Slovakia wary of cut in crude oil supply
WHILE the prospect of disruption to natural gas supplies is the major worry of the Slovak government, the country is also bracing for a possible cut or halt in supplies of Russian crude oil via Ukraine.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Biker on record-breaking ride around the word celebrates in India...
Steph Jeavons, 38, is halfway through her challenge to become the first woman to ride a motorbike across every continent on earth A motorbike rider has discovered she is a grandmother for the first time - while on a one woman ride around the world A© WALES NEWS SERVICE She set off from her home in Old Conwy, North Wales, knowing her son ... (more)
Lenovo smartphones launch in 10 EU countries: Here's why western Europe won't get them
Lenovo is targeting European countries in a big way - but don't expect to see its brand name on devices in western Europe's major markets.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
[Editorial] Visegrad Group
It was 25 years ago that South Korea set up its first diplomatic relations with a communist country.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Playing the Big Family Card
The latest in Central Europe's attempts to boost the birth rate don't go far enough, but they're better than nothing.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Czech press survey - August 23
Pehe writes that Russia beats the West in the will to succeed. President Vladimir Putin has been capable of maintaining high domestic support for his policy with the help of nationalist rhetoric and an effective propaganda machinery.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
On the trail of the a Blood Countessa of Slovakia
With a ruined centuries-old castle looming up on the hill above, the Slovakian village of Cachtice could easily take a starring role in a Gothic horror film.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Listen to eastern Europe
The leaders of Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic feel sanctions against Russia have gone a little too far.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
OMG, How he got there??
This is the tower of the Castle Devin, near Bratislava. Only at home, looking at my pictures, I noticed a guy fishing from the tower.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
The News Tribune
East Europeans aren't so excited about Russia sanctions
The leaders of Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic feel Western sanctions against Russia have gone a little too far.