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Slovakia unready for germ warfare

Slovak officials have said that the state health sector is unprepared for major biological weapons attacks. A spokesman for the Ministry of Health said health care centres would be able to monitor and diagnose small outbreaks resulting from germ warfare but not large-scale attacks. He added that not even the most advanced industrialised nations were ready for such attacks.

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Queues rigged at foreigners’ police, say clients

Not our problem, say police, who blame ‘cultural specifics’ and ‘habits’ of foreigners.

Queue in front of the foreigners' police department in Bratislava.

Legendary Luna bar to reopen Photo

The programme in the bar will focus on retro and oldies.

Luna Bar in the Kyjev Hotel

In praise of concrete

It was once notorious for its drab tower blocks and urban crime, but Petržalka now epitomises modern Slovakia.

Petržalka is the epitome of communist-era architecture.

Safari under High Tatras Video

Marek Stolarčík from Kežmarok filmed unique video.

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