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World Bank supports Roma official

THE WORLD Bank praised the work of the government's special appointee for Roma issues, Klára Orgovánová, saying she had "achieved very positive results" with the over $278,000 the bank granted her office in 2000.

Orgovánová used the money to build up her government plenipotentiary office, to train its staff in working with the Roma, and to build a regional office in east Slovakia's Prešov.

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Police will check overpriced EU presidency

The presidency will also be scrutinised by state auditors.

The ceremonial launch of the Slovak presidency's logo.

Inspectors to focus on firms with foreign staff

Scrutiny follows media report by Serbian journalist concerning conditions in a Galanta-based plant.

Labour Minister Ján Richter

Bratislava councillors want gambling regulation, not ban

Seventeen councillors do not agree with total prohibition of gambling in the capital, they want to continue in its strict regulation.

SaS denies Russian media reports on its support of Slexit

The opposition party has objected to news in some Russian media stating that it supports the departure of Slovakia from the EU, i.e. Slexit.

Richard Sulík