Slovak Armed Forces Should Have 16,642 Soldiers by End of 2016

Bratislava, February 24 (TASR) - The Cabinet at its session on Wednesday approved an increase in the numbers of members of the Slovak Armed...

SNS: EU Steers Away from Its Original Idea, Needs Overhaul

Bratislava, February 23 (TASR) - The European Union is steering away from the original idea to create a powerful trading block able to compete...

SSPI: Defence Has Become Cabinet’s Priority Only after Paris Attacks

Bratislava, February 23 (TASR) - Defence policies haven't been a genuine priority of the current Government during its four-year term, according to analyst Marian...

Activists Distributing 100,000 Manuals for Undecided Voters

Bratislava, February 23 (TASR) - Activists from an initiative called 'There's Much to Play for' have launched a tour of Slovakia with around 100,000...

VW Completes Building for New Body Shop, Begins Installing Equipment

Bratislava, February 23 (TASR) - Around €500 million is the price tag of a new body shop at the Volkswagen plant in Bratislava, Volkswagen...

Fico: Water Is National Heritage, Government Won’t Give Way to EC

My Government is determined to advocate a constitutional ban on water exports, due to which the European Commission (EC) launched an infringement procedure against Slovakia in late 2015, said Prime Minister Robert Fico on Tuesday.

Adamco’s Life Sentence for Murder of Nistor Confirmed

Head of Zemplin-based crime group Branislav Adamco had his life sentence for the murder of Arpad Nistor and other crimes confirmed by a three-member senate of the Supreme Court on Tuesday, TASR learnt on the same day.

New Tourism Project to Link Slovak Zemplin and Ukraine’s Zakarpattia

Michalovce, February 23 (TASR) - Zakarpattia Oblast, with its main centre in Uzhhorod in Ukraine, and the Slovak informal region of Zemplin will be connected by a crossborder project focused on supporting tourism and information flows between the regions, Michalovce (Kosice region) town hall spokesperson Iveta Paleckova informed TASR on Tuesday.

Unemployment in All Trencin Districts under National Average in January

Trencin, February 23 (TASR) - The average unemployment rate in Trencin region in January was 7.71 percent, a decrease of 0.18 percentage points month-on-month, announced the Labour, Social Affairs and the Family Centre on Tuesday.

Lehota to Get Link to R1 Expressway by October

Lehota/Velke Zaluzie, February 22 (TASR) – The village of Lehota near Nitra will acquire a direct link to the PR1BINA expressway by October, Lehota...