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Luboš Dobrovskı receives 2017 Transatlantic award

Former Czechoslovak defence minister Luboš Dobrovskı was awarded the 2017
Transatlantic award at the international security conference Globsec held
in Bratislava. Mr. Dobrovskı was selected for his merit in supporting
freedom and democracy in central Europe and his contribution in helping to
anchor the…

Published: 
Sunday, May 28, 2017
(Slovakia News)
Sobotka and Fico: Czechs and Slovaks committed to nuclear energy

The Czech Republic and Slovakia see nuclear power as key to their future energy mix. But new reactors needed in both states, however, face financing problems due to the low price of electricity.

Published: 
Friday, May 26, 2017
(Slovakia News)
Central Europeans confident Trump committed to NATO

Central European governments expressed optimism on Friday that the United States remained committed to NATO even though President Donald Trump did not mention the military alliance's defence commitment set out in its founding treaty this week. NATO's founding treaty states under Article V that an attack on one ally is an attack on all, but Trump questioned the principle during the U.S. election campaign and has not publicly backed the commitment.

Published: 
Saturday, May 27, 2017
(Slovakia News)
Czechs mark 75th anniversary of Operation Anthropoid

Czechs are marking the 75th anniversary of Operation Anthropoid, a daring
mission in which Czechoslovak parachutists were dropped into occupied
Bohemia to assassinate Nazi governor Reinhard Heydrich. He succumbed to his
injuries on June 4 and the Nazis unleashed a massive punitive action. The
parachutists…

Published: 
Saturday, May 27, 2017
(Slovakia News)
Last days: The heroes of Operation Anthropoid at Prague’s Cyril and Methodius Church

Seventy-five years ago, on May 27, 1942, Czechoslovak parachutists dropped
into Bohemia carried out one of the most daring actions of World War II,
the assassination of Nazi governor Reinhard Heydrich. The heroes of
Operation Anthropoid later hid in the Church of Ss. Cyril and Methodius in
central Prague, where they met their deaths following a massive SS siege on
June 18. Join us on a visit to that church.

Published: 
Saturday, May 27, 2017
(Slovakia News)
Slovakia prosecutor general wants to ban far-right party

In this file photo taken on Sunday, March 6, 2016 of Marian Kotleba the extreme right Kotleba People's Party Our Slovakia as he arrives for a television debate after Saturday's parliamentary elections in Bratislava, Slovakia. Slovakia's Prosecution General has asked the country's Supreme Court to ban a parliamentary far-right party.

Published: 
Thursday, May 25, 2017
(Slovakia News)
Polish PM Criticizes EU Policy on Taking in Migrants

Poland's Prime Minister Beata Szydlo arrives for an EU summit at Bratislava Castle in Bratislava, Slovakia, Sept. 16, 2016.

Published: 
Thursday, May 25, 2017
(Slovakia News)
Jaguar Land Rover's Slovakian aid investigated by EU

EU state aid regulators opened an investigation on Wednesday into Slovakia's plan to grant 125 million euros to Jaguar Land Rover to support a new plant in the country, saying they had concerns about the legality of the measure. The Slovakian aid is related to the automaker's 1.4-billion-euro investment in the facility in the region of Nitra, which aims to make up to 300,000 cars yearly.

Published: 
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
(Slovakia News)