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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Protests in Hungary: Opposing OrbanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Economist

    HUNGARIANS are taking to the streets. More than 10,000 gathered outside the parliament in Budapest on November 17th to protest against alleged corruption and the centralisation of power.

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  4. A red card for Zeman, Fico, and OrbanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Day

    The nations of the former socialist camp countries are waking up and show the danger of pro-Russian course to the leaders, says expert Now the second wind of the revolution which took place in Central Europe 25 years ago is felt. In Romania it almost came to a revolution, perhaps because the second round of presidential elections was won by the opposition party representative, who was losing by 10 percent of votes in the first round.

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  5. New Science Fiction Offers Readers Deep-Space AdventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | PRWeb

    Set on a large spaceship, "Natural Elimination: The Cotesia Incident" takes readers deep into space, where the ship's crew have found themselves battling an unusual rival known as the Xvolver. Set on a large spaceship, "Natural Elimination: The Cotesia Incident" takes readers deep into space , where the ship's crew have found themselves battling an unusual rival known as the Xvolver.

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  6. World's tallest basketballer ducks into Hornchurch for charity eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Romford Recorder

    Booking a sporting giant to appear at a charity fundraiser is a sure-fire way to raise money and awareness. So Lisa Goodey knew she had a slam-dunk when American basketball team the Lake Michigan Admirals flew into town for hers - armed with the world's tallest professional player, "Big" Bob Wegner.

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  7. High honour for karate masterRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Donside Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A Lower Deeside resident has received a high honour from a European state for his 'promotion of understanding, tolerance and friendship among nations and regions.'

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  8. [Locked] Glvac reportedly finalises purchase without competitionRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Slovak Spectator

    DEFENCE Minister Martin Glvac plans to close a deal over purchasing new assault rifles and pistols without competition, the Sme daily reported in its November 19 issue. He will buy them from the Ceska Zbrojovka Uhersky Brod company which has already supplied weapons to the Czech army, based on the existing agreement, the TASR newswire wrote.

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  9. [Locked] MPs will check purchases in three hospitalsRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Slovak Spectator

    MEMBERS of the parliamentary health committee approved a deputy inspection at the hospitals in Piestany, Martin and Trencin. They will check the purchases of medical devices from the company Medical Group SK and its predecessor, Martek Medical, since 2010, the SITA newswire reported on November 18. If you want to access the rest of this article, and all other premium content on websites that are part of the PIANO system, you can do so by subscribing to PIANO for only 1,39 euro a week.

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  10. Preterm birth identified as leading cause of death in young childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Medical News Today

    To coincide with World Prematurity Day, a new study reveals that - for the first time - preterm birth is the leading cause of death worldwide among young children. Last year, almost 1.1 million of the global deaths among children under the age of 5 were a result of complications related to preterm birth, according to researchers.

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  11. Pavol Paska of Smer resignsRead the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | Slovak Spectator

    A SURPRISING moment came during the election night when Pavol Paska of Smer announced his resignation from the post of speaker of parliament. Paska's departure came on the heels of a widely criticised tender for purchasing an overpriced CT scanner in Piestany Hospital of Alexander Winter, resulting in two protests against him in Bratislava and Kosice, the TASR newswire reported.

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  12. Paska's resignation may result in early general election, say analystsRead the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | Slovak Spectator

    Pavol Paska's resignation as parliamentary chairman may quite well result in an early general election - even though it might not appear so now, analysts Michal Horsky and Martin Klus told TASR newswire. "This step may lead to a further destabilisation of the political scene, and - even though it might not appear so - to an early general election," said Horsky.

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  13. Belgium v Wales: Paul Abbandonato on why this was our greatest result ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | IcNetwork

    Mark Hughes' Wales team peaked shortly after shocking the Azzurri, but you sense there's lots more to come from Gareth Bale and Class of 2014 Dare we dream? What a fantastic result this was for Wales , the greatest we've had since that never-to-be-forgotten 2-1 triumph over Italy at the Millennium Stadium fully 12 years ago. Hats off to Chris Coleman and his coaching team who produced a master-plan to stifle and blot out the fourth best team in the world in their own Brussels backyard.

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  14. CT scandal rocks politicsRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 16 | Slovak Spectator

    PRIME Minister Robert Fico was unable to calm the storm around the shady purchase of an overpriced computer tomography device by a financially ailing hospital in Piestany as he sacked Smer nominee Zuzana Zvolenska from the post of Health Minister and Renata Zmajkovicova, a key Smer official, who sat at the top of the hospital's supervisory board, as parliamentary Deputy Speaker. The opposition is calling for the head of Speaker of Parliament Pavol Paska for what they call his links to the firm Medical Group SK, which won the dubious tender.

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  15. Brave Ava's birthday bash is a smash hitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | The Northern Echo

    Guests at Durham County Cricket Club's stadium may be used to celebrating "fours", but the Emirates ICG has never seen a bash like the one thrown by the family of disabled tot Ava Roberts to celebrate her fourth birthday on Saturday night . Nearly a century of well-wishers were bowled over by a night of live music, prizes, competitions and games - all to raise money for the star player, brave little Ava.

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  16. John Edward Dopyera, 1929-2014Read the original story

    Sunday Nov 16 | The Bluegrass Ireland Blog

    The European Bluegrass Music Association Facebook page passes on the sad news that Dr John Edward Dopyera , retired research social psychologist, died last Wednesday . He was born in California on 16 August 1929.

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  17. Paska announced resignation during election nightRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 16 | Slovak Spectator

    A SURPRISING moment came during the election night when Pavol Paska of Smer announced his resignation from the post of Parliament Speaker. Paska's leaving came on the heels of a widely criticised tender for purchasing an overpriced CT scanner in Piestany Hospital of Alexander Winter, resulting in two protests against him in Bratislava and Kosice, the TASR newswire reported.

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  18. VOTE: Independent candidates won most mayoral postsRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 16 | Slovak Spectator

    RESIDENTS of Slovak villages, towns and cities elected their mayors and local council representatives on November 15. The municipal elections confirmed the ruling Smer party as the most popular in Slovakia, as they won more mayoral positions than in 2010 based on final official results announced by the Slovak Statistics Office on November 16. The turnover was 48.34 percent, a small drop from 2010's 49.69 percent. Out of eight regional capitals, four mayors kept their positions: in Kosice, Zilina, Trencin and Nitra.

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  19. Greece and Poland switch roles as young Greeks head to vibrant...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | EKathimerini

    In the 1980s and 90s, Greece was a beacon of hope and opportunity for the people of Poland. After making their way to Greece, Polish workers found work and success.

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  20. Avant-Garde Dance Companies Take Over Abrons Arts Center with TANC/DANCE Series, Now thru 12/6Read the original story

    Friday Nov 14 | BroadwayWorld.com

    From Balassi Institute Director Gergely Romsics: "Central Europe has often found itself on the margins-and you do not become involved in contemporary dance to be mainstream, either. So, to my mind, Central Europe and its tradition of experimental dance and physical theater are a natural pair.

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