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Cabinet confirms February Iraq pull-out

THE CABINET has confirmed that 99 Slovak soldiers deployed in Iraq will return home in February. Six officers from Slovakia will remain at the UN command, while five will stay with the NATO training mission.

Prime Minister Robert Fico said that if the Iraqi government is interested in Slovakia's assistance, the country is ready to train its mine-clearing specialists or policemen here in Slovakia.

Defense Minister František Kašický said that the withdrawal from Iraq will cost Sk32 million, but that the country will save Sk105 million by bringing the troops home.

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EU roaming fees to end on June 15 – in theory

Slovak customers still waiting to find out how mobile operators will implement change.

Archaeologist pieces together early history of what is now western Slovakia Photo

For an archaeologist, the most important thing is his most recent rare discovery, says Július Vavák.

Students visited Svätý Jur as part of their European Wanderer project

How to sell Slovak books to English readers

Slovak literature makes it to the big bookstores of London, but it is unlikely to become a bestseller yet.

On Wednesday, Slovak literature will be presented in one of the biggest bookstores in London. Among the new books translated into English is also the anthology of current Slovak prose selected and translated by Magdalena Mullek and Júlia Sherwood.

General Prosecutor filed a motion for the dissolution of ĽSNS

The Slovak Supreme Court received a motion to dissolve the extreme right ĽSNS party founded and led by Marian Kotleba.

Jaromír Čižnár