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Hungary to hold referendum on mandatory EU migrant quotas on October 2

Along with Slovakia, Budapest has also launched a court challenge against last year`s EU plan which will set quotas for each EU country to host a share of the migrants over two years.
 

GER V SVK: Slovakia eye Germany upset in Euro 2016 pre-quarters

GER V SVK: Slovakia eye Germany upset in Euro 2016 pre-quarters

The winners of Sunday`s game will go on to a quarter-final in Bordeaux next weekend against Italy or reigning European champions Spain.

Gareth Bale comments `disrespectful`, says Roy Hodgson

Gareth Bale comments `disrespectful`, says Roy Hodgson

Defeat by Wales would leave England in a perilous position, but Hodgson has backed his players to bounce back from the blow.

Israel charges four over $10 mn scam of major firms

The defendants are accused of building "a worldwide network of fraud based in Israel.

Russia bigger threat to global security than ISIS: Poland

Russia bigger threat to global security than ISIS: Poland

He urged NATO to protect its eastern border against a Russian aggression.

Russia 'more dangerous than IS' says Poland foreign minister

Russia is more dangerous than the Islamic State group, Poland's Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski told reporters.

Slovak MPs in Holocaust star protest against `fascist` far-right party

Two Slovak MPs on Wednesday donned yellow stars symbolising the Holocaust in protest at the "dangerous" parliamentary debut of a far-right party they condemn as "fascist".

Slovakia deploys officers to police Hungary-Serbia border

Slovakia is sending 50 police officers to neighbouring Hungary to protect Schengen area borders between Hungary and Serbia amid the ongoing migration crisis.

Holders Spain beat Ukraine, Russia, Slovakia qualify for Euro 2016

Holders Spain beat Ukraine, Russia, Slovakia qualify for Euro 2016

Russia and Slovakia reserved places in the 2016 European Championship while Spain saw Ukraine off to qualify for the main event.

Refugee crisis: Why eastern EU states oppose quotas

Refugee crisis: Why eastern EU states oppose quotas

 Four EU members, namely the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia, are at the forefront of a growing east-west split in the bloc after they voted against a controversial deal to relocate 120,000 refugees adopted on Tuesday. 

Slovakia to dispute EU migrant quotas in court: PM

 Slovakia`s leftist Prime Minister Robert Fico said Wednesday his country will take legal measures to dispute mandatory quotas adopted by the European Union to relocate 120,000 refugees amid a record migrant crisis.

EU no longer safe following migrant `onslaught` Slovak PM

Slovakia`s leftist Prime Minister Robert Fico said Wednesday that the European Union was no longer a safe place following the "onslaught" of hundreds of thousands of mostly economic migrants.

Slovak PM says will never support mandatory quotas for migrants

Slovakia will never support mandatory quotas as part of the European Union`s response to its migrant crisis, Prime Minister Robert Fico said on Tuesday, underlining a tough stance that has put the country at odds with other EU members.

Slovakia to oppose compulsory migrant quotas at EU meeting: PM

Slovakia`s Prime Minister Robert Fico said his government will oppose EU plans for compulsory migrant quotas at an emergency meeting in Brussels on Monday.

Slovakia interviews Syrian Christian migrants

The Slovak government is still convinced that in the face of the current migration crisis it's capable of integrating 200 Syrian Christians, interior minister Robert Kalinak said on Saturday.

Refugees face frosty reception in Europe's ex-Communist east

When setting the table for Christmas dinner, Slovaks traditionally put one extra plate on the table for an unexpected guest in need. This hospitality, however, has not been extended to migrants seeking refuge in central Europe from war and poverty in the Middle East and Africa.

Czechs, Slovaks propose refugee corridor from Hungary to Germany

Czechs, Slovaks propose refugee corridor from Hungary to Germany

The Czech Republic and Slovakia on Friday proposed creating a rail corridor for Syrian refugees linking Hungary and Germany, as Central European leaders rejected an EU-wide quota system taking in refugees.

Spain call on misfiring Diego Costa for key Slovakia clash

Spain call on misfiring Diego Costa for key Slovakia clash

European champions Spain can take a big step towards securing the right to defend their title in France next year when Slovakia travel to Oviedo on Saturday defending a 100 percent record in qualifying Group C.

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.