Quote of the week

“I was joking when saying that I did not order a sightseeing flight, but we were flying to Paris.”

“I was joking when saying that I did not order a sightseeing flight, but we were flying to Paris.”

Defence Minister Martin Glváč commented on his emergency landing after the pilot noted problems with one of the plane’s engines and made several circles above the town of Pezinok before returning back to the Bratislava airport.

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Prime Minister Robert Fico

PM Fico: I will go to Moscow on May 9

PRIME Minister Robert Fico will participate in the wreath-laying and festive reception marking the end of World War II in Moscow.

Nepal earthquake

Foreign Ministry in contact with most Slovaks staying in earthquake-stricken Nepal

THE FOREIGN and European Affairs Ministry has managed to contact 45 out of 67 Slovaks in Nepal as of April 26.

Coach of Slovak ice-hockey team, Vladimír Vůjtek

Slovak team being finalised for the upcoming ice hockey world championships

IN APRIL, participating teams geared up for the Ice-Hockey World Championships that take place between May 1 and 17, and the Slovak team won two times, while losing six times in these matches.

Ján Figeľ

Vote on Figeľ’s ouster did not take place, allegedly unnecesary

IN THE complex case of the Váhostav construction company, one of the political victims should have been Ján Figeľ, former transport minister and current deputy speaker of parliament.