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"They left you so alone here - you don't even have someone to hang you."


Tibor Cabaj, the head of the opposition Movement for a Democratic Slovakia parliamentary caucus, speaking to Culture Minister František Tóth during a debate prior to voting on the no-confidence motion in the minister. Although Tóth eventually defended his seat, during the parliamentary session he sat alone as the ministers of Dzurinda cabinet were absent from the legislature.


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End of investigative show a cause for concern

Media freedom watchdogs believe the scrapping of the only investigative show on public-service television is a threat to its independence.

Jaroslav Rezník

Proxy for Roma criticises minister Kaliňák for ethnical and group discrimination

The government proxy slammed Interior Minister Robert Kaliňák for the draft law on repressing criminality in Roma settlements, for populist discrimination and preferring repression to prevention.

Roma communities, illustrative stock photo

Slovak racer Svitko finished at Dakar Video

After a serious fall in the tenth leg, Slovak motorcyclist Štefan Svitko resigned from the 40th year of the Dakar Rally due to pain in his upper body.

Štefan Svitko

Carmakers in Slovakia produced more than one million cars last year

2018 will be critical for Slovakia’s automotive industry, claim sector’s representatives.

Most cars produced in Slovakia head for export.