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  1. Blog: Maternity wards have a problem with attitudeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Slovak Spectator

    Maternity wards in the Trnava and Bratislava regions were recently called out for violations of human rights. Were the claims exaggerated? A mother who gave birth both in Canada and Trnava compares.

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  2. Austria challenges state aid to British nuclear programRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | EurActiv.com

    Austria's announcement yesterday that it would challenge state aid for a new nuclear plant in Britain marks the latest step in the country's solo campaign to roll back atomic energy in Europe. Since the late 1970s, Austria has been fiercely anti-nuclear, starting with an unprecedented vote by its population that prevented the country's only plant from providing a watt of power.

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  3. Jewish heritage still aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Slovak Spectator

    MONUMENTS, synagogues and cemeteries are reminders that Slovakia once had a significant Jewish minority with a tradition enriching all spheres of life for centuries. The wartime Nazi-collaborationist Slovak state deported around 71,000 Jews, with just a few hundred returning after the war - leaving behind a void impossible to fill.

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  4. Volunteers in many towns make a big impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Slovak Spectator

    THOUGH it is not used for its original purpose, the Baroque pheasantry just outside Jarovce remains a nice place for walking that can be approached by foot or bike directly from Bratislava's Petrzalka district. This place appeared among some 500 activities offered within the Our Town volunteering event organised by the Pontis Foundation and group of companies associated within a group called Engage on June 12 and 13. About 50 volunteers helped with cutting and clearing the overgrown paths and removing rubbish in the pheasantry to prepare the locale for the Weekend of Open Parks and Gardens that was held on the same weekend.

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  5. The Government of Hungary Is Going to Pay Its Young People Just to Live ThereRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Time

    Revellers attend a concert by Hungarian metal band "Tankcsapda" during Budapest's one-week, round-the-clock Sziget music festival on an island in the Danube river August 10, 2009. The Hungarian government is so concerned about the number of young Hungarians leaving the country that it is offering to fly them home and pay them to stay.

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  6. Chiefs' Yamamoto chosen for U.S. Under-18 teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    The Spokane Chiefs, in concurrence with USA Hockey, announced today that forward Kailer Yamamoto has been chosen for the 2015 U.S. Under-18 Select Team that will compete Aug. 10-15 at the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament in Breclav, Czech Republic and Piestany, Slovakia. A 17-year-old, 5-foot-8 forward from Spokane, Yamamoto scored 23 goals and 34 assists for 57 points with the Chiefs last season, marking the third-most points scored by a 16-year-old in franchise history.

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  7. Six Minnesotans chosen for U18 team in Hlinka Memorial TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Star Tribune

    Six Minnesotans were named to the U.S. under-18 select team that will compete in the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Hockey Tournament in the Czech Republic and Slovakia in August. On the 22-player roster are forwards Garrett Wait of Edina, Casey Mittelstadt of Eden Prairie and Riley Tufte of Blaine; defensemen Sam Rossini of Burnsville and Scott Perunovich of Hibbing; and goalie Dayton Rasmussen of Eden Prairie.

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  8. Alashkert v St JohnstoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | BBC News

    St Johnstone will be without Chris Millar and new signing Graham Cummins against Alashkert in their Europa League first qualifying round tie. Alashkert head coach Abraham Khashmanyan has an unheralded mix of home-grown players and foreign imports for their first European campaign.

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  9. Barrick's Cyanide Breakthrough on Gold Solves a Puzzle for GainRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Washington Post

    As much as 60 percent of the planet's gold is currently produced using cyanide, a 120-year-old practice that carries environmental risks of groundwater contamination. The new technique, used by Barrick to get gold from cyanide-resistant ore at its Goldstrike mine in Nevada, will let the world's largest producer recover about 2.25 million ounces of gold worth $2.6 billion over five years.

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  10. Slovakia prepares for EU PresidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Slovak Spectator

    EXACTLY in a year Slovakia will take over, for the first time in its history, the six-month EU presidency. Along with two other countries in the presidency trio, the Netherlands and Malta, it wants to focus on digital single market, energy security and more, having an ambition to hold the most thrifty presidency of the Visegrad Four countries.

