Cabinet: British Demands Will Dominate EU Summit

Bratislava, February 17 (TASR) – The Cabinet at its session on Wednesday approved Prime Minister Robert Fico's attendance at the next EU summit on...

SMK Prefers Rightist Government, But Would Hold Talks with Smer-SD

The Hungarian Community Party (SMK) would prefer a rightist government, says 'no' to Smer-SD, but doesn't rule out potential post-election negotiations with Smer, either, SMK leader Jozsef Berenyi told TASR on Wednesday.

Pociatek Can Sign Construction Contract for Bratislava Bypass

Bratislava, February 17 (TASR) - At its session on Wednesday the Government gave its final approval to Transport, Construction and Regional Development Minister Jan Pociatek to sign a contract for the construction of a motorway bypass around Bratislava via a PPP project.

Slovak Foreign Ministry Expresses Sorrow at Death of Boutros-Ghali

Bratislava, February 17 (TASR) - It was with deep sorrow that the Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Ministry heard the news that former secretary-general of the United Nations Boutros Boutros-Ghali died on Tuesday (February 16) at the age of 93, the ministry's press department informed TASR on Wednesday.

LOT to Launch Regular Warsaw-Kosice Flights

Kosice, February 16 (TASR) – The Polish carrier LOT will launch a regular flight connection between Warsaw and Kosice six days a week as...

OLaNO-NOVA Unveils Programme, Lipsic Wants to Angle Big Fishes

Bratislava, February 16 (TASR) – Combatting corruption and reforming education and health care are among the chief points of OLaNO-NOVA's election programme as presented...

First Trams Cross Bratislava’s Old Bridge as Part of Safety Tests

Two trams crossed Bratislava's Old Bridge on Tuesday morning for the first time since the bridge's reconstruction as part of technical-safety tests carried out by public city transport company Dopravny Podnik Bratislava (DPB) on the route between Safarik Square and the borough of Petrzalka.

Fico: State Announces First Round of Applications for Insulation Subsidy

Bratislava, February 16 (TASR) - Within a month the first 1,000 applicants will be able to submit official requests for subsidies for insulating their...

Lajcak Discusses Syria and Lebanon at Foreign Affairs Council

Bratislava, February 16 (TASR) - At a regular Foreign Affairs Council session in Brussels on Monday, Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Minister Miroslav Lajcak discussed the situation in Syria, the Foreign and European Affairs Ministry's press department informed TASR on Tuesday.

Education Ombudsman Has Received Complaints about Emotional Abuse

Bratislava, February 16 (TASR) - Education Ombudsman Martin Matak, director of the section for the protection of rights in regional education, has received around...