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Activists happy with Hrubala

NON-GOVERNMENTAL organisations welcomed the decision of ruling coalition parties to support lawyer Ján Hrubala as their candidate for the post of ombudsman. Hrubala withdrew his candidacy shortly before the first round of ombudsman elections in mid-February, a move that enabled him to run for the post again. The next parliamentary vote on the ombudsman is planned for March 19.

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Sagan rewrites history Video

Cyclist Peter Sagan becomes the first man to win three consecutive world championships.

When the state can’t keep a secret

A selective leak has tarnished President Kiska’s reputation. But he must continue to speak out about corruption.

President Andrej Kiska

Námestie Slobody gets facelift Photo

The architectural tender will gather ideas for the redesign of the biggest square in Bratislava

Námestie Slobody will be redesigned into a kind of living room in the city.

Fundamental values explored at Divadelná Nitra 2017

This time round, the Slovak, European and US ensembles at the theatre festival focus on #fundamentals, i.e. basic values and the essence of all things.

Nature Theatre of Oklahoma: Pursuit of Happiness