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Three Slovaks awarded for pursuing human rights

The US Embassy in Slovakia granted the awards for the eighth time.Compiled by Spectator staff, 25. Apr 2019, at 23:04

l-r: journalist Adam Valček, US Ambassador to Slovakia Adam Sterling, activist Zuzana Petková and lawyer Roman Kvasnica
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Japanese PM visits Slovakia for the first time

Trade barriers between Slovakia and Japan should be removed, the PMs agreed. He also met with his counterparts from the V4 countries.Compiled by Spectator staff, 25. Apr 2019, at 22:58

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe and Slovak PM Peter Pellegrini

Nobel Prize laureate: People expect me to know everything. That is not the case

Klaus von Klitzing is coming to Slovakia.Matúš Beňo25. Apr 2019, at 21:43

Klaus von Klitzing got his Nobel Prize in 1985.

How many Slovaks would vote in EP elections?

The turnout was among the lowest in the EU in recent years.Compiled by Spectator staff, 25. Apr 2019, at 13:45

European Parliament, illustrative stock photo

Slovakia's intelligence agency warns against travelling to Sri Lanka

Slovaks should reconsider travelling to the island at least until the situation there calms down.Compiled by Spectator staff, 24. Apr 2019, at 23:09

Terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka killed about 360 people at Easter.

IPI calls for investigation into the surveillance of journalists in Slovakia

The International Press Institute wants to know how the crime group managed to access police databases.Compiled by Spectator staff, 24. Apr 2019, at 23:02

The whole government to prison, a banner in the photo reads.

Post Bellum workshops teach history on the stories of real people

It is crucial to be sensitive in our perception, a lecturer says.Nina Francelová, 24. Apr 2019, at 16:45

Group is working on the assignment.

Six people involved in the surveillance of journalists, Kočner paid thousands

People who followed journalists for Kočner are trying to rid themselves of guilt.Matúš Burčík24. Apr 2019, at 16:20

Peter Tóth

Police unveils sham marriages

Slovaks travelled to EU countries to marry people from Africa.Compiled by Spectator staff, 24. Apr 2019, at 14:09

Trafficked people can be forced into false marriages, illustrative stock photo.

Trump will meet Pellegrini at the White House

The two politicians will discuss defence and economic cooperation this May.Compiled by Spectator staff, 24. Apr 2019, at 14:03

The White House

Kiska: Surveillance of journalists is the state's failure

President Andrej Kiska has called on PM Peter Pellegrini to act resolutely.Compiled by Spectator staff, 23. Apr 2019, at 22:06

President Andrej Kiska

Taxpayers still pay for former PM Fico's bodyguards

The Interior Ministry refuses to say why or reveal how much Fico's security costs.Compiled by Spectator staff, 23. Apr 2019, at 21:59

Smer head Robert Fico.

Ex-police head Gašpar reportedly knew about Italian mafia cell in Slovakia

The information appears in Europol report, Italian TV channel reported.Compiled by Spectator staff, 23. Apr 2019, at 13:48

Tibor Gašpar

Fico mirrors stability, but Smer is considering a new election leader

Pellegrini could be Smer's number one in the 2020 parliamentary elections. Some Smer MEPs want a new party leader.Lucia Krbatová23. Apr 2019, at 10:57

Former PM Robert Fico (left) and his successor Peter Pellegrini (right).

Strike for climate will continue after Easter

President Andrej Kiska supports the initiative as well.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Apr 2019, at 21:42

Fridays for the Future in Bratislava
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Support for Smer drops below 20 percent

Support for the coalition of Progressive Slovakia and Spolu has increased significantly, a recent Focus poll suggests.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Apr 2019, at 21:33

PM Peter Pellegrini and Smer's chairman Robert Fico

10 things you need to know about the new parking policy in Bratislava

Foreigners living in Bratislava who are not eligible for permanent residence do not need to worry.Jana Liptáková, 18. Apr 2019, at 14:28

Current parking in Bratislava

Press freedom in Slovakia continues worsening

Journalists in the country continue to be harassed one year after the murder of Ján Kuciak.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Apr 2019, at 13:37

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Disinformation outlets attacked Čaputová during the presidential campaign the most

What was the reporting on disinformation outlets on the election?Nina Francelová, 17. Apr 2019, at 18:05

Zuzana Čaputová

No more queues? Foreigners' Police have introduced online booking system

The system is offered by 12 Foreigners' Police departments across Slovakia.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Apr 2019, at 14:03

People standing in front of the Foreigners Police Department in Bratislava.
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