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EU keeps giving and giving

The EU plans to allocate at least 9.2 billion Sk ($306.7 million) to Slovakia in the next five years, mainly through the PHARE program. The EU's share of reform programs with foreign capital in Slovakia is 71 percent. As of December 1994, EU funds to Slovakia totalled 6.9 billion Sk ($230 million). Of that sum, 1.7 billion Sk ($56.7 million) was aimed at private sector development, 1.2 billion Sk ($40 million) for infrastructure improvements and 156 million Sk ($5.2 million) for financial institutions.

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Kiska: Even Europe has its aggressive neighbour

President Andrej Kiska addressed UN commenting poverty, instability and climate change.

President Andrej Kiska

Ryanair cancels some flights from and to Bratislava

The Irish low-cost airline publishes full list of cancellations

Irish budget airline Ryanair is believed to be cancelling up to 50 flights every day over the next six weeks because it "messed up" its pilots' holiday schedules.

No fees bring higher summer roaming

EU regulation raises the volume of roaming calls and data with Slovak mobile operators .

People should pay attention on used data abroad.

Fundamental values explored at Divadelná Nitra 2017

This time round, the Slovak, European and US ensembles at the theatre festival focus on #fundamentals, i.e. basic values and the essence of all things.

Nature Theatre of Oklahoma: Pursuit of Happiness