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Slovakia's parliament on Tuesday banned patrols on trains that target the Roma community, Europe's poorest and largest minority.
Slovakia's public deficit last year was better than originally expected, improving by 0.26 percentage points, compared to a notification from the spring, to 2.71 percent of GDP in the autumn.

The Korytnica spa is a huge shame for today's Slovakia. Shortly after this well-functioning and popular spa got into private hands during the privatisation scheme in 1995, it started declining.
Slovak authorities want to replace mandatory quotas flexible solidarity even during the country's EU presidency.
Tomorrow Day 21 will actually take place next year. So we are having a rest day. It has taken us 144 hours of walking. A journey of 3:34 in a car.
JIHLAVA: When Jihlava was launched by a young film buff 20 years ago, Slovakia's film industry was struggling. This year, Slovak documentary filmmakers will have a prominent place in the Industry Programme of the 20th Jihlava IDDF, which opens on 25 ...

The country withdrew from the competition in 2013 and has not returned since. The country has never qualified to the Grand Final since the semifinals were introduced in the competition.
Ukraine on October 22 imported record-breaking 42.016 million cubic meters of natural gas from Slovakia, according to data from public joint-stock company ...
Kieran McKenna explains why Manchester United's Under-18 match at Newcastle was postponed as he takes an Under-17 squad to Slovakia for a friendly ...
No tents, no sleeping rough, two teenagers and two adults, 900km, 4 rucksacks and some maps, a lot of maps: this is going to be fun.
This change was at the core of the agreement approved by the Slovak government on October 19. According to it, residents of Slovakia and Ukraine's cross-border areas will be able to stay in the other state's territory for as many as 90 days under local ...
Slovakia, in cooperation with the European Commission (EC) is working on an alternative proposal for the reform of the asylum system, EU-2, that could replace the system of mandatory quotas, said Prime Minister Robert Fico at the summit of the European ...
Schaeffler, the German producer of bearings that already operates two plants in Slovakia, is looking for a place for its new factory.
Bratislava - Slovakia holds the rotating presidency of the EU, pushing its capital, the "little big city" of Bratislava, into the spotlight this month as host of the Special EU summit.
"Piano has been very successful at creating an understanding that content is worth paying for," Stuart Ashford, general manager at Piano Media in Slovakia, told The Slovak Spectator. "We are stepping out of the subscription business and letting ...
Car industry giant Slovakia is showcasing itself as a global centre for auto assembly during its EU presidency amidst warnings by foreign car firms they may leave the UK in the event of a hard Brexit.
No tents, no sleeping rough, two teenagers and two adults, 900km, 4 rucksacks and some maps, a lot of maps: this is going to be fun.

