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  1. Lafarge-Holcim merger cleared by EU subject to asset-salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Globe and Mail

    ... upon the divestments of Lafarge businesses in Germany, Romania and the U.K. and of Holcim units in France, Hungary, Slovakia, Spain and the Czech Republic, the regulator said. The deal can only go through after the EU approves the buyer or buyers ...

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  2. EU approves Lafarge-Holcim merger to form cement titanRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | West Australian

    ... from businesses in Germany, Romania and Britain and that Holcim sell its assets in operations in France, Hungary, Slovakia, Spain and the Czech Republic. The commission said it had had concerns that the "transaction as originally notified, would ...

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  3. Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of Lafarge by Holcim, subject to conditionsRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | PressReleasePoint

    ... the divestment of Lafarge businesses in Germany Romania and the UK and of Holcim operations in France, Hungary, Slovakia, Spain and the Czech Republic. The Commission had concerns that the transaction, as originally notified, would have had a ...

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  4. UPDATE 1-Holcim, Lafarge secure EU approval for cement mergerRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Reuters

    ... the divestment of Lafarge businesses in Germany, Romania and the UK and of Holcim operations in France, Hungary, Slovakia, Spain and the Czech Republic," the EU watchdog said in a statement. Buyers will have to be approved by the Commission. The ...

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  5. Slovakia will return citizenshipsRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Slovak Spectator

    NEXT year the Interior Ministry will return Slovak citizenship to people who lost it by adopting the citizenship of a different country - a move related to their permanent residence in the given country, TASR learned on December 14. People would have to approach the Interior Ministry with their request for Slovak citizenship and the ministry will assess it. If the condition of having permanent residence in a foreign country will be fulfilled, people should get their Slovak citizenship back.

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  6. ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Daily Star

    It's also home to Buda Castle, the historical Fisherman's Bastion outlook post - now a restaurant and bar area - and the vast Gellert-Hegy park, which rises 770ft above the city, offering majestic views. Pest is really where it's happening, though.

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  7. Azerbaijan's "hot" investments in EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Today.Az

    ... near future, the focus is currently on pumping Azerbaijani gas. The prime ministers of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia and Poland have recently met to discuss energy security after Russia on December 1 backed out of the South Stream pipeline ...

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  8. Central and Eastern Europe earmarks EU funds for landfill and fossil fuelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | EurActiv.com

    ... and CEE Bankwatch Network said in a report launched today (11 December). Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania and Croatia are allocated a total a 146 billion from the EU budget for Regional Development and ...

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  9. Animal welfare groups pushing for concerted action against puppy farmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Radio Prague

    ... an NGO based in Austria, the Czech Republic is mostly a transit country. The main producers are Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and Romania." "Yes, there are of course good breeders and those bad breeders get them in a bad situation, because good breeders ...

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  10. Slovak-Hungarian ties could serve as an example for other statesRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Slovak Spectator

    THE CURRENT economic development and relations between Hungary and Slovakia could serve as an example for other states, Hungarian President JA nos A der said after meeting his Slovak counterpart Andrej Kiska during his one-day official visit to Bratislava on December 10. The president added that cooperation in trade has not even been adversely impacted by the economic crisis, the TASR newswire reported. Kiska noted that since he became president he met with A der five times, but that this is the first official bilateral meeting.

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  11. East Europe scrambles for energy after Putin kills South StreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | EKathimerini

    Eastern European countries dependent on Russian gas are scrambling for alternatives after President Vladimir Putin blindsided them with a decision to scrap a pipeline bypassing Ukraine. The prime ministers of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia and Poland met Tuesday to discuss energy security after Russia on Dec. 1 backed out of the South Stream pipeline following European Union objections on legal grounds.

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  12. Beauty and kindness in BudapestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Stuff.co.nz

    They say the first and last things you experience in a new city are what you'll remember most about it. If that's true then kindness is my take-home message from Budapest.

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  13. All Ecosystems Go: Coin Of Sale Integrates into GoCoin Platform to Bring Seamless Fiat ConversionRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 6 | PRWeb

    ... (Singapore, Thailand, Korea, United States, Canada, Netherlands, United Kingdom, Sweden, Denmark, Hungary, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic). For more information, please visit http://coinofsale.com . About GoCoin GoCoin is the first international ...

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  14. Gabcikovo rental deal terminatedRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | Slovak Spectator

    SLOVAKIA has terminated the contract on the rental of the hydropower station Gabcikovo to the dominant power producer Slovenske Elektrarne , accusing SE of violation of the contract. SE denies the accusations and indicates that it may take legal steps.

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  15. Recent trends in prostate cancer mortality show a continuous decrease in several countries.Read the original story

    Saturday Nov 29 | CiteULike

    ... of PSA screening. In Australia, New Zealand, Austria, Finland, The Netherlands, Norway, United Kingdom, Hungary, Slovakia, Israel, Singapore, Sweden and Portugal, mortality from prostate cancer decreased but rates remain higher than before the ...

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  16. Hungarians accuse Orban of stealing their pension moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | EurActiv.com

    Hungarian Tamas Merei believes his government is going to take away the 20,000 he has in his pension pot. "This is theft," the 39-year-old software developer said as he marched with about 3,000 other protesters to parliament on the banks of the Danube this week to protest against Prime Minister Viktor Orban's planned changes to pension fund rules.

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  17. Pavlis: gas supplies to V4 now more secure than in 2009Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Slovak Spectator

    THE SITUATION concerning gas supplies for the Visegrad Four countries is currently better than it was in 2009, officials in charge of energy in Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland concurred in Bratislava on November 24, the TASR newswire reported. Slovak Economy Minister Pavol Pavlis, Czech Trade and Industry Minister Jan Mladek, Hungarian National Development Minister Miklos Sesztak and State Secretary at the Polish Economy Ministry Tomasz Tomczykiewicz met up for the 8th Central European Energy Conference CEEC 2014.

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  18. Hero horsemanship on the Hungarian plainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | The New Zealand Herald

    The sight of the good-looking Magyar horsemen in their pleated blue tunics and jaunty black hats turned a coach load of middle-aged women into a gaggle of giggling girls. They all lined up to pose with the boys in blue at the start of our visit to a ranch on the vast Puszta prairie lands of the Great Hungarian Plain.

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  19. An Awkward Celebration in the Heart of EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Cato Institute

    There was not much jubilation at the events commemorating 25 years since the fall of communism in Central and Eastern Europe. During his speech at an official gathering of Central European heads of states in Prague, the President of the Czech Republic, Milos Zeman, was booed by the crowd and pelted with eggs and tomatoes.

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  20. Independents surge, Smer gains on oppositionRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Slovak Spectator

    FEEDING on voters' frustration with traditional parties, independent candidates led the way in municipal races on November 15, taking some 38 percent of the mayoral seats across the country. Bratislava went to an independent candidate, Ivo Nesrovnal, who in a closely watched race defeated the incumbent Smer-backed independent Milan Ftacnik, and Milan Knazko, who also ran as an independent backed by a number of opposition parties.

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