New book by Post Bellum brings testimonies of victims of totalitarian regime

September 24, 2016

Stories of the victims of the totalitarian regime in Czechoslovakia are set
to be released on Monday by the NGO Post Bellum, which has been publishing
the testimonies of witnesses to modern Czech history for nearly 15 years.

No EU-US free trade deal before Obama leaves office: EU

September 23, 2016

"It is not realistic to reach the final agreement by the end of the Obama administration," said Peter Ziga, the trade minister of Slovakia which currently holds the EU's six-month rotating presidency.

EU seeks to save Canada trade deal as prospects for deal with US fade

September 23, 2016

EU ministers took steps on Friday to approve a contentious free trade deal with Canada, while a growing number said talks towards a similar agreement with the United States should stop.

European Parliament President Martin Schulz: Let's Listen to Eastern Europe

September 23, 2016

The EU must listen more to its Eastern European members and find a compromise with them for solving the refugee crisis.

Orange Slovakia plans USD35m FTTH expansion

September 22, 2016

Slovakian fixed and mobile operator Orange Slovensko has announced plans to invest more than EUR35 million to triple its fibre-to-the-home footprint within the next three years, from 19 cities at present to almost 60 by the end of 2018.

Czech and Slovak cabinets to hold joint session

September 23, 2016

The Czech and Slovak governments are to hold a joint working session in
Bratislava on Monday with security issues, cooperation in defense and
transport expected to be high on the agenda. Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav

Flexible solidarity: Slovakia gives 550 scholarships to refugees

September 22, 2016

In a gesture illustrating the concept of "flexible solidarity", Slovakia announced that it will offer 550 state scholarships to young people that will be able to come to Slovakia to study in its universities, but it will not grant them asylum.

EU wants to speed up approval of Paris climate deal

September 22, 2016

If the targets set out at the Paris Climate Change Summit are to be met, action needs to be taken immediately. If the targets set out at the Paris Climate Change Summit are to be met, action needs to be taken immediately.

Hungarian electricity provider opens office in Bratislava

September 22, 2016

Hungarian state-owned electricity service provider MVM yesterday (Wednesday) opened a representative office in Bratislava, Hungarian news agency MTI reported.

EU redoubles attack on phone roaming charges

September 21, 2016

SIM cards and related phone calls can bought in Latvia for a sixth of the price in Ireland and a fifth of the price in France After an embarrassing U-turn last week, the European Commission has proposed to end phone roaming charges by June next year except for "abusive" clients.


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