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Gross foreign debt at $19 billion

SLOVAKIA's gross foreign debt as of August reached $18.9 billion (€14.68 billion), a slight decrease compared to the previous month.

According to the TASR news agency, the nation's long-term foreign debt rose by $29.7 million (€23.07 million) to $11.3 billion (€8.78 billion).

The gross foreign debt per capita represented $3,520 (€2,734) at the end of August, slightly down from July's $3,534 (€2,745).

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Bratislava has already forgotten the Pressburg ghost

The burnt prints of the penitential reeve’s right hand made Bratislava famous over almost all Europe. Now the story has been almost completely forgotten.

The wooden box with burnt prints.

Product quality laid on the EU table

Concerns over the different quality of same brand products are confirmed, but will anything change soon?

Will shopping in supermarkets soon become a thing of the past?

Everton beats Ružomberok Video

But the victory was narrow.

Peter Maslo (front) and Davy Klaassen (back)

Foreigners: Events in Bratislava Video

Tips for performances and other events in the capital between July 28 and August 6, including concerts, parties, festivals, classical music, inline skating, exhibitions and more.

Folk Painting Vajnory, Stamp