Danko: I’d Welcome Rational Coalition of Parties with Structures

Parliamentary Chairman Andrej Danko (Slovak National Party/SNS) in an interview for TASR has ruled out post-election cooperation with all parties that support the adoption of children by homosexuals, engage in racism or deny the Holocaust.

SAV Discovery: World of Dinosaurs Already Home to Viruses, Too

Bratislava, August 11 (TASR) - The world of dinosaurs was already a world with viruses, maintains Slovak Academy of Sciences (SAV) palaeontologist Peter Vrsansky, whose team discovered a preserved Cretaceous cockroach displaying symptoms of viral infection.

Caputova Receives European Prize for Political Culture

Ascona/Bratislava, August 11 (TASR) - Contemporary political culture needs less marketing and more verity and authenticity, Slovak President Zuzana Caputova stated at a ceremony held in the Swiss town of Ascona, where she was awarded the European Prize for Political Culture on late Saturday.

Ciznar Annulled Decision of USP on Marian K.’s Charges in Murder Case

Bratislava, August 9 (TASR) - Prosecutor-General Jaromir Ciznar has annulled the decision of a prosecutor from the Special Prosecutor's Office (USP), who dismissed a...

Poll: Smer-SD Top, Followed by Progressive Slovakia-Together

Bratislava, August 9 (TASR) - If a parliamentary election had been held in August, Smer-SD would have come out on top with 21.8 percent of the votes, followed by the Progressive Slovakia-Together coalition on 14 percent and the far-right People's Party Our Slovakia on 12.1 percent, according to a poll conducted by Focus agency on a sample of 1,020 respondents between August 1-7.

Passenger Calls Firefighters Over Smoke on Train, ZSSK Carrier Objects

Trnava, August 8 (TASR) - Fire-fighters were summoned by an alarmed passenger to the Trnava train station over smoke billowing from the underside of a coach in the 609 'Spisan' express train on Thursday.

Truban Admits to LSD and Repeated Marihuana Use in Past

Bratislava, August 8 (TASR) - Chairman of the still non-parliamentary Progressive Slovakia party Michal Truban admitted to his repeated use of marihuana in the past and added that he had also tried out LSD 12 years ago.

Food Inspectors Found Flaws in 6.4 percent of Checks in First Half of 2019

Bratislava, August 8 (TASR) - In the first half of 2019, the so-called 'food cobra' carried out 30,001 food inspections from primary production to...

New ASFV Cases Reported in Two Villages of Trebisov District

Trebisov, August 7 (TASR) - African swine fever virus (ASFV) has increased by two more cases in Trebisov district (Kosice region), with the occurrence...

Stefan Harabin to Run for Supreme Court Top Post

Bratislava, August 7 (TASR) - Supreme Court judge Stefan Harabin will run for the post of Supreme Court chairman in the September election, TASR learnt on Wednesday.