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Election results on June 18

ACCORDING to Peter Mach, the head of the Slovak Statistics Bureau, the results of the June 17 general election will be known by the morning of June 18, and the names of the MPs later that evening. Meanwhile, preliminary results will start to roll in by midnight on the day of the vote, June 17.

According to the TASR news agency, Slovaks will vote at around 5,900 polling stations across the country. In the June 17 elections, for the first time in the history of independent Slovakia, it will be possible for Slovak citizens living abroad to vote by regular mail as well.

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A Slovak prisoner tattooed in Auschwitz, remained silent until he grew very old

Lale Sokolov fell in love in the concentration camp; only those close to him knew his story.

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Kiska: Only president can bestow awards

President Andrej Kiska turned to Constitutional Court over the law on state awards recently passed by the government.

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Global warming is a myth, claims a hoax

According to recent hoaxes published online, snow in the Sahara disproves global warming and milk can block airways.

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Blog: Are flying cars coming to the skies?

At least 19 companies, including a Slovak one, are currently developing flying car planes, but there are still many issues that must be worked out.

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