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Fico most trusted Slovak politician

ROBERT Fico, chairman of the opposition party Smer, is Slovakia's most trusted politician with 22.6 percent support in a Statistics Office poll.

President Ivan Gašparovič ranked second with 14.5 percent. Movement for a Democratic Slovakia chairman and three-time ex-PM Vladimír Mečiar had 14.1 percent, the Pravda daily wrote.

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Chinese are closer to taking over Košice steelworks

The sale may be completed early next year, according to reports.

U.S. Steel Košice

Third anti-corruption march drew thousands Photo

The only demand that has been met to date is the abrogation of Vladimír Mečiar’s amnesties by parliament.

The anti-corruption march

Slovak water slalom racers start championship with a victory Video

The single canoe slalom team can boast with several records.

l-r: Alexander Slafkovský, Matej Beňuš and Michal Martikán

Blog: In Slovakia, tradition is key

The year round, the calendar is filled to the brim with traditional habits, happenings that seem to go back centuries.

Traditional "vinobranie" event in Pezinok.