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THE WEEK IN BRIEF

Krompachy draws interest from four

Four potential foreign buyers expressed interest in copper smelter Kovohuty Krompachy, and will carry out due diligence in January 2002; the smelter is majority owned by the Luxembourg firm Capitalue, and employs 450 people. It is running at half capacity, and this year will break even on turnover of about Sk830 million.

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Námestie Slobody gets facelift Photo

The architectural tender will gather ideas for the redesign of the biggest square in Bratislava

Námestie Slobody will be redesigned into a kind of living room in the city.

When the state can’t keep a secret

A selective leak has tarnished President Kiska’s reputation. But he must continue to speak out about corruption.

President Andrej Kiska

Fundamental values explored at Divadelná Nitra 2017

This time round, the Slovak, European and US ensembles at the theatre festival focus on #fundamentals, i.e. basic values and the essence of all things.

Nature Theatre of Oklahoma: Pursuit of Happiness

Foreign rocket engines for North Korea: Why?

For Russia, the path to a weakened China could be through a major nuclear accident in North Korea.