NBS Scales Down Forecast of Slovakia’s GDP Growth to 3.3% Y-o-Y in 2019

Slovakia's GDP is expected to increase by 3.3 percent year-on-year in 2019, down by 0.2 percentage points (p.p.) compared to the preceding medium-term forecast, the central bank (NBS) reported on Tuesday.

Lajcak: Europe Should Be More Significant Global Player

Foreign Affairs Minister Miroslav Lajcak (a Smer-SD nominee), who was one of participants in a panel discussion held on the last day of Globsec 2019 Bratislava Forum, said that Europe should be a more significant global player.

Fico Wants to Take Smer-SD into 2020 General Election as Leader

Leader of the strongest governing party Robert Fico told a news conference in Bratislava on Friday that he wants to continue to lead the party into the 2020 general election and that he's launching a discussion within the party regarding the situation within it.

Matovic Sets Up ‘Bravely’ Platform for Ordinary Christians

Bratislava, June 7 (TASR) - Head of the OLaNO movement Igor Matovic is setting up a platform called 'Bravely' with the aim of uniting...

President Putin Assures Slovakia Russia Bears No Ill Will Towards its Interests

St. Petersburg/Bratislava, June 6 (TASR-corespondent) - Talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin were quite pragmatic, detail-specific and not laced with diplomatic platitudes, Slovak Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini assessed this way his meeting with the Russian President in St. Petersburg on Thursday.

OLaNO: Pellegrini Erred, Kiska Should Have Fixed Mistake

Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini (Smer-SD) has erred when it comes to Slovakia's foreign-political orientation and Andrej Kiska should have fixed it, opposition OLaNO MPs Jan Budaj and Jaroslav Nad told a news conference on Thursday in reaction to celebrations of the 75th anniversary of the Normandy landings at which Slovakia was represented by Deputy Prime Minister Richard Rasi (Smer-SD).

Kiska: We Need Stronger and United Europe

Bratislava, June 6 (TASR) - European Union (EU) citizens need a strong and united Europe able to assert itself in global politics, said Slovak...

Rasi: We Must Stand Side by Side to Avoid Repeating Horrors of World War...

Portsmouth/Bratislava, June 5 (TASR-correspondent) - Vice-premier Richard Rasi (Smer-SD) signed a peace statement on Wednesday to mark the 75th anniversary of the Normandy landings,...

Pellegrini: We Can’t Miss Opportunity for Third Strategic Transport Corridor

Moscow, June 5 (TASR) - The project that would extend the broad-gauge railway from eastern Slovakia to Bratislava and Vienna is showing a good...

Defence Ministry Announces Tender to Buy 4×4 Tactical Vehicles

The Defence Ministry has announced an international tender to buy multi-purpose 4x4 tactical vehicles for the Slovak Army, ministry spokesperson Danka Capakova told TASR on Wednesday.