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Police recover stolen books

Police are already on the trail of some precious books that were stolen from the Diocese Library in Nitra earlier in August. Over the last four days, six of the seven historical books, which have a total value of about Sk3 million, have been found. Police have also detained the man who has confessed to organizing the theft, and are describing him as one of the library's longtime visitors.

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Hold onto your hats - heavy storms in Slovakia continue

Summer storms cause property damage, destroy gardens and possibly the harvest

Liberation of Mosul and the fight against ISIS

The United States, Slovakia, and the entire Global Coalition will continue to support our regional partners until ISIS has been defeated and the suffering ends.

Iraqi civilians flee their homes during fighting between Iraqi security forces and Islamic State militants, on the western side of Mosul, Iraq, in March 2017.

Lúčnica leader Štefan Nosáľ dies

Štefan Nosáľ, long-time choreographer and artistic director of the Lúčnica folklore ensemble, died at the age of 90.

Štefan Nosáľ and Lúčnica

Emergency declared in Prešov after Sunday storm Video

A powerful storm swept through the city on July 23.

Strong storm hit prešov on July 23.