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Cabinet reconsiders Roma handling

FOLLOWING CRITICISM from the European Commission, the Slovak government has apparently backed away from plans to give administration of Roma issues to the Culture Ministry, preferring instead a coordinated approach under the Government Office.

Responsibility for solving the problems of the Roma minority in Slovakia has been shuffled between two government offices during the past eight years, in which time Slovakia has made little progress towards easing the unemployment, poor education and discrimination the minority faces.

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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

What kind of expectations do some Slovaks have for world leaders?

Among EU member states, opinions of the United States declined in all but two — Poland (which makes some sense) and Slovakia (which does not).

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Crates and boxes. Slovaks discover new ways of grocery shopping

Farmer’s boxes are gaining customers in Slovakia as people slowly become more conscious about quality and the origin of the food they eat.

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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