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EP ELECTIONS: Facts about the 2009 EP elections

EUParliamentary term: 2009 – 2014Election days: June 4 - 7Registered voters in the EU: about 375 millionTotal seats in the EP: 736

EU
Parliamentary term: 2009 – 2014
Election days: June 4 - 7
Registered voters in the EU: about 375 million
Total seats in the EP: 736

SLOVAKIA
Election day: June 6
Registered voters: over 4.3 million
Seats for Slovak MEPs: 13
Political parties and coalitions taking part in Slovakia: 17
Total number of candidates in Slovakia: 185

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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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