Csaba D. Sentenced to 32 Months Suspended with Five-year Probation Period

Bratislava, August 4 (TASR) - Bratislava III District Court judge Juraj Kapinaj on Wednesday handed down a suspended sentence of 32 months with a...

President’s Office Refutes SNS Head Danko’s Claims regarding Pope’s Visit

Bratislava, August 3 (TASR) - The President’s Office on Tuesday objected to “misleading” claims made by head of the extra-parliamentary Slovak National Party (SNS)...

Groehling Calls on Parents, Pupils and Teachers to Be Vaccinated in August

Bratislava, August 3 (TASR) - Education Minister Branislav Groehling (Freedom and Solidarity/SaS) has called on parents, pupils and teachers to have themselves vaccinated in August, especially as it's currently possible to do so without the need for registration.

Matovic: 160,000 People Registered for Vaccination Lottery by Now

Bratislava, August 2 (TASR) - A total of 160,000 people had registered themselves for the vaccination lottery by 3 p.m. on Monday, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Igor Matovic (OLaNO) announced at a news conference held on the same day.

Golfer Rory Sabbatini Takes Silver at Olympics

Tokyo, August 1 (TASR) - Slovak golfer Rory Sabbatini won the silver medal in the men’s golf competition at the 2020 summer Olympic Games...

Slovakia Sent Humanitarian Aid Worth €85,000 to Lithuania on Friday

Bratislava, July 30 (TASR) - Slovakia on Friday dispatched €85,000 worth of humanitarian aid for Lithuania to help the country cope with increasing illegal migration and the coronavirus pandemic, TASR has learnt from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' (MFA) communication department.

Danube Limes Added to UNESCO World Heritage List

Fuzhou, July 30 (TASR) - The number of Slovak sites included on the UNESCO World Heritage List has increased to eight, as the UNESCO...

Hundreds Gather Outside Presidential Palace, Announce General Strike

Bratislava, July 29 (TASR) - Hundreds of people have gathered in front of the Presidential Palace in the capital on Thursday to protest against anti-pandemic measures, vaccination against COVID-19, testing for the disease, as well as the Government.

Shooter Rehak Stefecekova Wins Gold at Olympics, Sets Olympic and World Records

Tokyo, July 29 (TASR) - Slovak shooter Zuzana Rehak Stefecekova has won the gold medal in the women’s trap event at the 2020 summer...

Statistics: Death Rate Down in June; Deaths from COVID Drop to Eighth Place

Bratislava, July 28 (TASR) - A total of 4,251 individuals died in Slovakia in June, the lowest figure in twelve months, and COVID-19 was far from being the most frequent cause of death, falling to eighth place, the Statistics Office reported on Wednesday.

Matovic Gets First Sputnik V Shot

Bratislava, July 27 (TASR) - Finance Minister Igor Matovic (OLaNO) reported on his Facebook account on Tuesday that he’s received his first Sputnik V...

Smer to Challenge Amendment Concerning COVID Passes at Constitutional Court

Bratislava, July 27 (TASR) - Head of Smer-SD Robert Fico announced on Tuesday that his party is set to challenge at the Constitutional Court...

Slovakia Travel Promoting Holidays in Slovakia

Bratislava, July 27 (TASR) - The Slovakia Travel agency has launched a campaign to promote holidays in Slovakia. From July to mid-September, presenters on six radio stations with nationwide coverage regularly provide tips for trips around Slovakia under the slogan 'A Holiday in Slovakia - a Good Idea'.

‘Father of Gabcikovo’ Julius Binder Dies Aged 89

Bratislava, July 27 (TASR) - Former MP (HZDS) and water manager Julius Binder, who played a significant role in the construction and launch of the Gabcikovo Waterworks, has died at the age of 89, water management construction company Vodohospodarska Vystavba has announced on its website.

No-confidence Motion in Mikulec Postponed until September

Bratislava, July 26 (TASR) - The vote of no-confidence in Interior Minister Roman Mikulec (OLaNO) has been moved to the next regular parliamentary session due to be held in September.

UVZ Allowed to Take into Account Vaccinations When Introducing Anti-COVID Measures

Bratislava, July 25 (TASR) - In the event of a threat to public health, the Public Health Office (UVZ) will be able to take...

Csaba D. Remanded in Custody

Bratislava, July 23 (TASR) - Bratislava III District Court has remanded in custody Csaba D. of the Bratislava-based 'Takacovci' criminal gang, TASR learnt...

Kollar: We Are Family Won’t Support Amendment on Using COVID Passes

Bratislava, July 23 (TASR) - The junior coalition We Are Family party will not support in Parliament an amendment that is aimed at allowing...

Heger: Protests Part of Democracy, But They Should Be Peaceful

Bratislava, July 23 (TASR) - The right to freedom of expression forms part of democracy, but demonstrations should be peaceful, as any form of...

Definition of Fully Vaccinated Individual to Change as of Monday

Bratislava, July 23 (TASR) - Public Health Office spokeswoman Dasa Rackova reported on Friday that the definition of an individual viewed as fully vaccinated...