BRATISLAVA The trial opens on Thursday of a businessman and three others charged over the murder of an investigative journalist and his fiancee in what is seen as a test of Slovakia's judicial and political system ahead of an election in February.
BRATISLAVA, Nov 6 Slovakia's government on
Wednesday approved a bill to double a special tax on banks and
extend it indefinitely instead of ending the levy next year,
moves the central bank said would threaten financial stability.
The banking tax was adopted in 2012 to build a buffer against
potential future crises and scheduled to expire at the end of
BRATISLAVA Slovak authorities charged a high profile businessman and three others on Monday with murder over the killing of a journalist and his fiancee last year, a case that still roils politics more than a year after it brought down prime minister Robert Fico.
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.