The Judicial Council stops Harabin’s magazine

January 27, 2015

THE OFFICE of the Judicial Council halted the expensive order for delivering the Dimenzie (Dimensions) magazine which promoted its former chair and ex-president of the Supreme Court Štefan Harabin.

Slovakia still struggles with deaths caused by cardiovascular diseases

January 27, 2015

THE HEALTH-care system in Slovakia is still average, but it is gradually improving. Compared to other European countries, Slovakia puts emphasis on electronic services in the sector.

UPDATED: Slovak films get rave reviews

January 26, 2015

IT SEEMS that recently, several Slovak films have proven successful even outside the country’s borders, being released with much appraisal, while also being nominated for screenings at festivals and for awards.

Government wants to support kindergartens

January 27, 2015

THE SLOVAK government in the pre-election year gradually presents a set of measures within the so-called “social package”; with the second measure being support for kindergartens and nursery schools amounting to EUR10 million, the Sme daily reported on January 27.

Niki postponed its expansion into Bratislava

January 27, 2015

AIR carrier Niki, a subsidiary of Air Berlin, has postponed its expansion into Bratislava.

Azerbaijan will open diplomatic mission in Bratislava

January 27, 2015

AZERBAIJAN will have a diplomatic mission in Slovakia, Foreign Affairs Minister of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov announced after meeting his Slovak counterpart Miroslav Lajčák on January 26, the TASR newswire reported.

Ján Mazák elected as third candidate for judge in Strasbourg

January 27, 2015

CONSTITUTIONAL lawyer Ján Mazák has become the third candidate for judge of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg, his candidacy was approved by the Judicial Council on January 26, the TASR newswire reported.

LGBTI representatives will not converse with referendum organisers

January 27, 2015

REPRESENTATIVES of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community have decided not to participate in political shows focusing on the referendum on family broadcast by RTVS and TA3 on Sunday, despite the fact that they originally agreed to join in the debate, the SME daily

Czech and Slovak presidents honour victims of Holocaust

January 27, 2015

The presidents of the Czech Republic and Slovakia honoured victims of the
Holocaust in a memorial ceremony at the National Cemetery in Terezín on
Monday. Both Miloš Zeman and Andrej Kiska condemned Nazi propaganda in

We are not a country of corrupt people

January 27, 2015

For several years now, partners of Romania's, representatives of countries with which we even have strategic partnerships in place, have not ceased to warn us that the scourge of corruption has become a cancer eating our administration and political structures.

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