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Water's fine, wish you were here

CROATIAN mobile telecom operator HTmobile has prepared special discounts for Slovaks with GSM phones spending their holiday in the country.

The company is offering reduced prices for calls to fixed-line and mobile networks in Slovakia from Croatia, as well as lower rates for sending SMS text messages.

HTmobile, Croatia's first mobile operator, has also arranged a mobile information service for visitors to the country. The Croatian coast is a popular destination for Slovak summer tourists.

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President Kiska uses train for first time Photo

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President Kiska gets off the IC train in Bratislava.