US allies condemn CIA torture, praise report

2014-12-11 17:50

Turkey's foreign minister has said that the report on the CIA's harsh treatment of terrorist suspects reveals "unacceptable torture and treatment”.

Iran frees Solvakian 'nuclear spy'

2013-02-08 20:02

Iran has freed a Slovakian man it arrested in January for allegedly spying on its nuclear programme.

Bootleg booze kills at least 20 Czechs

2012-09-17 22:34

A wave of poisoning from methanol-tainted alcohol that has left at least 20 dead in the Czech Republic has spread to neighbouring countries, sending four to hospital in Slovakia.

New device invisible to magnetic fields

2012-03-22 21:41

European researchers say they have created a device invisible to a static magnetic field that could have practical military and medical applications.

More than 150 dead in Europe freeze

2012-02-02 15:06

A cold snap is keeping Europe in its grip as countries from Italy to Ukraine struggle to cope with temperatures that have reached record lows in some places.

Painting by Hitler to be auctioned

2012-01-26 22:33

A painting by Adolf Hitler, done before he became Nazi Germany's dictator, has been put up for sale by a Slovak auctioning house, says its head.

Slovak wannabe cannibal suspect shot

2011-05-12 20:19

An official says a would-be cannibal who was wounded during an undercover police operation has died in a hospital.


Flying car spreads its wings in Slovakia

2014-01-19 20:05

Mankind's primordial dream of flight is taking off with a new twist as a Slovak prototype of a flying car spreads its wings.

Slovakia rejects Chuck Norris bridge idea

2012-09-22 10:00

Slovak officials have rejected the overwhelming results of a popular internet campaign to name a new pedestrian and cycling bridge near the capital after US action film star Chuck Norris.

Sarkozy - another scalp for the debt crisis

2012-05-07 13:00

Nicolas Sarkozy is the latest national leader toppled by Europe's debt crisis after the fall of governments in Ireland, Portugal, Slovakia, Italy, Greece, Spain and the Netherlands.

Leftists win Slovak vote

2012-03-11 13:42

The leftist Smer-Social Democrats of firebrand Robert Fico has won Slovakia's early election, scoring 39.6% of the vote.

Hackers attack govt website

2012-01-29 08:53

The shadowy online hackers group Anonymous has attacked the Slovak government's website in retaliation for Slovakia's plan to join an anti-piracy deal.

Boy killed by falling tombstone

2011-07-17 14:14

A tombstone has fallen over and killed an 8-year-old boy at a cemetery in Tesedikovo, Slovakia.

Foreigner-phobia grips Europe's far-right

2011-01-14 15:33

Almost all in their 40s, a new generation of far-right political leaders are taking root across a fortress-Europe hunkering down to foreigner-phobia, analysts say.

How the countries voted

2009-06-08 13:52

Punishing incumbents, promoting extremists - this is how the 27 EU states voted.

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