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Slovakia behind V4 in asylums

SLOVAKIA last year granted fewer asylum approvals to immigrants than its Visegrad Four neighbours Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary.

While Slovakia approved 18 out of 8,151 total asylum applications, the Czech Republic okayed 83 out of 18,037, Hungary 174 out of 9,554 and Poland 291 out of 4,506, the Slovak office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said on May 8.

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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.

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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.