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USA: General facts

Political system: federal republic

Political system: federal republic

Capital: Washington, DC

Total area: 9,826,675 square kilometres

Population: about 307 million

Official languages: English (Hawaiian is also an official language in the state of Hawaii)

Currency: US dollar

US community in Slovakia: 900 (very rough estimate)

Source: CIA Factbook, www.cia.gov/library and the US Embassy to Slovakia

Topic: Foreigners in Slovakia

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Pellegrini’s cabinet bets on a non-partisan interior minister

Nine ministers remain unchanged, the interior to be led by “a man from Drucker’s team”. Here are the names Pellegrini wants in his cabinet.

Jozef Ráž is proposed to become the new interior minister.

Politics is not filth, it concerns all of us

Who falls asleep in democracy, wakes up in totalitarianism.

Bratislava For a Decent Slovakia protest March 16, 2018.

Kuciak Sr: I do not believe justice will be served

The parents of Ján Kuciak and Martina Kušnírová are sceptical as to whether the investigation of their children's murder will return results and justice will be served.

Ex-minister, ex-MP and lawyer Daniel Lipšic.

Italian companies in Slovakia drew EU-funds worth €68m

After the Agriculture Ministry lifted its embargo, it turned out that the companies of Italians suspected of ties with ’Ndrangheta received subsidies worth millions of euros, through the Agricultural Paying Agency.

Farming seems to be quite a profitable business, illustrative stock photo.