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Kováč signs territorial division bill into law

President Michal Kováč signed a law on July 17 defining regions and districts under Slovakia's new territorial reform, ČTK reported. Although he called the law "too centrist," he opted not to veto it because, he said, this would create "serious problems" given that the law outlining the country's new administrative division has already been approved twice. The opposition said it will appeal to the Constitutional Court.

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Man who abducted the president’s son speaks out

The testimony of the former secret service agent could be of importance in a court process against the ex-spy boss.

Former SIS director Ivan Lexa

Press freedom is bleeding across our borders

Critical media are always the first targets of populists and press freedom enemies.

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava Video

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between January 19 and January 28, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

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Crematorium in Bratislava is an architectural revelation Photo

Those who have experienced farewells in other crematoria know what makes it special. Now the best work by the architect Ferdinand Milučký is getting a monograph

Crematorium in Bratislava by architect Ferdinand Milučký