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"Our sanctions against Russia pointless"

Slovak Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini called the EU sanctions against Russia pointless. "Slovakia has long stressed that the sanctions has no positive effect," he recalled, speaking at the Parliamentary Assembly of the …

EU could 'scrap refugee quota scheme'

The EU could scrap a divisive scheme that compels member states to accept quotas of refugees, one of the bloc’s most senior leaders will say this week. The president of the European council, Donald Tusk, will tell EU leaders at a summit …

 EU Council approves visa liberalisation for Georgia

The Permanent Representatives Committee (Coreper) agreed, on behalf of the Council, a negotiating position on visa liberalisation for Georgia.  It confirmed the Commission proposal to provide for visa-free travel for EU citizens …

Final groups set for men's hockey at 2018 Olympics

Qualification for men's ice hockey at the 2018 Olympic Games in Pyeongchang has ended, with Norway, Slovenia, and Germany earning the final three spots. With qualification finished, the three groups for 2018 Pyeongchang have now …

Slovakia's party launches referendum on EU exit

Slovakia's far-right People's Party launched a petition for a referendum on the country's future in the EU. For a petition to be seen as adequate to launch a referendum, the party should collect 350,000 signatures from the …

Turkish Airlines adds Slovakian city to destinations

Turkish Airlines started a direct flight to the Slovakian city of Kosice from Istanbul on Thursday, the airline announced, Anadolu agency reported. Turkey's flagship air carrier said in a statement that it started operating …

Garibashvili to visit Slovakia

Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili is to pay an official visit to Slovakia tomorrow. This statement was made by the press service of the administration of the …

Azerbaijan’s AFFA unhappy with UEFA

The Association of Football Federations of Azerbaijan (AFFA) has sent a letter of protest to UEFA. AFFA said that a caricature was placed on the accreditation certificates and the cover of a program prepared for a match between ...

Russia and Greece win first round of women's water polo

The first round of women's polo at the I European Games in Baku has been concluded. The Holland vs. Israel A-group match ended 29:1, Hungary vs. Germany 21:4, Greece vs. UK 20:2. The scores of the Russia vs. Slovakia in group B are 13:4, …