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“We don’t see any reason why people in the city of Banská Bystrica and in the region should suffer because of the fact that somebody has been elected experimentally as governor.”

Prime Minister Robert Fico(Source: SITA)

Prime Minister Robert Fico explains why the city of Banská Bystrica rather than the self-governing region’s office should be responsible for drawing European Union funds.

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The unemployment rate continued its downward trend in December

The problem of unemployment in Slovakia is not the lack of jobs but the unsuitable structure for job seekers.

A Slovak prisoner tattooed in Auschwitz, remained silent until he grew very old

Lale Sokolov fell in love in the concentration camp; only those close to him knew his story.

A tattoo, illustrative stock photo

Kiska: Only president can bestow awards

President Andrej Kiska turned to Constitutional Court over the law on state awards recently passed by the government.

President Andrej Kiska granting awards, January 1, 2018