https://spectator.sme.sk/atomrss_title1970-01-01T01:00:00Zrss_subtitlePetit Press, a.s.rss_contact_emailhttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20490843/foreign-ministry-no-slovaks-reported-among-injured-in-london.htmlForeign Ministry: No Slovaks reported among injured in London2017-03-23T15:28:23ZThe Slovak Foreign Ministry has obtained no information indicating that Slovak nationals were among the injured in the London terrorist attacks.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20490811/bill-to-allow-foreigners-seasonal-work-without-temporary-visa.htmlBill to allow foreigners seasonal work without temporary visa2017-03-23T15:25:20ZForeigners from countries outside the European Union will be allowed to get seasonal jobs even without having a temporary residence visa in Slovakia, due to a bill passed in parliament on March 23.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20489812/drunken-slovak-pilot-pleads-guilt.htmlDrunken Slovak pilot pleads guilt2017-03-22T13:45:16ZThe judge is expected to issue a verdict in early April.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20488998/sis-foreign-countries-try-to-impact-public-opinion.htmlSIS: Foreign countries try to impact public opinion2017-03-21T14:01:03ZThe intelligence agency focuses on, among other things, tense relations between Russia and the West and related propaganda activities.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20488978/environmentalists-send-letter-to-usa.htmlEnvironmentalists send letter to USA2017-03-21T13:47:43ZThey describe Trump as an enemy of environmental protection who cast doubts on serious environmental threats.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20485820/faq-state-citizenship-of-the-slovak-republic.htmlFAQ: State citizenship of the Slovak Republic2017-03-17T13:30:31ZThe Slovak Spectator brings you the set of the most frequently asked questions with regard to acquiring and losing Slovak state citizenship.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20485494/fico-slovakia-must-be-at-the-heart-of-eu-affairs.htmlFico: Slovakia must be at the heart of EU affairs2017-03-16T23:15:57ZPrime Minister again praised the Slovak presidency of the EU Council.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20483481/killing-of-young-gdr-citizen-on-czechoslovak-border-was-a-crime.htmlKilling of young GDR citizen on Czechoslovak border was a crime2017-03-14T21:31:44ZHartmut Tautz killing is ruled illegal. After his name has been rehabilitated, his family is entitled to damage compensation.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20481857/venice-commission-refuse-kiskas-no.htmlVenice Commission refuse Kiska's "No"2017-03-13T13:57:38ZThe Venice Commission refused to step in as arbiter and will let Slovakia resolve its own issue of Consitutional Court judge vacancies.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20481808/lecture-by-martha-mendoza-modern-day-slavery.htmlPulitzer prize winning journalist: Public lecture in Bratislava and Košice2017-03-13T10:32:32ZMartha Mendoza will talk in Slovakia about stories which are showing the new face of a modern day slavery. Register now for the lecture for free.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20479662/slovakias-legal-migrants-increase-but-the-numbers-of-illegal-migrants-fall.htmlSlovakia's legal migrants increase but the numbers of illegal migrants fall2017-03-09T22:42:34ZThere are currently 93,000 foreigners legally residing in Slovakia, making up 1.7 percent of the population.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20477201/ziga-we-can-cooperate-with-iran-in-peaceful-use-of-nuclear-energy.htmlŽiga: We can cooperate with Iran in peaceful use of nuclear energy2017-03-07T14:04:29ZSlovakia and Iran could cooperate in the peaceful use of nuclear energy, Slovak's visit to the latter country shows.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20476482/two-syrians-from-germany-arrested-in-slovakia-for-smuggling-migrants.htmlTwo Syrians from Germany arrested in Slovakia for smuggling migrants2017-03-06T21:03:17ZThey face 10 years in prison if convicted.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20475990/pm-brexit-talks-should-not-leave-eu-only-with-disadvantages.htmlPM: Brexit talks should not leave EU only with disadvantages2017-03-06T13:39:58ZIf a multi-speed European Union turns into reality, Slovakia has to and wants to be at the core of integration, the Slovak PM said.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20472573/slovakia-and-hungary-to-construct-two-electricity-links.htmlSlovakia and Hungary to construct two electricity links2017-03-02T06:40:30ZTwo new cross-border links of electricity networks between Slovakia and Hungary will be introduced soon, with a total investment exceeding €80 million.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20472566/korcok-extraordinary-eu-summit-on-brexit-to-take-place-in-april.htmlKorčok: Extraordinary EU summit on Brexit to take place in April2017-03-02T06:36:09ZSlovak ministries coordinate their preparation for Brexit negotiations. Slovakia and remaining member states should coordinate their stance before the April summit.