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States, NGOs form Roma working group

NINE central and eastern European governments, the World Bank, and the Open Society Institute agreed to launch a special working group aiming for the integration of Roma into the expanding EU.

The officials agreed on the plan in Budapest at an international conference dedicated to the problems of what is seen as the most deprived ethnic minority in the region.

In Slovakia the estimated 450,000 Roma are among the country's least educated and poorest inhabitants of the country.

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Sagan rewrites history Video

Cyclist Peter Sagan becomes the first man to win three consecutive world championships.

When the state can’t keep a secret

A selective leak has tarnished President Kiska’s reputation. But he must continue to speak out about corruption.

President Andrej Kiska

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The architectural tender will gather ideas for the redesign of the biggest square in Bratislava

Námestie Slobody will be redesigned into a kind of living room in the city.

Fundamental values explored at Divadelná Nitra 2017

This time round, the Slovak, European and US ensembles at the theatre festival focus on #fundamentals, i.e. basic values and the essence of all things.

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