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Ombudsman to be elected in February

THE SPEAKER of the Slovak Parliament, Jozef Migaš, has announced the first elections of an ombudsman in Slovakia will be held on February 19.

Parliament is expected to adopt an election order at its next session. Institutions and deputies can submit nominations to the post until February 8, and the Parliamentary Human Rights Committee will decide on the candidates. The deputies will elect the ombudsman for a five-year term.

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Kiska: Even Europe has its aggressive neighbour

President Andrej Kiska addressed UN commenting poverty, instability and climate change.

President Andrej Kiska

Ryanair cancels some flights from and to Bratislava

The Irish low-cost airline publishes full list of cancellations

Irish budget airline Ryanair is believed to be cancelling up to 50 flights every day over the next six weeks because it "messed up" its pilots' holiday schedules.

No fees bring higher summer roaming

EU regulation raises the volume of roaming calls and data with Slovak mobile operators .

People should pay attention on used data abroad.

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