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Expats get voting rights

Foreigners with permanent residence visas will have the right to vote to vote in Slovak municipal elections in December 2002, according to a law approved October 11.

According to Deputy Interior Minister Ivan Budiak, the proposal is in keeping with European Union rules. Foreigners will also have the right to vote also in regional elections set for December 1 this year.

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Daughter to father: I’m going to kill you

Children are often manipulated against their parents while authorities decide about divorces and custody.

Camping in a tree? Try it in Bratislava

A creaking wooden floor and the wind swaying the branches of trees around you. Have you ever wondered how it would feel to spend a night in a tree house?

The tree-house at Kačín

Bratislava’s main railway station is getting a face lift

The derelict station still has to wait for its complete rebuild though.

The main railway station in Bratislava.

Education Ministry ready to sign for controversial project

The inspection of the procurement authority has not revealed any obstacles to signing a deal over securing better internet connection for schools, but non-governmental organisations point to unanswered questions.

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