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Globsec 2017

If our only solution to terrorism is to fight it, we will fight foreverVideo

Highlights from Globsec 2017: Day 2 (May 27) Compiled by Spectator staff ,27. May 2017, at 21:14

Ron Johnson and Justin Vogt
Globsec 2017

The time is right for Europe to strengthen its confidenceVideo

Highlights from Globsec 2017: Day 1 (May 26) Compiled by Spectator staff ,26. May 2017, at 21:40

Slovak Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajčák, Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, Slovak President Andrej Kiska, Polish President Andrzej Duda (left to right) attend the opening of Globsec 2017 in Bratislava.

European Commission approves state support for football stadium

The European Commission has approved Slovak state support of €36 million for the construction a national football stadium – planned to hold more than 22,000 visitors – in Bratislava. Compiled by Spectator staff ,25. May 2017, at 13:10

Plot of the National Football Stadium

ERRC studies allege inappropriate police violence in Roma communityVideo

The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) scrutinised alleged police violence in the Romani neighbourhood of Zborov from April 16, based on a video footage by a witness. Compiled by Spectator staff ,25. May 2017, at 5:54

Police Corps President Tibor Gašpar

Russian spies allegedly recruit also Slovaks

They are using martial art clubs in Germany and dozens more in other EU states, in the Western Balkans, and in North America. Compiled by Spectator staff ,24. May 2017, at 13:59

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GLOBSEC forum will host guests from 70 countries

The 12th year of the conference will be attended by the highest number of participants in its history. Compiled by Spectator staff ,24. May 2017, at 13:58

Slovak President Andrej Kiska gives the opening speech of The Globsec 2016 security conference.

British embassy opens condolence book

The book will be opened for two days. Compiled by Spectator staff ,23. May 2017, at 22:01

Floral tributes are laid out in Manchester, England, on May 23, 2017, the day after the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande concert that left 22 people dead as it ended on May 22 night.

EC: Focus on education and labour market

Some recommendations remain the same as last year. Compiled by Spectator staff ,23. May 2017, at 21:46

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No Slovaks among the victims of Manchester attack so far

The representatives of Slovakia have expressed their sympathy to the families of the victims. Compiled by Spectator staff ,23. May 2017, at 13:43

Police guard close to the Manchester Arena in Manchester, Britain, on May 23, 2017, a day after an explosion.

Prague to hold anti-corruption march as well

Slovaks living abroad care about their homeland and call for an investigation of the corruption scandals. Compiled by Spectator staff ,23. May 2017, at 13:17

Slovak experts to train Iraqi soldiers

Slovakia will send specialists to Iraq to train members of their army in mine clearance, ground maintenance and special operations. Compiled by Spectator staff ,18. May 2017, at 13:32

Defence Minister Peter Gajdoš during the May 17 cabinet session.

Slovakia to prepare law on cyber security with NATO

The law should define the specific tasks of individual ministries and institutions in Slovakia. Compiled by Spectator staff ,17. May 2017, at 13:55

Slovak anti-virus software company Eset

Slovak charged in the international raid against child pornography

He was detained within the international operation Pacifier. Compiled by Spectator staff ,16. May 2017, at 13:57

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Will the New Silk Road pass through Slovakia?

Economy Minister Peter Žiga attends major meeting on the project in Beijing. Compiled by Spectator staff ,15. May 2017, at 21:55

A 'Golden Bridge of Silk Road' structure outside the National Convention Center, the venue which holds the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, in Beijing.

Slovak diplomat to become EU ambassador to Moldova

Slovak Ambassador to Greece, Peter Michalko, should become the European union ambassador to Moldova, the Politico website informed in mid-May. Compiled by Spectator staff ,15. May 2017, at 14:46

Peter Michalko

Another Slovak enslaved instead of landing a job

BBC runs a series of stories about human trafficking including a case from Slovakia. Compiled by Spectator staff ,11. May 2017, at 22:29

Finance minister talks to Financial Times

Peter Kažimír told the paper he seeks to steer Slovakia past a “lasagne of evil”, adding that a wave of populist unrest in the EU does not sour his outlook for growth. Compiled by Spectator staff ,11. May 2017, at 14:03

Peter Kažimír

Slovakia and Hungary in EU court over migrant quotas

Represenattives of these two ocuntries were asked to explain why their governments decided to sue the Council of the European Union for its decision. Compiled by Spectator staff ,11. May 2017, at 13:46

After defending the new Hungarian education act, PM Viktor Orbán also has to defend - with Slovak PM Robert Fico - a lawsuit concerning migrat quotas.

Military technology will transfer via Slovakia

The biggest transfer this week is scheduled for May 12. Compiled by Spectator staff ,10. May 2017, at 19:59

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Nearly 1,800 people have lost Slovak citizenship so far

Most people have become citizens of the Czech Republic and Germany. Compiled by Spectator staff ,9. May 2017, at 22:08

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