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Political ambassadors quit at request of Foreign Ministry

THE FOUR Slovak ambassadors who are to lose their posts due to the fact they were political nominees of the previous government include Alojz Mészáros (Sweden, nominated by the Hungarian Coalition Party, SMK), Viktor Bauer (Turkey, SMK), Dagmar Babčanová (Vatican, Christian Democratic Movement, KDH), and Ladislav Ballek (Czech Republic, former Democratic Left Party).

Former Slovak Deputy Foreign Minister József Berényi of the SMK confirmed the names following a meeting of the parliamentary Foreign Affairs Committee on November 23.

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Sagan rewrites history Video

Cyclist Peter Sagan becomes the first man to win three consecutive world championships.

When the state can’t keep a secret

A selective leak has tarnished President Kiska’s reputation. But he must continue to speak out about corruption.

President Andrej Kiska

Námestie Slobody gets facelift Photo

The architectural tender will gather ideas for the redesign of the biggest square in Bratislava

Námestie Slobody will be redesigned into a kind of living room in the city.

Fundamental values explored at Divadelná Nitra 2017

This time round, the Slovak, European and US ensembles at the theatre festival focus on #fundamentals, i.e. basic values and the essence of all things.

Nature Theatre of Oklahoma: Pursuit of Happiness