Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

NEWS BRIEFS

New left wing party emerges

SLOVAKIA will soon have a new left wing party, following a prepared merger of four non-parliamentary leftist parties.

The new bloc will be named the United Workers' Party of Labour (ZRSP), representatives of the four parties agreed at a meeting in Nové Zámky on September 21.

The new party will unite the Left Bloc of former politician Jozef Kalman, the ROSA party, led by Miroslav Kočnár, the B-Revolutionary Workers' Party, and the Independent Civic Party of the Unemployed and Damaged. All parties failed to reach a necessary quorum to enter parliament in the most recent national elections.

According to Ján Garai, leader of the latter mentioned party, the basic documents, as well as an itinerary of integration of the four parties, will be prepared by November 20 this year.

Top stories

Wizz Air: Luggage changes have to wait until we train our staff

Clients of the Wizz Air airline will no longer have to pay for bigger hand luggage with a new service to be launched in late October.

Auto sector could learn from Austria

New fields are an opportunity

Hold onto your hats - heavy storms in Slovakia continue

Summer storms cause property damage, destroy gardens and possibly the harvest

Liberation of Mosul and the fight against ISIS

The United States, Slovakia, and the entire Global Coalition will continue to support our regional partners until ISIS has been defeated and the suffering ends.

Iraqi civilians flee their homes during fighting between Iraqi security forces and Islamic State militants, on the western side of Mosul, Iraq, in March 2017.