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Just like I have a flat and a garden, I'll have a chateau.

Gejza Petrík, head of Interior M ministry's section of local administration who has signed a contract to buy a Sk9 million ($190,000) chateau in Galanta.




There will never be a government in Slovakia which would pass such law and if there ever was, it would lead the country into decline.

Justice Minister and a Christian Democrat Ján Čarnogurský after cabinet rejected a proposal for registered partnerships for homosexual couples.


Top stories

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.

Armed forces need new armour, and more

Slovakia's armed forces need to modernise their military technology, but also improve infrastructure and make soldiers' salaries more competitive.

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