Slovakia News

What's behind Hungary's campaign against George Soros?

Soros, an 86-year-old who was born in Hungary and is of Jewish descent, has been the focal point of attacks by Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his Fidesz party and other far-right nationalist outfits for years. Yet, recent months have seen a surge in anti-Soros rhetoric that critics say is rooted in a desire to deflect attention from what they describe as a government crackdown on rights groups and civil society.

Published: 
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
(Slovakia News)
Amsterdam, Paris win post-Brexit EU agencies in lucky dip

Amsterdam and Paris won the right to host two EU agencies that must leave London because of Brexit after an extraordinary ministerial meeting in Brussels that left both results decided by drawing lots from a fishbowl. The European Medicines Authority , a key element in the continent's healthcare industry, will go to Amsterdam, which tied with favorite Milan; the European Banking Authority will go to Paris, winner in the lucky dip over Dublin, which won some sympathy votes due to the pain Brexit is causing Ireland.

Published: 
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
(Slovakia News)
Report: Bucharest, among the European capitals with most knowledge-intensive jobs

Bucharest ranks among Europe's ten most knowledge-intensive capital cities, according to the report The Geography of Europe's Brain Business Jobs of the think tank European Center for Entrepreneurship and Policy Reform. The report looked at "where the knowledge workers of Europe flock to and where investments in their innovative ideas bear fruit."

Published: 
Monday, November 20, 2017
(Slovakia News)
Russian PM reacts to article on 1968 invasion

Russian Prime Minister Dmitriv Mededev has distanced himself from the
article published on the website of Russian state-wide television channel
Zvezda on Tuesday, maintaining that Czechs should be grateful that
Soviet-led forces invaded Czechoslovakia in 1968.

During a meeting with Czech president Miloš…

Published: 
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
(Slovakia News)
President of Slovak Republic intros The Danube Valley Conference...

Dr. Danilak will present on a panel and Q&A about the future of energy and mobility. Danilak and participants have the honor of being introduced by GLOBSEC, an independent, non-partisan, non-governmental organization and think tank, advises and publishes on global security policy, conducts research, and unites experts in foreign policy, cybersecurity, defense, energy, and other globally critical fields.

Published: 
Thursday, November 23, 2017
(Slovakia News)
Wizz Air to significantly expand Luton base

Eastern Europe-focussed low cost airline Wizz Air announced a massive expansion at its Luton base on Monday, with the addition of four Airbus A320 aircraft to its Luton fleet by June 2018. The FTSE 250 airline said the allocation of four more Airbus A320 aircraft, each equipped with 186 seats, would bring the total number of aircraft in Wizz Air's Luton fleet to five, with a combined value of $500m.

Published: 
Monday, November 20, 2017
(Slovakia News)
Slovakia vs Cyprus – 25th November 2017 in Piestany – rugby XV

  On Saturday 25th November 2017, Slovakia will play against Cyprus, in Piestany, at 14:00, Stadion PFK Piešťany, Kuzmányho 15. It’s the participation for the European championship Conference 2 for rugby XV. As well, during that week end, Eduard Krützner will make promotion at school in Piestany to promote rugby.   Slovakia vs Cyprus – 25th November [...]

Published: 
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
(Slovakia News)
Russian PM reacts to article on 1986 invasion

Russian Prime Minister Dmitriv Mededev has distanced himself from the
article published on the website of Russian state-wide television channel
Zvezda on Tuesday, maintaining that Czechs should be grateful that
Soviet-led forces invaded Czechoslovakia in 1968.

During a meeting with Czech president Miloš…

Published: 
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
(Slovakia News)