Many consume democracy as if it were an all-you-can-eat buffet.
Slovakia officially started its presidency on July 1. The European Commission and the Slovak cabinet met for a joint session in Bratislava to mark the occasion.
Minister Kaliňák did not face the second no-confidence vote in the parliament on June 30 after the session was suspended indefinitely. The parliament speaker wants to deal with parliamentary rules first.
Slovak ministers have approved the country’s priorities of the presidency of the Council of European Union on June 30; while the presidency itself starts a day later.
When Slovakia takes over the EU Council presidency for the first time in its history, it hopes to be part of building long-term solutions that work on the ground and withstand the test of time.
Several events planned to introduce the country to the EU from various angles.
While the architectural diversity of Slovakia is most visible through its castles, fewer tourists take note of Gothic art in the form of altars and table paintings that are among the richest in Europe.
The withdrawal of the UK from the EU will impact also Slovakia, former finance minister Ivan Mikloš says in an interview for the Sme daily.
The circulation of the Zika virus, spread by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, will not hinder us from having a safe and unforgettable event for athletes, participants and spectators, writes Brazilian health minister.
Bratislava saw two staged trials; the ripping of the flag of the European Union and Slovak fascist symbols at one square and rainbow colours, calls for solidarity and a beach atmosphere at another.
The new head of the Slovak Intelligence Service (SIS) shall be Anton Šafárik, the government decided on June 30.
Opposition MPs are seeking to recall Interior Minister Robert Kaliňák for a second time. The proposal was filed on June 24 and the vote takes place on June 30, beginning at 13:00.
The doomed Apollo Business Centre I in downtown Bratislava will be replaced by a new building, to be constructed by the HB Reavis Group developer.
The Viper SD4, the first plane designed and made in Slovakia received a certificate for type from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).
A video interview with foreigners living in Slovakia.
Those that criticise should understand that a compromise within a coalition will always be prone to comment from those that do not bear the responsibility.
Small town races bring out the dedicated amateur as well the the weekend jogger and when they put their love of running to good, everybody benefits.
European people refuse migration and economic policy of the EU, fundamental change needed, says Fico.
Slovak Foreign Affairs Minister Miroslav Lajčák and his Dutch counterpart Bert Koenders signed a bilateral agreement on cooperation in various fields during Slovakia’s six-month presidency over the EU Council.
Slovak tourist bus driver with as much as 2.39 pro mille blood alcohol halted by Croatian police on June 28.
NOWADAYS Slovakia is recognised as the world leader in car production per capita. What is less well known is that this country also has the highest number of castles per person.
Festival Slnovrat na Dunaji (The Solstice on the Danube) culminated in a spectacular multimedia water show on the evening of June 30.
Slovak painters Marek Ormandík and Erik Binder were not allowed to exhibit their works at the headquarters of the European Commission, as they were perceived too negatively.
Slovakia is leaving the competition at the EURO 2016 championship in France after losing to the world champions, Germany. The match ended 0:3.
Slovak contestants in the canoe sprint managed a special feat on June 26: they won in the K4 at 1,000 metres and in the K2 at 500 metres, all within less than an hour.
The national team will play against Germany or Spain.