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Slovak company joins forces with Europol’s cybercrime centre

ESET’s researcher will represent the Slovak cyber-security company at the Europol advisory group on internet security.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Jul 2018, at 22:36

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Kio li estas? Liptov welcomed Esperanto enthusiastsPhoto

Biggest Esperanto summer school takes place in Liptovský Mikuláš.Nina Francelová, 18. Jul 2018, at 18:43

Slovakia has extradited Yandiev to Russia

Despite the UN decision, the country sent Ingushetia citizen Aslan Yandiev to Russia where he is wanted for alleged terrorism crimes. It cites the stance of the ECHR.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Jul 2018, at 14:10

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Slovak FAM: The fact that Trump and Putin met is good for everyone

Since these two countries own 90 percent of global nuclear potential, and no global issue can be resolved without them… the philosophy with difference of opinion is to sit down and explain…, Miroslav Lajčák…Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Jul 2018, at 14:07

FAM Miroslav Lajčák

Russian bikers have established a branch in Slovakia

The Foreign Ministry is concerned but Interior Minister Denisa Saková states they do not plan to take any action as of now.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Jul 2018, at 22:09

Russian bikers of Night Wolves, May 5, 2018, Slavín

Authorities to extradite asylum seeker to Russia. Against international law, say NGOs

Human rights watchdogs warn that Slovakia is about to violate a request of the UN Human Rights Committee and extradite an asylum seeker to Russia.Michaela Terenzani, 16. Jul 2018, at 13:19

Slovakia supports US President Trump’s opinion on North Stream 2

The government does not see any benefit in the project with regard to the reduction of dependence on a single gas supply route.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Jul 2018, at 22:34

Steel pipes for the North Stream 2 pipeline are uploaded in Mukran harbour in Sassnitz, Germany.

EP monitoring group expresses concern that there is no progress in the cases of two murdered jounalists

French investigative film-maker, Laurent Richard, says that journalists in Malta and Slovakia should not feel alone. Freedom of the press is the base for democracy.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Jul 2018, at 22:29

Protests following the mruder of Ján Kuciak and Martina Kušnírová were hedl aorund Slovakia - and also abroad (e.g. in Paris, March 9)

Slovak diplomat did not pay rent in New Zealand

After initial success, the owner of the house lost to Eva Tvarožková in court under the pretense of diplomatic immunity.Compiled by Spectator staff, 10. Jul 2018, at 23:34

The deputising Prime Minister of New Zealand, Winston Peters.

Slovakia leads among EU member states in mistrust in police

The police opine that this is the result of the murder of journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancée, Martina Kušnírová.Compiled by Spectator staff, 10. Jul 2018, at 23:12

The police officer in Veľká Mača at the site of Kuciak and Kušnírová's murder.

Pellegrini: Slovakia wants to extend broad-gauge track to Bratislava

After meeting his Chinese counterpart in Sofia, Slovak PM Peter Pellegrini stressed his country wants to continue playing a strategic role in transport, as well as becoming the gate for Chinese investment in Europe.Compiled by Spectator staff, 9. Jul 2018, at 14:31

The trans-shipment point between the narrow-gauge and broad-gauge railways, Čierna nad Tisou, Slovakia.

Slovakia fined with €1 million for landfill

The operation of the disputed landfill in Považský Chlmec has been extended despite polluting leaks.Compiled by Spectator staff, 5. Jul 2018, at 9:30

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Bratislava Old-Town’s mayor orders fence around US Embassy removed

The embassy refuses to comply, citing security concerns and the Vienna Convention.Compiled by Spectator staff, 4. Jul 2018, at 14:48

The disputed fence around the US Embassy in Bratislava

Fee and loan rates for EU students guaranteed after Brexit

However, no decision has been made yet about the long-term status of EU students.Compiled by Spectator staff, 3. Jul 2018, at 22:27

EU-UK, illustrative stock photo.

PM Pellegrini: Slovakia will accept migrants but nobody will come here without our consent

The EU summit brought agreement on the re-distribution of migrants; Slovakia will accept as many as 1,200 migrants to help neighbouring countries, Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini said.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Jul 2018, at 13:45

Migrants arriving on the Greek coast, illustrative stock photo.

Will Slovakia be part of the "new Schengen"?

If leaders in Brussels failed to agree on immigration, we would also feel it, says analyst Milan Nič.Lukáš Onderčanin2. Jul 2018, at 0:06

Milan Nič, analyst of the German Council for Foreign Affairs

PM Pellegrini: lack of dialogue and tolerance threatens multilateralism

At the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, he also answered questiones about migrants, Ján Kuciak and the resignations of RTVS reporters.Compiled by Spectator staff, 27. Jun 2018, at 23:11

L-R: Slovak PM Peter Pellegrini and Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjorn Jagland after signing the Council of Europe Convention on the Manipulation of Sports Competitions, June 27, 2018.

Orbán warns Slovakia against George Soros on a TV talk show

The Hungarian PM labelled Soros “a dangerous financial speculator”.Compiled by Spectator staff, 25. Jun 2018, at 13:54

L-R: Slovak (Peter Pellegrini) and Hungarian (Viktor Orbán) PMs symbolically change the V4 presidency on June 21, 2018.

Škripek alleges Maltese government sold 88,000 Schengen visas in Libya

This case could also be behind last year’s murder of an investigative Maltese journalist, indicates Škripek.Compiled by Spectator staff, 21. Jun 2018, at 22:24

Branislav Škripek

Slovak activist invited to the House of Lords

World-renowned expert Michal Kravčík talked about water solutions created in Slovakia.Compiled by Spectator staff, 21. Jun 2018, at 12:59

Michal Kravčík