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Foreign trade turnover reaches 538.2 bn Sk

The Slovak Statistical Office reported that Slovakia's foreign trade turnover was 538.2 billion Sk in the first ten months of this year, an 8.4 percent (41.673 billion Sk) increase compared to the same period of 1996. The foreign trade deficit grew by 4.035 billion Sk in October to 42.994 billion Sk.

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Blog: Why did I come here?

A group of teachers and students from the Bratislava-based school gathered to support their friend, colleague, and fellow foreigner, as she had already tried four times just to get in the door of the foreign police.

Queue in front of the foreigners' police department in Bratislava.

Sagan rewrites history Video

Cyclist Peter Sagan becomes the first man to win three consecutive world championships.

Teachers and scientist support anti-corruption march

They praise the activities of students who may change the current state of corruption.

Organisers of the first student protest, Karolína Farská and Dávid Straka.

Bojnice spa fears loss of thermal water due to coal mining

The spa has turned to the EP; the mine sees claims of the Bojnice spa as not expert-based and manipulating public opinion

People enjoying hot water in Bojnice spa.