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Slovak elected to NATO assembly

JOZEF Banáš was elected the new deputy chairman of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly November 16.

Banáš, who recently joined the ruling Slovak Democratic and Christian Union (SDKÚ), beat off competition from Romanian MP Mihai Lupoi, wrote the daily SME.

The new chairman of the Parliamentary Assembly is Pierre Lelluche, who will replace Douglas Bereuter.

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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.