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8 hrs ago | Centre Daily Times

Documentary searches for world’s best chicken wing

Whether such a thing as the perfect chicken wing exists, the filmmakers behind "The Great Chicken Wing Hunt" intended to find one worthy of the title.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Chicken, Meat, Buffalo, NY, World News, Slovakia

Yesterday | Transitions Online

Will the Visegrad Four Survive Ukraine?

Is a successful "trademark" still working in the current political climate and could it survive an existential crisis? The answer to this question is key for the Visegrad Four the most visible cooperative project of post-communist countries in Central Europe.

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Related Topix: Slovakia, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Czech Republic, Europe

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Hotel Interactive

CPI Hotels Expands into European Market with Recent Acquisition of Mamaison Hotels & Residences

CPI Hotels is expanding its activities in the Czech Republic and has also entered into the European market.

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Related Topix: Czech Republic, Travel, Europe, World News, Europe Travel, Czech Republic Travel, Poland Travel, Prague, Czech Republic Travel, Slovakia

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Transitions Online

Will the Visegrad Four Survive Ukraine?

Is a successful "trademark" still working in the current political climate and could it survive an existential crisis? The answer to this question is key for the Visegrad Four the most visible cooperative project of post-communist countries in Central Europe.

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Related Topix: Slovakia, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Czech Republic, Europe

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Slovak Spectator

Slovak language and culture summer school starts

SOME 62 foreigners and compatriots from Serbia, Ukraine, Hungary, Poland, Russia, China, the Philippines, France, Canada, Italy and the US are participating in the 54th edition of the Slovak Language and Culture Summer School.

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Core77 design blog

Non Sequitur: The Pallet Hack to End All Pallet Hacks

Well, you could always take a cue from our favorite IKEA hack of all time and use them to fuel a fire... but not only does burning pallets lack the elegance of the ad hoc bow drill , there are any number of reasons not to scrap them for firewood.* We've seen from at least a few pallet-based design projects, including upcycled chairs and a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Slovakia, World News

Hospitality Net

CPI Hotels Acquires Mamaison Hotels & Residences

CPI Hotels is expanding its activities in the Czech Republic and has also entered into the European market.

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Related Topix: Czech Republic, Travel, Europe, World News, Europe Travel, Czech Republic Travel, Poland Travel, Prague, Czech Republic Travel, Slovakia

TeleGeography CommsUpdate

Orange Slovakia launches 4G in three cities

Orange Slovakia has launched its 4G Long Term Evolution network in three cities, offering peak download speeds of up to 150Mbps.

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Related Topix: World News, Slovakia,

Thewestmorland Gazette

DRIVING thousands of miles across Europe in an old banger might sound like a recipe for disaster.

But three students from South Lakeland plan to journey from Milnthorpe to Slovakia in a car that cost them just A 500, in a bid to raise money for Dementia UK.

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Related Topix: Cumbria County, England, United Kingdom, West Yorkshire County, England, Slovakia Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, World News, Slovakia

Mon Jul 07, 2014

PanArmenian Network

Ukraine's "The Tribe" maintains sales momentum after Cannes success

PanARMENIAN.Net - Ukrainian Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy's "The Tribe" which Karlovy Vary Film Fest artistic director Karel Och describes as "the cinematic event of the year," is maintaining sales momentum after sweeping all three prizes at Cannes Critics' Week, variety reveals.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Europe

Slovak Spectator

[Locked] Comenius University marks 95th anniversary

COMENIUS University in Bratislava is celebrating its 95th anniversary this year, with the institution marking the occasion on June 26 at a ceremonial event in its main lecture hall.

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Slovak Spectator

MalatinskA1 2: Non-partisan minister leaves cabinet

TOMAS Malatinsky was one of the cabinet's few ministers with no political party affiliation.

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Related Topix: Robert Fico, Europe, World News, Slovakia

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Slovak Spectator

Kiska rejects all but one Smer-nominated judge

ONLY one of the six candidates nominated in a Smer-dominated vote in April to serve on the Constitutional Court for the next 12 years has met expectations that President Andrej Kiska and his team of advisors set for the top court.

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Related Topix: Robert Fico, Europe, World News, Slovakia,

Slovak Spectator

Dual education scheme outlined

AFTER two years of discussions, the representatives of employers, trade unions, ministries and regions introduced their idea for dual education at schools, which calls for secondary school students to gain practical work experience in specific fields with companies that have signed an agreement with their school.

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

Transitions Online

Will the Visegrad Four Survive Ukraine?

Is a successful "trademark" still working in the current political climate and could it survive an existential crisis? The answer to this question is key for the Visegrad Four the most visible cooperative project of post-communist countries in Central Europe.

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Related Topix: Slovakia, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Czech Republic, Europe

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

A waltz on the Danube

The Viking Freya cruises down the Danube River. The cruises are far different from the giant ocean-going cruise ships as the smaller Viking boats travel rivers and visit cities with tours of historic sites.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia, Travel

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Slovak Spectator

Rainbow Pride attracts hundreds; no incidents reported this year

SUPPORT for all types of families, not just those that fall under the constitutional definition recently passed by the Slovak parliament, was the theme of Bratislava's fifth gay pride parade, which took place this year on June 28 in the centre of the capital.

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Sunherald.com

Danube waltz: This ship has no pool or spa, but the cruise offers history and a sense of intimacy

On the Viking Freya, most of the staterooms measure 135 to 205 square feet. One night I found a towel elephant along with the daily newsletter on my bed.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Slovak Spectator

Exploring new ways to expand ties

EVEN though Denmark is closing its diplomatic mission in Slovakia due to budgetary constraints, Danish Ambassador Christian Konigsfeldt believes that Slovakia and Denmark, "both relatively small countries in size and population, but definitely great nations", will succeed in finding new ways to expand their ties.

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Slovak Spectator

[Locked] Bratislava gets a pair of urban beehives

BRATISLAVA'S first two public beehives were set up on June 19, with the roof of the Stara Trznica and the Waterworks Community Garden chosen to accommodate the structures.

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