AN EXTRAORDINARY government session on November 27 has approved a package of anti-terrorism legislation as a response to the current security situation in Europe.
“He used the word ‘Muslim’. Would he rather say we will monitor Eskimos?”
DESPITE protests and overall dissatisfaction of teachers with the current state of education in Slovakia, schools will receive less money from the state budget next year.
CUSTOMS officers stopped a van with Austrian licence plates at the Austrian-Slovak border crossing (in the Bratislava borough of Jarovce) when they recorded a level of radioactivity which was exceeded the safety…
NEPHEWS of the former speaker of the Slovak parliament Pavol Paška (from Smer) were involved in a fight with several other Košice city citizens including the woman. Two of them have subsequently lost their jobs.
Besides the current Prime Minister Robert Fico, the Foreign and European Affairs Minister Miroslav Lajčák is also acceptable for the position according to 51 percent of those polled.
Government moves to amend more than 15 measures
THE NUMBER of students, including postgraduate ones, at Slovak universities and colleges has been declining, according to a study of the Academic Ranking and Rating Agency, ARRA.
A BRATISLAVA prosecutor has pressed charges of vandalism against a young man identified only as Martin M., aged 24, of Bratislava, who is suspected of terrorising Bratislava women by smearing feces on their faces.
THE PARLIAMENT will strengthen external supervision over the use of information-technical means (ITP), used for wiretapping, via a commission.
THE SME daily revealed links between the Penta financial group and some politicians of the ruling Smer party and the businesspeople they have ties with.
THE POLICE investigator has refused the claim that by exporting the bust of Pope Paul V, designed by Italian Baroque sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini, the crime of fraud was committed.
FORMER president of the Supreme Court Štefan Harabin may be stripped of his judicial post soon.
FOLLOWING Prime Minister Robert Fico’s statement that the government would monitor every Muslim in Slovakia, the police started searching for foreigners, particularly Arabs, Syrians and refugees in the hotels and…
Branislav Šafárik resigned from his post as the Slovak Business Agency’s head.
Voter preferences for Smer, Sieť and SNS are on the rise.
ONLY months before the March 2016 general election, the scenario of a file leaked allegedly from the intelligence service disclosing the links between politicians and businesspeople is repeating.
SLOVAK parliament passed an amendment to the law on the prosecutor’s office on November 20. The amendment, passed by 80 votes (of the 150 in total) does not give them an increase in pensions, but rather many other…
TEACHERS from Bratislava queued up at the National Transfusion Service in the borough of Ružinov to donate blood as part of a Health Day, involving more than 200 schools in Slovakia, which was organised to point to…
A STRINGENT security regime has been put in place in Slovakia since the terror attacks in Paris, which has resulted in the arrests of some 20 people who were residing in Slovakia illegally, the TASR newswire…