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It takes nuts to help Kenyans

Slovakia has provided more than €10 million to the Kenyan people since 2005. Roman Cuprik ,22. Feb 2017, at 14:32

Muruku slum in Naorobi

Police officers may help in the Mediterranean

Their task will be to check vessels in the sea to curtail human smuggling. Compiled by Spectator staff ,21. Feb 2017, at 13:49

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Bratislava city council turns down rental contract with US Embassy

The embassy has progressed in finding a new site for relocation. Compiled by Spectator staff ,20. Feb 2017, at 22:01

The security fence

SaS denies Russian media reports on its support of Slexit

The opposition party has objected to news in some Russian media stating that it supports the departure of Slovakia from the EU, i.e. Slexit. Compiled by Spectator staff ,20. Feb 2017, at 13:55

Richard Sulík

US philosopher with Slovak roots, Michael Novak, dies

The man who advised politicians and even presidents Gerald Ford and James Carter died on February 17, aged 83. Compiled by Spectator staff ,20. Feb 2017, at 13:52

Michael Novak

NATO ministers: Alliance needs a stronger eastern border

Slovak defence minister met with his colleagues in Brussels Compiled by Spectator staff ,16. Feb 2017, at 22:19

NATO ministers in Brussels

OLAF investigates medical symposium in Slovakia

The medical symposium taking place in the Orava region of Slovakia lured participants with skiing, folklore and plum brandy – financed largely from EU funds. Compiled by Spectator staff ,16. Feb 2017, at 14:14

Skiing was the bait to lure doctors to the symposium.

Špaček is new government proxy for Gabčíkovo-Nagymaros dispute

As the incumbent government proxy for the international dispute concerning the Gabčíkovo-Nagymaros waterworks got another international position, he will be replaced by another Slovak. Compiled by Spectator staff ,16. Feb 2017, at 14:01

Foreign Affairs Minister Miroslav Lajčák

Group trafficking Slovak victims is dismantled

Police detained five people and seized extensive evidence during house searches. Compiled by Spectator staff ,15. Feb 2017, at 23:55

Victims of human trafficking can find themselves forced into prostitution.

President met with Ban Ki-moon in Kenya

They discussed the challenges of the 72nd UN General Assembly and mutual collaboration between Slovakia and South Korea. Compiled by Spectator staff ,15. Feb 2017, at 14:04

Ban Ki-moon (l) and Andrej Kiska (r)

Slovak aid projects improve situation in Kenya

The Slovak president visited Kenya for the first time and highlighted the exchange of experiences between the two countries. Compiled by Spectator staff ,14. Feb 2017, at 13:54

Slovak President Andrej Kiska and his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta

Slovak presidency of EU did not interest Eurosceptics

Slovak Presidency of the EU Council resonated in two thirds of the population, however, it had no impact on perception of the EU. Compiled by Spectator staff ,13. Feb 2017, at 23:23

Slovakia's EU presidency logo

Roaming fees to end this summer

In June 2017, roaming fees within the different countries of the EU will end for calling, sending short text messages and surfing on the internet. Compiled by Spectator staff ,9. Feb 2017, at 14:24

Users will soon get to surf the internet abroad without paying extra roaming fees.

Slovak scientist receives award from American Ceramic Society

Head of science academy receives award during US trip. Compiled by Spectator staff ,8. Feb 2017, at 23:47

Pavol Šajgalík, head of SAV

Slovakia has the sixth lowest number of foreigners in the EU

The most common myth is that too many foreigners live in Slovakia. Compiled by Spectator staff ,8. Feb 2017, at 23:29

Slovak helping in Greece: Tough weather conditions causing trouble in refugee camps

Better education would help Slovaks understand the people that end up becoming refugees, says Monika Svetlíkova. Nina Francelová ,8. Feb 2017, at 19:25

Monika Svetlíková
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UPDATED: Slovak OSCE mission member is an extremist

The organisation has distanced itself from his statements, while the Slovak Foreign Affairs Ministry has cancelled its permission for him to serve in the mission. Compiled by Spectator staff ,8. Feb 2017, at 13:39

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Kiska discusses current situation in Ukraine with Poroshenko

The president repeated that Slovakia has not forgotten about Ukraine. Compiled by Spectator staff ,2. Feb 2017, at 22:33

Trump’s regulation prevents Slovak MEP from entering USA

Security services stopped Slovak MEP Branislav Škripek at Istanbul airport. Compiled by Spectator staff ,2. Feb 2017, at 22:21

Military technology will be moved through Slovakia

The movements will take place between February 7 and 12. Compiled by Spectator staff ,1. Feb 2017, at 23:36

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