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Bush promises $6 million

THE US embassy in Bratislava says Slovakia should receive $6 million (5.5 million euro) of the $74 billion (68 billion euro) US president George Bush has requested from Congress, according to the Pravda daily.

"The president's request has gone before Congress, and Congress will decide how much will be appropriate for individual countries and how it can be released," said Paul Oglesby from the US embassy.

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It takes nuts to help Kenyans

Slovakia has provided more than €10 million to the Kenyan people since 2005.

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Lack of experts challenges ICT sector

To maintain the competitiveness, the Slovak government must support digitising the economy and take a positive stance towards the ICT sector, according to experts.

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Our exit from the EU will not weaken our links

The UK has no intention of undermining the stability of the EU, nor do we want to become more distant to our European neighbours, including those here in Slovakia, the ambassador writes.

Flags displayed on a tourist stall, backdropped by the Houses of Parliament and Elizabeth Tower containing the bell know as Big Ben, in London.

Roma civil patrols will continue

The Interior Ministry allocated €10 million for the project.

Roma patrols in Veľká Lomnica.