LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - Slovenia's five centre-left parties nominated Marjan Sarec, a comedian turned politician, to become prime minister and form a government following an inconclusive
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- Miro Cerar announces his resignation as Prime Minister of Slovenia, due to the Supreme Court of Slovenia's annulment of the referendum that approved building a railway between Koper and Divaca, a project which he calls "strategic".
- Slovenian President Borut Pahor, winning nearly 53 percent of the vote (373,877), is reelected for a second term in the runoff between the top two candidates from the October, 22, 2017, poll. Marjan Sarec, the other candidate from the original field of nine, received 332,366 votes.
- Voters in Slovenia go to the polls to elect their president. Opinion polls predict that the independent incumbent Borut Pahor will retain the largely ceremonial role despite being challenged by noted actor and comedian Marjan Sarec.
- Eleven European and Balkan leaders meet about the migrant crisis at an emergency summit in Brussels, Belgium; Turkey did not attend. The Prime Minister of Slovenia says the EU will 'start falling apart' within weeks if the migrant crisis continues unchecked. Huge divisions remain among EU states over how to deal with the influx of hundreds of thousands of migrants.
- Parliament of Slovenia ousts Prime Minister Janez Jansa amid corruption allegations. Opposition leader Alenka Bratusek is tasked to form a new government.