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  1. Slovakia participates in World Hour 2015, dominants left in darkRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Slovak Spectator

    SINCE 2010, Slovakia has also been participating in the global environmental event, Earth Hour. The event that strives to point out light pollution and environmental problems will take place on Saturday, March 28, 2015 between 20:30 and 21:30: People, as well as institutions, cities and towns will switch off their lighting for one hour.

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  2. Doctor gets suspended sentence for a 14 bribeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Slovak Spectator

    THE SPECIALISED Criminal Court in Banska Bystrica on March 25 gave a suspended jail sentence of two years and ordered probation of 30 months for Dr. Anna Aghova from Nitra for bribery, TASR reported. The general practitioner was also ordered to pay a fine of 400 and banned from working as a doctor for 12 months.

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  3. VSMU participates in international project of puppetryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Slovak Spectator

    THE ACADEMY of Performing Arts in Bratislava has joined a three-year long international project within the Erasmus series, striving to explore the theatre form of puppetry, and also to improve communication with other artists and institutions. Results of the activities will be presented at the festival of puppetry colleges of the V4 countries - Meeting / Stretnutie in June 2015 in Nitra.

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  4. First lady of Slovak winemaking talks past, futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Slovak Spectator

    THE FIRST lady of Slovak wine-making, Dorota PospA A ilovA , is 85. Along with past success she shared some future hopes in a recent conversation with the Sme daily. "In recent years, people have started to have interest in me, and the fame and glory came, which was never important to me and now I don't need it at all," PospA A ilovA said.

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  5. Auto parts suppliers look to hire new workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Slovak Spectator

    WHILE only one of the three carmakers in Slovakia plans to recruit new workers, the situation among their suppliers is more optimistic. Carmakers are working on the brink of their capacities but there is still space for new producers of automotive components or other related productions or their extensions, according to experts.

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  6. Misenka sentenced to 11 years for murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Slovak Spectator

    AFTER several years, Viliam Misenka was sentenced by the Nitra District Court to 11 years unconditionally for complicity in the murder of Jozef Gudaba. Misenka allegedly belongs to the Sykorovci gang, included on mafia lists which leaked from police in 2011.

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  7. RegioJet: Ministry agrees with us; governors and mayor should goRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Slovak Spectator

    THE TRANSPORT, Construction and Regional Development Ministry has confirmed that the Bratislava and Nitra regional authorities violated the law by refusing to issue a licence to private carrier RegioJet. The Czech bus transporter wanted license for operating a bus line on the Bratislava-Nitra-Banska Bystrica route, RegioJet owner Radim JanA ura said.

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  8. Neanderthal people in Upper Nitra hunted horses and rhinos, probably roasting themRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Slovak Spectator

    THE RECENT study concerning PrepoA tskA cave in Bojnice painted a vivid image of how the Neanderthal people who lived there 40,000 years ago survived. Horses and probably rhinoceroses and other bigger ungulates were the core food for the Neanderthal people who lived in Slovakia, according to the unique research of the inceptor of palaeontology at the Faculty of Natural Sciences of Comenius University, TomA A A eklovskA1 2. A eklovskA1 2 discovered, together with other experts that the main preys of Neanderthal people in Slovakia were wild horses, rhinos, reindeer and pilous mammoths.

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  9. Fico and Orban open reconstructed Adria pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Slovak Spectator

    THE MODERNIZED crude oil pipeline Adria connecting the Slovak Republic and Hungary is ready for use. If necessary, Slovakia will be able to import crude oil through it from ports on the Adriatic Sea, the SITA newswire reported on February 10. Adria pipeline connects the Slovak section of the Druzhba Pipeline with the Croatian port of Omisalj.

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  10. Slovak vote on gay rights curbs not binding due to turnoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... Jano Koller). A billboard depicting Pope Francis with his thumb up, located at Klokocina district in Nitra, Slovakia, Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, invites voters to the Slovak national referendum on the protection of the traditional family sc... Police ... 1 comment

  11. Slovakia holds referendum on gay rights in catholic countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    A billboard depicting Pope Francis with his thumb up, located at Klokocina district in Nitra, Slovakia, Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, invites voters to the Slovak national referendum on the protection of the traditional family scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 7. Billboard slogans read - Pope Francis, Jan. 22, 2015, in Rome".

