""He's from a family that is so tight, that works so hard to raise their children correctly. It's just horrible.""
""Currently, more than 180 children are held in detention without having been convicted. Under the occupation, children can be held for one and a half years before their case goes to trial.""
Marsha de Cordova
British Labour MP
"There is a risk that Putin will read congratulatory messages from Western leaders like European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and US President Donald Trump as a plea for a return to business as usual."
Director of Foreign Policy, Centre for European Reform
""A powerful explosion rocked this area and right after that I saw many people running away.""
"“Every girl who speaks is paving the way for another.”"
Former Playboy model
"“Instead of engaging on the substantive concern, Russia has sought to confuse the picture with at best misleading procedural arguments.""
UK Ambassador to UN Conference on Disarmament
""The dark arts have arrived in full force online.""
US Democratic Congressman
"I won't be throwing fish anywhere."
Kuciak had been working on an investigation that delved into the infiltration in Slovakia of the ‘Ndrangheta mafia, one of the world’s most powerful criminal groups.
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The four Visegrad countries have joined forces to campaign against “double standards” of food quality sold by multinational companies but the scandal could end up dividing them.
In solidarity with night workers, Slovakian PM spent eight hours working a night shift in a car factory
The Prime Ministers of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia have urged the European Commission to fight ‘double standards’ in the
Citizens take to the streets in Bratislava to protest what they see as a corrupt government.
State Secretary Branislav Ondruš explains why long-term unemployment is an issue in several Slovakian regions and how the government is taking action to allow more people to enter the labour…
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This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
EU defence ministers appeared to be split on Tuesday as they mulled a Franco-German plan to boost defence cooperation in Europe.
France and Germany have laid the groundwork for a European defence plan at an informal meeting of defence ministers in Bratislava.
The controversial TTIP and CETA pacts with the US and Canada respectively are both on the table.
As EU officials admit, the European Union faces an existential crisis.
European Union leaders have gathered in Bratislava for the first summit following the Brexit referendum.
The leaders of 27 EU countries are meeting in Bratislava, Slovakia after Britain’s vote to leave the bloc on June 23rd.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel was in Paris to meet the French President to swap notes ahead of the Bratislava summit of EU leaders, minus Britain on Friday.
While the UK question hangs over Europe, Brexit is not on the official agenda for the upcoming informal EU Summit on 16 September in Bratislava A flurry of pre-summit meetings have already been taking
Slovakian World Champion Peter Sagan has signed a three year deal to race with German team Bora starting in 2017.
The United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union will dominate the bloc’s agenda for the rest of the year, Slovakia’s prime minister said on Friday.