Slovakia

2 June 2017
Slovak Prosecutors Now Have Free Hand to Pursue Meciar-Era Crimes Premium

Constitutional Court upholds amendment passed earlier this year that abolished amnesties granted almost 20 years ago during the rule of the former prime minister.

 
26 May 2017
Taking Their Chances Premium

A newly formed Slovak movement is challenging a neo-Nazi stronghold in central Slovakia. 

By Martin Ehl
 
11 May 2017
Bringing Home the Bacon

Young Slovaks seem to have higher work standards than previous generations, and not everybody is happy about that. From Global Voices. 

By Tibor Blazko
 
31 March 2017
Probe into Abduction of Former Slovak President’s Son Might Reopen Premium

Parliamentary attempts to overturn controversial amnesty could lead to solving the case of Michal Kovac Jr.’s kidnapping. 

 
29 March 2017
The East’s Fear Explained to the West Premium

It’s far too easy to just blame the phobia of migrants on racism and xenophobia. 

By Martin Ehl
 
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. 

 

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