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OMV expands to 81 filling stations

THE AUSTRIAN petroleum firm OMV says it will increase the number of its filling stations in Slovakia to 81 through the purchase of 11 Aral gas stations currently owned by British Petroleum.

With the acquisition, OMV will increase its market share in Slovakia to 15 per cent. The company had previously announced plans to increase market share in central and eastern Europe to 20 per cent by 2008.

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A Slovak prisoner tattooed in Auschwitz, remained silent until he grew very old

Lale Sokolov fell in love in the concentration camp; only those close to him knew his story.

A tattoo, illustrative stock photo

Kiska: Only president can bestow awards

President Andrej Kiska turned to Constitutional Court over the law on state awards recently passed by the government.

President Andrej Kiska granting awards, January 1, 2018

Global warming is a myth, claims a hoax

According to recent hoaxes published online, snow in the Sahara disproves global warming and milk can block airways.

The snowfall in Sahara can be seen in this satellite picture.

Blog: Are flying cars coming to the skies?

At least 19 companies, including a Slovak one, are currently developing flying car planes, but there are still many issues that must be worked out.

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