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Hungary

Far-right Yiannopoulos to speak at Hungary-funded event

Far-right provocateur who made his name by attacking feminists and refugees slated to speak at Visegrad group meeting.

Milo Yiannopoulos to speak at Hungary-funded V4 event

Inside Story

Should all EU countries share role in taking refugees?

The EU's top court is hearing lawsuits filed by Hungary and Slovakia against a mandatory quota to accept asylum seekers.

Hungary

EU's top court urged to dismiss refugee relocation case

European Court of Justice adviser defends resettlement scheme and says case by Slovakia and Hungary should be dismissed.

Human Rights

Dobre Dobre: A coffeehouse for Slovakia's homeless

Volunteers and authorities estimate that there are around 5,000 homeless people in Slovakia's capital, Bratislava.

Dobre Dobre: A coffeehouse for Slovakia's homeless

Europe

Fighting Slovakia's far right online and on the streets

Slovak anti-fascists search for new ways to confront the far right before crucial regional elections.

Fighting Slovakia's far right online and on the streets

Roma

Slovakia's Roma: Living on the margins

There are around a half-million Roma in Slovakia, most of whom live in impoverished slums.

Slovakia's Roma: Living on the margins

Roma

Roma: A day without racism 'is like heaven for me'

Institutional racism, unemployment and poor housing are among the hardships endured by Slovakia's half-a-million Roma.

Life in Slovakia's Roma slums: Poverty and segregation

Roma

Roma kids in Slovakia 'segregated, bullied by teachers'

Slovakia's school system riddled with institutional racism, fails to prepare for life after school, rights groups say.

Government failing to educate, integrate Roma children

Slovakia

Slovakia: PM Fico wins election but fails on majority

Anti-refugee Smer party captures most votes but will be hard-pressed to form a government as the EU looks on.

Slovakia

Exit polls show Slovakia PM winning third term

Despite expected win, anti-immigrant Smer party likely to lose its comfortable parliamentary majority.

Witness

Educating Igor

As a Roma from Slovakia, Igor believes that education may be the only hope for changing the future of his community.

Politics

Slovakia gay rights vote fails to produce a result

Voters in favour of further restrictions but only 21.4 percent of people turned out, less than the 50 percent required.

Slovakia gay rights vote fails to produce a result

Politics

European MPs call for Guantanamo reforms

European Parliament delegation visits prison, urges more humane treatment and speedy transfer of cleared detainees.

European MPs call for Guantanamo reforms

Opinion

NATO: The alliance that should have been dissolved

NATO backing the Ukrainian military is about as sensible as Russia's support for paramilitary forces

Ian Klinke

by Ian Klinke

Ian Klinke

Sport

Sharapova advances after US Open scare

French Open champion through to third round in three sets; Radwanska, Stephens sent crashing out at Flushing Meadows.

Sharapova advances after US Open scare