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Van der Linden: EU campaign crucial

IN LIGHT of Slovakia's history of invalid referendums due to low voter turnout, head of the EC delegation to Slovakia Eric van der Linden said an information campaign would be key to the country's success in a scheduled popular vote on EU entry in May.

Meanwhile, special envoy to Slovakia and member of the European Parliament (MEP) Jan Marinus Wiersma said the Slovak cabinet had to present him with plans for dealing with the Roma minority and corruption if he is to recommend that Slovakia be admitted to the EU.

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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.