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Foreign hackers attacked Slovak Foreign Ministry

The attack by the so far unknown perpetrators was targeted.

Opinion

We protect ourselves from chemical and digital attacks

Calling out perpetrators of cyber-attacks is an important first step, but we must go further, writes British Minister for Europe.

Culture & lifestyle

Foreigners: Top 10 events in BratislavaVideo

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between October 19 and October 28, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

News

TIS: Trust of Slovaks in municipal politicians is declining

The transparency watchdog conducted a survey recently, focusing on people’s trust in municipal governance.

Opinion

The silo effect

There is still diversity in the folly on display on Facebook, even among ‘friends’ who aren’t overtly racist, crude or stupid.

News

UPDATED: RTVS Radio news section head resigns from her post

Stano Maťašovská, who led the news section in public-service radio RTVS, has left her job, citing recent “pressure from some politicians” as the reason. This may be connected to last week’s controversial “handbook”…

News

Police are doing house searches at Kočner’s placesVideo

The shady businessman is participating in person in these house searches, conducted in connection with his suspected violent criminality - the murder of Ján Kuciak.

Opinion

The courage to be free lives on

Memories from a Tour of Slovakia.

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Foreigners in Slovakia: We did not feel welcomed at first

In the eyes of foreigners Slovaks are friendly when they overcome their first fears.

NAKA cracked down on land gang in Nitra Video

Six people have been charged in the case, facing 10 to 15 years in jail.

Illustrative stock photo

New law introduces membership regulations for political parties

The amendment passed in parliament also bans use of an individual’s name in the names of parties and sets the minimum number of members.

Slovak parliament, illustrative stock photo
ZKW Slovakia in Krušovice, Slovakia

Car industry supplier ZKW expands in Slovakia for €150 million Photo

This will be the largest and most cost-intensive expansion in the Austrian company's 80-year history.

Slovakia ranks 39th in terms of investment in the global property market

The global property market has risen 18 percent year-on-year to a new record high of $1.8 trillion.

Bratislava has attracted $0.25 billion of cross border capital.

Slovakia is patching up holes in the labour market

The aim of the labour force mobility strategy is not to import cheap labour.

Labour Minister Ján Richter

Blog: Slovakia is a country of women Audio

They rule the country behind the scenes, says Anca Dragu, a Romanian journalist living in Bratislava.

Why nationalists cannot have a policy for global warming

The dynamic that emerges looks almost exactly like a classic problem in game theory.

The Spitzenkandidat process is nonsensical and dishonest

Electing at least some MEPs on a cross-border basis, for example, would force candidates to articulate a vision for Europe, rather than count on preexisting party loyalties, to get elected.

Commissioner Maroš Šefčovič
Woodrow Wilson Awards laureates

First Slovaks receive the Woodrow Wilson Awards Video

Individuals as well as institutions were decorated for their contribution to developing mutual ties between Slovakia and the USA.

Radoslav Šoth could be the first Slovak in the Brussels city council

He is running at the head of the “Plan B” civic platform slate.

Brussels

Slovak Šefčovič should become the socialists’ candidate for EC head

The Vice-President of the European Commission has support to become the only European Socialists’ Spitzenkandidat for EC president, Politico wrote on October 8.

European Commission Vice-president for the Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič
Ján Kozák

Football coach Kozák resigns from his position

The most successful and longest-working Slovak coach announced he was leaving the national team of his own free will.

Košice Marathon results in several personal records Photo

The 95th year of the International Peace Marathon saw several personal records including that for best Slovak, Tibor Sahajda.

The best Slovak, Tibor Sahajda, at International Peace Marathon Košice 2018.

Fight with traffickers thwarted online sale of hockey tickets

The algorithm not only prevented traffickers but also ordinary fans from buying tickets.

Waiting for tickets in Košice