Slovakia

2 March 2017
Slovak Roma Students Still Segregated Says Report

Recent investigation finds that discrimination is still the most common fate awaiting minority children enrolled in primary education – despite warnings from the EU.

 
17 February 2017
Central Europe Demands Western-Quality Foods Premium

Food advocates say the food industry discriminates against the region by using lower-quality ingredients and more chemicals.

 
25 January 2017
NATO Opens Military Planning Unit in Slovakia

Russia will likely look at the move as yet another sign of Western 'aggression.'

 
20 January 2017
Austria Mulls New Controls on Slovak Border Premium

Trains could be patrolled by soldiers under plan drafted by defense, interior ministers.

 
1 December 2016
Islam Now Harder to Register as Official Religion in Slovakia Premium

New legislation is the latest in a series of moves reflecting a tough line against migrants. 

 
27 October 2016
Slovakia Bans Anti-Roma Vigilante Patrols on Trains Premium

Despite the new legislation, far-right party said it would not relent, and would even extend patrols to new regions. 

 
20 October 2016
China Flexes Its Muscles in Central Europe Premium

China threatens to take action against Slovakia after President Andrej Kiska meets with the Dalai Lama, while Czechs send mixed signals.

 
19 September 2016
Slovakia’s Fico Vows No Compromise on Brexit

Visegrad Four countries continue to demand full rights for their citizens in Britain, EU or no EU.

 
19 August 2016
Vigilante Patrols on Slovak Trains Face Legal Ban Premium
Draft law would prohibit patrols like those run by a far-right party claiming to protect citizens where authorities fail to do so.
 
12 August 2016
Balkan Officials Defend Questionable Arms Exports Premium

Montenegro pledges to halt the trade if evidence emerges of Saudi-bound weapons being diverted to Syrian militias.

 

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