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11 hrs ago | Slovak Spectator

Government approves 3 million for Vratna Dolina relief

SLOVAK areas of Terchova and Vratna dolina will receive a 3-million financial aid from the state to spend on relief work after last week's landslides and torrential rains.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Slovak Spectator

Diplomat: Pragmatism steers UK opinion on EU

"WE believe in sticking to rules and we are also quite passionate in our defence of our sovereignty," says Gill Fraser, ChargA© d'Affaires of the British Embassy in Bratislava, when explaining some of the roots of EU-scepticism in the United Kingdom.

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Slovak Spectator

[Locked] Mixed message on sanctions

THE JULY 17 downing of Malaysia Airline flight 17 continues to reverberate as European Union foreign ministers were still engaged in discussions about boosting sanctions on Russia when The Slovak Spectator went to press.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

GamersHell.com

Shadows: Heretic Kingdoms Video Dev Diary #1

The first Developer Diary gives a brief introduction of the developer studio Games Farm in Kosice, Slovakia.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Slovak Spectator

Svecova will be the first candidate for Supreme Court head

Daniela A vecovA will be the first of candidates nominated to run for the post of Supreme Court's chairperson.

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Slovak Spectator

MVK poll: Bratislava favours Smer in municipal politics

Ahead of municipal elections in the fall Smer is the most popular party in Bratislava, according to a MVK poll conducted between July 18 and 21 on 802 respondents with permanent residence in the Slovak capital.

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Slovak Spectator

Kiska supports tougher sanctions

THE SITUATION in Ukraine dominated the talks between Slovak President Andrej Kiska and his German counterpart Joachim Gauck on July 23. Kiska informed Gauck about July 22 meeting of Visegrad Group presidents with representatives from the Baltic states, Bulgaria and Romania in Warsaw regarding the Ukrainian crisis.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

EUobserver

Russia angst sees EU energy efficiency targets watered down

Our newsletters are sent in standard text/plain format, we protect your email address and you can easily unsubscribe from the newsletter at any point.

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Reuters

Slovak police seize documents at Enel's Slovenske Elektrarne

Slovak police searched offices of the country's main electricity producer Slovenske Elektrarne, majority owned by Italy's Enel, to collect documents in an investigation into what police said was a serious mismanagement of assets.

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Science Daily

Scientists find way to maintain quantum entanglement in amplified signals

Physicists Sergei Filippov and Mario Ziman have found a way to preserve quantum entanglement of particles passing through an amplifier and, conversely, when transmitting a signal over long distances.

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Finextra Research news

Contactless payments take-off in Slovakia - community blog from Ilja Ilit

From a cold start to a bright future in less than six years! In 2008, a well-respected analyst house reported that "Europeans show little interest in contactless payments ".

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The Baltimore Sun

Ukraine says EU reverse gas flows lower after Gazprom's 'threats'

Ukrainian Energy Minister Yuri Prodan said on Wednesday reverse gas flows from the European Union to Ukraine had fallen because of opposition from Russian gas producer Gazprom.

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Slovak Spectator

Cars trapped after landslides in north-central Slovakia, no fatalities

After the heavy storm on the evening of July 21 saw torrential rains and even landslides to some parts of Slovakia, 21 people reported their cars trapped in the Vratna Dolina valley close to the municipality of Terchova.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Slovak Spectator

US Embassy expresses sympathy to crash victims

THE US Embassy in Bratislava has sent condolences to families of the victims of the July 17 crash of the Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 in which 298 people died.

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DNA India

Manufactured goods' exports expected to take off under Narendra Modi's regime

During the first quarter of fiscal 2014-15, exports posted positive growth for the third consecutive month.

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Slovak Spectator

Dubovcova turns to Constitutional Court again

OMBUDSWOMAN Jana Dubovcova has filed another complaint with the Constitutional Court, this time over the laws pertaining to foreigners.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

ProSoundWeb

Slovak Medical University Complex Gets The Renkus-Heinz Treatment

The main system includes several ICONYX IC16-R-II and IC8-R-II digitally steered arrays, as well as a number of ICX7-II mechanically steered arrays.

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Slovak Spectator

Judicial Council to elect new deputy chair July 21

MEMBERS of the Judicial Council are set to meet in Bratislava on July 21 to elect a new vice-chair, the Judicial Council has reported on its website.

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Slovak Spectator

Quality of democracy slightly up as Kiska takes office

THE INAUGURATION of President Andrej Kiska and his subsequent activities in the presidential post have helped to slightly increase the quality of democracy in Slovakia, according to an index produced by the Institute for Public Affairs .

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Slovak Spectator

Smer moves to insert water protection into constitution

THE RULING Smer party is serious about its plan to add a ban on exporting water into the country's constitution, a move which came in response to a populist outcry over new rules regulating the sale of Slovak water abroad which are being discussed by lawmakers.

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