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Kubiš to become EU special envoy

SLOVAK diplomat and former General Secretary of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Ján Kubiš has been recommended by EU Foreign Policy Chief Javier Solana for the office of EU special representative to Central Asia, TASR news agency reported July 1.

Former Latvian Foreign Affairs Ministry Sandra Kalniete and Slovenian MEP Alojz Peterle were also competing for the office.

EU foreign affairs ministers recently made a decision regarding creation of the office of EU special representative to Central Asia in order to strengthen the EU's position in this sensitive region.

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Soldier detained for theft in the ammunition depot

The theft in the ammunition depot was not used for arming extremists or terrorism.

Ammunition, illustrative stock photo

Governmental campaign should bring Slovaks home from the UK

The Slovak cabinet plans to persuade its expats living and working in the UK with at least a bachelor degree to return home: a campaign offering specific jobs should help.

Young researchers, IT experts and medical staffers are needed in Slovakia, illustrative stock photo.

EU lawyers claiming the Russian annexation of Crimea as legal is a hoax

One lawyer does not mean all EU lawyers; immigrants attacking a shepherd dog and HAARP causing hurricanes in the US are hoaxes, too.

Hoax on immigrants attackign two German shepdherds and ebing bitten yb them

Defense commitments and defense cooperation

NATO membership brings solemn responsibilities as well as benefits, especially today, writes US ambassador to Slovakia.