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SaS and OLaNO Close to Reaching Cooperation Agreement for VUC Election

Bratislava, February 18 (TASR) - Opposition parties Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) and OLaNO-NOVA are in final stage of talks on mutual support for candidates in the upcoming regional election slated for autumn, TASR learnt on Saturday.

Fico: If USA Scraps Russia Sanctions, EU Might Pluck Up Courage

Trencin, February 17 (TASR) - Prime Minister Robert Fico on Friday repeatedly criticised the EU's sanctions against Russia as he paid a visit to...

SaS Files Criminal Complaint over Energy Bills

Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) MPs Jozef Rajtar, Jana Kissova and Karol Galek submitted a criminal complaint with the Prosecutor-General's Office on Friday over energy bills amidst the recent controversy surrounding higher energy charges as of January, TASR learnt later in the day.

Ministry: Law against Puppy Farms to Affect Honest Breeders

A law approved by Parliament with the aim of clamping down on puppy farms will have serious ramifications for honest dog breeders and state employees - while puppy farms will be spared, said the Agriculture and Rural Development Ministry on Friday.

Robert Fico Survives No-confidence Vote

Prime Minister Robert Fico (Smer-SD) will retain his post, as the Opposition failed to oust him over the energy price scandal on Thursday.

Fico: Purpose of Extraordinary Session to Stir Up Conflict and Fuel Apathy

The purpose of the ongoing extraordinary parliamentary session is to stir up conflict and to fuel public apathy towards standard political parties, said Prime Minister Robert Fico (Smer-SD) on Thursday in a speech at the session, in which he faces an Opposition-sponsored no-confidence motion relating to the energy price scandal.

Ersek in Talks on 6% Cut in Price of Presov’s Southwestern Bypass

The Transport and Construction Ministry led by Arpad Ersek (Most-Hid) has already held talks with the contractor for the southwestern bypass around the city of Presov on the D1 motorway on reducing the price of the construction work, ministry spokesperson Karolina Ducka confirmed for TASR on Thursday.

Plavcan: Extremism Masquerades as Patriotism

It's important for young people to be able to distinguish truth from lies, said Education, Research, Science and Sport Minister Peter Plavcan (a Slovak National Party/SNS nominee) in a discussion on rising extremism organised by the Open Society Foundation on Thursday.

Impostors Use Bird Flu as Pretext to Rob Elderly Woman

Komoca/Nitra, February 16 (TASR) - As several cases of bird flu have emerged in recent weeks especially along the rivers in south-western Slovakia, impostors...

Holecek: Slovakia Unlikely to End Up Like Detroit

Bratislava, February 16 (TASR) - Car production makes up one-third of Slovakia's exports and almost half of its industrial production, but there's no viable...