Nina Francelová

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Slovakia faces an important vote: How will the country look in the next 12 years?

The quality of the Constitutional Court, the last instance of defence of constitutionality in the country, depends on its 13 judges.17. Jan 2019, at 15:57

Constitutional Court

Slovak cleans national parks in Uganda and explains why everyone should care

A monkey eating trash and waste thrown in the river near hippos inspired a Slovak to help Uganda rainforests.11. Jan 2019, at 8:39


Byzantine theologians or a Communist president? Searching for the Greatest Slovak

Many nominations evoked criticism. But a TV show is not a sociological survey, experts say.9. Jan 2019, at 18:11

Waiting times at the Foreigners' Police get worse

The number of people from non-EU countries working in Slovakia doubled in 2018.3. Jan 2019, at 14:58

People standing in front of the Foreigners Police Department in Bratislava.

What to expect in 2019?

Five things that will shape Slovakia this year.3. Jan 2019, at 14:27

It started with the murder of journalist. How did Slovakia change in 2018?

A year of anniversaries turned into a year of changes, protests and surprises.28. Dec 2018, at 7:30

Compulsory nursery school is a good idea, but not problem-free

In Slovakia, the number of children in pre-school education is much lower than the EU average.14. Dec 2018, at 13:20

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So blue! Slovakia has another record in UNESCO

It is not easy to create a perfect blueprinted fabric.13. Dec 2018, at 6:50


He fled from Czechoslovakia twice

John Palka wants to share the little-known story of Slovakia with a wider audience.6. Dec 2018, at 9:00

Grave of Milan Hodža at National Cemetery in Martin.

Meet your Slovak startup

Several events take place during the year where Slovaks present their ideas, projects and startups.3. Dec 2018, at 16:11

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Orange the World: Women do not talk because we do not listen to them

Violence against women is often trivialised and excused in Slovakia.30. Nov 2018, at 8:50

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Slovak filmed an Oscar-qualified documentary about the coldest populated place in the world

The film is winning awards at film festivals around the world.29. Nov 2018, at 6:50

Dominik Bari and his colleges in front of inscription "Oymyakon, Pole of Cold"

Male nurses in Slovakia: Patients do not know how to address us

Meet some of Slovakia's male nurses. There are very few of them.22. Nov 2018, at 17:31

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Lajčák leads presidential polls, but he refuses to run

The ruling Smer still does not have its candidate. They want the foreign affairs minister, but do not have his backing on the migration pact.21. Nov 2018, at 16:44

The Grassalkovich Palace is the residence of the president of Slovakia.

Slovaks speak the worst English in central Europe

Seven out of ten job applicants in Slovakia claim to speak English.14. Nov 2018, at 15:50

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Migration compact: Will Slovakia stay out?

The ruling coalition is divided over the UN document on migration. The Foreign Minister clashed with the SNS, who want to follow the example of Austria and Hungary.9. Nov 2018, at 7:20

Minister Miroslav Lajčák

We want foreigners to integrate but we do everything to see them fail

If foreigners feel left out, it will become more and more complicated for them in the future but also for common coexistence, researcher says.6. Nov 2018, at 17:05

Elena Gallová Kriglerová

Czechoslovakia was progressive about women's voting rights

But first Slovak feminist Hana Gregorová described the establishment of Czechoslovakia as an act from which women were expelled.2. Nov 2018, at 8:40

Karol Ľudovít Libay: Dve ženy (Two Women)

Alumni of CEU about its ousting: It was a matter of time

Hungarian government approved the law that limits the functioning of foreign universities that do not have home campus in Hungary in April 2017. CEU considering leaving the country.31. Oct 2018, at 16:24

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Coworking spaces spring up like mushrooms in Slovakia

Every regional capital in Slovakia has a coworking space. Lately, they also started appearing in smaller towns.31. Oct 2018, at 10:50