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  1. April Fools in Slovakia: a rundown of the jokesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Slovak Spectator

    IN SLOVAKIA April is a traditional day of so called "April fish", or jokes. Media and even public officials do not shy away from the opportunity to present fictitious news or make practical jokes.

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  2. Pontis hands out Via Bona awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Slovak Spectator

    CONSULTING firm Accenture and food producer Alfa Bio took the top awards at the Pontis Foundation's 15th annual Via Bona awards on March 26. The awards, with a name that translate as "good path" from the original Latin, drew President Andrej Kiska along with other key representatives of the country's business and social communities. In a short speech President Kiska recalled an old Indian proverb saying the unhappiest people are those who think about their own happiness and the happiest are those who think about the happiness of others.

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  3. Video: Slovakian 'Di Maria' Aston Villa target scores first international goalRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Business News

    Until last night England were perhaps the most in form team in Europe post World Cup. But after drawing with Italy that accolade is now gone, with a surprise new contender for the role ... Slovakia.

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  4. Kiska alleged to have misused state planeRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Slovak Spectator

    SEVERAL media outlets have recently reported about President Andrej Kiska using the government's special plane for private flights to Poprad, where his family lives, and back. Kiska has allegedly used the government's special plane for together 42 flights to Poprad, the TA3 news channel reported, referring to the information from an employee from the local airport.

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  5. Israel opens honorary consulate in KosiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Slovak Spectator

    The consulate will cover both KoA ice and PreA ov regions. The aim of its activities will be to offer direct services to Israeli citizens living in the regions, to support the activities of the Israeli Embassy to Slovakia and to promote Israel.

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  6. Pontis Foundation gives out Via Bono awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Slovak Spectator

    THE PONTIS Foundation handed out the 15th annual awards for companies doing business in a responsible way March 26, with top awards going to Accenture and The foundation accepted 61 nominations for the 2014 Via Bona Slovakia Awards, from which 23 advanced to the second round. "We thank to all firms.

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  7. EasyJet says weaker euro and lower fuel bills will cut losses to fraction of forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Daily Mail

    Low cost carrier easyJet said its seasonal losses from October to March will be less than first thought after the airline received a boost from lower oil prices and a recent tumble in the euro. EasyJet now predicts a first-half loss of as little as A 5million, adding that a profit as high as A 10million is also possible.

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  8. Bratislava students danced to celebrate the Month of FrancophonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Slovak Spectator

    MONTH of Francophony is celebrated in March, and this language, one of the crucial ones at international institutions, is commemorated by film festivals, song and linguistic competitions, libraries, readings, and other events. In Bratislava, almost 200 students, both locals and from Breton.

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  9. GLOBSEC will focus on Ukraine and Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Slovak Spectator

    THE SITUATION in Ukraine, the West's reaction to Russia, the threat represented by the Islamic State and the possibility of terrorist attacks in Europe will be the main topics of the 10th annual security conference GLOBSEC in Bratislava set for June 19-21. Participants will also present their views on the transformation of NATO ahead of the 2016 summit in Warsaw and the future of the European Union as a global player.

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  10. Interior Ministry will buy new gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Slovak Spectator

    THE INTERIOR Ministry will launch the long-expected competition to buy new guns for the armed forces amounting to some 34 million. This will include police officers, soldiers, members of the prison and judicial guard, members of the criminal department of the Financial Administration and customs officers, the ministry specified, as reported by the SITA newswire.

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  11. Fuel prices in Slovakia drop slowlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Slovak Spectator

    DRIVERS in Slovakia pay higher prices for fuels than the regional average. Moreover, they see the changes with the biggest delay among the entire central European region.

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  12. Slovakia well positioned to see solar eclipseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Slovak Spectator

    PEOPLE who wish to see a partial solar eclipse on March 20 can use services of amateur astronomers or museums. It will last two hours and 20 minutes while two thirds of sun will be covered during the culmination of the eclipse, the TASR newswire reported.

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  13. Reader, I Muted Him: The Narrative Possibilities of Networked LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Millions (A Blog about Books)

    At the Edinburgh Festival in 2001, Hungarian pianist Andras Schiff grew so frustrated by the interruptions of cellphones and coughing that he left the stage, suggesting the audience use the break to finish making noise. A reviewer for called it, "Fantasia in C Minor with mobile phone, beeping watches and coughing and sneezing accompaniment," which sounds like an enjoyable evening of John Cage but not, apparently, what Schiff intended.

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  14. New hospital building will open in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Slovak Spectator

    THE NEW building of St Michael's Hospital in the centre of Bratislava will open by the end of this year. It should pass the approval procedure in October, while its opening is planned for November, Interior Minister Robert Kalinak told the press on March 17. The hospital should serve mostly the public, as well as soldiers, police officers and rescuers, who should comprise some 10 percent of the treated patients, the TASR newswire reported.

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  15. Higher rate of children born outside of wedlockRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Slovak Spectator

    While some 10 percent of children were born outside of wedlock up until the 1990s, recent figures amount to 37 percent, according to the Prognosis of the Family and Household Development in Slovakia to 2030, drafted by the Slovak Academy of Sciences , Bratislava's Comenius University Science Faculty and INFOSTAT's Research and Demography Centre. According to the authors of the study, this is due to increasing fertility of unmarried women and shrinking fertility of married women as seen over the past two decades.

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  16. O2 Slovakia continues 3G expansionRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Mobile operator O2 Slovakia says it has added another 21 new locations to its 3G network, taking total population coverage to 65%. According to a report from Telecompaper, although O2 launched 4G services in Bratislava and Kosice towards the end of last year, the completion of its 3G infrastructure remains its priority.

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  17. The Kosice conference ended vaguely, without PM Fico's attendanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Slovak Spectator

    THE CONFERENCE that took place in Kosice during the weekend of March 6-7 declared its aim as finding a solution for the conflict in Ukraine. It culminated by adopting a joint declaration.

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  18. Conference in Slovakia calls for halt of military conflicts in eastern UkraineRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 7 | Xinhuanet

    The adoption of a memorandum calling for an unconditional halt of military operations in eastern Ukraine concluded a peace conference on the Ukraine crisis held in Kosice in eastern Slovakia on Saturday. The declaration emphasised a need of observing the Minsk ceasefire agreement as well as refraining from aggressive rhetoric in politics, media and social life on both sides of the conflict.

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  19. George Harold PotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | Bangor Daily News

    George Harold Potter, 89, of Conover, North Carolina, passed from this life to his eternal reward with Jesus Christ on Monday, March 2, 2015, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. Born December 25, 1925, in Bangor, Maine, George was the son of William L. Potter and Laura M. Helms Potter.

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  20. BiA3 4ak memorial draws criticism, is vandalisedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Slovak Spectator

    JUST one year after the death of communist-era leader Vasil Bilak the members of the Communist Party of Slovakia raised a memorial in his native village in eastern Slovakia in late February. Given Bilak's history of inviting the Warsaw Pact armies to invade Czechoslovakia back in 1968, this struck many as strange, and overnight March 1-2 thieves stole the bust that was part of the memorial.

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