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Morril Marston new head of US Military Liaison Team in Slovakia

Colonel Morrill E. Marston will be the new head of the US Military Liaison Team, replacing Colonel Michael Wyka, who began his Slovak mission on April 20, 1998.

The US Military Liaison Team has operated in Slovakia since 1993 and its main task is to help the Slovak army build democracy, secure its civilian control, and also work on making the armed forces compatable with NATO armed forces through the sharing of information and experience.

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Armed forces need new armour, and more

Slovakia's armed forces need to modernise their military technology, but also improve infrastructure and make soldiers' salaries more competitive.

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EC scrutinises state aid for Jaguar Photo

There is a question whether the scrutiny may impact the carmaker’s plans to invest in Slovakia.

The construction site of a brand new plant of Jaguar Land Rover near Nitra.

Police president refuses the proposals of students

He turned down their suggestions for a public debate but invites them to talk about corruption at the Police Corps Presidium.

Police President Tibor Gašpar

How to sell Slovak books to English readers

Slovak literature makes it to the big bookstores of London, but it is unlikely to become a bestseller yet.

On Wednesday, Slovak literature will be presented in one of the biggest bookstores in London. Among the new books translated into English is also the anthology of current Slovak prose selected and translated by Magdalena Mullek and Júlia Sherwood.