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EU split on defence plans

EU defence ministers appeared to be split on Tuesday as they mulled a Franco-German plan to boost defence cooperation in Europe.

EU defence ministers appeared to be split on Tuesday as they mulled a Franco-German plan to boost defence cooperation in Europe.

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Slovakia: Pro-Ukraine demonstrators send message to visiting Lavrov

A small group of demonstrators gathered outside Slovakia’s presidential palace on Saturday to denounce Moscow’s role in the Ukraine crisis. The

A small group of demonstrators gathered outside Slovakia’s presidential palace on Saturday to denounce Moscow’s role in the Ukraine crisis. The

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Historic Vienna-Bratislava tram is recreated

For rail enthusiasts it is a dream come true with renovation work bringing back memories of a bygone age. A century ago a regular tram service

For rail enthusiasts it is a dream come true with renovation work bringing back memories of a bygone age. A century ago a regular tram service

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Promoting female entrepreneurs

In Slovakia and Austria, like much of Europe, women represent only a third of entrepreneurs. So to try to redress the balance, a major initiative

In Slovakia and Austria, like much of Europe, women represent only a third of entrepreneurs. So to try to redress the balance, a major initiative

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Bratislava killer an "unemployed loner" - police

Details are at last emerging about the man, 48 year-old Lubomir Harman, who shot dead seven people yesterday in Bratislava before shooting

Details are at last emerging about the man, 48 year-old Lubomir Harman, who shot dead seven people yesterday in Bratislava before shooting

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Slovak police search for gunman's motive

Police in Slovakia are trying to discover why a man went on the rampage in the capital, killing seven people and wounding 15 others. Six of the

Police in Slovakia are trying to discover why a man went on the rampage in the capital, killing seven people and wounding 15 others. Six of the

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Gunman kills seven in Bratislava

Seven people have been killed and 14 people wounded by a gunman in the Slovak capital Bratislava. Six of the victims were from the same Roma

Seven people have been killed and 14 people wounded by a gunman in the Slovak capital Bratislava. Six of the victims were from the same Roma

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NATO 'favours protecting Afghan civilians over hunting Taliban'

NATO recommends favouring civilian protection in Afghanistan over hunting the Taliban, and fast-track training for Afghan army and police personnel

NATO recommends favouring civilian protection in Afghanistan over hunting the Taliban, and fast-track training for Afghan army and police personnel

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NATO boss demands greater Afghan effort

NATO countries have been urged to step up their efforts in Afghanistan, to train and equip local forces in the face of a growing Taliban threat

NATO countries have been urged to step up their efforts in Afghanistan, to train and equip local forces in the face of a growing Taliban threat

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Stable Slovakia takes eurozone club to 16

The arrival of 2009 has special significance in Slovakia, with the country becoming the 16th member of the eurozone. Prime Minister Robert Fico

The arrival of 2009 has special significance in Slovakia, with the country becoming the 16th member of the eurozone. Prime Minister Robert Fico