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Quotes of the Week


"I didn't attack Štefan Nozdrovický. Yes, I grabbed him by the throat, but his guardian angels were looking after him. If I had attacked him, he would have wound up in the hospital, not back at work."

Jozef Štefanko, Deputy Chief Justice of the Slovak Supreme Court, after hacking his way into his locked flat in the Justice Ministry with an axe and seizing a Justice Ministry official by the throat.




"He has a large Jewish lobby standing behind him."

Štefanko explaining why he thinks Justice Ministry office head Daniel Lipšic charged him with damaging property and assaulting a public official.


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EU roaming fees to end on June 15 – in theory

Slovak customers still waiting to find out how mobile operators will implement change.

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For an archaeologist, the most important thing is his most recent rare discovery, says Július Vavák.

Students visited Svätý Jur as part of their European Wanderer project

How to sell Slovak books to English readers

Slovak literature makes it to the big bookstores of London, but it is unlikely to become a bestseller yet.

On Wednesday, Slovak literature will be presented in one of the biggest bookstores in London. Among the new books translated into English is also the anthology of current Slovak prose selected and translated by Magdalena Mullek and Júlia Sherwood.

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