The Slovak government however admitted that “there is a real threat that we will face the pressure of the member states that the migrants are heading to, on our own”.
THE SLOVAK national football team will meet its Spanish counterpart in Oviedo, Spain on Saturday, September 5 and will then face Ukraine three days later in Žilina.
CRAFTSMEN skilled in all imaginable as well as unimaginable Slovak traditional crafts will gather from all over Slovakia to demonstrate their skills and sell products in Bratislava during the Craftsmen Days festival…
It’s not been a bad summer for Slovakia.
Tips for events in Slovakia, including a lot of runs, walks and a motorbike race, a tattoo competition, a sport event offering a taste of various disciplines, many historical re-enactments and festivals, computer…
Researchers, Jewish Community Museum examine forgotten wartime history.
FOR THE first time in Slovakia’s history, two convicts sentenced to life in prison may be released on parole.
POLICE officers came under attack by locals at a Roma settlement near Richňava in Košice Region on September 1. Police were summoned to the settlement by paramedics because of a brawl that erupted between…
SLOVAK Prime Minister Robert Fico and his wife do not have and have never had any banking accounts in Belize, and do not hold any stake and do not have managerial control in any company registered in Belize.
SLOVAK International Air Fest (SIAF) 2015, the biggest air show in the country, took place between August 29 and 30 and attracted almost 140,000 visitors who were offered static and dynamic demonstrations and…
THE POLISH van that collided with a Slovak car on September 3, killing a 32-year-old backseat passenger, was carrying 23 Syrians (20 men and three minors), who attempted to escape from the scene, Martin Wäldl from…
AFTER A hundred years, simple personal identification numbers (given to newborns reflecting their date of birth and sex) that are used now and are easy to remember, should end.
THE NUMBER of millionaires in Slovakia has increased year-on-year by more than 9 percent to 4,200 – which is twice as fast as growth among the rest of Europe.
FINANCES were the most frequent reason for Slovaks skipping their holiday this summer, the TASR newswire learnt from Profesia job agency, which conducted a survey on platy.sk, the salaries statistics webpage, before…
THERE are more new jobs, statistics show. The unemployment rate has hit a multi-year low in July, both in the European Union (to 9.5 percent) and in the eurozone.
SLOVAKIA, a small country of 5 million has been almost untouched by the recent refugee situation in the Mediterranean and the Balkans.
EXPRESSIONS of humanity and compassion do not necessarily need great gestures; they can take the form of a pair of shoes given to a refugee.
24 hours; 621 good folk; €10,528.49 for non-profit organisations – the most successful 24-hour charity run ever.
DOZENS of refugees have lost their lives near the Slovak border today, in a van carrying the brand of a Slovak company.
US PRESIDENT Barack Obama sent a telegram to his Slovak counterpart Andrej Kiska expressing his “heartfelt congratulations” on the occasion of Slovakia’s Constitution Day (September 1).
A PICTURE of a Slovak man who is turning 100-years-old has received more than 3,500 wishes in several languages after his grandson Peter Holík published his photo on social networks.
LANGUAGE enthusiasts from Bratislava want to break the Slovak record for the biggest English lesson.
THE STATE Opera in the city of Banská Bystrica (ŠOBB) received the award from the Japanese Ambassador to Slovakia, for its cooperation with the latter country.
While flying discs were not unknown in Slovakia during the previous communist regime, the phenomenon of Frisbee appeared here only after the fall of the regime in 1989.
Lacrosse is a hard but fair sport, teaching players teamwork and responsibility.
SLOVAK race walker Matej Tóth (of VŠC Dukla Banská Bystrica sports club) won a gold medal in the 50 kilometre walk at the World Championships in Beijing, while also winning the overall title in the prestigious IAAF…