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Slovak woman receives St Rita international award

A mother of five from Košice, founder of the Maják (Lighthouse) association to help families in emergency situations, receives award in a pilgrimage town in Italy. Compiled by Spectator staff ,23. May 2018, at 14:05

The relic of St Rita of Cascia, the patorn-saint in hard situations, was boroght to the St rita Church in Košice; it is held by the minister general of the Augustinian order, Juraj Pigula.

Number of foreigners in Slovakia increasing slower than in other EU states

Slovakia needs migrants, especially in the labour market, migration organisation points out. Compiled by Spectator staff ,23. May 2018, at 13:54

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EC halted proceedings against Slovakia in re-export of medicaments

It basically acknowledged medicaments are not common goods, and new rules determining their trading should be found. Compiled by Spectator staff ,22. May 2018, at 14:09

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Ecuador sends ministers to Slovakia to resolve a child abduction case

The father has ignored the verdicts of the courts ordering that the child should return to Ecuador. Compiled by Spectator staff ,22. May 2018, at 6:19

MP Natália Blahová

Bust of Woodrow Wilson unveiled at Slovak Foreign MinistryPhoto

Wilson was a visionary, a peacemaker and a friend of Czechoslovakia, so much so that the Slovak capital came close to being renamed Wilson City 100 years ago. Compiled by Spectator staff ,21. May 2018, at 14:22

L-R: Woodrow Wilson (bust), US Ambassador to Slovakia Adam Stelring and Slovak Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajčák.

Washington Post reporter outraged that journalist’s phone was seized by Slovak police

The US daily says that seizing her phone was merely the latest attempt by Slovak authorities to harass those close to a reporter who was killed for doing his job. Compiled by Spectator staff ,21. May 2018, at 13:34

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Babiš at Globsec: Immigration quotas will not protect our continent

Immigration, innovation and security were some of the topics discussed during a panel discussion at the 2018 Globsec conference.Matúš Krčmárik20. May 2018, at 23:16

Czech PM Andrej Babiš at GLOBSEC 2018

Kiska: The arrogance of politicians prevails over democratic values

The president stressed the role of independent media and journalism in a democratic society at the security conference GLOBSEC. Compiled by Spectator staff ,17. May 2018, at 22:35

President Andrej Kiska

European Commission takes Slovakia to court over visa appeals procedure

The country has failed to provide judicial remedies to its visa politics. Compiled by Spectator staff ,17. May 2018, at 22:27

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Vietnamese Ambassador: Abducted entrepreneur had never been to Slovakia

Slovakia was in no way involved in kidnapping Vietnamese entrepreneur Trinh Xuan Thanh, claims PM Pellegrini. Compiled by Spectator staff ,17. May 2018, at 22:21

Trinh Xuan Thanh during his trial in Vietnam.

More than 50 percent of Slovaks believe in conspiracy theories

Central Europe is at the most vulnerable since 1989. Compiled by Spectator staff ,16. May 2018, at 12:30

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Vietnamese ambassador should offer an explanation of the alleged abduction

In the international case of Vietnamese officials abducting their countryman-dissident for a home trial, Slovakia insists its government plane was not involved. Compiled by Spectator staff ,16. May 2018, at 12:22

Trinh Xuan Thanh was sentenced to life in prison in Vietnam.

Amnesty International: Stop arms deliveries to Israel

More than one-quarter of Slovak exports went to Israel last year, the organisation claimed. Compiled by Spectator staff ,15. May 2018, at 22:13

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The world will come to Bratislava again

Today, our security depends on the stability of institutions, both national and international, which guarantee the values our society is based on, says Globsec president.Matúš Krčmárik15. May 2018, at 13:44

Robert Vass

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung: Saková is lying about the abduction of a Vietnamese citizen

The Interior Minister insists Slovak authorities did not cooperate in the kidnapping of a Vietnamese dissident by the Vietnamese delegation but admits the video evidence is no longer available. Compiled by Spectator staff ,14. May 2018, at 13:39

Interior Minister Denisa Saková

Slovak woman on Arctic mammoth expedition

Mammoths on Wrangler Island in Siberia were the object of Pečnerová’s research. Compiled by Spectator staff ,12. May 2018, at 7:25

Patrícia Pečnerová

Globsec 2018 will cover security topics, artificial Intelligence and cyberspace

The conference will no longer be just a platform for exchanging opinions. Compiled by Spectator staff ,10. May 2018, at 22:49

Last year Donald Tusk, Robert Fico, and Bohuslav Sobotka (left to right) were among the prominent guests.

More free Slovak language courses for non-EU foreigners

The courses are for beginners and pre-intermediate speakers. Compiled by Spectator staff ,10. May 2018, at 22:12

Documents from Finland prove Defence Ministry made secret military trade deals

Finnish investigative reporter sees similarities between the Slovak-Finnish deal and a Finnish-Slovene corruption scandal. Compiled by Spectator staff ,10. May 2018, at 16:46

Patria AMV

Culture and quizzes: How Bratislava celebrated Europe’s birthdayPhoto

Visitors can learn more about all EU member states. Compiled by Spectator staff ,10. May 2018, at 13:06

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