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Replacements for MEPs sworn in

SEVEN new MEPs replaced legislators in the European Parliament on August 24.

The new MEPs include Jaroslav Ivančo of the Slovak Democratic and Christian Union, Peter Oremus representing the opposition party Smer, Ján Bielik from the Christian Democratic Movement, Ján Cuper and Katarína Tóthová from the opposition party Movement for a Democratic Slovakia, and József Kvárda and Győrgy Juhász representing the ruling Hungarian Coalition Party, the Pravda daily wrote.

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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.