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Belgium: General facts

Political system: Federal parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarchyCapital: BrusselsTotal area: 30,528 square kilometresPopulation: over 10.5 millionOfficial languages: French, Dutch, GermanCurrency: euro

Political system: Federal parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarchy
Capital: Brussels
Total area: 30,528 square kilometres
Population: over 10.5 million
Official languages: French, Dutch, German
Currency: euro

Topic: Foreigners in Slovakia


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Marking Maria Theresa Photo

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‘Government seems to control parliament, not vice versa’

Jana Dubovcová talks about her performance as ombudswoman, and the topics that remain for her successor.

Jana Dubovcová leaves the ombudswoman post after five years.

Hostages to fortune

Britain will trigger Article 50 to leave the EU on 29 March. She and her EU partners could, and should, guarantee the rights of their citizens living abroad. That they have not is a disgrace.

Theresa May announced Brexit will start on March 29.

Actor to politicians: You are playing a terrible theatre

One of the main characters in the movie Únos, about Slovak politicians and the mafia in the 90’s has a message for politicians.

Maroš Kramár