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  1. Minister Cislak survives no-confidence voteRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Slovak Spectator

    AMIDST problems that health care in Slovakia has been facing for some time already, opposition MPs tried to oust Health Minister Viliam Cislak, who was allegedly trying to sweep health-care issues under the carpet, including Piestany hospital's overpriced CT scanner, hospital food tenders and the Zilina hospital situation. However, Cislak survived the vote on April 24 and will stay in his post as only 37 out of 110 MPs present voted for his ouster.

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  2. EU clears key hurdle to giant Lafarge, Holcim cement mergerRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | West Australian

    The EU on Friday removed a key hurdle to the merger between French cement giant Lafarge and Swiss rival Holcim, approving the sale of assets demanded for the deal to go through. Lafarge and Holcim agreed to their 40 billion euro tie-up to form the world's biggest cement company last year, but EU regulators said they would have to sell assets worth 6.5 billion euros to ease fears the new firm would hurt competition.

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  3. Brian Mehling M.D. Presents Stem Cell Research at the 14th Geriatric Congress in SlovakiaRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | PR Log

    Highly regarded stem cell-researcher and board-certified orthopedic surgeon introduced studies on high-potency stem cell treatments at a medical conference PRLog - April 24, 2015 - NEW YORK -- Highly regarded stem cell-researcher, board-certified orthopedic surgeon and chief medical officer of Blue Horizon International, Brian Mehling M.D., attended the 14th Geriatric Congress with international participation in Hotel Patria, Strsbke Pleso, Slovakia on April 15-17, 2015. Dr. Mehling's American-based company, Blue Horizon International and its Blue Horizon Stem Cells division, shared preliminary data of its current research protocols.

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  4. EU clears key hurdle to giant Lafarge, Holcim merger.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | The Peninsula

    The EU on Friday removed a key hurdle to the merger between French cement giant Lafarge and Swiss rival Holcim, approving the sale of assets demanded for the deal to go through. Lafarge and Holcim agreed to their 40 billion euro tie-up to form the world's biggest cement company last year, but EU regulators said they would have to sell assets worth 6.5 billion Euros to ease fears the new firm would deform competition.

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  5. Ithaca Energy Inc. Announces Sale of Norwegian Exploration BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | AndhraNews

    Ithaca Energy Inc. announces that it has entered into an agreement to sell its wholly owned subsidiary, Ithaca Petroleum Norge AS , for an initial consideration of US$60 million. The Company also has the ability to earn additional bonus payments of up to US$30 million dependent on exploration success from the existing licence portfolio.

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  6. Slovak banks profited in 2014 despite higher operating costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Slovak Spectator

    BANKING sector in Slovakia recorded 0.7 percent year-on-year profit increase of a 560 million, the country's central bank reported in 2014 Report on Financial Market Development which was filed to the government on April 22. "Banks are experiencing high exposure towards selected clients or their own financial groups," reported NBS, adding that some high exposures are towards clients in countries perceived as risky, which include Russia and Cyprus. An interest rate increase could be risky for banks.

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  7. Kosice to have regular flights to Kiev starting in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Slovak Spectator

    Slovak city of KoA ice will have a regular air connection to Kiev beginning mid-May operated Czech Air . Flights are scheduled four times a week, on Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 23:55.

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  8. Pavlis resigns over cleaning tenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Slovak Spectator

    ECONOMY Minister Pavol Palis announced he was stepping down April 21, the same day the Sme daily reported about the success of his brother-in-law's cleaning company in a public procurement. Ziakova said, as quoted by TASR.

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  9. Hip for HungaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Jewish Journal

    Spinoza Cafe in Budapest serves traditional Hungarian-Jewish food and offers Jewish-themed entertainment. Its Friday night klezmer performances are often sold out in advance.

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  10. Man who fled in car with woman and baby inside, got three years conditionallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Slovak Spectator

    THE MAN identified as Peter R. who committed a curious crime last August has received a court sentence. In summer, he entered an unlocked A koda Octavia car with a running engine and drove away.

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  11. UPDATE 3-EU charges Russia's Gazprom, alleging price gougingRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Reuters

    The European Union launched a legal attack on Gazprom on Wednesday, stoking tension with Moscow as it accused the Russian gas giant of overcharging buyers in Eastern Europe and hindering competition. The Kremlin appeared to take a conciliatory tone, saying it hoped for compromise and an impartial stance from EU regulators.

