Kalavska to Submit Hospital Stratification to House as Constitutional Bill

Bratislava, July 16 (TASR) - Health Minister Andrea Kalavska (a Smer-SD nominee) will submit her draft for hospital stratification reform as a constitutional amendment, as she aims to garner support across the entire political spectrum, TASR learnt on Tuesday.

Parliamentary Chair Danko to Attend Pro-family March on Gay Pride Day

Bratislava, July 16 (TASR) - Slovak National Party (SNS) leader and Parliamentary Chair Andrej Danko plans to attend the Proud of the Family event scheduled to take place on Saturday (July 20) in Bratislava, which will simultaneously host LGBTI Rainbow Pride, TASR learnt on Tuesday.

Caputova: Slovakia Most EU Integrated Country in Visegrad Four

Warsaw, July 15 (TASR-correspondet) - There are differences between the Visegrad Four (V4) countries (Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary), and when it...

Court Sentences Hooligans from Venturska St. to Six Months in Prison

Four Dutchmen and three Poles who took part in fighting in the centre of Bratislava earlier this week have been sentenced to six months in prison, after which they will be banned from entering Slovakia for three years, Bratislava Regional Court spokesman Pavol Adamciak told TASR on Sunday.

Canoeist Petrusova Wins Gold Medal at Junior European Championship in Racice

Slovak athlete Mariana Petrusova won the gold medal in women's U23 K1 1000 metres A final at the 2019 Junior and U23 Canoe Sprint European Championship in Racice, the Czech Republic, on Saturday.

Truban to Lead PS-Together Coalition into 2020 General Election

Bratislava, July 12 (TASR) - Leaders of the extra-parliamentary Progressive Slovakia (PS)-Together coalition Michal Truban and Miroslav Beblavy, respectively, announced on Friday that Truban...

Bratislava: Property Demolished in Mass Brawl, Police Didn’t Ask for Help

Bratislava, July 11 (TASR) - Neither the capital city nor Bratislava city police received any calls for assistance from the state police before Wednesday's (July 10) mass brawl between football hooligans in the Old Town, Bratislava City spokesman Peter Bubla stated on Thursday.

NDS: OLaNO’s Claims about Visnove Misunderstanding or Campaign

Bratislava, July 11 (TASR) - OLaNO's statements concerning the construction of the Lietavska Lucka-Visnove-Dubna Skala (Zilina region) D1-motorway stretch show a fundamental misunderstanding of...

Slovakia to Preside over WHO Regional Committee for Europe in 2024

Slovakia will preside over the 74th session of the World Health Organisation's (WHO) Regional Committee for Europe in 2024, according to a document submitted by the Health Ministry for interdepartmental review.

Caputova: V4 Can’t Only Be about Protecting Regional Interests

Budapest, July 11 (TASR-correspondent) - The way in which Slovaks and Hungarians perceive the EU membership of their respective countries, i.e. with high levels...

Caputova Conveys Concerns about Human Rights to China’s Wang Yi

Bratislava, July 10 (TASR) - President Zuzana Caputova voiced concerns about the worsening situation regarding the protection of human rights in China at her meeting with Chinese Foreign Affairs Minister Wang Yi at the Presidential Palace on Wednesday, the President's Office reported on its website on the same day.

Caputova OKs Manadatory Pre-school Education by Signing Bill

President Zuzana Caputova has approved the introduction of compulsory pre-school education for all five-year-old children by signing an amendment to the Education Act.

Progressive Slovakia-Together and KDH Sign Non-Aggression Agreement

Bratislava, July 10 (TASR) - Representatives of the extra-parliamentary Progressive Slovakia (PS)-Together coalition and the Christian Democratic Movement (KDH) on Wednesday signed an agreement...

Supreme Court Definitively Acquits LSNS MP Mizik of Extremism Charges

Bratislava, July 9 (TASR) - A senate of the Supreme Court on Tuesday acquitted far-right People's Party Our Slovakia (LSNS) MP Stanislav Mizik of...

OSCE Foreign Affairs Ministers Holding Talks in High Tatras

How to guarantee stability in Europe and beyond its borders and how to draw lessons from past conflicts and choose ways of preventing them - these issues are high on the agenda of plenary talks taking place within an informal meeting of foreign affairs ministers from Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) countries in Strbske Pleso (Presov region) on Tuesday.

Together Party Would Focus on Education and Health in Future Gov’t

A more educated Slovakia, the modernisation of democracy, independent police and improving the condition of the Slovak health-care sector - these are just some of the priorities that the extra-parliamentary Together-Civic Democracy party would focus on if it formed part of the future government.

Slovakia’s Largest Pilgrimage Rounded Off in Levoca on Sunday

Levoca, July 7 (TASR) - A week-long pilgrimage in Levoca (Presov region), the biggest in Slovakia, marking the feast of the Visitation of Our...

Bathing in Tatra Tarns Could Lead to Extinction of Precious Species

High Tatras, July 7 (TASR) - Environmentalists have condemned people who like to refresh themselves - and their pets - in the summer heat...

Lassakova: Burnt Krasna Horka Castle to Be Fully Reconstructed in 2023

Krasna Horka, July 6 (TASR) - Krasna Horka Castle (Kosice region), which was heavily damaged by fire seven years ago, could be fully reconstructed...

Bishop at National Pigrimage Denounces “Moral Viruses”

Nitra, July 5 (TASR) - Thousands of people attended a national pilgrimage in honour of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Nitra on Friday, a...