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"Next year I will come to Slovakia not as a speaker promoting the flat tax, but as a tourist. Slovakia is a spectacular country. Next time I come I want to travel around some parts of the country by bicycle."

US billionaire and media magnate Steve Forbes, in Slovakia to promote the country's planned 19 percent flat-rate income tax plan. Forbes twice ran for the US presidency on a flat tax platform.

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Russian spies allegedly recruit also Slovaks

They are using martial art clubs in Germany and dozens more in other EU states, in the Western Balkans, and in North America.

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EC scrutinises state aid for Jaguar Photo

There is a question whether the scrutiny may impact the carmaker’s plans to invest in Slovakia.

The construction site of a brand new plant of Jaguar Land Rover near Nitra.

GLOBSEC forum will host guests from 70 countries

The 12th year of the conference will be attended by the highest number of participants in its history.

Slovak President Andrej Kiska gives the opening speech of The Globsec 2016 security conference.

Armed forces need new armour, and more

Slovakia's armed forces need to modernise their military technology, but also improve infrastructure and make soldiers' salaries more competitive.

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