Slovakia and Czech Republic Ink Deal on Patrolling Airspace

The Slovak and Czech defence ministers, Peter Gajdos and Martin Stropnicky, respectively, meeting at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, inked an agreement between their two countries on the mutual protection of their airspace, TASR learnt on the same day.

Analysts: Inflation Driven by Base Effect in Foodstuffs and Crude Oil

The pick-up in inflation in January was mainly propelled by the base effect in foodstuffs and fuels (crude oil), said UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia analyst Lubomir Korsnak on Wednesday.

Agriculture Ministry to Support Growing of Elderberries and Apple Roses

Bratislava, February 15 (TASR) - The Agriculture and Rural Development Ministry is expanding support for farmers that cultivate somewhat unusual plants, such as strawberries,...

Stats Office: Consumer Prices Up by 0.7 percent Y-o-Y in January

Bratislava, February 15 (TASR) - Consumer prices in Slovakia increased by 0.7 percent year-on-year in January, the Slovak Statistics Office announced on Wednesday. Prices increased...

Alpine World Ski Championships: Slovakia Takes Home Silver Medal

St. Moritz, February 13 (TASR) - A Slovak quartet on Tuesday won a silver medal at the 2017 Alpine World Ski Championships in the national team competition held in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

Danko: Matovic Single-handedly Stymied Session, May Be Disciplined

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.

Matovic Brings Pictures to Parliament, Session on Fico Interrupted

Bratislava, February 14 (TASR) - The extraordinary parliamentary session with the no-confidence motion in Prime Minister Robert Fico on the agenda was interrupted shortly...

Matecna: Same Foodstuffs in Slovakia and Austria Have Different Quality

Laboratory tests have confirmed that the quality of almost half of the same products manufactured by supranational producers is better in Austria than in Slovakia, Agriculture and Rural Development Minister Gabriela Matecna (a Slovak National Party/SNS nominee) told a news conference held on Tuesday with State Veterinary and Food Directorate (SVPS) chairman Jozef Bires in attendance.

Statistics Office: Slovakia’s GDP Up by 3.1 percent Y-o-Y in 4Q16

Bratislava, February 14 (TASR) - Slovakia's GDP in the fourth quarter of 2016 increased by 3.1 percent on an annual basis, according to a...

Kiska: Thousands of Jobs Created in Kenya Due to Slovak Aid Projects

Over 100 development assistance projects have come into existence since Slovakia began to provide aid to Kenya [in 2004], said Slovak President Andrej Kiska after meeting Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and members of the country's Government in Nairobi on Monday.