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20471911/the-uk-will-close-borders-already-in-march.htmlThe UK will close borders already in March2017-03-01T13:29:39ZRestrictions will concern only people who would like to move to the country after March 2017.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20468956/poles-swedes-rid-europe-of-slovak-arms.htmlPoles, Swedes rid Europe of Slovak arms2017-03-01T10:14:47ZEuropol estimates that criminals have smuggled around 10,000 Slovak weapons into the EU market.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20467525/slovakia-hopes-to-host-the-seat-of-the-european-medicines-agency.htmlSlovakia hopes to host the seat of the European Medicines Agency2017-02-23T22:18:10ZThis issue will be part of settling the relationship between the EU and Great Britain.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20467014/amnesty-international-slams-slovak-discrimination-against-roma.htmlAmnesty International slams Slovak discrimination against Roma2017-02-23T14:53:32ZThe organization's report also points to Fico and anti-migrant rhetoric.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20466609/development-aid-to-increase-by-10-percent-y-o-y-most-to-afghanistan-kenya-and-moldova.htmlDevelopment aid to increase by 10 percent y-o-y2017-02-22T23:26:41ZSlovakia will increase expenditure with neither spheres nor target countries changing substantially.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20465109/it-takes-nuts-to-help-kenyans.htmlIt takes nuts to help Kenyans2017-02-22T14:32:08ZSlovakia has provided more than €10 million to the Kenyan people since 2005.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20465011/police-officers-may-help-in-the-mediterranean.htmlPolice officers may help in the Mediterranean2017-02-21T13:49:46ZTheir task will be to check vessels in the sea to curtail human smuggling.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20464235/bratislava-city-council-turns-down-rental-contract-with-us-embassy.htmlBratislava city council turns down rental contract with US Embassy2017-02-20T22:01:49ZThe embassy has progressed in finding a new site for relocation.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20463961/sas-denies-russian-media-reports-on-its-support-of-slexit.htmlSaS denies Russian media reports on its support of Slexit2017-02-20T13:55:20ZThe opposition party has objected to news in some Russian media stating that it supports the departure of Slovakia from the EU, i.e. Slexit.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20463955/us-philosopher-with-slovak-roots-michael-novak-dies.htmlUS philosopher with Slovak roots, Michael Novak, dies2017-02-20T13:52:47ZThe man who advised politicians and even presidents Gerald Ford and James Carter died on February 17, aged 83.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20461637/nato-ministers-alliance-needs-a-stronger-eastern-border.htmlNATO ministers: Alliance needs a stronger eastern border2017-02-16T22:19:05ZSlovak defence minister met with his colleagues in Brusselshttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20461050/olaf-investigates-background-of-medical-symposium-in-slovakia.htmlOLAF investigates medical symposium in Slovakia2017-02-16T14:14:33ZThe medical symposium taking place in the Orava region of Slovakia lured participants with skiing, folklore and plum brandy – financed largely from EU funds.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20461059/spacek-is-new-government-proxy-for-gabcikovo-nagymaros-dispute.htmlŠpaček is new government proxy for Gabčíkovo-Nagymaros dispute2017-02-16T14:01:33ZAs the incumbent government proxy for the international dispute concerning the Gabčíkovo-Nagymaros waterworks got another international position, he will be replaced by another Slovak.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20460466/group-trafficking-slovak-victims-is-dismantled.htmlGroup trafficking Slovak victims is dismantled2017-02-15T23:55:34ZPolice detained five people and seized extensive evidence during house searches.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20460182/president-met-with-ban-ki-moon-in-kenya.htmlPresident met with Ban Ki-moon in Kenya2017-02-15T14:04:51ZThey discussed the challenges of the 72nd UN General Assembly and mutual collaboration between Slovakia and South Korea.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20459155/slovak-aid-projects-improve-situation-in-kenya.htmlSlovak aid projects improve situation in Kenya2017-02-14T13:54:28ZThe Slovak president visited Kenya for the first time and highlighted the exchange of experiences between the two countries.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20458421/slovak-presidency-of-eu-did-not-interest-eurosceptics.htmlSlovak presidency of EU did not interest Eurosceptics2017-02-13T23:23:55ZSlovak Presidency of the EU Council resonated in two thirds of the population, however, it had no impact on perception of the EU.