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European Parliament demands new Albanian elections

The European Parliament demanded on June 20 that Albania annul the results of its disputed elections, AFP reported. The EU legislators voted to suspend cooperation with Albania until "a democracy worthy of the name" is instituted there. Meanwhile, OSCE Chairman Flavio Cotti sent a personal envoy to Albania in the hope of restoring "a minimum of confidence" in the political system there. Cotti pointed out that the final OSCE report on the May 26 elections was "one of the most critical we have read."

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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.

Slovakia vies for medicines agency

What chances does the country have at winning the seat of the prestigious European Medicines Agency that needs to relocate from London?

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Vote-buying scandal lands village mayor in court

Some Roma claiming the mayor of Gemerská Poloma, Miroslav Michalka was buying votes, have changed their testimonies.

Stanislav Kučerák (blue shirt) is a key witness in the vote-buying case.

British embassy opens condolence book

The book will be opened for two days.

Floral tributes are laid out in Manchester, England, on May 23, 2017, the day after the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande concert that left 22 people dead as it ended on May 22 night.