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French Ambassador: Slovakia is very pro-European

Ambassador Leonzi is talking about President Andrej Kiska's visit to France, economic ties between France and Slovakia, and security measures adopted after the terrorist attacks. Michaela Terenzani , Radka Minarechová ,20. Jan 2017, at 6:30

French Ambassador to Slovakia Christophe Leonzi

Hungary accepts the Malinová case

The case of Hedviga Malinová ends in Slovakia after 10 years, and moves to Hungarian courts. Compiled by Spectator staff ,19. Jan 2017, at 21:26

Hedviga Žáková-Malinová

MEP Maňka the first Slovak in the leadership of European Parliament

MEP for the coalition Smer party Vladimír Maňka became the first Slovak to join leading position for the EU Parliament. Compiled by Spectator staff ,19. Jan 2017, at 13:47

Vladimír Maňka, Smer MEP

Fico: EU should not emerge from Brexit talks weakened and UK strengthened

At the event marking the end of Slovakia's Council of EU presidency, Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico commented on the issue of Brexit that greatly impacted the six-month period. Compiled by Spectator staff ,19. Jan 2017, at 13:43

PM Robert Fico

Brexit to make life of Slovaks in the UK harder

The UK wants to have control over migration to the country, Theresa May says in her Brexit speech.Michaela Kusnirova17. Jan 2017, at 23:29

Illustrative stock photo

The last astronaut on the Moon diesVideo

Astronaut Eugene Cernan was of Slovak and Czech origin. Compiled by Spectator staff ,17. Jan 2017, at 13:39

Eugene Cernan, NASA archive picture

Slovak diplomat gets an important Council of Europe post

The new head of the Council of Europe’s Office in Bosnia and Herzegovina is expected to help improve the situation in the country. Compiled by Spectator staff ,17. Jan 2017, at 13:24

Council of Europe buildings in Strasbourg

Fico: OECD will conduct audit of anti-corruption legislation in Slovakia

The audit is designed to determine whether anti-corruption legislation is effective and standard, and whether it could pose an obstacle to economic growth. Compiled by Spectator staff ,16. Jan 2017, at 23:01

PM Robert Fico

British Queen awards Slovak honorary consul in New Zealand

The Honorary Consul of Slovakia to New Zealand got the New Zealand Order of Merit from Elizabeth II. Compiled by Spectator staff ,12. Jan 2017, at 14:00

British Queen Elizabeth II

Soldiers likely to leave for mission in Latvia

The government approves the deployment, but it still needs to be okayed by parliament. Compiled by Spectator staff ,11. Jan 2017, at 13:51

EU presidency seen as a success

Slovakia’s first-ever EU presidency took place in unprecedented and turbulent times. Slovakia managed well, although some programme points remain unfulfilled. Michaela Terenzani , Radka Minarechová ,10. Jan 2017, at 14:29

the Slovak EU Council Presidency

Slovak finance minister to reportedly lead top Eurogroup post

Would be an honour, but he does not want to be part of speculations. Compiled by Spectator staff ,10. Jan 2017, at 13:28

Finance Minister Peter Kažimír

Slovak will lead a simulated international mission to Mars

Michaela Musilová will test the durability of colostrum and beta glucan, natural products developed and produced in Slovakia by small innovative firms Compiled by Spectator staff ,10. Jan 2017, at 13:25

l-r: Microbiologist Soňa Hlinková, astrobiologist and future mission commander Michaela Musilová and Stanislav Šilhár of VÚP NPPC

MP Blahová turned to UN because of Čistý deň

The case of the resocialisation centre Čistý deň (Clean Day) in which minors were said to be abused has made it from the Slovak environment to the international scene.9. Jan 2017, at 13:37

The offices of the Čistý deň facility in Galanta.

Drunken Slovak pilot sacked

Released from prison on bail, the pilot faces two charges. Compiled by Spectator staff ,5. Jan 2017, at 23:23

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Fetyko: We think Slovakia is worse than other countries but it’s not true

Richard Fetyko left for the USA on a one-year school exchange but then ultimately stayed for 22 years. He worked in the financial sector – first in Oklahoma, then Texas, and later on Wall Street.By Michaela Kušnírová4. Jan 2017, at 22:05

Richard Fetyko

Over 4,500 soldiers deployed during presidency

Defence minister praises the performance of his department. Compiled by Spectator staff ,3. Jan 2017, at 23:55

Defence Minister Peter Gajdoš after cabinet session September 28.

Fico: Slovakia did well presiding over the EU Council

Slovak Presidency of the EU Council was indeed successful, Prime Minister Robert Fico says. Compiled by Spectator staff ,2. Jan 2017, at 22:41

The ceremonial launch of the Slovak presidency's logo.

2017 heralds arrival of two Black Hawk helicopters to Slovakia

American military helicopters are to replace aging Russian Mi-17 machines. Compiled by Spectator staff ,2. Jan 2017, at 22:33

Sikorsky Black Hawk military helicopter cares for security.

No Slovaks thought to be among victims of Istanbul attack

Slovak Ministry is in contact with Turkish authorities. Compiled by Spectator staff ,2. Jan 2017, at 11:13

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