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Council of Europe warns Hungary

A COUNCIL of Europe legal committee has warned Hungary that if it does not by January 2003 make "fundamental changes" to a recent Status Law on Hungarians Living Abroad, it will face stern criticism in the European Parliament.

The Status Law, passed last year by Budapest, offers educational and cultural advantages to ethnic Hungarians living in neighbouring countries, and has stirred animosity particularly in Bratislava, which regards the measure as interference in Slovak sovereignty.

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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.