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Central bank loss deepens

THE NATIONAL Bank of Slovakia (NBS) has increased its loss this year, closing May 2003 Sk16.6 billion (€405 million) in the red.

According to the SITA news agency, the loss was caused by the continuing fluctuation of Western currencies, among other factors.

For May alone the NBS's loss reached Sk3.9 billion (€94.6 million).

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No Slovaks among the victims of Manchester attack so far

The representatives of Slovakia have expressed their sympathy to the families of the victims.

Police guard close to the Manchester Arena in Manchester, Britain, on May 23, 2017, a day after an explosion.

It's not your Slovakia, Bystrica protesters told Kotleba

President Andrej Kiska spoke to the crowd at the protest gathering, asking Slovaks what kind of country they want to have.

Lajčák gives two versions of the Evka story

The Foreign Ministry gives opposing statements about suspicious procurement related to the Slovak Presidency over the EU Council.

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Napoleon’s oak planted in Bratislava's Tyršovo Embankment Photo

An oak of Napoleonic legend was replanted, part of a commemoration spanning several days.

Planting "Naopoleon's oak" on May 20, 2017.