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Alliance expansion appears set

DELEGATES of a Nato expansion conference at the Belgian Royal Institute of International Relations on October 2 agreed that the Alliance would expand by seven new members, including Slovakia, at a summit in Prague in November.

While the Alliance itself insists no final decisions have been made, Slovakia's chances of joining Nato are seen as solid following the victory in September elections of a West-leaning coalition of four centre-right parties.

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Letters can be checked at work – but is it legal?

The recent scandal surrounding the parliamentary office opening and checking the post of MPs has opened the issue of postal privacy – which also concerns emails or text messages – guaranteed by the law.

Andrej Danko, speaker of parliament

New investor to create 500 jobs in Nitra

A company following the Jaguar Land Rover carmaker to Nitra plans to create 500 new jobs and invest €17 million.

Tha Jaguar Land Rover draws also other investors to Nitra.

Blog: A line does not always form

A foreigners' real experience at the foreigners’ police department in Bratislava.

The foreigners’ police department in Petržalka

Coalition SNS seeks mandatory 13th salary

The business sector claims that such a step would lead to speculation and slow the growth of wages.