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Slovalco and Tatra Banka top awards

The influential business weekly Trend has named aluminium smelter Slovalco and private bank Tatra Banka as its non-financial and financial firms of the year in Slovakia.

Tatra banka is Slovakia's most profitable bank and has been voted the country's top financial institution by a number of publications.

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The unemployment rate continued its downward trend in December

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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