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Last Week in Slovakia, page 2

Last Week in Slovakia is a commentary and overview of news in Slovakia that The Slovak Spectator subscribers receive in their inboxes every week as part of The Slovak Spectator online subscription.

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Last Week in Slovakia: Kidnapping scandal disrupts Slovak political scene

Listen to all the headlines from the last week.Compiled by Spectator staff, 9. Aug 2018, at 8:11

Interior Minister Robert Kaliňák
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Last Week in Slovakia: BMW picked Hungary over Slovakia

Last week's news in four minutes.Compiled by Spectator staff, 1. Aug 2018, at 18:44

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Tourists and locals had to be evacuated due to floods in the Tatras.Compiled by Spectator staff, 26. Jul 2018, at 15:36

Stará Lesná
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Slovakia to buy 14 American fighter jets.Compiled by Spectator staff, 19. Jul 2018, at 14:07

This archive picture from 2014 shows an older model of the F-16 fighter jets.
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Last Week in Slovakia: People marched for LGBTI rights in Bratislava

Listen to all the headlines from The Slovak Spectator's news podcast.Compiled by Spectator staff, 19. Jul 2018, at 9:29

Rainbow Pride in Bratislava
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Slovaks have discovered podcasting

The format is still fresh and new for the audience. Slovakia is experiencing a boom in podcasts.Michaela Terenzani, 4. Jul 2018, at 18:22

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Last Week in Slovakia: Kočner detained and then released

Listen to all the headlines from The Slovak Spectator's news podcast.Compiled by Spectator staff, 27. Jun 2018, at 22:04

Marián Kočner
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Farmers staged a protest driving their tractors across the country to the capital.Compiled by Spectator staff, 22. Jun 2018, at 17:54

Protesting farmers arrive in Bratislava, June 20.

Last Week in Slovakia: Farmers staged a protest by driving across the country

Listen to all the headlines from The Slovak Spectator's news podcast.Compiled by Spectator staff, 20. Jun 2018, at 15:49

Farmers also met President Andrej Kiska in Bratislava
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President Andrej Kiska delivered a harsh state of the republic address in parliament.Compiled by Spectator staff, 15. Jun 2018, at 7:40

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Last Week in Slovakia: Kiska gave a harsh state of the republic address

Listen to all the headlines from The Slovak Spectator's news podcast.Compiled by Spectator staff, 13. Jun 2018, at 18:40

Andrej Kiska
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The killing of Filipino expat in Bratislava prompts protests against violence.Compiled by Spectator staff, 7. Jun 2018, at 21:51

The gathering in Košice
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Last Week in Slovakia: Expat killed in a street attack

Listen to all the headlines from The Slovak Spectator's news podcast.Compiled by Spectator staff, 6. Jun 2018, at 21:50

Remembrance site for Henry, Obchodná Street, Bratislava.
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Last Week in Slovakia: Second chance for Uber

Listen to all the headlines from The Slovak Spectator's news podcast.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. May 2018, at 15:28

Uber in Hong Kong

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Police seized Kuciak's colleague's phone.Compiled by Spectator staff, 25. May 2018, at 9:21

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Last Week in Slovakia: Police seized Kuciak's colleague's phone

Listen to all the headlines from The Slovak Spectator's news podcast.Compiled by Spectator staff, 23. May 2018, at 21:08

The site of the murder in Veľká Mača
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Last Week in Slovakia: Kiska will not run for re-election

Listen to all the headlines from The Slovak Spectator's news podcast.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. May 2018, at 18:07

President Andrej Kiska has announced his decision to found a political party in a Facebook video.
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Last Week in Slovakia: People demanded media freedom

Listen to all the headlines from The Slovak Spectator's news podcast.Compiled by Spectator staff, 9. May 2018, at 16:42

April 27 protest in Bratislava
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The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung suggested that Slovakia might have helped Vietnam cover the abduction of convicted Vietnamese politician and head of a state firm, Trinh Xuan Thanh.Compiled by Spectator staff, 4. May 2018, at 12:25

Trinh Xuan Thanh, a former chairman of state energy giant PetroVietnam's construction arm, appears in court in Hanoi, Vietnam.
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Last Week in Slovakia: Interior Ministry will not reveal who flew on government plane

Listen to all the headlines from The Slovak Spectator's news podcast.Compiled by Spectator staff, 3. May 2018, at 10:33

Trinh Xuan Thanh was sentenced to life in prison in Vietnam.
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