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IMF predicts 2.4-percent GDP growth

SLOVAKIA’S economy will grow by only 2.4 percent this year, according to a prognosis published by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as part of its latest global economic outlook. Last year GDP grew by 3.3 percent, the SITA newswire reported.

SLOVAKIA’S economy will grow by only 2.4 percent this year, according to a prognosis published by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as part of its latest global economic outlook. Last year GDP grew by 3.3 percent, the SITA newswire reported.

The country’s economic growth should accelerate to 3.1 percent in 2013. The IMF expects growth in consumer prices to slow from last year’s 4.1 percent to 3.8 percent this year and to 2.3 percent in 2013.

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Education minister will depart

The prime minister is asking the Slovak National Party to find his replacement as soon as possible.

Education Minister Peter Plavčan

Things that make us different also make us stronger

On August 19, a rainbow flag will fly over the US Embassy in Bratislava to represent the firm commitment of the United States to defending the human rights of LGBTI people, writes Ambassador Sterling.

The rainbow flag flew over the US Embassy in Bratislava in 2016.

Southern Slovakia will face heat again

The first-level warning is issued for the 16th and 17th.

Interior minister will not be prosecuted for corruption

The prosecutor’s office does not find his business with tax fraud suspect suspicious.

Interior Minister Robert Kaliňák