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Petrimex gains Iraqi crude contract approval

The Slovak crude trading company Petrimex was allocated 1.8 million barrels of Iraqi Kirkuk grade crude oil under the fourth phase of the "oil-for-food" deal after being approved by the United Nations, an industry source said on June 30. Eric Falt, spokesman for the U.N. humanitarian co-ordinator in Iraq, said that the current contract total stood at 238.5 million barrels. The crude may only go to a European destination. Some 34 companies have now had crude export contracts approved by the U.N. Last May, Petrimex filed for bankruptcy.

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EU roaming fees to end on June 15 – in theory

Slovak customers still waiting to find out how mobile operators will implement change.

Archaeologist pieces together early history of what is now western Slovakia Photo

For an archaeologist, the most important thing is his most recent rare discovery, says Július Vavák.

Students visited Svätý Jur as part of their European Wanderer project

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.

General Prosecutor filed a motion for the dissolution of ĽSNS

The Slovak Supreme Court received a motion to dissolve the extreme right ĽSNS party founded and led by Marian Kotleba.

Jaromír Čižnár