Planes collide in Slovakia air show rehearsal, seven dead

At least seven people were killed when two planes collided mid-air in Slovakia near a village, reports said Thursday.

Slovakian village opposes decision to host Austria-bound migrants

Residents of the Slovakian village of Gabcikovo voted in a referendum Sunday to reject the establishment of a temporary asylum camp to house 500 migrants bound for Austria under an agreement between Bratislava and Vienna.

 

Scotland rivalry sparks Roy Hodgson`s imagination
Scotland rivalry sparks Roy Hodgson`s imagination

England boss Roy Hodgson believe his side`s pairing with Scotland for the 2018 World Cup qualifiers will provide clashes of an intensity rarely seen in the preliminary stages.

England drawn with Scotland in 2018 World Cup qualifying draw
England drawn with Scotland in 2018 World Cup qualifying draw

England will face old enemies Scotland in qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Four dead in Slovakia rescue helicopter crash

A rescue helicopter crashed in Slovakia Friday, killing four people on board, a health ministry spokesperson said.

Mass arrests after thousands rally against immigration in Bratislava

 At least 140 people were arrested Saturday after violence broke out at an anti-immigration rally in Bratislava attended by thousands of people in protest at EU quotas on migrant numbers, local media said.

Thousands rally against immigration in Bratislava

 Thousands of people protested against immigration and EU quotas on migrant numbers at a rally organised by an anti-Islam movement in Bratislava on Saturday.

South Korea reports seven new MERS cases

South Korea reported Sunday seven new cases of the MERS virus in an outbreak that has killed 14 people, as one citizen was hospitalised in Slovakia after being suspected of carrying the disease there.

South Korean man thought to have MERS hospitalised in Slovakia: Official

A South Korean man thought to have contracted the potentially deadly MERS virus was hospitalised in the Slovak capital Bratislava on Saturday, a spokeswoman said.

Brides for sale: European women lured for sham marriages

Klara Balogova was 18, penniless and heavily pregnant when she rode thousands of miles from Slovakia to England to marry a man she had never met.

Poland denies entry to pro-Putin bikers planning victory ride

Poland on Friday said it had denied entry to a Russian biker gang backed by the Kremlin, which is planning to ride through Europe to celebrate the Soviet Union's role in the World War II victory over Nazi Germany.

Euro qualifiers: Slovakia ease past Luxembourg to remain Group C leaders
Euro qualifiers: Slovakia ease past Luxembourg to remain Group C leaders

Slovakia`s impressive Euro 2016 qualifying campaign continued after three first-half goals secured a 3-0 victory over Luxembourg on Friday and kept them top of Group C with maximum points after five games.

AeroMobil's self flying car could be a reality by 2017

Developed over two decades by a firm based in Slovakia, the Aeromobil is a sporty-looking two-steater car which transforms into a light aircraft and runs on regular petrol.

Qualifier Aljaz Bedene packs off Feliciano Lopez to reach Chennai Open quarters
Qualifier Aljaz Bedene packs off Feliciano Lopez to reach Chennai Open quarters

Qualifier Aljaz Bedene from Slovakia defied the ATP rankings and reputation to knock out second seeded and World No.14 Feliciano Lopez 6-4, 6-4 to enter the quarter-finals of the Aircel Chennai Open here Thursday.

US plans to release more detainees from Guantanamo Bay

The Pentagon is preparing to release more prisoners from the Guantanamo Bay detention centre in Cuba, in the coming weeks, official sources in the US have revealed.

Slovakia plans referendum on same-sex marriage, adoption

Slovakia will hold a referendum in February on whether to maintain a ban on same-sex marriage in the largely Roman Catholic EU member, President Andrej Kiska said on Thursday.

 

Slovakia says freed Guantanamo inmates `pose no risk`

The Guantanamo Bay prisoners released to Slovakia as part of efforts to empty the controversial US military detention centre pose no security risk, the Slovak interior ministry said Friday.

Tough for Spain to match past glories, says Santi Cazorla
Tough for Spain to match past glories, says Santi Cazorla

It will be very hard for a new-look Spanish squad to revive former glories quickly, midfielder Santi Cazorla said on Friday.

Slovakia to introduce free train travel for students, pensioners

Slovakia is going to introduce free train travel for students and pensioners from Nov 17, said Jan Pociatek, transportation construction and regional development minister, Wednesday.

Funny or weird? World's first advertisement for sex!
Funny or weird? World's first advertisement for sex!

Does sex need advertisement? The creator of the 'world's first filmed commercial' certainly thinks so.