While China has threatened retaliation for the meeting between Slovak President Andrej Kiska and exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, no real sanctions are expected.
Slovakia's EU measure of inflation continued its' declining trend in September, but fell at a slower pace than in the previous month, data from the Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic showed Monday.
The Chinese machinery manufacturer's new European development and production facility is located in the Trencianska Tepla region of Slovakia. The site's grand opening took place on 1 October, the anniversary of the MERTC company's founding.
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia, OCTOBER 17, 2016 - Appear TV, a leading global provider of next-generation video processing platforms for broadcast and IP television, is pleased to announce that Slovakia's largest mobile operator, Orange SK, has installed the ...
Eurovia, the VINCI subsidiary specialising in transport infrastructure and urban development, has been awarded the eight works packages of the second phase ...
I hate to be so repetitive but more f***ing trees. This walk seems to have gone out of its way to join the forested areas of Slovakia. Ok I am being unfair. The forests are well managed and deciduous so beautiful. And like snowflakes every tree is ...
Adient says its early entry into Slovenia helped it establish a bulwark against the threat of fierce competition for labour in low-cost emerging markets.
One of the permanent features of the mainstream discussion about the 'Roma issue' in Slovakia is attributing responsibility for Roma marginalization and poverty to Roma themselves.
Slovakia should accept more refugees to contribute to the efforts of the European Union to solve the migrant crisis, Member of the European Parliament Ivan ...
Bulgaria: Slovakia Dispatches 25 Border police officers to Bulgaria A photo dated October 06 showing police officers deployed to Bulgaria as part of the new European Border and Coast Guard aimed at protecting the EU's external borders.
Slovakia-based diaspora of Ukrainians has published an open letter to the Embassy of Ukraine in the Slovak Republic with a request to explain the lack of response by Ukrainian diplomats on the presence of the Honorary Consulate of Novorossiya in a ...
Scotland were held to a disappointing home draw by Lithuania on Saturday but will look to bounce back with a win away to Slovakia this weekend in World Cup 2018 qualifying. It took a late equaliser from James McArthur to rescue a point for the Scots at ...
Michal Kovac, who served as the first president of Slovakia after it became an independent state in 1993, has died. He was 86.
In November 2012, the Commission opened an infringement against Slovakia after identifying a number of shortcomings in the country's enactment and implementation of the EU rules on nitrates.
Representatives from Slovakian ministries of agriculture and economy made the comments during The Confederal Group of the European United Left/Nordic Green Left European Parliamentary Group (GUE/NGL) meeting in Bratislava on consumer protection ...
Tropical summer days with temperatures above 30 degrees Celsius were not commonplace in Slovakia in the past. It is one of the consequences of the global climate change, caused mainly by human activity, say experts, as they also push for more efforts ...
The World and European cycling champion, Peter Sagan is the first personality to bear the honorary title 'Good Idea Slovakia' brand ambassador.
Ninety per cent of Slovak viewers will be reached by signals from the country's first DTT multiplex before the end of the year.
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan has named his squad for the World Cup qualifying double-header against Lithuania and Slovakia next month. 33-year-old Shaun Maloney has received a recall to the Scotland set up, but despite helping his side to second ...
Slovakia has slightly improved its competitiveness ranking. It placed 65th in the Global Competitiveness Report for 2016-2017, published by the World Economic Forum based on a survey carried out among entrepreneurs, up by two places compared with last ...
"Slovakia, the Slovak armed forces and the Defence Ministry all have to focus on the creation of armed forces and their modernisation," the minister said, as quoted by the TASR newswire.
"It's mainly terrorist threats, extremism and migration waves that have affected the process of securing and building the defence system not only in Slovakia but also in Europe." According to him, the new document stresses the need to make Slovakia ...
Two mothers from Syria and their children will come to Slovakia from Greece within the relocation programme in the coming days.
A pledge to reduce greenhouse gas emissions was officially announced by Slovakia, which ratified the Paris climate agreement.
A new mobile network in Slovakia should not be used to make calls or surf the internet. The project of the company SimpleCell, announced in early May, should be used for devices that for some reason need to be connected to the internet.
PanARMENIANNet - Slovakia has submitted Eva Nova Marko Skop story of an aging actress to the Oscars in the foreign-language category The Hollywood ...
Anadolu Agency has renewed its cooperation agreement with the News Agency of the Slovak Republic (TASR). The deal, first signed in 1999, was renewed Thursday on the sidelines of the European Alliance of news agencies (EANA) Conference in ...
PanARMENIAN.Net - Slovakia has submitted Eva Nova, Marko Skop's story of an aging actress, to the Oscars in the foreign-language category, The Hollywood reporter reveals.
No tents, no sleeping rough, two teenagers and two adults, 900km, 4 rucksacks and some maps, a lot of maps: this is going to be fun.
Slovakia and Montenegro are the latest countries to submit films for consideration for the foreign-language Oscar. Marko Skop's "Eva Nova" (pictured) has been selected by the Slovak Television and Film Academy as the country's entrant.
Meanwhile, the DTH platform Digi Slovakia has added six channels from SPI International/Filmbox to its offer. FilmBox, FilmBox Plus, FilmBox Family, FilmBox Extra HD, FightBox HD and Eroxxx HD have been included in the package Maxi.
This agreement, signed on September 22, means that the United States and Slovakia will inform each other of any identified child sex offenders that are known to be traveling.
No further protests by employees of Bratislava-based carmaker Volkswagen Slovakia, are likely to take place in the near future, as the firm's management and trade union are heading towards an agreement.






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