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Schuster: Mečiar has changed

President Rudolf Schuster, in an interview for the Austrian Die Presse daily paper, criticised the Slovak government for its domestic reform record, and said the results of September 2002 elections need not threaten Nato and EU integration. "Mečiar, too, has changed and become more realistic," the President said. "Instead of warning about a possible return of Mečiar, the ruling coalition should work to win elections itself."

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How a Catholic charity became a voice for migrants in Slovakia

Religious organisations have added leverage in changing perceptions of foreigners and migrants, says Caritas Slovakia.

Caritas Slovakia's ‘World Without “the Other” – Migration Myths’ campaign educates Slovaks on migration in a fun and artistic way.

Secret votes and public lies

There are uncanny echoes today of Slovakia’s agonies over its choice of chief prosecutor ten years ago.

Dobroslav Trnka (left) and Jozef Čentéš (right), the candidate who was eventually selected by MPs in 2011, never got to take up the post because the then president, Ivan Gašparovič refused to appoint him for reasons that were never clearly explained.

Which are the largest law firms in Slovakia?

For the first time, the ranking also provides an overview in partial categories of law.