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Poprad to bid for 2014 winter Olympics

HAVING failed to be chosen as organiser of the 2002 Winter Olympics, the northern Slovak town of Poprad has again decided to run as candidate for the 2014 winter games.

"If it becomes a member of the European Union, I believe Slovakia has a big chance to be picked as organiser," said Poprad mayor Štefan Kubík.

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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.