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Slovakia preparing for Iraq war

INTERIOR Minister Vladimír Palko said that Slovakia is preparing for possible retaliatory terrorist attacks in the event of war with Iraq by tightening border and visa controls with some nationals and launching a civil defense system.

Palko said the civil defense council regarded a war as "very likely".

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Camping in a tree? Try it in Bratislava

A creaking wooden floor and the wind swaying the branches of trees around you. Have you ever wondered how it would feel to spend a night in a tree house?

The tree-house at Kačín

Wizz Air: Luggage changes have to wait until we train our staff

Clients of the Wizz Air airline will no longer have to pay for bigger hand luggage with a new service to be launched in late October.

Auto sector could learn from Austria

New fields are an opportunity

Hold onto your hats - heavy storms in Slovakia continue

Summer storms cause property damage, destroy gardens and possibly the harvest