Health Ministry Wants to Motivate Young Doctors to Remain in Slovakia

Bratislava, July 23 (TASR) - The Health Ministry is looking for positive ways to motivate graduates of medical faculties to stay in Slovakia after...

Drivers Draw Attention to Collapsing Transport in Bratislava and Its Vicinity

Bratislava, July 22 (TASR) - Some drivers consider the current traffic situation in Bratislava and its surroundings to be unbearable and collapsing, with the...

Rasi in USA: Smer-SD Could Persuade Lajcak to Run for President

New York/Bratislava, July 22 (TASR-correspondent) - Vice-premier and Smer-SD vice-chair Richard Rasi still believes that the social democrats could be able to persuade President...

Budaj: Night Wolves Here to Show That Russia Is Still Present

Bratislava, July 20 (TASR) - Politicians linked to the former Communist regime are still advocating the occupation of Czechoslovakia in 1968 and supporting paramilitary...

Defence Minister Gajdos Hands Over Next Two US Helicopters

Presov, July 20 (TASR) - Defence Minister Peter Gajdos (Slovak National Party/SNS) handed over two UH-60M Black Hawk military utility helicopters to the Slovak...

Richter: June Unemployment Influenced by University Graduates

The year-on-year growth in the unemployment rate in June can be ascribed to university graduates signing on at labour offices, said Labour Minister Jan Richter (Smer-SD) on Friday, adding that long-term unemployment posted a positive development, however.

Peter Sagan and His Wife Katarina Announce Break-up

Bratislava, July 19 (TASR) - Slovak cyclist Peter Sagan, currently wearing the green jersey for the top sprinter at Tour de France, announced on...

Roma Crowd Seeking Out Services of Healer Shuts Down Piestany

Piestny, July 18 (TASR) - Hundreds of Roma from Slovakia, but also the Czech Republic, Austria and even Sweden were converging on Piestany (Trnava region) for a week to seek out a healer who claims to be the reincarnation of Jesus Christ endowed with miraculous healing powers, TASR learnt on Wednesday.

Gajdos Meets Commander of NATO Multinational Corps NE Hofmann

Defence Minister Peter Gajdos (Slovak National Party/SNS) on Wednesday met Commander of NATO Multinational Corps North-East (MNC NE) Manfred Hofmann, who is leaving his post, ministry spokesperson Danka Capakova told TASR on the same day.

SaS: Matecna Greatest Mistake of This Gov’t; KDH: She Should Go

Bratislava, July 17 (TASR) - The findings of the Prosecutor-General's Office concerning fraud in drawing European agricultural subsidies, as presented on Monday (July 16) by Prosecutor-General Jaromir Ciznar, are nothing new under the sun, according to the Opposition Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) party.

Ravasz Presents New Nationwide Inclusive Pre-school Education Project

Teaching assistants and other coordinators of inclusive education might be engaged in nursery schools in towns and villages with Roma communities as early as of September, Government Proxy for the Roma Community Abel Ravasz (Most-Hid) told media on Monday when presenting a new nationwide project called 'Support for Pre-primary Education of Children from Marginalised Roma Communities'.

Proud of Family March Celebrates Traditional Family

Bratislava, July 14 (TASR) - Thanking mothers and fathers, grandmothers and grandfathers for their unselfish love, and expressing respect to them for showing people...

Rainbow Pride Pinpoints LGBTI People Who Want to Boost Society

Bratislava, July 14 (TASR) - The Rainbow Pride Bratislava 2018 event, which took place on Hviezdoslav Square on Saturday afternoon, pointed in particular to...

Mountaineer Fiala Dies, Was One of First Slovaks on Nanga Parbat

Bratislava, July 13 (TASR) - Mountaineer and coach Ivan Fiala, the father of actress Zuzana Fialova, died at the age of 76 on Friday,...

Analysts: High Fuel Prices Key Factor for Inflation in Slovakia in June

Bratislava, July 13 (TASR) - The acceleration of inflation in Slovakia in June was chiefly due to an increase in the prices of fuels,...

Slovakia 24/7 – News in English

Bratislava, July 13 (TABLET.TV) - Watch our weekly news Slovakia 24/7 with Mark Christensen, today featuring: - Slovakia will purchase US F-16s to meet its NATO...

President Kiska Informed Trump about Purchase of F-16 Fighter Jets

Within the NATO summit in Brussels, Slovak President Andrej Kiska spoke to US President Donald Trump and informed him about Slovakia's decision to purchase US F-16 fighter jets, with his response being positive.

Sakova: Boarding a Vessel Mustn’t Be Entrance Ticket to Europe for Migrants

Innsbruck, July 12 (TASR) - Boarding a vessel mustn't be an entrance ticket to Europe for illegal migrants, said Interior Minister Denisa Sakova (Smer-SD) at an informal meeting of EU interior ministers held in Innsbruck (Austria) on Thursday.

Via Iuris: Roma Tenants Discriminated Against by Sabinov

Presov, July 12 (TASR) - The Presov Regional Court definitively decided that the town of Sabinov and the Ministry of Construction and Regional Development applied discriminatory practices when they treated Roma and non-Roma inhabitants differently during the eviction of tenants from apartments in the town centre, by moving Roma inhabitants to flats with lower standards situated outside of urban areas, TASR learnt from NGO Via Iuris on Thursday.

Lajcak: Decision on Buying US Fighter Jets Made Unanimously

Bratislava, July 11 (TASR) - The decision to purchase F-16 Block 70/72 fighter jets was made unanimously at the Government session on Wednesday, Foreign and European Affairs Minister Miroslav Lajcak (a Smer-SD nominee) said after the session.