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Migration in the EU

Analyst: Society has the tools to prevent the worst from happening

Robert Fico did not appear in the Washington Post story about European far right by accident, says political analyst and director of the Institute for Public Affairs Grigorij Mesežnikov.Michaela Terenzani, 1. Feb 2017, at 15:47

Grigorij Mesežnikov

Kaliňák considers general asylum a main mistake

The current migration crisis was aggravated by the ditching of a quality readmission process, the interior minister said.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Nov 2016, at 0:01

Interior Minister Robert Kaliňák

Slovak police officers leave to protect Serbian borders

The country has already sent over 300 police officers to protect the EU’s external borders over the past year.Compiled by Spectator staff, 25. Oct 2016, at 23:10

Police officers will protect Serbian-Macedonian borders.

Kiska in conflict with other V4 presidents

Slovak President Andrej Kiska was in opposition with the rest of the presidents of the Visegrad Group (V4) countries – Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic – concerning the refugee crisis.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Oct 2016, at 13:37

V4 presdients: L-R Czech MIloš Zeman, Hungarian János Áder, Polish Andrzej Duda, and Slovak Andrej Kiska at a meeting in Rzesów, Poland.

Police officers will protect Bulgarian borders

The European Border and Coast Guard project was launched during Slovakia's EU presidency.Compiled by Spectator staff, 11. Oct 2016, at 13:34

Hungarian referendum shows a clear message

Migration: a joint challenge, a waste of money or an example of needing to value the outcome – these are the Slovak responses to the Hungarian referendum on refugee quotas.Compiled by Spectator staff, 4. Oct 2016, at 12:47

A picture from the village of Veresegyhaz, Hungary.

Fico: Quotas are politically finished

Slovak PM claims migrant quotas still divide the EU.Compiled by Spectator staff, 28. Sep 2016, at 6:30

Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico.

Slovakia accepts two more Syrian families

The country promised to take altogether 100 refugees from Greece and Italy.Compiled by Spectator staff, 27. Sep 2016, at 12:42

Refugees await asylum in Humenné detention camp.

USA returns ambassador to Slovakia again

Adam Sterling took the post after the departure of Theodore Sedgwick in early summer 2015.Compiled by Spectator staff, 22. Sep 2016, at 22:56

US Ambassador to Slovakia Adam Sterling

Refugees to get education in Slovakia

Education obtained in Slovakia may then help refugees when returning to their homelands, foreign affairs minister claims.Compiled by Spectator staff, 21. Sep 2016, at 13:05

President Andrej Kiska

Who are the last defenders of Europe?Plus

The European dream has always been most threatened by politicians who got stuck halfway from autocracy to democracy.Beata Balogová, 15. Sep 2016, at 18:00

The start of the Visegrad cooperation in 1991: Presidents Lech Walesa, Árpád Göncz, and Václav Havel. (in the centre)

Hell in Slovakia

White majority remains indifferent to horrific experiences of non-white visitors.Tom Nicholson, 9. Sep 2016, at 9:00

Extremists repeatedly attack Somali woman

NGOs call on politicians to realise that their statements can boost hatred towards Muslims.Roman Cuprik, 8. Sep 2016, at 13:38

Slovaks would be the first to suffer without the EUPlus

Brussels should have more patience with Central Europe, as it is the first time the region has had to deal with incoming refugees, says Globsec analyst Jakub Wisniewski.Lukáš Onderčanin, 7. Sep 2016, at 11:36

Jakub Wisniewski

Two Assyrian families returned to Iraq

Remaining Christian refugees in Slovakia continue with the integration process.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Aug 2016, at 7:13

Refugees await asylum in Humenné detention camp.

Police officers in Hungary again

The unite should stay in the country for at least one month.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Aug 2016, at 13:14

Police officers help in Macedonia

Slovakia has dispatched police officers to assist also in Hungary, Italy, Slovenia and Greece.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Jul 2016, at 12:51

Slovak police leaving for Slovenia

Van with migrants crashes in police chase

A van carrying illegal migrants from Iraq, Syria and Iran crashed near the Jarovce-Kittsee crossing on the Slovak-Austrian border July 9.Compiled by Spectator staff, 11. Jul 2016, at 13:45

Illustrative stock photo.

Conference on home-comings of migrants takes place in Bratislava

The Slovak presidency of the Council of European Union (EU) involves several events, one of them is a two-day conference on migrants returning home.Compiled by Spectator staff, 7. Jul 2016, at 13:21

R-L: Head of IOM in Slovakia Zuzana Vatráľová, IOM advisor for Europe Pasquale Lupoli and IOM CEO William Lacy Swing in presidential palace, Bratislava, June 28.

Extremists failed to unite, protests are weak

The Interior Ministry registered a paramilitary group which is now able to ask for donations.Roman Cuprik, 29. Jun 2016, at 8:19