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Train tender scandal draws bribery charge

A FORMER federal Czechoslovak trade minister, Jozef Bakšay, was charged with accepting a bribe in last year's scandal over the attempted purchase of 35 lightweight train cars for the state rail company.

Bakšay allegedly demanded 860,000 euro to influence the tender, which was called off when allegations of corruption surfaced.

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Bratislava will be for free again Photo

People can attend a rich programme of Bratislava City Days during the weekend 22-23 April.

This is not a game, and these are not children

If politicians care about the future of the country, they need to offer young protesters with specific demands more than the just same old vague assurances.

Nu Dance festival changes date and the finale coincides with International Dance Day

The festival of contemporary dance has not just moved in time but also from the stage to the streets, encouraging public participation.

Renan Martins: Let Me Die in My Footsteps

(W)Rapping up two worlds in one music

The Fjúžn festival annually presents interesting musical projects from people who cross borders, literally or symbolically. This year, the headliner of the main festival concert on April 22 will be the French-Iraqi…

The Iraqi-French band Aiwa