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Summer is here, and it is the greatest time to explore the beauty of Slovakia.

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Education minister fails to explain distribution of EU money

The opposition parties plan to initiate a no-confidence vote, the second against this minister.

Opinion

Who will stand up for journalists in Turkish prisons?

Journalists living in countries where politicians (for now) do not send people to prison for their opinions, who only sigh in relief that they are lucky this story does not concern them, are deeply mistaken.

International

EU court’s advocate general proposes to dismiss quota lawsuits

Yves Bot rejects arguments from Slovakia and Hungary on the legality of the relocation plan.

News

Daughter to father: I’m going to kill you

Children are often manipulated against their parents while authorities decide about divorces and custody.

Culture & lifestyle

Camping in a tree? Try it in Bratislava

A creaking wooden floor and the wind swaying the branches of trees around you. Have you ever wondered how it would feel to spend a night in a tree house?

News

Bratislava’s main railway station is getting a face lift

The derelict station still has to wait for its complete rebuild though.

News

Education Ministry ready to sign for controversial project

The inspection of the procurement authority has not revealed any obstacles to signing a deal over securing better internet connection for schools, but non-governmental organisations point to unanswered questions.

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The time bomb of age is ticking in Bratislava

The Slovak capital will have one of the oldest populations in Slovakia as well as in central Europe.

Trenčín has the best maternity hospital

The Guide of Maternity Hospital project aims to provide mothers-to-be with comprehensive information about facilities in Slovakia.

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Alleged Slovak terrorist will be compensated

Slovakia will pay Ladislav Kuc €15,000 after ECHR verdict becomes valid.

Ladislav Kuc

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Bahlsen reacts to pressure, cookies will be the same across Europe

Butter will now be used for products meant for the eastern-European market.

New bus line to connect High Tatras and Košice with Krakow, Warsaw, and Budapest

Slovak tourist destinations will get a regular bus connection with the Polish cities of Krakow, Warsaw, and with the Hungarian capital, Budapest.

LEO Express also operates trains.

The energy regulator to be more open with the public

Newly-appointed Ľubomír Jahnátek has introduced some of his first tasks in the office.

PM Robert Fico (l) and new ÚRSO head Ľubomír Jahnátek (r)

Austrian fish fingers angered PM Fico.

Fico for better fish fingers

It’s true that in the past four months, Mr Fico has been comparatively less busy than his Visegrad Group partners.

Liberation of Mosul and the fight against ISIS

The United States, Slovakia, and the entire Global Coalition will continue to support our regional partners until ISIS has been defeated and the suffering ends.

Iraqi civilians flee their homes during fighting between Iraqi security forces and Islamic State militants, on the western side of Mosul, Iraq, in March 2017.

Blog: Building the organization of the future

Organizations should shift their entire mind-set and behaviors to ensure they can lead, organize, motivate, manage and engage the 21st century workforce, or risk being left behind.

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Austrian Ambassador Helfried Carl

Austrian Ambassador: I like almost everything about Slovakia

Most people want the EU to exist in the future – we just have to mobilise this majority and not take things for granted, says Austrian Ambassador to Slovakia Helfried Carl in an interview with The Slovak Spectator.

Police join fight against online sexual extortion Video

The global initiative is coordinated by Europol.

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Over 100 foreign students receive diplomas in medicine

Most of the graduating students were Greeks

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The view from Belvedere palace in Vienna with Wienerwald in the background.

Twists in development of Vienna and Bratislava

At one point in the history Pressburg, now Bratislava, was bigger and more important town than Vienna.

Slovakia's “Little Croatia” - an area of natural beauty hidden away in Košice Region Photo

The lake in Beňatina is the most eastern travertine bearing locality in the country.

Summer entices everyone outdoors – even statues Photo

The 22nd edition of the Statue and Object festival presents sculptured artworks from Slovakia and other countries, not just in a dozen galleries but also in the garden of the presidential palace in the capital.

Statue and Object in GMB - Christo: Floatin Piers

Peter Sagan

Peter Sagan: The jury is wrong

Slovak cyclist Peter Sagan complains about impersonal behavior of jury.

Slovak water slalom racers won seven medals

Young Slovak talents made the hearts of sports fans race with their performance at the World Championship in water slalom.

Marko Mirgorodský

Slovak sprinter Volko wins in 200m

Jan Volko set a national record at the European Athletics U23 Championships in Poland.

Ján Volko poses with his medals after winning gold at European U23 Championship.