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Slovak gas distributor SPP and Gaz de France pledge to cooperate

The new general director of the state-run Slovenský Plynarenský Priemysel (SPP, a major gas distributor), Pavol Kinčeš, received Tierry Gless, the head of the Gaz de France branch in Slovakia, in Bratislava on December 15.

An SPP spokesman said that both officials repeated their interest in continuing cooperation between their companies. The SPP secures the transportation of 12 billion cubic meters of Russian natural gas annually to France, which accounts for about one third of France's annual consumption.

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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

Global warming is a myth, claims a hoax

According to recent hoaxes published online, snow in the Sahara disproves global warming and milk can block airways.

The snowfall in Sahara can be seen in this satellite picture.

Blog: Are flying cars coming to the skies?

At least 19 companies, including a Slovak one, are currently developing flying car planes, but there are still many issues that must be worked out.

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