Transport Ministry: 40 km of Highways to Be Built in Eastern Slovakia

Bratislava, February 24 (TASR) - According to the Transport, Construction and Regional Development Ministry, 40 kilometres of motorways and expressways will be built in eastern Slovakia in the following years, cofinanced from eurofunds, ministry spokesman Martin Kona told TASR on Wednesday.

Top Academic Titles Dropped from Agreement on Title Recognition

Recognition of university titles between Slovakia and Poland will change, with a bilateral agreement on the mutual recognition of education, diplomas, titles and degrees no longer including recognition of the titles of associate professor and professor, according to draft changes in the agreement okayed by the Government at its regular session on Wednesday.

AIS: Slovakia Failed in Protection of Roma Minority and Refugees

Bratislava, February 24 (TASR) - Amnesty International Slovakia (AIS) has stated that in the past year Slovakia has failed in human rights protection due...

Slovak Armed Forces Should Have 16,642 Soldiers by End of 2016

Bratislava, February 24 (TASR) - The Cabinet at its session on Wednesday approved an increase in the numbers of members of the Slovak Armed...

SNS: EU Steers Away from Its Original Idea, Needs Overhaul

Bratislava, February 23 (TASR) - The European Union is steering away from the original idea to create a powerful trading block able to compete...

SSPI: Defence Has Become Cabinet’s Priority Only after Paris Attacks

Bratislava, February 23 (TASR) - Defence policies haven't been a genuine priority of the current Government during its four-year term, according to analyst Marian...

Activists Distributing 100,000 Manuals for Undecided Voters

Bratislava, February 23 (TASR) - Activists from an initiative called 'There's Much to Play for' have launched a tour of Slovakia with around 100,000...

VW Completes Building for New Body Shop, Begins Installing Equipment

Bratislava, February 23 (TASR) - Around €500 million is the price tag of a new body shop at the Volkswagen plant in Bratislava, Volkswagen...

Fico: Water Is National Heritage, Government Won’t Give Way to EC

My Government is determined to advocate a constitutional ban on water exports, due to which the European Commission (EC) launched an infringement procedure against Slovakia in late 2015, said Prime Minister Robert Fico on Tuesday.

Adamco’s Life Sentence for Murder of Nistor Confirmed

Head of Zemplin-based crime group Branislav Adamco had his life sentence for the murder of Arpad Nistor and other crimes confirmed by a three-member senate of the Supreme Court on Tuesday, TASR learnt on the same day.