Glvac: Slovakia to Become Regional Leader in Black Hawk Training

Bratislava, March 2 (TASR) - The procurement of nine new multipurpose UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters is the largest modernisation project in the history of the Slovak Armed Forces, Defence Ministry communications department head Martin Cambalik told TASR on Wednesday.

SDKU: Election to Decide Whether Slovakia Falls under Russia or West

Bratislava, March 2 (TASR) - The upcoming parliamentary election (March 5) will be about whether Slovakia will belong to the Russian sphere of influence or among civilised countries, announced SDKU-DS chairman Pavol Freso at a press conference on Wednesday.

First Case of Zika-infected Patient Confirmed in Slovakia

The first case of a patient infected with the Zika virus has been confirmed in Slovakia, Health Minister Viliam Cislak told a news conference on Wednesday.

Good News Carollers Raise €950,000 for Sub-Saharan Africa

Bratislava, March 1 (TASR) - The annual 'Good News' project involving children singing carols in households across Slovakia at Christmas time this year raised...

Six Parties to Promote ‘I Jingle for Change’ Anti-corruption Measures

Bratislava, March 1 (TASR) - Six political parties - Most-Hid, Siet (Network), OLaNO-NOVA, SaS, KDH and SMK - have pledged to promote anti-corruption measures via...

Kiska’s First Facebook Conference Watched by Thousands

Bratislava, March 1 (TASR) - On Tuesday thousands of people watched the live online conference hosted by President Andrej Kiska on Facebook, where he responded to questions and called on people to go out and vote in the March 5 Parliamentary election.

Slovak Democrats-Ludo Kanik Pulls out of Election, Will Support SaS

Bratislava, March 1 (TASR) - Ludovit Kanik and his party Slovak Democrats-Ludo Kanik will support Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) in the March 5 Parliamentary election, announced Kanik at a press conference in the Parliament on Tuesday.

Slovak Police Officers to Serve within Frontex Reach Lesbos

The 20 Slovak police officers deployed to take part in the border operations of EU agency Frontex have arrived on the Greek island of Lesbos and were welcomed by Slovak Ambassador to Greece Peter Michalko, TASR learnt from the press department of the Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Ministry on Tuesday.

Savings via Electronic Marketplace at €54 mn in First Year

The Electronic Marketplace, which forms part of the Electronic Contracting System (EKS), is a successful project that has surpassed all initial expectations, Interior Minister Robert Kalinak told a news conference on Tuesday dedicated to an evaluation of the new system's first year.

Even ‘Cloud’ Might Not Protect Companies’ IT Networks from Hackers

Bratislava, March 1 (TASR) - Not even setting up a 'cloud' (data storage placed with a different company) can always prevent hackers from breaching...