Bratislava, March 1 (TASR) - Slovakia has implemented programmes that minimise the risk of segregating Roma children and improve their situation and chances of participating in the education system, said Interior Minister Robert Kalinak on Wednesday.
Bratislava, March 1 (TASR) - Almost two thirds (63 percent) of Slovaks are in favour of scrapping the amnesties issued in 1998 by prime minister and acting president Vladimir Meciar concerning the 1995 kidnapping...
Bratislava, February 28 (TASR) - The Opposition We Are Family-Boris Kollar party is proposing a ban on the construction of mosques in Slovakia because the party considers them to be a security risk, stated...
Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) chairman Richard Sulik intends to file a criminal complaint and bring a civil lawsuit against Prime Minister Robert Fico (Smer-SD) for his allegations that SaS representatives have a drugs problem - unless Fico retracts his accusations.
Independent MP Simona Petrik is resolved to take the new Act on Nursery Schools to the Constitutional Court in order to cover all bases and make sure that parts deemed to be discriminatory are repealed, TASR learnt on Thursday.
Had a general election been held in February, the governing-coalition Smer-SD party would have won on 25.5 percent (with 43 seats in the 150-seat House), followed by the Opposition Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) on 13.8 percent (with 23 seats), according to a poll carried out by Focus agency on a sample of 1,512 respondents between February 6-18.
Bratislava, February 22 (TASR) - As far as the Roma issue is concerned, the problem doesn't lie that much with discrimination, but rather with how to include the Roma community into society, stated Foreign...
Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) party MP and founding member Jozef Mihal has opted to leave the party due to a divergence of opinion regarding migrants between the two of us and due to his busy schedule involving training courses on taxes and levies, SaS chairman Richard Sulik wrote on his social network account on Tuesday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
OLaNO-NOVA party leader Igor Matovic single-handedly stymied an extraordinary parliamentary session debating a no-confidence motion in Prime Minister and Smer-SD chairman Robert Fico, and this may come with a fine, Parliamentary Chairman and Slovak National Party (SNS) leader Andrej Danko told a press conference on Tuesday.
Bratislava, February 14 (TASR) - The extraordinary parliamentary session with the no-confidence motion in Prime Minister Robert Fico on the agenda was interrupted shortly after it was opened on Tuesday afternoon, as opposition OLaNO-NOVA...
Labour, Social Affairs and the Family Minister Jan Richter (Smer-SD) told Parliament on Thursday that if he were to face a no-confidence motion over the issue of the Clean Day resocialisation facility, he would put up a successful defence.
Bratislava, February 9 (TASR) - People are more sceptical about democracy today than they were six years ago, which plays well into the hands of radicals, sociologist Miloslav Bahna said for Tablet.TV on Thursday.