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Twin deficits threaten

Analysts at the Austrian Raiffeisen bank have said the main economic challenge for the government formed in Slovakia after September elections will be controlling the twin fiscal and trade deficits.

After being reduced early in the tenure of the 1998-2002 Dzurinda government, the Slovak deficits have this year become a major economic topic for international observers.

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PM Fico wants Education Minister’s resignation

Education Minister Peter Plavčan has refused to leave, the Prime Minister demanding his resignation.

Education Minister Peter Plavčan

Have you ever climbed a via ferrata? Photo

In central Slovakia, there is one also suitable for beginners. Here are some of the views it offers.

Things that make us different also make us stronger

On August 19, a rainbow flag will fly over the US Embassy in Bratislava to represent the firm commitment of the United States to defending the human rights of LGBTI people, writes Ambassador Sterling.

The rainbow flag flew over the US Embassy in Bratislava in 2016.

Southern Slovakia will face heat again

The first-level warning is issued for the 16th and 17th.