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Slovak contributions not a pipe dream

SLOVAK firms could participate in the construction of a gas pipeline connecting Iran and Europe, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Ahani said during a visit to Bratislava.

At a meeting with the Slovak parliament's foreign affairs committee chairman, Ján Figeľ, Ahani also offered Slovakia the possibility for trilateral cooperation in the recovery of post-war Iraq.

Ahani thanked Slovakia for its aid to the ancient Iranian city of Bam, struck by an earthquake on December 26.

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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

Foreign rocket engines for North Korea: Why?

For Russia, the path to a weakened China could be through a major nuclear accident in North Korea.

Bratislava bus station is moving into Bottova Centrum Photo

If the temporary station gets all the construction approvals, it may start operation on October 1.

The future temporary bus station on Bottova Street in Bratislava

Austria launches random checks close to Slovakia’s borders

Refugees are using new smuggling routes, according to the Austrian minister.

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