SHMU: Ground Frost May Hit Five Slovak Regions

Bratislava, August 10 (TASR) - While hardly anyone would expect frost in Slovakia in mid-August - perhaps apart from High and Low Tatras - it may indeed appear in as many as five out...

Cyclists-Pilgrims from Slovensky Orol Carrying Message to Pope

Bratislava, August 5 (TASR) - A total of 28 cyclists from the Slovensky Orol (Slovak Eagle) sports association will cycle for 10 days from Bratislava to Rome in order to meet Pope Francis, TASR...

Cyclists-Pilgrims from Slovensky Orol Carrying Message to Pope

Bratislava, August 5 (TASR) - A total of 28 cyclists from the Slovensky Orol (Slovak Eagle) sports association will cycle for 10 days from Bratislava to Rome in order to meet Pope Francis, TASR...

Minister Zitnanska Lays Wreath to Comemmorate Roma Holocaust

Dunajska Streda, August 2 (TASR) - Justice Minister Lucia Zitnanska laid a wreath at the Roma Holocaust Memorial in Dunajska Streda (Trnava region) on Tuesday to commemorate the Roma murdered at the end of WWII, TASR learnt on the same day.

Dalai Lama to Visit Slovakia in October

The 14th Dalai Lama is to visit Slovakia again, TASR learnt from Csaba Kiss, the founder of the private At Home Gallery based in Samorin (Trnava region), who invited the spiritual leader.

Rainbow Pride Participants Walk Safely through Downtown Bratislava

Bratislava, July 30 (TASR) - After a year of break, Rainbow Pride march for rights of the LGBTI community took place in Bratislava again, with around 2,000 participants walking through Vajanskeho nabrezie, Streets of...

John Kerry and Saudi Foreign Minister Show Interest in AeroMobil

The AeroMobil, a flying car from Slovakia that is among the exhibits via which Slovakia is promoting its Presidency of the Council of the EU in Brussels, has drawn the attention of US Secretary of State John Kerry and Saudi Arabian Foreign Affairs Minister Adel Al Jubeir, TASR learnt from the Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Ministry's press department on Sunday.

Cyberbullying and Identity Theft among Top Cyber Risks

Bratislava, July 20 (TASR) - Payments and purchases via the internet, cyberbullying and identity theft are among the primary cyber risks, said Robert Koch of Uniqa insurance company at a press conference on Wednesday. "Up...

Trams Given Green Light to Petrzalka after 55 Years

Bratislava, July 8 (TASR) - People in Bratislava don't have to wait any longer for the return of tram traffic to the capital's largest borough of Petrzalka after a 55-year hiatus, as senior state...

Last Two Injured from Bus Crush in Serbia Fly Home

Bratislava, June 27 (TASR) - A special government A319-115 CJ aircraft landed at Bratislava airport and brought the last two injured people - hospitalised in Serbia after the bus crash last week -  back...

Ex-president Gasparovic Involved in Car Accident near Limbach

Bratislava, June 20 (TASR) - Former Slovak president Ivan Gasparovic (in office between 2004-14) was involved in a car accident near Limbach (Bratislava region) on Monday, Bratislava Regional Police spokesperson Lucia Mihalikova confirmed for...

Trams Return to Bratislava’s Sturova St. and Vajanskeho Embankment

Trams returned to Bratislava's Sturova Street and the Vajanskeho Embankment on Wednesday morning following over two years of suspension to make way for construction work on the first part of a new public city transport system to Bratislava's borough of Petrzalka, TASR learnt from Bratislava mayor Ivo Nesrovnal on Wednesday.

TASR Recorded Surplus of Just Over €303,000 in 2015

Bratislava, June 9 (TASR) - The News Agency of the Slovak Republic (TASR) produced a surplus of €303,076 by earning €6,282,616 and spending €5,979,540 in 2015, said TASR board of directors chairman Vladimir Masar...

Drivers to Receive Lemons from Children for Small Traffic Infringements

Bratislava, May 23 (TASR) - A traffic operation called 'Apple-Lemon' began on Slovak roads on Monday and will run until Friday, TASR learnt on the same day. Under this event, drivers will receive fruit instead...

Reznik: 2015 Was TASR’s Most Successful Year for Six Years

Bratislava, May 10 (TASR) - The year 2015 was the most successful one for the News Agency of the Slovak Republic (TASR) for the past six years, according to figures included in a report...

Parliament Exhibition Remembers Holocaust and Cruelties of Fascism

Bratislava, May 9 (TASR) - A photographic exhibition displaying one of the most tragic events of WWII - the deportations of Slovak Jews to concentration camps - was opened in the entrance hall of...

Trams Should Start Crossing Bratislava’s Old Bridge in Early July

Trams with passengers should start travelling across Bratislava's reconstructed Old Bridge in early July, TASR learnt from Bratislava Regional Government (BSK) spokesperson Lucia Forman on Friday.

Slovakia to Deal with Space Strategy during Its EU Presidency

Bratislava, May 5 (TASR) - Slovakia will hold discussions on a European Space Strategy during its Presidency of the Council of the EU, according to European Space Agency (ESA) Director General Johan-Dietrich Wörner on...

President Kiska Commemorates Death of Stefanik

Ivanka pri Dunaji, May 3 (TASR) - A ceremony marking the 97th anniversary of the tragic death of General Milan Rastislav Stefanik (1880-1919) took place in Ivanka pri Dunaji (Senec district, Bratislava region) on...

President Kiska Meets Two Slovak Women with Prestigious Awards

Bratislava, May 2 (TASR) - If people act out of conviction and from the heart, they can produce positive results, President Andrej Kiska told journalists at his office when receiving two Slovaks - Zuzana...