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  12. Slovakia to hold referendum on gay marriage, adoptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

    A billboard depicting Pope Francis with his thumb up located at Klokocina district in Nitra, Slovakia, Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, invites voters to the Slovak national referendum on the protection of the traditional family scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 7. Billboard slogans read - Pope Francis, Jan. 22, 2015, in Rome". A billboard depicting Pope Francis with his thumb up located at Klokocina district in Nitra, Slovakia, Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, invites voters to the Slovak national referendum on the protection of the traditional family scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 7. Billboard slogans read - Pope Francis, Jan. 22, 2015, in Rome".

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  13. In value clash with West, Slovakia votes on gay rights curbRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | The Washington Post

    A billboard depicting Pope Francis with his thumb up located at Klokocina district in Nitra, Slovakia, Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, invites voters to the Slovak national referendum on the protection of the traditional family scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 7. Billboard slogans read - Pope Francis, Jan. 22, 2015, in Rome".

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  14. Mafia on the ropes: Now for politicians and oligarchsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Slovak Spectator

    POLICE, prosecutors and courts deserve kudos for cutting the comb of the Slovak mafia. But will we ever see an equally effective campaign against true organized crime among our white-collar leaders? This week it was the turn of Michal Blazicek nicknamed Jaster or Lizard in English, who drew an eight-year sentence for dealing drugs and for insurance fraud, crimes which he committed as part of the Pitovci and Sykorovci organised crime gangs.

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  15. RegioJet opens the Banska Bystrica-Bratislava routeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Slovak Spectator

    CZECH private passenger carrier RegioJet launched a long-distance bus line between Banska Bystrica and Bratislava via Nitra on February 2. It received the licence in mid-January from the Banska Bystrica Self-Governing Region, after the representatives of Bratislava and Nitra Regions refused its request. It is however possible that RegioJet will have to fight also for the planned line in Svidnik, a town in eastern Slovakia, which also refused to render a licence to the firm, the Sme daily reported.

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  16. Zakova will go to courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Slovak Spectator

    THE NITRA Regional Court revoked the ruling of the district court to reject charges against Hedviga Zakova who was accused of perjury concerning her beating in summer 2006, the Sme daily reported in its February 3 issue. The district court issued its decision in December 2014.

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  17. Innovation to drive future auto industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | Slovak Spectator

    WHILE Slovakia remains the world's biggest carmaker per capita, the country's standing in automotive research and development is a little less steady. But there is a chance innovations in car components and machinery have an opportunity to grow and AeroMobil is an example of the kind of home grown innovation that would help business take off in the future.

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  18. Exercise: Mandatory vaccination is constitutionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Slovak Spectator

    Key words: abolishment, closed session, common sense, constitutional, Constitutional Court, contradict, deem, hepatitis, inflammation, interference, invasive, lawful, lawsuit, mandatory, measles, mutual, paralysis, plaintiff, prone to, ratify, ruling, stipulate, submit, sub-statutory Warm-up questions: 1, Are you vaccinated? 2, Which of the following diseases are subject to compulsory vaccination? tetanus, flu, cancer, pertussis, deafness, polio, diabetes, hepatitis B, measles, mumps, angina pectoris, rubella, paralysis of the limbs, chronic inflammation 3, Once you get over measles, you won't contract them anymore.

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  19. Mandatory vaccination is constitutionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Slovak Spectator

    THE RECENT verdict of the Constitutional Court stipulates that the mandatory vaccination of children in Slovakia is constitutional. Such a verdict disappointed advocates of the right of parents to decide whether they want their child to be vaccinated or not.

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  20. Mandatory vaccination is constitutionalRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2015 | Slovak Spectator

    THE RECENT verdict of the Constitutional Court stipulates that the mandatory vaccination of children in Slovakia is constitutional. Such a verdict disappointed advocates of the right of parents to decide whether they want their child to be vaccinated or not.

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