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Central bank raises growth forecast

SLOVAKIA's central bank on June 2 issued improved forecasts for economic growth and the balance of payments current account deficit in 2003.

In an updated monetary policy programme, the National Bank of Slovakia said it sees growth of 3.9 to 4.4 percent, compared to previous estimates of 3.7 to 4.1 percent.

The current account deficit should be between 4.5 and 5 percent of GDP, rather than 6.2 percent, as previously forecast.

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Liberation of Mosul and the fight against ISIS

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Lúčnica leader Štefan Nosáľ dies

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A powerful storm swept through the city on July 23.

Strong storm hit prešov on July 23.