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  12. Open houses, free events mark start of tourist seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Slovak Spectator

    This year, several new events and activities have been added to staple hits like open day at the zoo, free ship voyages on the Danube, swimming and ice-skating on an artificial rink, Foresters' Day at A1 2eleznA studienka and KaA A n in the Small Carpathians, rides in historical "small train" and "tram" along the city centre. This time around, there will be also horse races at the racecourse in PetrA3 4alka-OvsiA te , rowing race of eights - and a quiz, University Regatta , a ride in dustmen's truck , an exhibition of Alpine plants in the Botanical Garden in Karlova Ves, and more.

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  13. Former presidential candidate gets suspended sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Slovak Spectator

    THE SPECIALISED Criminal Court in Pezinok approved the plea bargain in the case of cardiosurgeon and former presidential candidate Viliam Fischer accused of bribery. Fischer will receive a suspended sentence of two years and probation of four years, a fine equalling a 15,000 and a ban of practicing as a doctor for three years.

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  14. Russia, Full Speed Ahead to Deter Pentagon's Nuclear 1st Strike CapabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | OpEdNews

    S 500 RUSSIAN NEW GENERATION MISSILE -'A A A A A A*A A A A AoeA A*A A A AY A A A A A AYA A A A --'A A A A*A A A A -A A A AYA A A A A A A AYA A A A -A A*A A -'. So...is there reason for optimism in the world to avoid the cataclysm of a nuclear conflagration or is that wishful thinking? And more to the point what could that optimism be based on? As far as a nuclear war? I don't think so.

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  15. Unemployment continues to decreaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Slovak Spectator

    Labour, Social Affairs and Family Minister Jan Richter believes that the latest figures confirm a revival of the job market while analysts attribute the decrease to the growing economy of Slovakia. "Especially the growing economy generating new work places reduces the joblessness," Lubomir Korsnak, analyst of UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia, wrote in his memo, adding that approximately 16,000-17,000 job seekers find jobs monthly when seasonal influences are taken into consideration.

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  16. Kosice hosts Slovak-Ukrainian Economic ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Slovak Spectator

    Economic cooperation is the focus of the Slovak-Ukrainian Forum 'SUBF 2015', a four-day bilateral convention where attendants present their results and establish new business relations, opened in Kosice on April 20. Held in Kosice's culture centre Kulturpark, the event is organised by the East Slovak Investment Agency , under patronage of Prime Minister of Slovakia Robert Fico. The forum was opened by Slovak Economy Minister Pavol Pavlis and Ruslan Korzh, Ukrainian deputy minister for Economic Development and Trade, who later held bilateral talks, the TASR newswire reported.

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  17. Slovaks beat the SwedishRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Slovak Spectator

    SLOVAK female tennis players confirmed the role of the favourite when they beat the Swedish players 4:0 during the World Group II playoff in Bratislava during the weekend. This means that Slovak tennis players will play in the World Group II of the Fed Cup also next year.

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  18. Klaus J. Pilz has been appointed Regional Manager Czech hotels at Vienna International Hotelmanagement AG in Vienna, AustriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Hospitality Net

    With effect from 1 April 2015, Klaus J. Pilz has been appointed new Regional Director for Czech hotels of Vienna International Hotels & Resorts. He will also hold the position of General Manager of two 4-star hotels in Prague, andel's and angelo, which have a total capacity of over 750 beds.

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  19. Slovak Novak is European Champion in Thai boxingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Slovak Spectator

    SLOVAK Thai boxer Marko Novak won the European Championship of the WKU organisation on April 17 in Bratislava after he beat Italian Shan Cangelosi in the weight category up to 67 kilograms "It was a hard won victory," Novak said about the 30th overall victory in his career . "The rival in the finals was my most difficult in my entire life," he added, as quoted by the Dennik N daily.

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  20. Slovaks Threaten to Hinder Enel's Unit Sale Over Nuclear ProjectRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | The Washington Post

    Slovakia is threatening to hamper Enel SpA's efforts to sell its Slovenske Elektrarne unit until it completes construction of new reactors at the Mochovce nuclear power plant. "I'm warning Enel: it should finish Mochovce first and then think about what to do with the company," Prime Minister Robert Fico told reporters in the capital Bratislava on Friday.

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