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Social Dems and Smer to merge

NON-PARLIAMENTARY Social Democratic Party of Slovakia (SDSS) will cease to exist as of January 1, 2005. Its estimated 2,000 members will form a platform within the opposition Smer party, according to the SITA news agency.

The integration agreement between Smer and SDSS was scheduled for signature November 4. After the merger, Smer will change its name to Smer-Social Democracy.

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Sagan rewrites history Video

Cyclist Peter Sagan becomes the first man to win three consecutive world championships.

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

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.

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