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TRAMS were suspended on Obchodna Street in downtown Bratislava the morning of April 23 after an anonymous person announced that a bomb had been placed in a bank on the street.
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The European Commission does not foresee energy talks on Thursday in Bratislava, a spokeswoman said, following comments from Ukraine such a meeting could take place.
IN 2014, Slovak winemakers again triumphed in Paris, confirming their place at the top in global competitions.
PRIME MINISTER Robert Fico spoke with US Vice President Joe Biden by phone. The two discussed the situation in eastern Ukraine, the TASR newswire reported on April 17. "The US vice president appreciates the approach of Slovakia to the reverse gas flow," the PM's spokesperson, Beatrice Szaboova, told TASR.
Same-sex marriage is illegal in Slovakia, a former Russian republic surrounded by Austria, Poland, Ukraine, and Hungary, but a majority of the country's parliamentarians want a constitutional amendment to rule out the possibility of legalizing it in the future.
THE NUMBER of registered unemployed in Slovakia stood at 13.28 percent in March, down by 0.21 percentage points compared to the previous month.
The weekend elections in Hungary turned out as expected. Fidesz, Prime Minister Viktor Orban's party, will rule the country for the next four years with the support of a two-thirds majority in parliament.
Consumption is also moving towards off-premise due to price differences and the changing lifestyle of the younger generation who are more health and sport conscious.
Easter weekend belongs to the most important traditional holiday in Slovakia, as Christianity as areligion prevails among the Slovak people.
FOR A whole week, several venues and streets in downtown Bratislava saw a higher than usual concentration of foreigners, but also Slovaks, many of whom attended a series of unique and sometimes exotic events.
SOME right-wing extremists, once making it into office on the wave of people's frustration, at least pretend to be working towards more than their petty agenda.
Is our tax system competitive? Many global companies say no. Apple CEO Tim Cook lambasted the U.S. tax system in testimony before the Senate Permanent Investigation Subcommittee.
Jozef Lazarcik, left, wins a car in Slovakia's new tax lottery while host Michal Hudak reaches out to shake his hand in Bratislava, Slovakia, last month.
Vice President Biden spoke today with Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico. The Vice President and Prime Minister discussed the situation in eastern Ukraine.