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Maya expert: The world we live in is not the only one possible

Leading Slovak expert contributes to rewriting Maya history.Jana Liptáková, 18. Jan 2019, at 12:13

Milan Kováč
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Šefčovič will run for president

But he did not confirm whether or not he is Smer’s candidate.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Jan 2019, at 11:59

Maroš Šefčovič
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Leak of dangerous substances on R7 construction site reported but not confirmed

The police will investigate potential scaremongering.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Jan 2019, at 22:07

Police closure in Blatná na Ostrove.

Slovakia faces an important vote: How will the country look in the next 12 years?

The quality of the Constitutional Court, the last instance of defence of constitutionality in the country, depends on its 13 judges.Nina Francelová, 17. Jan 2019, at 15:57

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Slovak children kidnapped? No!

Thousands have shared the latest hoax on the abduction of children on social media. The police warn that scaremongering is criminal act.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Jan 2019, at 14:00

Slovaks have lately panicked on social media over the kidnapping of children, which has turned out to be a hoax.

Teachers call on Lubyová to stop misleading in Danko’s case

Lying has always been lying, Comenius University's Faculty of Arts wrote in its open letter.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Jan 2019, at 13:50

Martina Lubyová

15 Slovaks have become Righteous Among the Nations

More than 580 Slovaks have received the honour to date.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Jan 2019, at 8:35

A hero who saved thousands of Jews

Ondrej noted down the testimony of Walter and Alfred after they escaped from Auschwitz.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Jan 2019, at 8:30

Ondrej Čanecký

Imrich and Mária saved two Jewish families

They could not tell their sons and grandfather about them.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Jan 2019, at 8:30

Imrich Počuch and his wife Mária

She baked bread to keep them full

Because of Zlatica and her husband's determination and courage, 10 Jews survived the war.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Jan 2019, at 8:30

Zlatica Vojtková

They treated Erika as their daughter

Although Anna and Ignác saved Erika, the whole village helped her, too.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Jan 2019, at 8:30

Anna Chladná and her husband Ignác

Karolína gave her life to save the innocent

The Germans not only put Karolína to death but also Jews she was trying to protect.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Jan 2019, at 8:30

Karolína Bullová and her husband František

A boy hid her in his luggage

Little Eva escaped death many times.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Jan 2019, at 8:30

Cecília Scheibenreifová

Poor people with big hearts

The Rapčans sheltered a family from Prague in their little house.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Jan 2019, at 8:30

Ondrej Rapčan with his wife Elena

A woman who became a mother to little Jewish girls

Štefánia took care of her children but also of sisters Vera and Denisa.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Jan 2019, at 8:30

Štefánia Pellerová

Peter and his wife offered their basement to save a big family

Love your neighbour as yourself is the commandment best illustrated by this story.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Jan 2019, at 8:30

Mother of Pavol Krasny with her husband and grandson.

First deputy general prosecutor requests Kočner be questioned for his planned murder

Peter Šufliarsky admits he met Kočner a few times.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Jan 2019, at 22:53

Deputy General Prosecutor Peter Šufliarsky

Slovakia had followers of Palach

Despite the efforts of the communist regime, people kept Jan Palach and his protest in their memory.Radka Minarechová, 16. Jan 2019, at 18:54

One of the student demonstrations in Bratislava, 1969.

Sport, torture and guns; Palach was a fighter

The death of Ján Palach inspired protests that led to the overthrow of the communist regime.Roman Cuprik, 16. Jan 2019, at 18:26

Jan Palach

40 villages have announced a snow emergency

The situation in northern Slovakia is critical. Meanwhile, the roof of a manufacturing hall collapsed in Oravská Lesná.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Jan 2019, at 14:08

Soldiers helping remove snow in northern Slovakia.
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