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Slovakia sees Jan.-Feb. trade deficit of 7.03 billion crowns

The Slovak Finance Ministry said on March 22 that the country's trade balance deficit stood at 7.03 billion Slovak crowns in the January to February period. "It [the deficit] would be about one-third lower than the trade balance deficit in the same period of last year," ministry spokesman Peter Švec told journalists.

The official February trade balance figures are expected from the Slovak Statistical Office by March 31. In January, Slovakia posted a trade balance deficit of 2.584 billion crowns, compared with minus 5.506 billion crowns in January 1998.

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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