Dalai Lama calls for more tolerance in speech in Slovakia

The Dalai Lama in Bratislava called for more tolerance during a public speech in Slovakia on Sunday, after a meeting with Slovak President Andrej Kiska.

EU auditors sound the alarm on decommissioning of Soviet-era reactors

Projects to decommission Soviet-era nuclear reactors in Bulgaria, Lithuania and Slovakia are falling behind in time and financing, EU auditors warned on Tuesday.

Orban says EU summit in Bratislava was "unsuccessful" on migration

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has described the summit of EU leaders in Bratislava as a failure when it comes to migration policies.

Oreskovic says today maybe new beginning for EU

Croatia's caretaker Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic on Friday participated in a European Union summit in Bratislava and said afterwards that the messages at the meeting were positive and that...

EU offers Bulgaria 108 million euros to help tackle migration

The European Commission is providing Bulgaria with 108 million euros (121 million dollars) to help tackle migration, the president of the European Union's executive, Jean-Claude Juncker, says...

EU leaders hold "honest" post-Brexit talks, seek to set new course

EU leaders were crafting a new vision Friday for the future of their bloc at "honest and frank" talks in Bratislava about the causes of public disillusionment and Britain's shock decision to...

Four dead after emergency helicopter crashes in Slovakia

Four people are dead after a search-and-rescue helicopter crashed in Slovakia, Interior Minister Robert Kalinak said Thursday.

EU ministers to mull "rainy day" fund to weather economic shocks

EU finance ministers are due later this week to discuss whether to set up a controversial "rainy day" fund to help eurozone members weather economic shocks, according to a paper prepared for...

Turkey pledges to uphold EU migration deal, demands visa-free travel

Turkey will stick to a refugee deal struck with the European Union, but will not take new steps to control migration flows unless the bloc lifts visa requirements for Turkish visitors, Europe...

Croatian FM portrays Turkey as important partner

Croatia wants Turkey, which it deems to be an important partner notably due to its clout in southeastern Europe, to continue its journey towards the European Union, and to this aim, Turkey should...

Slovakia's prime minister condemns Russia sanctions after Putin talks

Slovakia's Prime Minister Robert Fico denounced the European Union's sanctions against Russia on Friday after meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin the previous evening.

Slovakia's foreign minister: EU should show Turkey more respect

Slovakia's foreign minister, Miroslav Lajcak, urges politicians in the European Union to show more respect when discussing Turkey after returning from a short trip to Ankara.

EU ministers remember victims of dictatorship at Iron Curtain

Representatives of all 28 EU member countries gathered Monday at the Gate of Freedom memorial in Bratislava to remember the victims of totalitarianism.

Ambassador presents priorities of Slovakia's EU presidency

We want to focus on citizens and their needs. At the same time, we want to focus on tangible results because now is the time to convince citizens that the EU is able to positively affect their...

Slovakian Prime Minister Fico says Brexit decision final

Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico said Sunday that it was unlikely that Britain would reverse its decision to leave the European Union.