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Slovakia holds mighty Portugal

THE SLOVAK national football team held Portugal to a 1:1 draw in a March 30 match in Bratislava's Tehelné pole stadium.

The qualifying match for the World Cup in Germany in 2006 was attended by thousands of football fans under top security measures, the Národná Obroda daily wrote.

Slovakia's Miroslav Karhan scored Slovakia's goal from a penalty and Portugal's Helder Postiga tied the game in the 62nd minute of the match.

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Slovak scientist in the US: Slovak science needs more than just money to thrive

It seems as if we do not want skilled scientists to return home, says Dominika Truban, who founded a platform connecting Slovak researchers abroad and at home.

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The Education Ministry to restore the analytical institute

The institute that is part of the Value for Money initiative was merged with another body at the beginning of the year.

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New web app shows property owned by politicians

The aim is to clearly show publicly accessible information about public officials that is scattered through various state websites and registers.

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Blog: Helping others helps your company too

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