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Mečiar says secret service tried to kill him

Speaking on Slovak TV on July 17, Prime Minister Vladimír Mečiar said the post-revolution Czechoslovak counter- intelligence service, the FBIS, had planned to murder him before the 1992 elections. FBIS treated us as "extremists," Mečiar said, adding that "I was supposed to be arrested, and there even exists evidence that they planned my murder."

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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.

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

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

Foreign rocket engines for North Korea: Why?

For Russia, the path to a weakened China could be through a major nuclear accident in North Korea.