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US president nominates new ambassador

US PRESIDENT George W. Bush has nominated Vincent Obsitnik, a businessman with roots in eastern Slovakia, to be the next US Ambassador to the Slovak Republic.

Current Ambassador Rodolphe M. Vallee, who has been in the post since August 2005, will lead the US Embassy in Bratislava until the US Senate confirms Obsitnik's nomination, the Press Attache of the US Embassy in Bratislava, Keith Hughes, told SITA on September 9.

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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.

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Russian spies allegedly recruit also Slovaks

They are using martial art clubs in Germany and dozens more in other EU states, in the Western Balkans, and in North America.

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EC scrutinises state aid for Jaguar Photo

There is a question whether the scrutiny may impact the carmaker’s plans to invest in Slovakia.

The construction site of a brand new plant of Jaguar Land Rover near Nitra.

GLOBSEC forum will host guests from 70 countries

The 12th year of the conference will be attended by the highest number of participants in its history.

Slovak President Andrej Kiska gives the opening speech of The Globsec 2016 security conference.