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16 hrs ago | Slovak Spectator
NUMEROUS municipalities around Slovakia have made use of the external project management services of a single company under questionable circumstances.
19 hrs ago | Slovak Spectator
A FORMER environment minister, who now heads the largely state-run stock exchange, has been using state funds to rent a car from his own company and as a result must leave his post, after opposition MP Miroslav BeblavA1 2 revealed the mishap on August 25. Until recently Jozef MedveA served as the chairman of the managing board of the Bratislava ... (more)
23 hrs ago | Reuters
Polish manufacturing activity shrank for a second straight month in August and Czech expansion slowed more than expected, adding to signs weaker euro zone economies and crisis in Ukraine are cooling growth in the EU's east.
WHILE the prospect of disruption to natural gas supplies is the major worry of the Slovak government, the country is also bracing for a possible cut or halt in supplies of Russian crude oil via Ukraine.
Slovak town Levoca's annual summer folklore festival Days of Master Paul, which includes the Carpathian Crafts' Market, culminated on the weekend of August 15-17 with a surprise highlight: a parade of 18 vintage Jaguar cars.
According to the Financial Times, the force's creation will be spearheaded by Britain and involve contributions from Denmark, Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Norway, and the Netherlands.
Slovakia's Prime Minister Robert Fico slammed European Union sanctions on Russia as "meaningless and counterproductive" and threatened to veto additional measures, highlighting the internal divide within the EU over its tough stance on Russia.
Poland and Ukraine refused permission for a plane carrying Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu to use their airspace on Friday while returning home from a visit to Slovakia.
Steph Jeavons, 38, is halfway through her challenge to become the first woman to ride a motorbike across every continent on earth A motorbike rider has discovered she is a grandmother for the first time - while on a one woman ride around the world A© WALES NEWS SERVICE She set off from her home in Old Conwy, North Wales, knowing her son ... (more)
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu's plane will leave Bratislava airport shortly after making a brief stop there when Poland refused to allow the flight into its airspace, the Slovak Interior Ministry said on Friday.
PARTISANS should be celebrated for fighting evil, was the key message of Slovak President Andrej Kiska during the main ceremony of 70th anniversary of the Slovak National Uprising which took the place in Banska Bystrica on August 29. The Slovak National Uprising was one of the key moments in Slovakia's World War II history, when some in the ... (more)
AT LEAST 10,000 guests are expected to attend the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the Slovak National Uprising , one of the key moments in the country's World War II history, when some rebelled against the Nazi-allied Slovak state.
Tokyo's hotel rooms may not overlook any white sandy beaches or have gorgeous frescoes dating back to the Italian Renaissance, but tourists say there's one key factor that's driving their popularity .
On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Slovakia as you celebrate the 22nd anniversary of your constitution on September 1. Slovakia and the United States are linked by the ideals enshrined in both our constitutions.
GOLD cyanidation should be possible in a certain locality only after people living in the affected area give their consent to this method of gold extraction in a referendum, according to an amendment to the mining law that was approved by the government on August 27. The amendment comes in response to plans to mine gold by using cyanide leaching in ... (more)
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