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Feature Photo Slovak Economy Minister Tomáš Malatinský and Ukrainian Energy Minister Yuri Prodan held talks about the reverse flow of natural gas in the presence of Klaus Dieter Borchardt from the EC in Veľké Kapušany on April 15. 16 Apr 2014 More Feature Photos
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UPDATED: Harabin won't vacate chair easily; he gets a rival SUPREME Court President Štefan Harabin is not ready to part from his job despite an earlier statement by Prime Minister Robert Fico that he would not recommend re-electing Harabin, whose five-year term ends in June. The Judicial Council, the top judicial body chaired by Harabin himself, proposed him as a candidate for the race on April 15, spurring critics to call on the justice minister to propose another strong candidate to face the incumbent president in the race. 22 Apr 2014 More from Politics & Society
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Policies targeting violence against women lacking WOMEN that are the targets of violence in Slovakia often remain silent and hide their pain under the pretext of social conventions that lead them to expect a lack of sensitivity from relatives or police. In Slovakia every fifth woman has personally experienced violence, a fact linked to gender prejudices and women’s economic dependence on men. 17 Apr 2014 More from Politics & Society
Land sale to foreigners a threat? LEGAL barriers preventing some foreign nationals from buying land in Slovakia should be lifted in a couple of weeks. A group of MPs and citizens oppose this arrangement and are already attempting to change it. The Agriculture Ministry, however, says there is no reason to panic. 21 Apr 2014 More from Business
Closing the door to extremism EDITORIAL SOME right-wing extremists, once making it into office on the wave of people’s frustration, at least pretend to be working towards more than their petty agenda. Marian Kotleba does not even bother. 21 Apr 2014 More from Opinion
Šibať IT’S time to suffer. Not only because Easter with its traditional whipping (šibačka) has arrived, but also because the presidential elections are over. Before the vote, Smer had to play nice, but now they can again show their real and perceived enemies that they are in charge. 16 Apr 2014 More from Opinion
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Role models vary with age Spectator College A glossary of words as well as an exercise related to this article are also published online. 21 Apr 2014 More from Spectator College
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Bratislava celebrates cultural fusion FOR A whole week, several venues and streets in downtown Bratislava saw a higher than usual concentration of foreigners, but also Slovaks, many of whom attended a series of unique and sometimes exotic events. The Fjúžn festival, dubbed “the festival of new minorities”, took place in the Slovak capital between April 10 and 16, offering a host of events in its ninth year. 21 Apr 2014 More from Culture & Society
Countrywide Events Music, Theater, Exhibition... Western SLOVAKIA 21 Apr 2014 More from Culture & Society
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“We discussed it with them, they changed their minds and returned back.” Interior Minister Robert Kaliňák commenting on how Slovakia dealt with the first four Ukrainians who applied for asylum.