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Quotes of the Week

"The day the [1998] election results were known, I said Dzurinda couldn't manage the job of Prime Minister. I was right."

Ľuboš Kubín, political scientist at the Slovak Academy of Sciences

"Slovaks must realise they'll never beat us. Now they can garden."

Czech Republic hockey captain Robert Reichel, after beating Slovakia at the World Championships, which they went on to win.

Top stories

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.

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

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

Foreign rocket engines for North Korea: Why?

For Russia, the path to a weakened China could be through a major nuclear accident in North Korea.