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India has new ambassador in Slovakia

HOMAI SAHA, the Republic of India's new ambassador designate to Slovakia, met with Slovak Foreign Affairs Minister Ján Kubiš on September 10 to discuss her new role, the ministry informed The Slovak Spectator.

Both sides exchanged their views on the development of bilateral relations, particularly in the economic realm, but also in the spheres of education, science and culture. The two countries also reaffirmed their interest in exchanging high-level visits.

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Legitimising fake news

One of Slovakia’s media schools has invited a well-known conspiracy theorist to an academic conference. What does this say about the state of the Slovak media?

Tibor Rostas

Suicide game does not exist and visa-free regime for Ukrainians is not a lie

The Slovak Spectator brings you a selection of hoaxes from the past two weeks.

There is no computer game that makes people commit suicides.

It’s not easy being an ‘alien’ in Slovakia

Are Slovaks scared of foreigners? The stories of those who are trying to make their homes here suggest that ignorance and bureaucratic inertia, rather than fear, cause more problems.

Dealing with state offices may be difficult and time-demanding.

President Kiska uses train for first time Photo

After criticism from coalition MPs for flying and a troublesome car trip, Slovak President Kiska to commute to Bratislava by international train, boarding it in his hometown of Poprad.

President Kiska gets off the IC train in Bratislava.