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Police officers check vehicles in a parking lot shortly after the German-Czech border in Waidhaus, Germany, Tuesday, Feb.16, 2021. Germany's tightened entry rules at the border with the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Tyrol to protect against dangerous variants of the coronavirus came into force two days ago.
The European Commission did not recommend closing borders, stressing the need for free movement of people and goods. 23. feb23. Feb 2021, at 17:53
Results in natural sciences are comparable with other countries. 15. dec15. Dec 2020, at 11:09
Experts recommend spending billions of euros from the recovery fund on transforming Slovakia’s industry-driven economy. 9. júl9. Jul 2020, at 13:23
ELA is meant to make Europe’s labour market fairer and enable citizen mobility. and 1 more 23. jún23. Jun 2020, at 13:00
About 82 percent of Slovaks use the internet and two-thirds use online banking. 16. jún16. Jun 2020, at 13:58
Miriam Prívarová
Miriam Prívarová is the first Slovak to lead the summit, which officially accompanies the meeting of G20 leaders. 20. máj20. May 2020, at 21:15
Restrictions at Slovakia’s borders with Austria, Czech Republic, Poland, and Hungary were extended until May 27, the government decided on May 7.
Negotiations start on holiday ‘corridor’ to Croatia, but health experts call for people to stay in Slovakia. 7. máj7. May 2020, at 19:56
Miroslav Lajčák
The former foreign affairs minister is one of Slovakia's top diplomats. 31. mar31. Mar 2020, at 14:16
Ivan Korčok
SaS put forward a top professional diplomat. Ivan Korčok is a safe pair of hands, analysts say. 19. mar19. Mar 2020, at 18:02
Slovakia has made little progress in addressing the Commission’s 2019 recommendations. 26. feb26. Feb 2020, at 22:35
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They tend to position Slovakia somewhere between the east and west. 5. feb5. Feb 2020, at 14:13
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German dailies paid more attention to Slovakia than their French and Italian counterparts between 2000 and 2017. 15. jan15. Jan 2020, at 16:54
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The recommendation was issued by the Foreign Affairs Ministry. 15. jan15. Jan 2020, at 13:16
President Zuzana Caputova met French President Emmanuel Macron during her official visit to France on July 24.
The legacy of 1989 is freedom, unity, and sovereignty. 3. jan3. Jan 2020, at 6:40
The European Parliament questions the right of the Council of the EU to locate the European Labour Authority in Bratislava without the EP's approval
EU institutions clash over a selection procedure of the ELA’s seat. 20. nov20. Nov 2019, at 22:21
Slovakia had the third lowest share of people living at  risk of poverty and social exclusion in the EU last year
The EU is markedly failing to meet its Europe 2020 strategy. 22. okt22. Oct 2019, at 14:01
The European Labour Authority will reside on Landererova Street in Bratislava.
Slovakia’s labour minister says that the European Labour Authority can serve as a small European Commission. 17. okt17. Oct 2019, at 14:03
Migrants are being rescued in the Mediterranean
The plan was drafted by only four EU countries. 9. okt9. Oct 2019, at 14:02
Maroš Šefčovič
Coordinators have unanimously approved Slovakia's nominee for the post. 1. okt1. Oct 2019, at 22:08