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20455281/roaming-fees-to-end-this-summer.htmlRoaming fees to end this summer2017-02-09T14:24:11ZIn June 2017, roaming fees within the different countries of the EU will end for calling, sending short text messages and surfing on the internet.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20454895/slovak-scientist-receives-award-from-american-ceramic-society.htmlSlovak scientist receives award from American Ceramic Society2017-02-08T23:47:54ZHead of science academy receives award during US trip.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20454807/slovakia-has-the-sixth-lowest-number-of-foreigners-in-the-eu.htmlSlovakia has the sixth lowest number of foreigners in the EU2017-02-08T23:29:08ZThe most common myth is that too many foreigners live in Slovakia.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20454752/slovak-helping-in-greece-tough-weather-conditions-causing-trouble-in-refugee-camps.htmlSlovak helping in Greece: Tough weather conditions causing trouble in refugee camps2017-02-08T19:25:40ZBetter education would help Slovaks understand the people that end up becoming refugees, says Monika Svetlíkova.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20454280/slovak-osce-mission-member-is-an-extremist.htmlUPDATED: Slovak OSCE mission member is an extremist2017-02-08T13:39:55ZThe organisation has distanced itself from his statements, while the Slovak Foreign Affairs Ministry has cancelled its permission for him to serve in the mission.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20449782/kiska-discusses-actual-situation-in-ukraine-with-poroshenko.htmlKiska discusses current situation in Ukraine with Poroshenko2017-02-02T22:33:46ZThe president repeated that Slovakia has not forgotten about Ukraine.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20449724/trumps-regulation-prevents-slovak-mep-from-entering-usa.htmlTrump’s regulation prevents Slovak MEP from entering USA2017-02-02T22:21:37ZSecurity services stopped Slovak MEP Branislav Škripek at Istanbul airport.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20448834/military-technology-will-be-moved-through-slovakia.htmlMilitary technology will be moved through Slovakia2017-02-01T23:36:53ZThe movements will take place between February 7 and 12.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20448863/pellegrini-opens-honorary-consulate-in-haifa.htmlSlovakia opens honorary consulate in Haifa2017-02-01T22:52:44ZJosef Pickel becomes the Slovak honorary consul to Israel.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20448642/trump-to-lure-us-firms-back-how-will-this-impact-slovakia.htmlTrump to lure US firms back. How will this impact Slovakia?2017-02-01T17:41:49ZCorporate tax in the US could be reduced – the administration considers decreasing income taxes of legal entities from 35 to 15 or 20 percent. The question is how it will influence Slovakia.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20448237/slovakia-and-japan-agree-on-social-securities.htmlSlovakia and Japan agree on social securities2017-02-01T14:41:43ZIt is the first agreement of its kind signed between Slovakia and Japan.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20448226/trump-may-draw-inspiration-from-slovak-oligarchs.htmlTrump may draw inspiration from Slovak oligarchs2017-02-01T14:02:10ZSlovakia has appeared twice in the stories published by the US media in the past few days.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20447333/police-to-check-slovak-soldiers-in-ukraine.htmlPolice to check Slovak soldiers in Ukraine2017-01-31T14:23:58ZThe law enabling the prosecution of nationals fighting in organised armed group abroad has been valid for more than a year, but as yet nobody has been charged.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20446838/polish-president-decorates-slovak-soldiers.htmlPolish President decorates Slovak soldiers2017-01-30T21:16:09ZThe soldiers received Poland's Afghanistan Star medal for excellent performance in carrying out their duties with the Polish contingent in Afghanistan.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20446148/fico-eu-only-errand-boys-of-america-regarding-some-issues.htmlFico: EU only errand boys of America regarding some issues2017-01-30T14:17:48ZThe Slovak PM opined that relations between Russia and America should be revised without delay – and that sanctions against Russia should be scrapped, first by the US and then by EU as a whole.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20443878/the-group-of-jokers-say-goodbye-to-uk.htmlA group of jokers says goodbye to UK2017-01-26T21:54:00ZThe group created a message for the Brits on a pond with an area of 18,000 square metres .https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20443149/slovakia-needs-to-prepare-for-brexit-homecomers.htmlSlovakia needs to prepare for Brexit homecomers2017-01-26T13:30:21ZWith approximately 75,000 Slovaks living and working in the UK the question arises: will the "hard Brexit" send some of them home?https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20443026/supreme-court-asks-court-of-justice-whether-it-can-grant-protection-to-asylum-seeker.htmlSupreme Court asks EU court about protection to asylum-seeker2017-01-26T00:01:26ZThe Slovak Supreme Court suspends one specific asylum procedure to ask the EU Court of Justice (CJEU) two prejudicial questions.