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Industrial growth up seven per cent

INDUSTRIAL production in April showed seven per cent growth year-on-year, according to Statistics Office data, its highest level in six months.

An annualised increase in exports in the same month also had analysts predicting that economic growth in Slovakia's main EU trading partners would lead to a turnaround in a worrying trade deficit in the second half of this year.

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When the state can’t keep a secret

A selective leak has tarnished President Kiska’s reputation. But he must continue to speak out about corruption.

President Andrej Kiska

Foreign rocket engines for North Korea: Why?

For Russia, the path to a weakened China could be through a major nuclear accident in North Korea.

Focus Poll: Government loses support

Extremist party led by Marian Kotleba would have come third

The ruling coalition (L-R: SNS-Andrej Danko, Smer-Robert Fico. Most-Híd-Béla Bugár) would have problems forming a cabinet.

Bratislava bus station is moving into Bottova Centrum Photo

If the temporary station gets all the construction approvals, it may start operation on October 1.

The future temporary bus station on Bottova Street in Bratislava