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Martinka not coming home just yet

ALTHOUGH THE Justice Ministry has withdrawn an extradition request concerning former privatiser and Devín Bank chief Karol Martinka, who now lives in Vienna, Martinka has said he will not soon be returning to Slovakia, where he still faces fraud charges in connection with the 1996 privatisation of the Piešťany spa facility.

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Sagan rewrites history Video

Cyclist Peter Sagan becomes the first man to win three consecutive world championships.

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

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.

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