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Politics and businesses endanger the freedom of mediaVideo

Less than one-third of Slovaks believe the media outlets in the country. Compiled by Spectator staff ,27. Jun 2017, at 6:36

Poll: Slovaks want to be at the core of the EU

Slovaks see the EU advantages of a higher living standard, a developed economy and the possibilities for self-realisation. Compiled by Spectator staff ,27. Jun 2017, at 6:27

Kiska opens Slovak honorary consulate in Split

Slovak President Andrej Kiska opened the country’s Honorary Consulate in Split, Croatia – which is a popular holiday destination for his compatriots. Compiled by Spectator staff ,21. Jun 2017, at 22:14

Split, Croatia, illustrative stock photo

Cuban minister: We don’t care what the US thinks about ties with Slovakia

Bruno Rodriguez Parilla is the first Cuban foreign affairs minister to make an official visit to the independent Slovakia. Compiled by Spectator staff ,20. Jun 2017, at 23:32

Slovak Foreign Affairs Minister Miroslav Lajčák (r) and his Cuban counterpart Bruno Rodriguez Parilla
Updated: 20. Jun 2017, at 23:45

UPDATED: Antimonopoly Office stops investigation of presidency orders

The Foreign Affairs Ministry welcomes the decision, but the ethics watchdog says the scrutiny lacked depth. Compiled by Spectator staff ,20. Jun 2017, at 13:30

the Slovak EU Council Presidency

Icelandic Catholics receive a wooden church from SlovakiaVideo

The bishop of Reykjavík who is also the top representative of the Catholic Church in Iceland, comes from Slovakia Compiled by Spectator staff ,19. Jun 2017, at 22:39

The church from Slovakia in the Icelandic town of Reydarfjordur.

Gangland boss Yegorov has been detained in Ukraine

The gang leader who had been charged with five murders in Slovakia has been detained in Ukraine. Compiled by Spectator staff ,15. Jun 2017, at 14:44

Volodymyr Yegorov with police on July 27, 2011 in Bratislava.

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Conditions for temporary stay for third country students get stricter

The coalition SNS party pushed through changes to prevent alleged abuse of temporary residence by foreign students. Compiled by Spectator staff ,14. Jun 2017, at 23:49

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Al-Jazeera reports on Slovak fascist-buster and also on Kotleba

The Arabian TV network has followed the operation of the Slovak extreme right and also how local activists oppose it. Compiled by Spectator staff ,14. Jun 2017, at 23:31

Marian Kotleba and his MPs

Blogger Benčík awarded European citizen's prize for 2017

He will be honoured for his fight against extremist forces in society. Compiled by Spectator staff ,13. Jun 2017, at 22:08

Ján Benčík

Kaliňak: voluntary quota system has failed

Only 12 percent of a total of 160,000 migrants have been relocated so far. Compiled by Spectator staff ,13. Jun 2017, at 13:28

Refugees at the border between Hungary and Serbia.

US army will convoy across Slovakia

Drivers should prepare for increased traffic on June 13 and 14. Compiled by Spectator staff ,13. Jun 2017, at 13:09

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Kiska voices support for Ukraine as visa-free travel launchedPhoto

Slovak President Andrej Kiska offered encouragement to Ukraine on the June 11 introduction of visa-free travel between the EU and Ukraine. Compiled by Spectator staff ,12. Jun 2017, at 13:47

L-R: Slovak president Andrej Kiska with his Ukrainian counterpart on Vyšné Nemecké-Uzhhorod crossing, June 10.

Bratislava hosts the biggest polyglot gathering in the worldPhoto

Participants at the gathering created a new Slovak record. Compiled by Spectator staff ,8. Jun 2017, at 23:50

Slovaks mostly work in the service sector in Britain

Slovak ambassador to UK sees Brexit as an impetus for Slovaks living there to reconsider whether to stay or return to Slovakia. Compiled by Spectator staff ,8. Jun 2017, at 23:23

The Houses of Parliament in London.

Celebrated Cobb K-9 was born in SlovakiaVideo

German shepherd Bady had an immeasurable impact on the community, said the police department in the US state of Georgia. Compiled by Spectator staff ,7. Jun 2017, at 14:42

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FT: Bratislava described as Danube Valley

Flying cars, cyber security and mobile apps from Slovakia are winning global recognition, according to the financial daily. Compiled by Spectator staff ,7. Jun 2017, at 14:25

Czech president refuses proposal to honour WWII paratroopersVideo

Slovak President Andrej Kiska later promoted Slovak to higher rank in memoriam. Compiled by Spectator staff ,6. Jun 2017, at 13:45

Czech President Miloš Zeman (l) and his Slovak counterpart Andrej Kiska (r) in Bratislava in 2014.

Slovak politicians, diplomats react to terrorist attack in London

The Slovak president, prime minister, and foreign ministry expressed grief to the UK and offered recommendations for Slovaks. Compiled by Spectator staff ,5. Jun 2017, at 14:29

Area around London Bridge after the attacks.

Slovakia's rank in Global Peace Index falls by two spots

The 2017 Global Peace Index finds that the world has became more peaceful in the past year, although the entire decade has been less so. Compiled by Spectator staff ,5. Jun 2017, at 14:14

About 50 people gathered at a protest against violence, Fascism, neo-Nazism, and the spreading of ideas oppressing human rights.

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