Prochazka: Parliament “Detox” Sessions Promises to Cut Red Tape

Bratislava, February 10 (TASR) – Parliament should hold one special "detoxification" session annually devoted solely to "cleaning" the legal system with respect to duties...

Gov’t: Fico to Attend Extraordinary V4 Summit to Discuss Migration

Kezmarok, February 10 (TASR) - The Government at its away session in Kezmarok (Presov region) on Wednesday approved Prime Minister Robert Fico's attendance at an extraordinary summit of the Visegrad Four (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia) premiers on Monday, February 15.

Matovic Challenges Fico to Polygraph, Files Complaint against Vandak

Bratislava, February 10 (TASR) - OLaNO-NOVA leader Igor Matovic, speaking at a press conference on Wednesday, called on Prime Minister Robert Fico to undergo a polygraph test with him, saying that if Fico finds the courage to do so, Matovic will give him the 121 million Slovak crowns (about €4 million) that Fico claims he embezzled from his own company.

Kostka: I’m Not Masseur Who Steals

Peter Kostka, the owner of a clinic called Klinika Kostka who has been accused of signing an excessively favourable contract with state-run health insurer Vseobecna zdravotna poistovna (VsZP), denied on Wednesday that he's a masseur who steals.

Kiska: Every Nurse That Leaves Abroad a Loss for Slovakia

Bratislava, February 9 (TASR) - Slovak President Andrej Kiska has been asked by nurses' unions and chamber on Tuesday to contribute to the resolution...

Wasley: I’d Like to See Further Involvement of Slovakia in Afghanistan

Zilina, February 9 (TASR) - Charge d'Affaires of the US Embassy in Slovakia Liam Wasley on Tuesday paid a visit to the 5th regiment...

Slovak Ambassador to China and Mongolia Vladimir Jakabcin Dies

Bratislava, February 9 (TASR) - Career diplomat and Slovak Ambassador to China and Mongolia Vladimir Jakabcin, 59, died on Monday (February 8), Foreign and European Affairs Minister Miroslav Lajcak announced on Facebook on Tuesday.

Bratislava Wants to Repair 37 km of Roads by Start of EU Presidency

The Slovak capital intends to repair 29 road sections with a total length of 37 kilometres by the start of Slovakia's EU Presidency in July, Bratislava mayor Ivo Nesrovnal told a news conference on Tuesday.

Simon: Culture Ministry Unlawfully Intervened in Election Campaign

Bratislava, February 9 (TASR) - The Culture Ministry has overstepped its powers, announced Most-Hid vice-chair Zsolt Simon at a press conference on Tuesday, referring to an official letter that the ministry sent to mayor of Lucenec (Banska Bystrica region) Alexandra Pivkova asking her to address unlawful circumstances concerning the election posters of Most-Hid candidates Simon and Stefan Kertesz.

Slovak Teachers Initiative to Suspend Strike as of February 15

As of Monday, February 15, the Slovak Teachers Initiative (ISU) will suspend the strike launched by dissatisfied teachers on Monday, January 25, ISU representatives informed TASR on Tuesday.