All posts tagged Slovakia

  • Slovak personalities protest against a wire curtain
    February 24, 2016, by The Slovak Spectator

    “The abolition of the iron curtain, the accession to the European Union and the Schengen Area meant a real return of Slovakia to the free, open world and belongs to […]

  • Migrant crisis deepens Europe’s East-West divide
    February 17, 2016, by VOANews

    The leaders of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia gathered around a cake this week in Prague, celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Visegrad Group, an organization that has […]

  • Visegrád Group calls for fast action to secure EU border
    February 16, 2016, by Raymond Johnston of The Prague Post

    How to handle the refugee crisis and in particular the Western Balkan route used by refugees entering Europe through Greece was the topic of the second part of a 25th […]

  • European youth turn against immigration
    January 25, 2016, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

    Opinions of young Europeans appear to be hardening toward immigration.  Ask them about their lives and talk quickly turns to the challenge of finding jobs and the threat of Europe […]

  • Eastern Europe bristles after Cologne
    January 10, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

    Eastern European governments were against taking in Muslim refugees before the events in Cologne took place. Now, they feel vindicated in their resistance and have redoubled their opposition. Whether Poland, […]

  • Slovakia’s accommodation project for refugees still alive
    December 17, 2015, by The Slovak Spectator

    Slovakia’s Interior Ministry wants to place Iraqi refugees in houses of volunteers despite protests from villagers and mayors, making their integration easier. In total 149 people who were checked by Slovak […]

  • Hungarian Parliament’s Speaker: Slovakia should not be in the EU
    December 16, 2015, by The Slovak Spectator

    Slovakia’s Foreign Affairs Ministry summoned Hungarian Ambassador to Slovakia Eva Czimbalmosné Molnár to explain the recent statements made by Hungarian Parliamentary Speaker László Kövér that Slovakia and the Czech Republic sh ...

  • Slovakia’s Jaguar Land Rover deal signed
    December 13, 2015, by The Slovak Spectator

    The clinching of an investment agreement between representatives of the Slovak government and the British carmaker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) on December 11 confirmed the arrival of the fourth carmaker ti […]

  • Slovakia filed lawsuit against quotas
    December 3, 2015, by The Slovak Spectator

    Slovakia filed a lawsuit against the Council of the European Union concerning the adoption of mandatory refugee quotas on December 2. It asks the Court of Justice in Luxembourg to declare […]

  • New anti-terrorism laws proposed in Slovakia
    November 26, 2015, by The Slovak Spectator

    Uncontrolled migration is an unprecedented risk for Slovakia and the entire EU, according to Prime Minister Robert Fico, and his government is now responding with a set of what it calls […]