BRATISLAVA/PRAGUE When David landed an assembly line job at Volkswagen's Bratislava factory, his colleagues congratulated him on securing a well-paid position he could ride to retirement.
BRATISLAVA/PRAGUE, July 4 When David landed an
assembly line job at Volkswagen's Bratislava
factory, his colleagues congratulated him on securing a
well-paid position he could ride to retirement.
Bratislava Anti-corruption campaigner Zuzana Caputova was sworn in as Slovakia's first female president on Saturday, vowing to fight impunity and champion justice in a country shaken by a journalist's murder last year. | Video
BRATISLAVA Kosovo's president said on Friday he was hopeful about reaching a deal with Serbia this year on normalising ties despite a recent increase in tensions and that a planned meeting on July 1 in Paris could prove a turning point.
MOSCOW/BRATISLAVA, May 14 Officials from Russia,
Belarus and several companies are set to hold talks on Tuesday
in Bratislava to discuss what can be done to get Russian oil
flowing via the Druzhba pipeline again after the contamination
problems, Belarus state oil company said.
BRATISLAVA Riding a wave of public fury over corruption, liberal lawyer Zuzana Caputova won Slovakia's presidential election on Saturday, bucking a trend that has seen populist, anti-European Union politicians make gains across the continent. | Video
BRATISLAVA Zuzana Caputova, an anti-corruption campaigner with no experience in public office, won the first round of Slovakia's presidential election on Saturday, setting up a tough clash with the ruling Smer party's candidate.
BRATISLAVA A year after the murder of an investigative journalist blew apart Slovakia's politics, a lawyer and anti-corruption campaigner has suddenly surged into the lead to become president on a wave of popular fury at graft.
BRATISLAVA Volkswagen's business in Slovakia, the country's biggest car plant and largest private sector employer, plans to reduce staff this year for the first time since the 2009 global downturn as part of an efficiency drive.
BRATISLAVA Slovakia's ruling Smer party won regional elections this weekend but saw support shrink in the wake of the killing of an investigative journalist that prompted mass protests and led long-serving prime minister Robert Fico to resign in March.