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Airport deal draws scores of buyers

FORTY-NINE companies are interested in the privatization of Slovakia's two biggest airports, the Pravda daily wrote.

The state is offering 66-percent stakes in Bratislava and Košice airports. The Transport Ministry did not publish the names of the companies that have indicated interest.

Preliminary offers to purchase the shares will be accepted through September 5. Winning tenders should be selected by the end of this year.

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People of Pezinok fighting against landfill again

Dispute over controversial Pezinok waste dump, which started 18 years ago, continues.

The controversial landfill site in Pezinok

Crisis ends in Danko’s defeat

Education minister steps down following Fico’s call, Danko not ruling out he might leave politics.

Former education minister Peter Plavčan and PM Robert Fico on July 24.

First Slovak woman crossed the English Channel

Before her, only six Slovak men had managed to complete the difficult swim.