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Quotes of the Week

"Mečiar's lucky my father's not still alive, otherwise he'd kick his butt."

Monika Beňová, general secretary of the Smer non-parliamentary party led by Robert Fico, reacting to a statement by former Prime Minister Vladimír Mečiar that the latter's HZDS party had had to get rid of Beňová and Smer colleague Fedor Flašík for corruption.

"If they really come and start a dialogue with you, could you please tell them about the construction of [the still unfinished Slovak National] Theatre."

Culture Minister Milan Kňažko to Slovak President Rudolf Schuster, who had responded to a message on his personal web-site inviting him to meet with extraterrestrials who wanted to discuss the possible evacuation of humankind to Jupiter.

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General Prosecutor filed a motion for the dissolution of ĽSNS

The Slovak Supreme Court received a motion to dissolve the extreme right ĽSNS party founded and led by Marian Kotleba.

Jaromír Čižnár

Russian spies allegedly recruit also Slovaks

They are using martial art clubs in Germany and dozens more in other EU states, in the Western Balkans, and in North America.

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EC scrutinises state aid for Jaguar Photo

There is a question whether the scrutiny may impact the carmaker’s plans to invest in Slovakia.

The construction site of a brand new plant of Jaguar Land Rover near Nitra.

GLOBSEC forum will host guests from 70 countries

The 12th year of the conference will be attended by the highest number of participants in its history.

Slovak President Andrej Kiska gives the opening speech of The Globsec 2016 security conference.