Slovak neo-Nazi leader defeated in regional election

2017-11-05 12:03

Slovakia's neo-Nazi parliamentary party has suffered a blow after its chair failed to get re-elected as the head of a regional government.

Six killed in Slovakia helicopter crash

2015-11-13 20:05

Slovakia says a Ukrainian helicopter has crashed in eastern Slovakia, killing six people, but no other details are available.

Europe diplomacy breaks down over migrants

2015-09-05 21:17

As European foreign ministers stepped out of their black cars for a weekend gathering in Luxembourg, the conviviality of the previous evening at the Grand Duke's reception evaporated at the news of migrants pouring out of Hungary.

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”.

Flying car - no more traffic jams

2014-01-20 11:14

Hollywood has made the best attempt at portraying what a flying car looks like and how it will work. The Aeromobil claims to represents best what could be expected in the future.

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.


Slovenia to ban transit of migrants from midnight

2016-03-08 22:55

Slovenia will refuse to allow the transit of migrants across its territory from midnight (23:00 GMT), apart from 'humanitarian' exceptions.

Slovakia to resist migrant quotas

2015-09-16 17:01

Slovakia will use all available legal means to resist implementing any European Union decision to impose mandatory quotas of asylum seekers on member states.

Survivors jump after 2 planes collide over Slovakia

2015-08-20 12:14

Two planes carrying dozens of parachutists collided in midair on over western Slovakia, killing seven people, officials say.

SA's Van der Linde shines in Slovakia

2014-08-13 08:16

South Africa's Kelvin van der Linde scored his tenth top 10 finish at the Slovakia Ring during the ADAC GT Masters.

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.

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