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Fico to step down as head of Smer caucus

THE LEADER of the opposition party Smer, Robert Fico, says he will step down as the chair of Smer's parliamentary caucus at the party's April congress.

According local news reports, he hopes to hand over control to vice chair Boris Zala.

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News digest: Opening of Bratislava bypass postponed

Interior minister stays, Pavarotti from Slovakia celebrates his 70th birthday and Slovak food producer wins its fourth Great Taste prize.


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Bratislava Mayor Matúš Vallo speaks to foreigners at [fjúžn] festival's "Ask the Mayor" event.

Foreigner’s community has a big voice, but it needs to be more organised

Bratislava Mayor Matúš Vallo addressed the questions and concerns of foreigners in Bratislava during a special Q&A.


23. sep
Reconstruction work on the Monument of Liberation and Victory, unveiled in 1955 in the Dargov mountain pass, which commemorates the liberation of eastern Slovakia from Nazism.

Unusual mousetrap and Dubček's glasses: Slovakia treasures on display in America

Look through event tips, set out on an easy hike and read short culture stories.


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The new Bratislava sculpture is made of coloured bronze, its height is almost five metres, and it weighs two tons.

Donkey, dog, cat and a rooster: Four friends find a new home in Bratislava

A 'Town Musicians of Bremen' statue has been unveiled in the city.


23. sep
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