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PM Robert Fico's anti-immigration party wins Slovakian election

Exit polls suggest the leftist Prime Minister Robert Fico has won Slovakia’s election but is likely to lose his parliamentary majority. If the

Exit polls suggest the leftist Prime Minister Robert Fico has won Slovakia’s election but is likely to lose his parliamentary majority. If the

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Slovakia: ruling party expected to lose parliamentary majority

Slovakia votes in a general election expected to result in a third term for the prime minister, but the loss of the parliamentary majority for his party.

Slovakia votes in a general election expected to result in a third term for the prime minister, but the loss of the parliamentary majority for his party.

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Slovakia: Referendum to further limit gay rights ruled invalid

A gay rights referendum in Slovakia has been ruled invalid after it failed to attract big enough voter turnout. Conservatives were hoping to

A gay rights referendum in Slovakia has been ruled invalid after it failed to attract big enough voter turnout. Conservatives were hoping to

Culture

Stirring up a Slovak city: Prešov's Youth Parliament

In the Slovak city of Prešov a group of young people are insisting on being heard. They have set up an alternative parliament and are mobilising

In the Slovak city of Prešov a group of young people are insisting on being heard. They have set up an alternative parliament and are mobilising

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Gen Y voices - My City, My Rules

In ‘Gen Y voices’ we get to know the stars of our recent episodes a little better. Let’s see how these millennials, living and working all over

In ‘Gen Y voices’ we get to know the stars of our recent episodes a little better. Let’s see how these millennials, living and working all over

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Slovakia: Andrej Kiska victorious in presidential elections

In a weekend of elections throughout Europe, Andrej Kiska has been voted president of Slovakia. The independent candidate trounced centre-left

In a weekend of elections throughout Europe, Andrej Kiska has been voted president of Slovakia. The independent candidate trounced centre-left

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Slovaks go to polls to choose country's new president

Voters are going to the polls in Slovakia on Saturday to choose their new president. The choice is between centre-left Prime Minister Robert Fico

Voters are going to the polls in Slovakia on Saturday to choose their new president. The choice is between centre-left Prime Minister Robert Fico

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Slovak PM takes on political newcomer in Presidential poll

In Slovakia, presidential elections are underway, in a ballot which pits the prime minister against an independent candidate. While Saturday’s

In Slovakia, presidential elections are underway, in a ballot which pits the prime minister against an independent candidate. While Saturday’s

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Outrage in Slovakia at election of neo-Nazi in regional poll

Authorities in central Slovakia have postponed the inauguration of far-right nationalist Marian Kotleba as governor after locals protested against

Authorities in central Slovakia have postponed the inauguration of far-right nationalist Marian Kotleba as governor after locals protested against

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Slovak mayor rejects 'anti-Roma' wall accusations

The mayor of the Slovak city of Kosice has confirmed he will take down a controversial wall which separates the Roma community from the majority of

The mayor of the Slovak city of Kosice has confirmed he will take down a controversial wall which separates the Roma community from the majority of

Europe

Roma education, key to integration

“In our school integration and inclusion happen every day. One way is to have Roma language as a working language among children. I think this is the

“In our school integration and inclusion happen every day. One way is to have Roma language as a working language among children. I think this is the

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Deficit-busting plan approved in Slovakia

Slovakia’s parliament has approved plans to curb the country’s financial deficit. The four-year programme includes higher taxes on the rich. State

Slovakia’s parliament has approved plans to curb the country’s financial deficit. The four-year programme includes higher taxes on the rich. State

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Slovakian election: “Gorilla” may help Fico to victory

Robert Fico is poised to sweep to victory in the Slovakian election on Saturday. The Leftist former Prime Minister has gained much support pledging

Robert Fico is poised to sweep to victory in the Slovakian election on Saturday. The Leftist former Prime Minister has gained much support pledging

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Slovakia looks set for new PM as election unfolds

Slovakia’s former prime minister Robert Fico looks set to make a return to the political centre stage as the country goes to the polls to elect a new

Slovakia’s former prime minister Robert Fico looks set to make a return to the political centre stage as the country goes to the polls to elect a new

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Slovaks to ditch scandal-hit centre-right, say polls

Slovakia’s centre-right coalition is heading for humiliation in Saturday’s general election, according to opinion polls. The surveys suggest voters

Slovakia’s centre-right coalition is heading for humiliation in Saturday’s general election, according to opinion polls. The surveys suggest voters

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Slovak MPs strip for scrapping their immunity

It is not only Ukrainian feminists who are stripping off to make their point. Seventeen Slovak politicians posted a naked Facebook photo to protest

It is not only Ukrainian feminists who are stripping off to make their point. Seventeen Slovak politicians posted a naked Facebook photo to protest