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Who will stand up for journalists in Turkish prisons?

Journalists living in countries where politicians (for now) do not send people to prison for their opinions, who only sigh in relief that they are lucky this story does not concern them, are deeply mistaken. Beata Balogová ,26. Jul 2017, at 21:07

Protesters in front of the court building.

Liberation of Mosul and the fight against ISIS

The United States, Slovakia, and the entire Global Coalition will continue to support our regional partners until ISIS has been defeated and the suffering ends.Adam Sterling25. Jul 2017, at 7:24

Iraqi civilians flee their homes during fighting between Iraqi security forces and Islamic State militants, on the western side of Mosul, Iraq, in March 2017.

Fico for better fish fingers

It’s true that in the past four months, Mr Fico has been comparatively less busy than his Visegrad Group partners. Benjamin Cunningham ,24. Jul 2017, at 8:00

Austrian fish fingers angered PM Fico.
AmCham blog

Blog: Building the organization of the future

Organizations should shift their entire mind-set and behaviors to ensure they can lead, organize, motivate, manage and engage the 21st century workforce, or risk being left behind.Zuzana Kostiviarová17. Jul 2017, at 12:00

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Hello from Devín

Smer has once again proved that (mis)using history is its forte. Michaela Terenzani ,13. Jul 2017, at 18:00

The Interior Ministry made sure that buses brought attendees from all around the country.

Blog: Why diversity matters in times of conflict

I recently signed the Slovak Diversity Charter, because we need to recognise that the way we behave towards each other matters just as much as the things that we hear about in the news.Paul Burt11. Jul 2017, at 8:10

Signing the Diversity Charter.

Blog: Building Brighter Tomorrows: the Buildings of the Youth in SlovakiaPhoto

Communal brigades, where young people were supposed to prove their enthusiasm in creation of a new equal society, was also a significant instrument to influence the youth.Braňo Chrenka7. Jul 2017, at 12:00

The Village of the Youth

The spirit of the Velvet Revolution as an impetus for the relaunch of Europe

Central Europe has a pivotal role to play in this great task of relaunching the EU.Christophe Léonzi4. Jul 2017, at 6:30

French President Emmanuel Macron
AmCham blog

Blog: Business and education: a cocktail called future

Every community, society and region encounters challenges that could either seriously limit its growth potential or send the region into a downward spiral of civil and economic regression.Francis Chitawo, Bruno D. A. Sacatucua, Peter Reťkovský3. Jul 2017, at 12:00

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The Accidental Hotelier

Blog: How I became a guesthouse hotelier

I first visited the most beautiful place in the world in 1980s, today I run its only hotel.Thom Kolton30. Jun 2017, at 10:25

Osturňa

Brexit is a new chapter, not an end

We hope that the deal the UK is offering will be reciprocated for Britons living in Slovakia, who have also made important contributions.David Davis27. Jun 2017, at 15:00

David Davis

The politics of a police shooting

Cynicism bred by a generation of injustice leads us to mistrust even a routine police action. Tom Nicholson ,22. Jun 2017, at 8:31

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Why (not) Rezník?

The top job at RTVS is too important to hand to a deeply compromised candidate. Michaela Terenzani ,21. Jun 2017, at 14:46

The RTVS radio building

Is democracy losing support?

The sense of crisis is felt in established democracies, developing democracies and even authoritarian regimes feel like like they are becoming more authoritarian. Benjamin Cunningham ,19. Jun 2017, at 12:30

AmCham blog

Blog: Millennials through the eyes of leaders

What motivates millennials and what are their strengths and weaknesses?Lenka Bábelová19. Jun 2017, at 8:30

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Do we really want vaccination from hope?

Maybe the country would benefit from a dose of youthful enthusiasm. Michaela Terenzani ,15. Jun 2017, at 16:30

The June 5 anti-corruption march in Bratislava

Footprints of Swiss Contributions in SlovakiaVideo

The Stratená settlement may seem lost in the vast forest of the Slovak Paradise. But its mayor had a clear vision, to bring more tourists, and more jobs. His vision received the support from the Swiss-Slovak…Alexander Wittwer14. Jun 2017, at 8:30

Suchá Belá gorge

What connects Americans and Slovaks

The USA and Slovakia face similar challenges, and when they tackle them together they can be more effective.Adam Sterling13. Jun 2017, at 6:30

US Ambassador to Slovakia Adam Sterling

Why young people haven't changed the world

Today’s young people can make a lot of noise, but on their own they just don’t have big enough numbers to drive changes. Benjamin Cunningham ,12. Jun 2017, at 12:46

June 5 anti-corruption march

One more reason not to smoke

Smoking caused 7 million deaths last year. That means cigarettes kill people at a rate about twice as fast as the First World War. Benjamin Cunningham ,6. Jun 2017, at 12:32

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