Slovakia's leftist Prime Minister Robert Fico said he would rather risk infringing EU rules than implement mandatory refugee quotas adopted by the bloc.
Olympic champion in track and field Olga Rypakova from Kazakhstan has won the IAAF Diamond League in London.
The Winter Universiade continued in Granda, Spain from February 4 to 14. Kazakhstani skiers won three medals in mogul.
Kazakhstan has returned its second place at the 17th Winter Universiade overall medal count.
On the second day of the 2015 Universiade, Kazakhstan’s team has lost its leadership position in the total medal count.
Kazakhstani filmmaker Adilkhan Yerzhanov’s The Owners has been selected for Busan International Film Festival.
Slovakia's President Andrej Kiska has given his first month's salary to 10 impoverished families, some coping with serious illness, a spokesman said.
Adilkhan Yerzhanov’s The Owners has been selected for the 22nd International Slovakian film festival Art FilmFest.
Slovaks began voting Saturday to choose their president in a fractious and tight run-off between Prime Minister Robert Fico and political newcomer and philanthropist, Andrej Kiska.
13-y.o. Elizabet Tursynbayeva from Kazakhstan has won the New Year's Cup 2014 international figure skating tournament in Slovakia.
Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang arrives in Romania on Monday ahead of a summit with 16 Central and Eastern European leaders keen to woo investment from the world's number two economy.
Unwelcome spectres are coming back to haunt Czech billionaire Andrej Babis, who emerged as a power broker in recent elections but is facing allegations he collaborated with the communist-era secret police.
Harmony Lessons of Kazakhstan's director Emir Baigazin has been awarded with a grand prize -- the Blue Angel for Best Film -- and a special prize of the city's Mayor at the International Art Film Festival in Trencin, Slovakia.
Kazakhstan’s tennis professional Mikhail Kukushkin has won the ATP Challenger tournament in Slovakia.
Hungary began evacuating villages and reinforced leaking dykes along the rising Danube River on Saturday, as central Europe's worst floods in over a decade headed toward Budapest.
Known mainly for its steelworks, the gritty industrial hub of Kosice in east Slovakia is hard at work reforging itself as a centre of creativity and the arts as it enters 2013 with the tag "European Capital of Culture".
Vladimir Weiss will sign a three-year contract with Kazakhstan's Kairat Football Club.
The eurozone is unlikely to survive in its current form and one or more countries will probably have to leave the 17-nation single currency bloc, Slovakia's Prime Minister Robert Fico said Sunday.
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