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Schmögnerová beats back MPs

Finance Minister Brigita Schmognerová has aggressively defended her proposal that state funds distributing taxpayer money in non-transparent ways be eliminated, as envisaged by the 2002 state budget draft. Speaking on October 30 she told dissenting legislators: "You are wringing your hands in vain, my dear MPs, because I have arguments on my side, and you apart from wringing your hands have nothing."

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Wizz Air: Luggage changes have to wait until we train our staff

Clients of the Wizz Air airline will no longer have to pay for bigger hand luggage with a new service to be launched in late October.

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Hold onto your hats - heavy storms in Slovakia continue

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Liberation of Mosul and the fight against ISIS

The United States, Slovakia, and the entire Global Coalition will continue to support our regional partners until ISIS has been defeated and the suffering ends.

Iraqi civilians flee their homes during fighting between Iraqi security forces and Islamic State militants, on the western side of Mosul, Iraq, in March 2017.