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This past weekend, only three of eight candidates from mainstream right-wing parties managed to reach the second round of the direct elections for Slovakia's regional governors.
THE COURT could change the verdict that sentenced the man found guilty of terrorism to 25 years in prison for blowing up a rubbish bin close to a McDonalds' fast food branch in Kosice.
THE PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE has dropped its charges against Viliam M. in the case of the murder of Peter Congrady and for his membership in an organised criminal group, the Cas.sk website reported on December 5. Though the police released him on the same day, he was detained again and charged with a new crime.
CONDOLENCES were sent from all over the world to South Africa, whose former president and one of the most significant fighters against apartheid, Nelson Mandela, died on December 5. Slovak politicians expressed their sympathy, and spoke of the life of one of the most influential personalities in the modern era of South Africa.
BETTER than originally planned tax revenues are changing the budgetary mathematics even before the state budget law makes it through parliament.
There's a certain irony in the fact that Slovakia is considered among the so-called "new" wine-producing countries of the world.
About the name of Bratislava: The city received its modern name in 1919. Beforehand it was mostly known in English by its German name, Pressburg, as it was long dominated by Austrians and German speakers.
Prime Minister Robert Fico clearly stated that he regrets that Ukraine decided not to sign an association agreement with the European Union, and the Sme daily twisted his words when saying that the prime minister in his statements backed Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych's policies, the Government Office press department informed the TASR ... (more)
This dinosaur-poop-eating cockroach was found preserved in an amber deposit in Lebanon.
Investor Tools - Spot opportunities, identify market trends and grow your portfolio with a powerful toolkit to help you invest with confidence Robot welders work on the bodies of Kia cars at a factory in Zilina, Slovakia.
During a recent state holiday, Polish ultranationalists set alight a rainbow sculpture on a square in central Warsaw and a guard booth at the Russian Embassy.
THE EMPLOYEE of the Banska Bystrica Region Office who supposedly informed the campaign team of far-right extremist and governor-elect Marian Kotleba about the shredding of sensitive documents shortly after the regional election, denies that she ever informed anyone about such a move, the TASR newswire reported on December 2. The employee, whose ... (more)
PENTA investment group will extend its network of regional hospitals after purchasing facilities in Rimavska Sobota, Banska Stiavnica and Ziar nad Hronom from private Nemocnice and Polikliniky company.
Slovakia's parliament has passed a law to merge the country's telecoms and post regulators in January 2014.
Residents in a Slovakian town make a shocking discovery this week as they awoke to the city river flowing bright red.