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20442989/lajcak-opens-montenegrin-honorary-consulate-in-bratislava.htmlLajčák opens Montenegrin honorary consulate in Bratislava2017-01-25T23:29:37ZA new diplomatic representation has been opened in the Slovak capital.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20441990/nato-opens-its-forces-integration-unit-in-bratislava.htmlNATO opens its forces integration unit in Bratislava2017-01-24T22:37:32ZA total of 41 soldiers will be assigned to the Slovak unit.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20441986/slovakia-will-send-humanitarian-aid-to-italy.htmlSlovakia will send humanitarian aid to Italy2017-01-24T22:23:34ZIt will be distributed to the cities of Norcia and Foligno.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20441457/slovaks-in-the-uk-dont-have-to-fear-brexit.htmlSlovaks in the UK don’t have to fear Brexit2017-01-24T13:13:10ZFor now, the UK is still a proper member of the EU, the Slovak Embassy in London informed.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20440360/slovak-politicians-thank-obama-wish-success-to-donald-trump.htmlSlovak politicians thank Obama, wish success to Donald Trump2017-01-23T13:48:36ZTop Slovak politicians and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs react to the inauguration of new US President, Donald Trump, while also summing up the work of his predecessor Barack Obama.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20440334/iom-through-slovakia-over-1000-refugees-already-resettled.htmlIOM: Through Slovakia, over 1,000 refugees already resettled2017-01-23T13:42:49ZAlthough Slovakia is not the ultimate destination country for refugees, it serves as transit country for them.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20437522/french-ambassador-slovakia-is-very-pro-european.htmlFrench Ambassador: Slovakia is very pro-European2017-01-20T06:30:00ZAmbassador Leonzi is talking about President Andrej Kiska's visit to France, economic ties between France and Slovakia, and security measures adopted after the terrorist attacks.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20438047/hungary-accepts-the-malinova-case.htmlHungary accepts the Malinová case2017-01-19T21:26:49ZThe case of Hedviga Malinová ends in Slovakia after 10 years, and moves to Hungarian courts.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20437561/mep-manka-the-first-slovak-in-the-leadership-of-european-parliament.htmlMEP Maňka the first Slovak in the leadership of European Parliament2017-01-19T13:47:35ZMEP for the coalition Smer party Vladimír Maňka became the first Slovak to join leading position for the EU Parliament.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20437507/fico-eu-should-not-emerge-from-brexit-talks-weakened-and-uk-strengthened.htmlFico: EU should not emerge from Brexit talks weakened and UK strengthened2017-01-19T13:43:19ZAt the event marking the end of Slovakia's Council of EU presidency, Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico commented on the issue of Brexit that greatly impacted the six-month period.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20436031/brexit-to-make-life-of-slovaks-in-the-uk-harder.htmlBrexit to make life of Slovaks in the UK harder2017-01-17T23:29:49ZThe UK wants to have control over migration to the country, Theresa May says in her Brexit speech.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20435596/the-last-astronaut-on-the-moon-dies.htmlThe last astronaut on the Moon dies2017-01-17T13:39:45ZAstronaut Eugene Cernan was of Slovak and Czech origin.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20435571/slovak-diplomat-gets-an-important-council-of-europe-post.htmlSlovak diplomat gets an important Council of Europe post2017-01-17T13:24:39ZThe new head of the Council of Europe’s Office in Bosnia and Herzegovina is expected to help improve the situation in the country.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20435161/fico-oecd-will-conduct-audit-of-anti-corruption-legislation-in-slovakia.htmlFico: OECD will conduct audit of anti-corruption legislation in Slovakia2017-01-16T23:01:36ZThe audit is designed to determine whether anti-corruption legislation is effective and standard, and whether it could pose an obstacle to economic growth.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20431760/british-queen-awards-slovak-honorary-consul-in-new-zealand.htmlBritish Queen awards Slovak honorary consul in New Zealand2017-01-12T14:00:59ZThe Honorary Consul of Slovakia to New Zealand got the New Zealand Order of Merit from Elizabeth II.