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Mikuláš Dzurinda
But are the 1990s kids going to watch? 30. Jan 2023, at 14:54
A man votes in the 2023 referendum in the eastern-Slovak town of Trebišov.
Ruling politicians are choosing to ignore the warning signs. 23. Jan 2023, at 14:24
Thinking big, Slovak style. 16. Jan 2023, at 14:24
Eduard Heger
It’s almost one month since Heger lost parliament’s confidence. Now he’s running on self-confidence. 9. Jan 2023, at 12:30
On New Year’s Eve, Czech and Slovak hikers meet at the Veľká Javorina peak on the border of the two states, to celebrate the Czecho-Slovak friendship. This photo shows a gathering in 2017.
Having lived through 2022, the present look back may be the dose of hope that we all need. 1. Jan 2023, at 7:00
President Zuzana Čaputová received Eduard Heger's resignation as prime minister on December 16.
As prime minister, “culture of respect” has been his catchphrase. There was little dignity in the manner of his government’s fall. 19. Dec 2022, at 14:40
PM Eduard Heger (left) and SaS leader Richard Sulík.
He is scrambling for the votes of some pretty fringe MPs. 12. Dec 2022, at 14:38
Former PM and Smer chair Robert Fico is featured on Ukraine's list of pro-Russian propagandists.
If there is a numerical answer to everything, white-collar criminals hope it is that. 5. Dec 2022, at 14:57
Viktor Orbán and Eduard Heger with the "updated" scarf.
Some jokes are more in good taste than others. 28. Nov 2022, at 15:07
Resignation notices filed by hundreds of doctors in late September.
A mass exodus of doctors once seemed unlikely, but ten days before their resignations take effect, uncertainty reigns. 21. Nov 2022, at 14:25
Bringing down the Iron Curtain in Devin near Bratislava, December 1989.
The language of its memories is velvety, but our non-violent revolution required real effort. 14. Nov 2022, at 14:16
Archbishop Ján Orosch, walking in front of Bratislava Archbishop Stanislav Zvolenský.
Slovakia’s Catholics are experiencing the aftershocks of Tepláreň. 7. Nov 2022, at 14:17
Joint municipal and regional elections in Slovakia, October 29, 2022.
After a litany of national crises, voters backed the local incumbents. 31. Oct 2022, at 12:13
Illustrative stock photo
Foreigners living in Slovakia have a rare chance to influence the direction of their town, and the country, this coming weekend. 24. Oct 2022, at 14:27
March in support of LGBT+ community in Bratislava on Friday, October 14, 2022.
LGBT+ people in Slovakia are horrified, but not surprised. 17. Oct 2022, at 14:52
Dušan Dědeček runs from journalists in front of the courthouse. The judge decided he would be prosecuted at large.
The case shows once again just how little people trust the courts in Slovakia. 10. Oct 2022, at 14:34
Igor Matovič in parliament
When criticised, smear your critics. 3. Oct 2022, at 14:51
Economy Minister Karel Hirman (right) and PM Eduard Heger in parliament.
Government says ‘don’t panic’, but people in Slovakia have no idea how much they will pay for electricity and gas this winter. 26. Sep 2022, at 13:55
Sme Rodina leader Boris Kollár (left), OĽaNO leader Igor Matovič (right) and PM Eduard Heger of OĽaNO in parliament on September 14, 2022
Now minus one coalition party, Heger discovers that ruling the country without a parliamentary majority will take work. 19. Sep 2022, at 13:47
Richard Sulik (left) and his fellow SaS ministers have filed resignations as ministers of the cabinet of Eduard Heger (right).
But who exactly will be responsible for the performance of the new ministers? 12. Sep 2022, at 13:49
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