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We will not allow Ján and Martina to be forgotten

Statement from Slovak journalists half a year after the murder of Ján Kuciak and Martina Kušnírová

Opinion

Our emigrants’ stories: lessons in humanity

Slovaks who fled the 1968 occupation tell us what it means to be a refugee.

News

We were on the run, but we were welcomedPhoto

Slovak-Swiss writer Irena Brežná was forced to emigrate but found a way to fill her life with meaning in a foreign land.

News

Last Week in Slovakia: This could be the hottest summerAudio

Listen to all the headlines from the last week.

Culture & lifestyle

Foreigners: Top 10 events in BratislavaVideo

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between August 17 and August 26, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

Opinion

The memory of emigration will survive in our children's childrenPhoto

Dušan Tóth, a noted figure of the Slovak community in Canada remembers 1968 and his emigration.

Culture & lifestyle

Travelling exhibition of Alexander Dubček’s photos opens on selected trainsPhoto

Unique photographs from TASR archives commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1968 Prague Spring violently interrupted by the “friendly” invasion of Soviet armies – then an ally of Czechoslovakia – and fellow…

News

August 1968: After a temporary thaw, the Czechoslovak borders were sealed

Tens of thousands of citizens used the window of opportunity and left Czechoslovakia following the invasion of the Warsaw Pact troops 50 years ago.

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István Tiborcz

Hungarian oligarchs expand to Slovakia

Hungarian firms investigated by EU’s anti-fraud office try to do business in Slovakia.

Slovaks receive the European “science Oscar”

Ján Tkáč from the Slovak Academy of Sciences has received financing for a project to diagnose prostate cancer more accurately.

R-L: Vice-chair of Slovak Academy of Sciences (SAS) Peter Samuely and SAS chemist and ERC grant laureate Ján Tkáč at a press briefing on August 16, 2018.

Is Slovakia's hyperloop dream over?

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies is working on projects in the Czech Republic and China.

Growing popularity of domestic food increases food fraud

Food inspections found 9.4 percent irregularities in six months

Iconic company Palma will again produce table oils in Slovakia

The firm is owned by financiers of the Slavia Capital group.

Table oils that have started to be produced in Slovakia, by the iconic Palma company.
US Ambassador to Slovakia Adam Sterling

America is rolling into a town near you

We want to know what people throughout the country are optimistic about, what concerns them, and how they view the relationship between Slovakia and the United States, US ambassador to Slovakia writes.

If we do not resist evil, we go along with it

Gas chambers were preceded by eight or so years of seemingly reasonable people trying to rationalise irrational racism.

Donald Trump

Blog: Need for increased collaboration on human capital challenges

In our fast-changing world, organizations need to reconsider their role in the society to stay relevant.

US Ambassador to Slovakia, Adam Sterling

The US Embassy will hit the road

In which towns will the embassy caravan stop?

NAKA detained Russian businessman Vinogradov

The Russian businessman was wanted by an international warrant for real estate fraud.

Horse races, illustrative stock photo

Comenius University now offers law studies in English

The Law Faculty of the university is offering a new study course – focusing on EU and international law.

Comenius University in Bratislava Law Faculty)
Peter Janicina

Blog: Bistro owner rediscovered his love for Slovakia abroad

Slovak Peter Janicina spent seven years in Scotland. Now, the owner of U Kubistu is using his international experience to promote local change.

Gipsy Bashavel makes Bratislava dance again Video

Visitors can enjoy lively music and dancing, taste traditional Roma delicacies, and watch young talents take to the stage.

Barbora Botošová will perform with students at Gipsy Bashavel

Tradition of horse wagon carriage has survived half a century Photo

Carriages beautifully decorated this year as well.

Legendary Blackhawk, ice-hockey player with Slovak roots Stan Mikita

Mikita: A migrant child who became an ice-hockey star Photo

The legendary ice-hockey player passed away on August 7 at the age of 78.

Slovak shooter wins women’s skeet at European Championships

Danka Barteková won the skeet competition, while two other Slovak shooters triumphed in the double trap mixed teams’ competition in Leobersdorf.

Sport shooter Danka barteková trains, illustrative stock photo.

Slovak race walker Tóth: "Silver has the worth of gold for me"

Matej Tóth wins medal by displaying remarkable effort in the final few kilometres.

Slovak race walker Matej Tóth on his way to silver at European Championship, August 7, 2018.