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  1. Fico discussed Syria and visited Jaguar plant in the UKRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Slovak Spectator

    PM Fico asked British Prime Minister David Cameron to support a faster launch of the European Border and Coast Guard during their planned meeting, held in the margins of the Supporting Syria and the Region international conference in London, on February 4. "With the scheduling set at present, we will not manage to do anything in this regard this year," said Fico as cited by the TASR newswire, adding that Cameron has expressed support for speeding things up in the establishment of the European border force. "We can't spend this entire year being onlookers as an additional three million refugees come to Europe."

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  2. Slovaks prefer to work in IT, trade and industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Slovak Spectator

    This stems from the survey conducted by the Profesia company, within the poll for the Best Employer. However, preferences differ according to the gender of respondents, the TASR newswire quoted the survey on February 4. Up to 25 percent of women would prefer to work in trade; they would also like to work for companies in tourism and in IT.

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  3. President stumps for better health care and educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Slovak Spectator

    PRESIDENT Andrej Kiska is leading a campaign that seeks to urge the public to go to the polls for the general election on March 5 while also putting the spotlight on the education and health-care sectors. The head of state is making a series of trips to all of Slovakia's regional capitals this week, where he is meeting representatives of the regional authorities.

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  4. Breeding brings a new sheepRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Slovak Spectator

    AT THE Agrokomplex 2015 agricultural fair in Nitra, visitors were able to watch the milking of a new Slovak breed, SlovenskA dojnA ovca - Slovak Milk Sheep. So far, this is a synthetic population with a very good milking yield and fertility.

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  5. Fico also protects Nitra swimming pools against migrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Slovak Spectator

    THE GOVENRMENT plans to allocat more than a quarter billion euros for increasing state security. Of this money, one part will go to prevent changes in the schedule for public swimming at indoor pools in the Nitra region.

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  6. Land Rover Defender Production At Solihull Comes To An EndRead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | BenzConnection

    ... outside the U.K. The current thinking is that it will be built at Land Rover's new plant being assembled in Nitra, Slovakia . And the original production line in Solihull is here to stay as well. It will be the home of a new Heritage Restoration ...

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  7. Mihok: Slovak Economy in Good Shape in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Slovak Spectator

    AT THE DAWN of 2016, the Slovak economy seems to be in good condition both in terms of public finances and basic macroeconomic parameters, according to Slovak Trade and Industry Chamber chair Peter MihA3k. SOPK presented its economic prognosis for 2016, along with the results of a survey aimed at identifying the expectations of leading figures in the business community, on January 28, the TASR newswire reported.

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  8. Fico: Teachers' strike gets too much attentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Slovak Spectator

    THE ONGOING teachers strike is a "media protest" - and is receiving too much media coverage to boot, Prime Minister Robert Fico said on January 28, adding that the country's security is his main priority. Teachers who are calling for higher salaries and additional funding for the education sector launched the strike on January 25. "With 114 schools involved in the strike from among 6,700 schools in Slovakia, this represents less than 2 percent," said the Prime Minister, as quoted by the TASR newswire.

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  9. President: teachers' strike is a borderline stepRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Slovak Spectator

    ALL political parties running in the upcoming general election have received the demands of the teachers who have been on strike since January 25, according to President Andrej Kiska, who sees the strike as a borderline step. "No one is happy about it, not the parents that are affected, and certainly not the striking teachers themselves," Kiska said, as quoted by the TASR newswire.

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  10. Hundreds rally in Levice, supporting teachers' strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Slovak Spectator

    SEVERAL hundred people including teachers, parents of pupils and the general public gathered in Levice on January 27 to support the ongoing teachers' strike. Teachers from the Slovak Teachers' Initiative and representatives of parents, who took the floor in turns, urged increased funding for the education sector and the adoption of systemic measures to bolster the sector's quality.

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  11. Education Ministry refuses intimidation at schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Slovak Spectator

    THERE have been no cases involving alleged intimidation of teachers vis-a-vis the current strike by management of their schools, the Education Ministry says. The ministry's press department responded to an Initiative of Slovak Teachers statement earlier on January 27 that teachers are facing intimidation at schools due to the current strike.

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  12. Slovak salaries continued increasingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Slovak Spectator

    This stems from a survey carried out by the Platy.sk website. The salary includes also bonuses and various provisions which employees received during the year.

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  13. Dissatisfied teachers vow not to bowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Slovak Spectator

    Minister Draxler claims that the current government cannot commit the new government that will emerge from the election in March to undertake concrete measures. An estimated number of more than 2,000 teachers from all over Slovakia supported also by nurses and medical trade unions came to Bratislava on January 25 to express their disagreement with what they see as the long-term ignoring of their demands.

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  14. French library opens in SalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Slovak Spectator

    These travelled several thousand kilometres to establish the first Francophone library in Slovakia at the Juraj Fandly Gymnasium in the town of Sala. It was named after a Slovak poet, prose-writer, scriptwriter, dramatic advisor and visual artist, Albert Marencin.

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  15. Big players moved out, but SMEs moved inRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | Slovak Spectator

    THE ARRIVAL of a fourth carmaker to Slovakia should benefit not only the already established French firms in Slovakia, but also others who have signed agreements with Jaguar Land Rover in the past, according to Zuzana Desvergnes, head of the French-Slovak Chamber of Commerce in Slovakia. The Slovak Spectator spoke with Desvergnes about the current business ties between Slovakia and France, investment in both markets, and also about the barriers French firms face when doing business here.

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  16. Slovak model-maker won global competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 16 | Slovak Spectator

    MARTIN MikulA A from Nitra won two disciplines of a global competition in model-making in the UK. An international jury approved of his models of a guillotine and a zeppelin.

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  17. Refugees in Europe? Herea s a different reason people are saying no to them.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | The Washington Post

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  18. Support provided for budding Banbridge entrepreneursRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Banbridge 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. At the first FITR meeting are : Ciaran Cunningham Banbridge District Enterprises Manager, Frank Hiddink BDF Holland, Seamus Donnelly Banbridge District Enterprises Project Officer, Orla Casey Momentum Ireland, Canice Hamill Canice Consultancy.

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  19. Upside-down gospelRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | World Magazine

    With the end of one year we formally enter an election year, a presidential campaign likely to be unlike any other in my lifetime-and that's coming from someone who remembers the fiery populism of George Wallace and the turbulent election of 1968. With each moment of new vitriol, Donald Trump seems only to rise in the polls.

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  20. Walleye shut out ManchesterRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2015 | Toledo Blade

    ... placed Tvrdon on waivers at his request. Tvrdon opted to return to play for a KHL team near his hometown of Nitra, Slovakia. Tvrdon had 58 points with 23 goals and 35 assists in 69 career games for Toledo. He also played in 53 career games for Grand ...

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