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Slovakia's participation in Iraq ends

DEFENCE Minister František Kašický has announced that after the return of five Slovak Army officers from Iraq, Slovakia's operation in the NATO mission there has officially come to an end.

Five army officers returned to Slovakia on April 24. Kašický presented Lieutenant Colonel Ivan Pánis, Captain Vladimír Gažo, Captain Ľubomír Hulín, First Lieutenant Peter Garaj and First Lieutenant Jozef Švarný with medals for service in peacekeeping missions.

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Chinese are closer to taking over Košice steelworks

The sale may be completed early next year, according to reports.

U.S. Steel Košice

Third anti-corruption march drew thousands Photo

The only demand that has been met to date is the abrogation of Vladimír Mečiar’s amnesties by parliament.

The anti-corruption march

Slovak water slalom racers start championship with a victory Video

The single canoe slalom team can boast with several records.

l-r: Alexander Slafkovský, Matej Beňuš and Michal Martikán

Blog: In Slovakia, tradition is key

The year round, the calendar is filled to the brim with traditional habits, happenings that seem to go back centuries.

Traditional "vinobranie" event in Pezinok.