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21 hrs ago | Seattle Times

Obama shows skepticism on Russia in Ukraine

President Barack Obama conveyed skepticism Thursday about Russian promises to de-escalate a volatile situation in Ukraine, and said the United State and its allies are ready to impose fresh sanctions if Moscow doesn't make good on its commitments.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Europe, Joe Biden, Robert Fico

Yesterday | Slovak Spectator

Police catch Slovaks who forged Czech crowns and Swiss francs

Two Slovaks who have released almost 1,600 fake Czech banknotes and dozens of fake Swiss banknotes in retail chains in the Czech Republic and Switzerland, respectively, since 2011, have been detained by the Slovak police, which worked in co-operation with the Czech and Swiss authorities, Banska Bystrica regional police director Marian Slobodnik ... (more)

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Times of Israel

Hungary marks Holocaust anniversary despite protests

Hungary began 70th anniversary commemorations of the Holocaust on Wednesday amid boycotts and protests by Jewish groups which accuse the government of whitewashing the country's role in the mass deportations of Jews in 1944.

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Related Topix: Hungary, Europe, World News,

Slovak Spectator

Supreme Court proposes Harabin for its president

Slovak Supreme Court proposed the incumbent president Stefan Harabin to be re-elected for one more term on April 15, the TASR newswire wrote.

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Slovak Spectator

MalatinskA1 2 recommends investment aid for six companies

Investment aid totalling 20.1 million in the form of tax breaks and subsidies for the acquisition of assets should go to six companies, according to a proposal on the provision of investment aid from the Economy Ministry that will be discussed at cabinet session.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Transitions Online

Experience and Loan-Sharking

Slovakia's prime minister, Robert Fico, will face an unprecedentedly equal partner in Andrej Kiska for the second round of the presidential elections, which will take place 29 March.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Robert Fico

The China Post

Taiwan signs working holiday agreement with Slovakia

Taiwan and Slovakia yesterday signed a reciprocal working holiday agreement that will allow 100 young adults from each country per year to visit and work in the other, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced yesterday.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Travel, Europe Travel, Hungary Travel

City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

airBaltic to launch Riga - Poprad flight

For the upcoming winter season, Latvian airline airBaltic will launch a new route between Riga and Poprad, Slovakia, on 13 December 2014.

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Czech Happenings

Slovakia, Ukraine fail to agree on gas supply to Ukraine

Bratislava/Velke Kapusany - Slovak and Ukrainian government officials failed to agree on launch of reverse supplies of natural gas from Slovakia to Ukraine at a meeting today, Slovak Ministry of Economy spokesman Stanislav Jurikovic confirmed to CTK.

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Slovak Spectator

Car industry in Slovakia bemoans lack of highway and state of education

PROBLEMS that are inhibiting the auto industry's further development in Slovakia include the absence of a highway connecting the west and the east of the country, a lack of qualified workers and a dearth of links between science, innovation and the sector's needs, representatives of the Slovak Automotive Industry Association told the press on April ... (more)

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Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, World News,

Slovak Spectator

RegioJet wants IC trains in Slovakia

THE LARGEST private train carrier in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, RegioJet, officially started its preparations for entry into national long-distance transport in Slovakia, the SITA newswire reported.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Slovak Spectator

[Locked] Hailing 'slowness & silence'

IT DOES not often occur that one man comes before a sold-out Slovak National Theatre in Bratislava and holds the audience's attention for nearly three hours.

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Slovak Spectator

Slovakia marks 10 years in NATO

THE 10th anniversary of Slovakia's NATO membership has come as the military alliance considers future strategy in the wake of Russia's invasion of the Crimean peninsula.

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Related Topix: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization),

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Tru5tM3 - Chasing Stars

Delivering floor filling anthems is something that comes naturally to Slovakian producer Tru5tM3, who today delivers his latest audio masterpiece, titled "Chasing Stars".

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The Economist

Central Europe pulls together: Speaking with one voice

Security update: we have secured Economist.com against the Heartbleed vulnerability.

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The Star Online

Slovakia, Ukraine to hold talks on reverse gas flow Tuesday

Slovakia and Ukraine will hold talks on Tuesday on the possibility of reversing the flow of natural gas to Ukraine, the Slovak Economy Ministry said on Monday.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine

Jerusalem Post

Slovakian CPI 0.0% vs. 0.1% forecast

Investing.com Consumer price inflation in Slovakia remained unchanged unexpectedly in the last quarter, official data showed on Monday.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Radio Prague

Testimony to continue in libel case taken by Finance Minister Babis over StB allegations

Testimony will continue on Monday in a court case the finance minister of the Czech Republic, Andrej BabiA , has taken in an attempt to refute allegations he collaborated with the StB secret police in the communist era.

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Transitions Online

The Russia Factor

The weekend elections in Hungary turned out as expected. Fidesz, Prime Minister Viktor Orban's party, will rule the country for the next four years with the support of a two-thirds majority in parliament.

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Related Topix: Hungary, Europe, World News, Nuclear Energy,

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Transitions Online

Experience and Loan-Sharking

Slovakia's prime minister, Robert Fico, will face an unprecedentedly equal partner in Andrej Kiska for the second round of the presidential elections, which will take place 29 March.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Robert Fico

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