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Roma demand asylum in Norway

A group of 160 Roma from eastern Slovakia in early February demanded asylum in Norway, said the Norwegian ambassador to Austria with responsibility for Slovakia, adding that unsuccessful applicants would be returned to Slovakia within two weeks.

Slovak Roma have made similar attempts to gain asylum in many European Union member states, drawing tightened visa policies from some and a call from the EU for Slovakia to improve the living conditions of the Roma at home.

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Prosecutor’s office reportedly plans to weaken the unit fighting extremism

The proposal has raised several critical reactions.

Italian architects to design refurbishing of Bratislava's iconic bathhouse

The historical Grössling building will be extended to acquire new functions.

The winning design of renewed Grössling bathhouse by OPPS Architettura

Journalists' dilemma over the case of the charged Jaroslav Haščák

Investigative reporter Adam Valček writes about what he learned during the Kuciak murder trial and how it applies in the case of the charged co-founder of Penta.

Jaroslav Haščák