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SIS committee overseeing summit security

THE SLOVAK Intelligence Service (SIS) appointed a control and coordination committee to evaluate and process information about security as soon as the Bush-Putin summit in Bratislava was known about, the TASR news service reported.

"We are in constant touch with the secret services of NATO member states and partner secret services," SIS spokesman Vladimír Šimko said.

According to Šimko, the SIS is taking all necessary measures to protect Slovakia from possible terrorist attack.

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LGBTI people in the regions: We change people’s minds

Bratislava will dress up in rainbow colours this August again, for the seventh time. This will be for the Bratislava Dúhový Pride diversity festival. But the colours of the rainbow are less bright in the regions,…

Slovakia’s LGBTI community seeks to expand their rights.

Things that make us different also make us stronger

On August 19, a rainbow flag will fly over the US Embassy in Bratislava to represent the firm commitment of the United States to defending the human rights of LGBTI people, writes Ambassador Sterling.

The rainbow flag flew over the US Embassy in Bratislava in 2016.

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Here is a list of tips by an experienced tour guide - including things you have probably not tried before.

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High-rise buildings sprouting up in Bratislava

Visualisation of the future skyline of Bratislava