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World Esperanto Congress Begins in Nitra at Weekend

Nitra, July 22 (TASR) - Around 1,300 esperanto aficionados from 60 countries will meet in Nitra between July 23-30 at the 101st World Esperanto...

Health-care System Already Lacking around 12,000 Nurses

Bratislava, July 22 (TASR) – Slovakia's health-care system now lacks around 12,000 nurses and midwives, with the state having problems finding staff not only...

Matecna: This Year’s Harvest Rich; Prices to Go Down

Modra, July 22 (TASR) - This year's harvest of crops will probably be the largest in recent years, with yields per hectare above average,"...

Scientists Protesting against Cuts Worth €1 million from SAV Budget

Bratislava July 21 (TASR) - Scientists and university lecturers are rejecting the Finance Ministry's proposal to cut more than €1 million from the Slovak...

Beblavy: Forai and Vadura Should Be Punished for VsZP Scandals

MP Miroslav Beblavy (Independent) called for action and the breaking of a 'customary rule' in connection with the so-called Aunt Anka and Kostka Clinic cases when announcing several steps that he intends to take against former heads of state-run health insurer Vseobecna zdravotna poistovna (VsZP) Marcel Forai and Miroslav Vadura.

Lajcak: Slovakia Forms Part of Closest Circle of Talks on EU Future

Bratislava, July 20 (TASR) - Foreign and European Affairs Minister Miroslav Lajcak discussed the Slovak Presidency of the EU Council and the future challenges...

Pellegrini: Halting of EU Funds Standard Procedure

Bratislava, July 20 (TASR) – The relevant governing bodies are working hard on removing shortcomings in the drawing of EU funds and the payments,...

EU Halts Payments to Slovakia worth Tens of Millions of Euros

Bratislava, July 20 (TASR) – Slovakia might see tens of millions not forthcoming from EU funds, according to data obtained by TASR from individual...

Sefcovic: Slovakia Could Be Obliged to Cut Emissions by 12 percent

The European Commission (EC) on Wednesday presented a new package of measures aimed at lowering carbon emissions and facilitating a faster transition to a low-carbon economy in the EU, said European Commission Vice-president for Energy Union Maros Sefcovic on the same day.

Political Prisoners Appeal to Danko for Victims of Communism Museum

Political prisoners acknowledge Parliamentary Chairman Andrej Danko's (Slovak National Party/SNS) proposal to include visits to concentration camps and more information on the Holocaust in teaching at Slovak schools, states a letter sent to Danko by Political Prisoners - the Union of Anti-Communist Resistance.