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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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A Slovak prisoner tattooed in Auschwitz, remained silent until he grew very old

Lale Sokolov fell in love in the concentration camp; only those close to him knew his story.

A tattoo, illustrative stock photo

Kiska: Only president can bestow awards

President Andrej Kiska turned to Constitutional Court over the law on state awards recently passed by the government.

President Andrej Kiska granting awards, January 1, 2018

Global warming is a myth, claims a hoax

According to recent hoaxes published online, snow in the Sahara disproves global warming and milk can block airways.

The snowfall in Sahara can be seen in this satellite picture.

Blog: Are flying cars coming to the skies?

At least 19 companies, including a Slovak one, are currently developing flying car planes, but there are still many issues that must be worked out.

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