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MiGs to be modernised

THE SLOVAK Defence Ministry signed a contract with the Russian firm RSK MiG for the modernisation of 12 MiG-29 fighter jets.

The Slovak daily Pravda wrote that the Slovak army would pay up to Sk10 million (€250,000) from military resources. Another Sk43 million (€1.1 million) will be deducted from Russia's debt to Slovakia.

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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

Austria launches random checks close to Slovakia’s borders

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

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Unemployment rate continues to decline

The still steeper fall in unemployment could be curbed by the type of jobseekers, analysts opine.

Carmakers have already complained about the lack of qualified labour.

Coalition only agrees on how to talk. But what will they talk about?

Budget talks to decide on concrete policies. Danko wants airplanes, Fico wants better pay for nights and weekends.

Danko, Fico, Bugar.