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Arbiter: Modern Trade Union Will Represent Staff at Volkswagen SK

Bratislava, March 30 (TASR) - An arbiter appointed by the Labour, Social Affairs and the Family Ministry to deal with a dispute between the...

City Council Approves Total Ban on Gambling Establishments in Bratislava

Bratislava, March 30 (TASR) - Bratislava city council on Thursday approved a total ban on gambling establishments in the capital with the exception of...

Fico: We’ve Taken Many Serious Steps to Combat Corruption

Paris, March 30 (TASR-correspondent) - Corruption is an issue that is currently influencing politics and society, and Slovakia is paying close attention to it,...

Parliament Amends Constitution in Order to Scrap Meciar Amnesties

Bratislava, March 30 (TASR) - Parliament will receive powers to revoke presidential pardons and amnesties if they are in discrepancy with the principles of the democratic rule of law, as the House on Thursday approved a coalition-sponsored amendment aimed at scrapping the amnesties of Vladimir Meciar with 124 votes.

TASR Withdrawing from Contract with Russian News Agency Sputnik

The management of the News Agency of the Slovak Republic (TASR) has in the past 24 hours reviewed the content of the contract between itself and Russian news agency Sputnik and stated that no information from Sputnik's database has been used in TASR's news service during the one-month duration of the contract.

Coalition’s Bill Undoing Meciar’s Pardons on Track for House Approval

The coalition's bill on abrogating Vladimir Meciar's amnesties is likely to be passed in Parliament, as - in addition to the governing coalition - it's garnered the support of 'We Are Family' legislators, some Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) MPs and quite possibly also OLaNO-NOVA lawmakers, TASR learnt on Thursday afternoon.

SAV Working on Scenarios of Brexit’s Ramifications

The Slovak Academy of Sciences (SAV) is working on studies to enable the state administration to ready itself for scenarios involving the United Kingdom's departure from the EU and for their possible impacts on the Slovak economy, TASR learnt from SAV spokesperson Monika Hucakova on Wednesday.

Kiska: Israel Wants to Intensify Cooperation in Cyber Safety

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin called for bilateral cooperation in the field of cyber safety to be intensified during my meeting with him on Wednesday, Slovak President Andrej Kiska, who is currently paying a visit to Israel, told TASR on the same day.

Patakyova Vows to be Non-partisan and Determined Ombudswoman

Newly elected Ombudswoman Maria Patakyova took up office on Wednesday after she was sworn in by and received her appointment papers from Parliamentary Chairman Andrej Danko (Slovak National Party/SNS).

Police Still Investigating Handlova Mine Tragedy of 2009

Bratislava/Trencin, March 29 (TASR) - The police still haven't finished investigating the circumstances surrounding the lethal explosion in the Handlova mine (Trencin region) in...