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  11. Police complete investigation of the Glance House caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Slovak Spectator

    AFTER 950 days the police closed investigation of the Glance House case, in which former general prosecutor Dobroslav Trnka enabled the transfer of the block residential building to the hands of a company close to his friend, tycoon Marian Kocner. The end of the investigation has been confirmed by the Regional Prosecutor's Office in Trnava which supervises the case.

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  12. Ice boost international stock with Dymacek & GrmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Daily Townsman

    The Kootenay Ice replenished their international stock Tuesday morning at the 2015 CHL Import Draft, selecting left winger Roman Dymacek and defenceman Mario Grman . Selected with the 35th pick at the draft, Dymacek -- a 6-foot-1, 165-pound winger --spent the bulk of the 2014-15 season with HC Kometa Brno in the Czech Republic, tallying 15 goals and 31 points in 49 games.

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  13. OA1 2aNO and NOVA join forces before the general electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Slovak Spectator

    THE ORDINARY People and Independent Personalities and NOVA movement will run jointly in the general election in March 2016, their leaders Igor Matovic and Daniel Lipsic, respectively, told the press on June 29. "After dozens of joint press conferences, several protests concerning the CT [scanner scandal at Piestany hospital] and other joint activities, I can reach out to Daniel Lipsic and his NOVA party and announce that we will run jointly in the general election," said Matovi, as quoted by the TASR newswire, adding that the leader of the grouping will be decided on in the actual general election by the voters via their preferential votes. Matovic went on to say that he himself will be featured, as always, in the final place on the slate.

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  14. Foreign Property Investors Flock to PolandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Wall Street Journal

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  15. Eurokontext dramas examine past horrors and hot topicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Slovak Spectator

    WHILE LAST year, the Eurokontext.sk festival offered drama, ballet and opera spread over almost one month, its June 2015 round comprised 13 performances - of drama only - within one week in the premises of the Slovak National Theatre in Bratislava. But the selection of contemporary pieces that have played in both national and the largest theatres in Europe offered interesting topics in a variety of more or less artistic presentations.

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  16. Investment Plan for Europe: Bulgaria to contribute a 100 millionRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | PressReleasePoint

    Bulgaria has announced that it will contribute 100 million to projects benefiting from finance by the European Fund for Strategic Investments , at the heart of the 315 billion Investment Plan for Europe . The contribution will be made through co-financing of projects approved by the Bulgarian Development Bank .

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  17. Slovak ball hockey players are world mastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Slovak Spectator

    The Slovak team triumphed over the US representation 4:3 and thus defended their title of world champions from two years before in Canada, the TASR newswire wrote. At the beginning of the match, Slovaks took the lead when Milan Beniac scored the first goal after 98 seconds, but the Americans answered with three accurate shots.

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  18. Compromise at PSA Peugeot Citroen TrnavaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Slovak Spectator

    TWO days before the start of a full-fledged strike announced for June 29, trade unions at the PSA Peugeot Citroen plant in Trnava reached a compromise agreement with the company's management. Based on the agreement, employees will receive a one-off benefit of 450 to be added to their July salaries, while their total monthly wages will increase by 30 as of 2016.

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  19. Charles VI crowned in Bratislava, againRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Slovak Spectator

    CITIZENS and visitors of Bratislava became witnesses of a historical event - coronation of Charles VI on June 27 as part of the 13th annual Coronation Ceremonies between June 26 and 28. "Coronations are really the top theme of presentation of the Slovak capital," said Iveta PlA ekovA , deputy Bratislava mayor as cited by the TASR newswire. "For almost 300 years Bratislava was the coronation city, the centre point of the Hungarian monarchy, a place where the most important men and women were meeting."

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  20. Slovak art dabbles in diversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Slovak Spectator

    ADMIRERS of Andy Warhol might have already marked Slovakia on their map since the king of pop art was of Ruthenian origin and his mother JAolia WarholovA was born in the village of MikovA , eight kilometres from Medzilaborce and now the home of the Andy Warhol Museum of Modern Art. It is the second-biggest museum dedicated to Warhol in the world and the only one in Europe.

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