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Rastislav Káčer to Washington, DC?

DEPUTY Defence Minister Rastislav Káčer may replace the current Slovak ambassador to the US, Martin Bútora, sources suggest.

The Foreign Ministry refused to confirm or deny that Káčer was on his way to Washington, DC.

In accordance with diplomatic protocol, the appointment of an ambassador is not made public until it has been approved by the other country, said Foreign Ministry spokesman Boris Gandel.

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EU roaming fees to end on June 15 – in theory

Slovak customers still waiting to find out how mobile operators will implement change.

Archaeologist pieces together early history of what is now western Slovakia Photo

For an archaeologist, the most important thing is his most recent rare discovery, says Július Vavák.

Students visited Svätý Jur as part of their European Wanderer project

How to sell Slovak books to English readers

Slovak literature makes it to the big bookstores of London, but it is unlikely to become a bestseller yet.

On Wednesday, Slovak literature will be presented in one of the biggest bookstores in London. Among the new books translated into English is also the anthology of current Slovak prose selected and translated by Magdalena Mullek and Júlia Sherwood.

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.

Jaromír Čižnár