovenia and Croatia seceded from Yugoslavia in 1991, the multi-ethnic Socialist Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina passed a 1992 referendum ...
The collapse of the Eastern Block in the early 1990s reignited the dormant ethnic nationalism in the region, fueling a decade-long war which led to the creation of 6 new countries on ethnic and historical lines: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia. Serbia's ...


 

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