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Slovakia to temporarily take 250 refugees

They will stay in the country only until they leave for their target destination.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Oct 2018, at 7:29

RSF call on Slovak authorities to investigate harassment in Kuciak murder case

The international journalists’ organisation claims that a “predator’s shadow” hangs over Kuciak's murder.Compiled by Spectator staff, 29. Oct 2018, at 14:08

Marian Kočner

Macron to Slovaks: Use every opportunity to take part in the European dialogue

The French president visited Slovakia on October 26, repeatedly refused division of Europe into east and west, old and new.Compiled by Spectator staff, 26. Oct 2018, at 18:06

Macron: When the EU distributes money, nobody shouts it is dirty money

Europe is based on common values, said the French president; member states accept money but sometimes start resisting the need to implement European values.Matus Krcmarik26. Oct 2018, at 12:35

Emmanuel Macron

IPI will demand justice in the murder of Kuciak

The organisation will also carry out a solidarity visit to the memorial for Ján Kuciak and Martina Kušnírová in Bratislava and meet with representatives of the Slovak media community.Compiled by Spectator staff, 25. Oct 2018, at 13:44

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French President Macron visiting Slovakia on Friday

Prepare for the traffic limitations.Compiled by Spectator staff, 25. Oct 2018, at 13:34

French President Emmanuele Macron

Slovaks living abroad meet at conference in Bratislava

On Friday, 80 representatives of various associations and institutions uniting Slovaks living abroad will meet to discuss challenges in boosting national awareness.Compiled by Spectator staff, 24. Oct 2018, at 23:05

FAM Miroslav Lajčák

When Daylight Saving Time is abolished, Slovakia will keep winter time

The Labour Ministry argues for keeping winter time once Daylight Saving Time is abolished but also points out the need of keep unity within the EU internal market.Compiled by Spectator staff, 22. Oct 2018, at 13:55

Sunrises and sunsets will be more fixed around the year - and years, but maybe not within the EU.

MFA: Slovak-Vietnamese relations frozen until Hanoi explains abduction

The Slovak Foreign Ministry is still waiting for a reply from Vietnam following a meeting of foreign affairs ministers from both countries in New York.Compiled by Spectator staff, 22. Oct 2018, at 13:26

Trinh Xuan Thanh, the abducted Vietnamese citizens, stands trial in his homeland, facing a life in prison.

Danko acts outside the official foreign policy line

No need to create drama, says Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajčák.Michaela Terenzani, 18. Oct 2018, at 13:20

Andrej Danko

Foreign hackers attacked Slovak Foreign Ministry

The attack by the so far unknown perpetrators was targeted.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Oct 2018, at 13:23

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Slovak soldiers to take part in NATO’s largest military exercise

Some selected Slovak soldiers are set to participate in the exercise to take place by the turn of October in Scandinavia and Italy.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Oct 2018, at 13:20

International military exercise at the Slovak Lešť centre, September 2018.

V4 presidents: Nord Stream II is a threat to Europe

Presidents of the Visegrad Group countries discussed, among other things, the rise of xenophobia, extremism and nationalism in Europe.Compiled by Spectator staff, 15. Oct 2018, at 15:07

Presidents of V4 countries, L-R: Polish President Andrzej Duda, Hungarian President János Áder, Slovak President Andrej Kiska, and Czech President Miloš Zeman at a summit, October 11-12, 2018.

First Slovaks receive the Woodrow Wilson AwardsVideo

Individuals as well as institutions were decorated for their contribution to developing mutual ties between Slovakia and the USA.Compiled by Spectator staff, 11. Oct 2018, at 13:28

Woodrow Wilson Awards laureates

Radoslav Šoth could be the first Slovak in the Brussels city council

He is running at the head of the “Plan B” civic platform slate.Compiled by Spectator staff, 9. Oct 2018, at 22:23


Slovak Šefčovič should become the socialists’ candidate for EC head

The Vice-President of the European Commission has support to become the only European Socialists’ Spitzenkandidat for EC president, Politico wrote on October 8.Compiled by Spectator staff, 9. Oct 2018, at 13:33

European Commission Vice-president for the Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič

Modern day slaver family from Slovakia sentenced for trafficking slave workers to UK

Those offered a chance of a ‘better life’ in the UK, ended as modern slaves.Compiled by Spectator staff, 9. Oct 2018, at 5:52

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US Congress approves grant of $50 million for Slovakia

The condition is, however, that Slovakia uses the resources to buy army equipment from the USA.Compiled by Spectator staff, 8. Oct 2018, at 14:12

Black Hawk helicopter

Komárno will experience simulated terrorist attack next week

The event will be open to the public free of charge.Compiled by Spectator staff, 4. Oct 2018, at 23:04

The simulation will take place in the historical fortress at Komárno.

Pellegrini: We can take Syrian orphans

Slovakia’s prime minister admitted that Slovakia could help Greece and Italy with refugees. The Foreign Affairs Ministry is now analysing the possibilities.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Oct 2018, at 13:17

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