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Austria launches random checks close to Slovakia’s borders

Refugees are using new smuggling routes, according to the Austrian minister. Compiled by Spectator staff ,20. Sep 2017, at 23:04

Illustrative stock photo

Elite anti-terrorist units from Europe train in SlovakiaPhoto

The Lešť training centre sees a special exercise for the members of anti-terrorist units from eight European countries. Compiled by Spectator staff ,20. Sep 2017, at 22:57

Elite units trained at Lešť, Slovakia.

NY Times highlights partnership in a Roma settlement

NY Times reports on the achievements of Spišský Hrhov where the mayor decided to improve the integration of Roma. Compiled by Spectator staff ,19. Sep 2017, at 14:34

President Andrej Kiska (r) and Spišský Hrhov Mayor Vladimír Ledecký during the former's visit to the village in 2015.

A total of 359 foreign students to study at Comenius University this year

Most of them are interested in the Management Faculty Compiled by Spectator staff ,18. Sep 2017, at 22:49

Slovakia to produce barrels for Swedish mortars

The system will be integrated in Swedish combat vehicles. Compiled by Spectator staff ,14. Sep 2017, at 23:02

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Slovakia to propose third bidder for EUGC Judge

After one candidate was turned down because of poor knowledge of French and another one got a negative opinion from the EU’s consultative committee, a third candidate for the European Union General Court, EUGC, is… Compiled by Spectator staff ,13. Sep 2017, at 22:30

Radoslav Procházka

Foreigners can use the new visa app

They find information necessary for coming to Slovakia. Compiled by Spectator staff ,13. Sep 2017, at 14:15

NY Times: Tolerant spa town feels the chill of Slovak populism

Incidents against Muslims on the rise, the daily reports. Compiled by Spectator staff ,13. Sep 2017, at 14:10

A spa is a place where nations can meet.

Lajčák takes over top UN post

The UN General Assembly president has several important tasks. Compiled by Spectator staff ,12. Sep 2017, at 23:06

Foreign Affairs Minister Lajčák

New apostolic nuncio gives credentials to president Kiska

Monsignor Giacomo Ottonell replaces Mario Giordana who retired from official duties after reaching the canonical age of 75. Compiled by Spectator staff ,12. Sep 2017, at 22:03

L-R: Monsignor Giacomo Guido Ottonello and Slovak President Andrej Kiska.

Fulbright scholars will receive no-fee visas

The new procedure is expected to significantly ease the administrative burden. Compiled by Spectator staff ,6. Sep 2017, at 14:18

International students travel to attend world leading universities. So they did in the past.
Updated: 7. Sep 2017, at 11:12

Refugee quota lawsuit is dead

We respect the court, but our stance toward quotas remains unchanged, says Fico. Michaela Terenzani ,6. Sep 2017, at 12:13

Three Slovak universities are listed among the top schools in the world

Two of the schools are situated in Bratislava and one in Košice. Compiled by Spectator staff ,5. Sep 2017, at 23:36

Comenius University in Bratislava

Bill Gates visited Slovakia

The computer mogul, founder of Microsoft and philanthropist Bill Gates supported his daughter. Compiled by Spectator staff ,4. Sep 2017, at 13:57

Bill Gates during his 2004 visit to Slovakia.

IOM provides grants for training courses to non-EU nationals

Third-country nationals who have come to Slovakia from outside the EU and wish to work in the country may apply for a financial grant to improve their prospects on the jobs market. Compiled by Spectator staff ,31. Aug 2017, at 15:36

Courses for adults, illustrative stock photo

Lajčák visits India for talks with the Indian PM

The visit was due to minister Lajčák assuming the post of president of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly in September. Compiled by Spectator staff ,30. Aug 2017, at 15:06

Slovak FAM Miroslav Lajčák with Indian PM Narendra Modi.

How to be an intern in Slovakia

These 12 FAQs will give you the basics on internships for foreign students in Slovakia, based on the experiences of a Slovak Spectator intern. Hannah Falchuk ,29. Aug 2017, at 11:20

Traditional Slovak language and culture school has new graduates

144 participants from all around the world have received their certificates this year Compiled by Spectator staff ,28. Aug 2017, at 22:34

Participants of the Studia Academica Slovaca programme 2017 received their certificates on August 25.

Slovak soldiers start a training mission in the Mediterranean

Slovak military policemen are part of a team under the German navy’s leadership. Compiled by Spectator staff ,25. Aug 2017, at 0:12

Slovak woman spends two days at a Bulgarian airport after losing her ID card

She had to wait for someone to deliver her passport before she could continue her holiday Compiled by Spectator staff ,24. Aug 2017, at 17:33

Košice airport

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