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US attack sends ripples across Slovakia

The Slovak crown fell 30 basis points against the dollar yesterday as foreign investors retreated to safe investment havens, while the ST fixed line telecoms monopoly announced free calls to the US from 14:00 Slovak time today through Sunday, and Slovak airlines announced tightened security. Acting Slovak Prime Minister Ivan Mikloš, following a special cabinet sitting yesterday, promised to open Slovak airspace to the Nato alliance in case of need.

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Product quality laid on the EU table

Concerns over the different quality of same brand products are confirmed, but will anything change soon?

Will shopping in supermarkets soon become a thing of the past?

Education minister fails to explain distribution of EU money

The opposition parties plan to initiate a no-confidence vote, the second against this minister.

Education Minister Peter Plavčan

Who will stand up for journalists in Turkish prisons?

Journalists living in countries where politicians (for now) do not send people to prison for their opinions, who only sigh in relief that they are lucky this story does not concern them, are deeply mistaken.

Protesters in front of the court building.

EU court’s advocate general proposes to dismiss quota lawsuits

Yves Bot rejects arguments from Slovakia and Hungary on the legality of the relocation plan.

Refugees at the border between Hungary and Serbia.