No new EMU members until 2007

THE HEAD of Germany's central bank, Ernst Welteke, has said countries aiming to enter the European Union should not expect to become members of the European Monetary Union (EMU) before 2007.

Slovakia is among 10 countries expected to be invited to join the EU in 2004. The government has vowed to meet the EMU's tough economic targets three years later.

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Bronze sculptures of three late Slovak comedians - Milan Lasica (right), Július Satinský (left) and Jaro Filip (middle) on Lužná Street in Petržalka, Bratislava.

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Zara Rutherford made a stop in Slovakia on January 15.

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British-Belgian Zara Rutherford has broken two world records, but her global hunt for a tasty pizza was a failure.


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Marián Turner became the General Director of the Slovak Philharmonic in January 2022.

Slovak Philharmonic is a first-class institution people outside Bratislava rarely see perform

Marián Turner, a former flautist, has become the new Slovak Philharmonic head. His priority is to fully reopen the institution to live audiences.


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