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A TV PROGRAMME IN ENGLISH COVERING THE MOST IMPORTANT EVENTS IN SLOVAKIA OVER THE PAST WEEK (VIDEO INCLUDED)

This week in Slovakia

Content of programme: Turkey foils Slovak drugs sting; New public media bosses take stock; Military base returned to former owners; Slovak hockey starts year on sour note

Content of programme:


Turkey foils Slovak drugs sting;
New public media bosses take stock;
Military base returned to former owners;
Slovak hockey starts year on sour note

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Slovakia plans to file a protest after the Turkish police marred an operation that had been set up by the Slovak police to bust an international drugs gang.

The new management of Slovakia’s combined radio and television station, RTS , took over on January 1 promising to investigate recent contracts signed by the outgoing leadership.

And hundreds of former landowners whose property was confiscated by the Czechoslovak military can finally go home.

Slovakia’s junior men’s ice hockey team has failed to impress at the Under-20 World Championships, having to compete with the likes of Norway to avoid relegation from the top international ranks.

Top stories

EU roaming fees to end on June 15 – in theory

Slovak customers still waiting to find out how mobile operators will implement change.

Archaeologist pieces together early history of what is now western Slovakia Photo

For an archaeologist, the most important thing is his most recent rare discovery, says Július Vavák.

Students visited Svätý Jur as part of their European Wanderer project

How to sell Slovak books to English readers

Slovak literature makes it to the big bookstores of London, but it is unlikely to become a bestseller yet.

On Wednesday, Slovak literature will be presented in one of the biggest bookstores in London. Among the new books translated into English is also the anthology of current Slovak prose selected and translated by Magdalena Mullek and Júlia Sherwood.

General Prosecutor filed a motion for the dissolution of ĽSNS

The Slovak Supreme Court received a motion to dissolve the extreme right ĽSNS party founded and led by Marian Kotleba.

Jaromír Čižnár