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Koreatown to sprout near Žilina

A VILLAGE designed to provide accommodation for the Korean employees of KIA Motors will be built in Krasňany, a village a few kilometres from Žilina, said the city mayor, Ján Slota.

According to the TASR news agency, construction will start in mid June.

Hundreds of apartments will be built on 10 hectares of land, as well as social and cultural facilities and sporting grounds. The area will be off-limits until construction is completed.

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Babiš: I am not a crook, read the story of Chirac or Berlusconi

Despite a mounting list of scandals Andrej Babiš, the billionaire ex-finance minister of Slovak origin, and his ANO party remain the frontrunners in the Czech Republic’s October 20-21 general election.

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Fico wants state airline company

The Slovak National Party came up with the idea last year

The airport in Poprad below the High Tatras.

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British PM: We are not treating EU nationals as bargaining chips

Open letter of Theresa May to EU citizens in the UK.

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