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Air carrier asks for state help

Air carrier Slovenské Aerolínie has asked for state assistance in the form of a guarantee rather than money after its insurance costs rose by $175,000, while its insurance provider lowered coverage from $150 million to $50 million.

Airlines across the world have been reeling since the September 11 attacks on New York and Washington. Many have been forced to make plans to lay off huge numbers of staff.

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A Slovak prisoner tattooed in Auschwitz, remained silent until he grew very old

Lale Sokolov fell in love in the concentration camp; only those close to him knew his story.

A tattoo, illustrative stock photo

Kiska: Only president can bestow awards

President Andrej Kiska turned to Constitutional Court over the law on state awards recently passed by the government.

President Andrej Kiska granting awards, January 1, 2018

Global warming is a myth, claims a hoax

According to recent hoaxes published online, snow in the Sahara disproves global warming and milk can block airways.

The snowfall in Sahara can be seen in this satellite picture.

Blog: Are flying cars coming to the skies?

At least 19 companies, including a Slovak one, are currently developing flying car planes, but there are still many issues that must be worked out.

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