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The High Tatras region is gorgeous and well worth a visit.

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The police screened journalists and they may turn to court

The screenings are allegedly related to the case of MP assistant Filip Rybanič who looked into the bank account of ex-Interior Minister Kaliňák.

Journalists, who were screened in 2017, are considering turning to court.
Business

NAKA have raided a nuclear plant in Mochovce

A surprise search concerned one of the suppliers located on the site.

The National Criminal Agency raided the Mochovce nuclear power plant, near Levice, in connection with the Italian firm Solesi. The company does not pay some of its subcontractors.
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Who will preside over the Supreme Court?

Four candidates run for the top post at the Supreme Court. The election will be held on September 9.

Former Constitutional Court president Ivetta Macejková wants to become a Supreme Court chief.
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Poll: Extremists fall, Kiska teeters on the threshold

Smer remains a leader in another August poll by Focus, despite a drop in support.

Michal Truban (PS) and Miroslav Beblavý (Spolu).
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The US have invested a lot into our region politically

Now they recognise they need to take care of that investment, says Slovak Ambassador to the US Ivan Korčok.

Ivan Korčok in Washington.
Opinion

What we have learned this summer

Depressingly, it is not just the fashion of the 1990s that is making a comeback in Slovakia.

Marian Kočner
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Threema saga: Kočner says Haščák paid for Rusko's lawyer

To avoid trials and prison, oligarchs are said to have paid the best lawyer for the former owner of private channel TV Markíza, Pavol Rusko.

Oligarch Jaroslav Haščák owns the Penta financial group.
Opinion

What to ask politicians about drugs

Slovak politics has entered a sort of time machine as it debates the meaning of Michal Truban admitting he used drugs in the past

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The cemetery, the run-down school building, and the church are the three things that remain in the abandoned village of Horné Opatovce, central Slovakia.
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The ecological disaster that turned a village into Slovakia's Chernobyl

A factory in Horné Opatovce caused the end of a village 50 years ago.

New US Ambassador has arrived in Slovakia

Ambassador Bridget Brink presented her credentials to the president on August 20.

Slovak President Zuzana Čaputová (r) and new US Ambassador to Slovakia Bridget A. Brink.

Police charges Slovan Bratislava manager for making a Nazi salute

Ivan Komtrík Jr. could spend three years in prison.

ŠK Slovan Bratislava vice-president Ivan Kmotrík Jr. could serve three years in prison for making a Nazi salute during a football match if convicted.
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More and more foreigners coming to work in Slovakia

Ukrainians, Serbs and Romanians make up half of all foreigners on the Slovak labour market.

A €30 million industrial park is emerging in Košice

The first manufacturing hall to be completed in 2019.

Panattoni Europe has begun to construct an industrial park in Košice.

New Slovak Lines app to notify passengers about delays

The new application will house the firm's systems in one place.

Slovak Lines will introduce a new app that will house all of its key systems in one place.
Roughly 67 percent of communal waste ended up at landfills in Slovakia, while only 23 percent was recycled.

Blog: EU takes timid steps toward a circular economy

Monika Junicke from Komerční Banka describes the main challenges complicating the implementation of European Union’s Circular Economy Action Plan.

And the winner goes… into politics?!?

What would happen if math Olympic medalists used their bright minds to try to lead local and central state institutions?

Four Prešov students shine in science around the world with outstanding projects.

Blog: From farm to fork: Future outlook for the EU agri-food sector

The EU agri-food sector is likely to undergo dramatic changes in the years to come. David Bielik, Account Executive at Fipra Slovakia, identifies the main challenges and offers various possible developments.

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Do you know which place in the High Tatras is the most visited?

Tourists have been counted in Slovakia's highest mountains.

Wild canyon: Janošík's Holes

Discover a picturesque part of the world, situated 250 km north-west of Bratislava.

Jánošík's Holes
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First singletrack in Liptov is accessible near Ružomberok

It takes about an hour and a half to conquer it.

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Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between August 16 and August 25, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

Tomb of Germanic prince might return to the Tatras in 2020

Archaeologists and scientists from Slovakia and abroad have been conducting research on the tomb from Matejovce for 15 years.

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Children and machines think a lot alike

Similar to children, we can improve artificial intelligence by rewarding it for good responses or punishing it for doing something wrong.

Advanced technology and children develop in similar ways.
Slovakia's Peter Sagan, wearing the best sprinter's green jersey, starts the 15th stage of the Tour de France.
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Sagan signed a fan's book while competing in the Tour de France

The video was taken during the Tour de France's 14th stage from Tarbes to Tourmalet Barèges.

Peter Sagan wins his seventh green jersey at Tour de France

The cyclist topped the leaderboard after the third stage.

Slovakia's Peter Sagan, wearing the best sprinter's green jersey, stands on the podium after the Tour de France cycling race in Paris, France, on July 28, 2019.
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Netherland team wins Broomtislava tournament

Eight quidditch teams took part in the Bratislava sports event.

Pressburg Phantoms play against Southampton Quidditch in one of the quidditch tournaments.