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20430673/soldiers-likely-to-leave-for-mission-in-latvia.htmlSoldiers likely to leave for mission in Latvia2017-01-11T13:51:15ZThe government approves the deployment, but it still needs to be okayed by parliament.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20427404/eu-presidency-seen-as-a-success.htmlEU presidency seen as a success2017-01-10T14:29:55ZSlovakia’s first-ever EU presidency took place in unprecedented and turbulent times. Slovakia managed well, although some programme points remain unfulfilled.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20429665/slovak-finance-minister-to-reportedly-lead-top-eurogroup-post.htmlSlovak finance minister to reportedly lead top Eurogroup post2017-01-10T13:28:59ZWould be an honour, but he does not want to be part of speculations.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20429656/slovak-will-lead-a-simulated-international-mission-to-mars.htmlSlovak will lead a simulated international mission to Mars2017-01-10T13:25:47ZMichaela Musilová will test the durability of colostrum and beta glucan, natural products developed and produced in Slovakia by small innovative firmshttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20428585/mp-blahova-turned-to-un-because-of-cisty-den.htmlMP Blahová turned to UN because of Čistý deň2017-01-09T13:37:56ZThe case of the resocialisation centre Čistý deň (Clean Day) in which minors were said to be abused has made it from the Slovak environment to the international scene.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20426387/drunken-slovak-pilot-sacked.htmlDrunken Slovak pilot sacked2017-01-05T23:23:46ZReleased from prison on bail, the pilot faces two charges.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20425579/fetyko-we-think-slovakia-is-worse-than-other-countries-but-its-not-true.htmlFetyko: We think Slovakia is worse than other countries but it’s not true2017-01-04T22:05:30ZRichard Fetyko left for the USA on a one-year school exchange but then ultimately stayed for 22 years. He worked in the financial sector – first in Oklahoma, then Texas, and later on Wall Street.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20424743/over-4500-soldiers-deployed-during-presidency.htmlOver 4,500 soldiers deployed during presidency2017-01-03T23:55:36ZDefence minister praises the performance of his department.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20423878/fico-slovakia-did-well-presiding-over-the-eu-council.htmlFico: Slovakia did well presiding over the EU Council2017-01-02T22:41:13ZSlovak Presidency of the EU Council was indeed successful, Prime Minister Robert Fico says.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20423872/2017-heralds-arrival-of-two-black-hawk-helicopters-to-slovakia.html2017 heralds arrival of two Black Hawk helicopters to Slovakia2017-01-02T22:33:35ZAmerican military helicopters are to replace aging Russian Mi-17 machines.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20423305/no-slovaks-thought-to-be-among-victims-of-istanbul-attack.htmlNo Slovaks thought to be among victims of Istanbul attack2017-01-02T11:13:38ZSlovak Ministry is in contact with Turkish authorities.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20421841/politicians-comment-on-slovak-eu-presidency.htmlPoliticians comment on Slovak EU Presidency2016-12-30T12:30:07ZThe presidency winds up on December 31; some Slovak politicians are now summing up the past six months.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20421031/permanent-representative-to-eu-proud-of-presidencys-trade-achievements.htmlJavorčík proud of Presidency’s trade achievements2016-12-29T14:03:27ZMalta takes over the EU presidency from January 1.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20419468/fico-kiska-send-condolences-over-air-crash.htmlFico, Kiska, send condolences over air crash2016-12-27T13:37:10ZIt is a great loss for Russian culture, the Slovak PM writes after 92 people perished in an air crash, including members of the Alexandrov Ensemble.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20417744/30-foreigners-without-residence-permit-banished-after-police-check.html30 foreigners without residence permit, banished after police check2016-12-22T23:52:23Z13 foreigners without a Slovak residence permit came from Serbia, 11 from the Ukraine, three from Bosnia Herzegovina, two from Armenia and one from Turkey.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20415785/kiska-the-attack-in-germany-was-not-an-accident.htmlKiska: The attack in Germany was not an accident2016-12-20T22:10:21ZHe also sent his sympathies to the bereaved.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20415092/fico-the-berlin-incident-is-an-attack-against-european-cultural-identity.htmlFico: The Berlin incident is an attack against European cultural identity2016-12-20T13:44:54ZSlovakia has adopted several measures to protect Slovakia after the December 19 attack in Germany, keeping to the second level of terrorist threat.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20414582/slovak-among-most-wanted-criminals-in-europe.htmlSlovak among most wanted criminals in Europe2016-12-19T23:26:06ZThe list of most wanted criminals consists of more than 50 murderers, kidnappers, terrorists, drug dealers and so on.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20414075/fico-good-that-eu-summit-ends-with-effective-solidarity.htmlFico: Good that EU Summit ends with “effective solidarity”2016-12-19T13:53:23ZSlovak Prime Minister Robert Fico commented on the European Council’s conclusions about country’s Presidency of the Council of the EU.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20409740/fight-against-dumping-from-abroad-successful.htmlFight against dumping from abroad successful2016-12-14T14:10:55ZSlovak representatives consider the adoption of the proposal modernising the EU’s trade defence tools a breakthrough.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20409929/dubceks-bust-unveiled-at-end-of-slovak-eu-presidency.htmlDubček’s bust unveiled at end of Slovak EU presidency2016-12-14T13:48:40ZA bust of Alexander Dubček, the late Czechoslovak politician and a European symbol of social justice, was unveiled in Strasbourg.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20409522/slovakia-will-send-humanitarian-aid-to-syria.htmlUPDATED: Slovakia will send humanitarian aid to Syria2016-12-13T23:09:31ZThe total value of the delivery amounts to €127,000.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20409520/fico-used-milder-language-in-brussels.htmlFico used milder language in Brussels2016-12-13T23:04:23ZSlovak PM described Slovakia’s six-month presidency of the EU Council as successful.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20408966/kiska-populism-decreases-trust-in-the-eu.htmlKiska: Populism decreases trust in the EU2016-12-13T13:09:42ZEurope also lacks mutual understanding and a broader discussion on what is bothering the countries.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20408942/poprad-among-guardians-top-winter-city-breaks.htmlPoprad among Guardian’s top winter city breaks2016-12-13T12:53:01ZThe list also contains cities like Baden-Baden, Poznan or Åre-Östersund.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20408503/defence-minister-offers-training-premises-for-cypriot-troops.htmlDefence Minister offers training premises for Cypriot troops2016-12-12T22:46:40ZIn September 2016, Slovakia increased its number of active members in the peacekeeping mission on Cyprus from 159 to 169.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20407867/slovakia-to-preside-over-osce-in-2019.htmlSlovakia to preside over OSCE in 20192016-12-12T13:51:51ZAfter Slovakia presides over the Council of European Union in the second half of 2016, it will also preside over the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in 2019.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20405381/fico-renzi-to-blame-for-any-destabilisation.htmlFico: Renzi to blame for any destabilisation2016-12-08T23:06:36ZIt was evident that Renzi would get a licking, and he received a sound one, according to Slovak PM.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20404814/singaporean-student-died-in-slovakia-donated-organs-to-seriously-ill.htmlSingaporean student died in Slovakia, donated organs to seriously ill2016-12-08T14:09:36ZThe decision of a Singaporean youth who donated his organs for transplant in Slovakia may have saved the lives of four Slovak patients.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20402750/slovakia-extradites-hamzat-s-to-sweden.htmlSlovakia extradites Hamzat S. to Sweden2016-12-06T13:49:46ZSuspected of terrorism by Russian, he was waiting for the courts’ decision.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20402183/slovaks-praise-austrian-vote-for-president.htmlSlovaks praise Austrian vote for president2016-12-06T00:19:47ZThe results are good news for the country as well as Europe as a whole, according to Deputy Speaker of Parliament Béla Bugár.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20398862/denmark-to-banish-slovak-woman-for-begging.htmlDenmark to banish Slovak woman for begging2016-12-01T22:27:17ZBegging is a crime in Denmark and the court ruled that a Slovak beggar should be imprisoned for forty days and then banished.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20398472/slovakia-to-participate-in-nato-crisis-management-exercise-in-2017.htmlSlovakia to participate in NATO crisis management exercise in 20172016-12-01T13:46:55ZSlovakia is slated to increase not just its budget for the armed forces, but also its engagement and presence in the NATO.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20398130/un-defended-slovak-woman-dismissed-following-maternity-leave.htmlUN defended Slovak woman dismissed following maternity leave2016-11-30T23:20:53ZSlovak women often face gender discrimination in professional life; one of them did not succumb and turned to the courts due to lay-off after maternity leave. The UN came to her defence.