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Slovakia's future is with core EU, not eurosceptic eastern nations - PM

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Slovakia's future is with core EU, not eurosceptic eastern nations - PM

- BRATISLAVA: Slovakia should be part of a deeply integrated 'core' European Union driven by Germany and France, its prime minister said on Tuesday, backtracking from previous eurosceptic positions and distancing himself from some other east European states. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron agreed in May to outline a roadmap for deeper EU integration, even as nationalist governments in Hungary and Poland earned rebukes from Brussels over their challenges to media freedom and liberal democracy
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Top EU court's adviser dismisses Slovakia, Hungary refugee challenge

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Top EU court's adviser dismisses Slovakia, Hungary refugee challenge

- Members of the Austrian army and police escort a group of migrants arriving from Slovenia at the border crossing in Spielfeld, Austria, 20 October 2015 Austria and Slovenia cannot send asylum seekers back to the country where they first entered the European Union during the 2015 migrant crisis, an adviser to the EU's Court of Justice said on Thursday, in a case likely to have wider repercussions for the bloc
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Top EU court's adviser dismisses Slovakia, Hungary refugee challenge

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Top EU court's adviser dismisses Slovakia, Hungary refugee challenge

- LUXEMBOURG: The top EU court's adviser said on Wednesday that a case brought by Slovakia and Hungary challenging the obligatory relocation of asylum seekers across the bloc should be dismissed. The two eastern EU states - backed by neighbour Poland - had argued that the EU's 2015 scheme to have each member state host a certain number of refugees was unlawful
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Slovak PM urges UEFA action on Italy v Germany 'farce'

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Slovak PM urges UEFA action on Italy v Germany 'farce'

- REUTERS: Slovakia Prime Minister Robert Fico has written to European soccer governing body UEFA requesting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding his country's group stage exit from the European Under-21 Championship. Slovakia were eliminated after Italy beat Germany 1-0 on Saturday in the tournament in Poland, a result that allowed both teams to progress to the semi-finals from Group C. The scoreline was the only one that could have sent both teams through and Fico labelled the match a "farce", comparing it to the 1982 World Cup game between West Germany and Austria
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Volkswagen Slovakia workers win wage hike, end strike

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Volkswagen Slovakia workers win wage hike, end strike

- BRATISLAVA: Unions at Volkswagen Slovakia said on Sunday (Jun 25) they were ending a six-day strike after agreeing a 14.1 per cent wage hike with management at the eurozone country's largest private employer. "We are ending our strike," trade union chief Zoroslav Smolinsky told journalists after marathon negotiations with the bosses at the Bratislava plant. VW spokeswoman Lucia Kovarovic Makayova told AFP that the agreed 14
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Soccer - Slovakia win with Hamsik free kick, close gap on England

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Soccer - Slovakia win with Hamsik free kick, close gap on England

- VILNIUS: Marek Hamsik scored with a majestic free kick to give Slovakia a 2-1 win away to Lithuania on Saturday which kept them second in their World Cup qualifying group and closed the gap on leaders England. Slovakia have 12 points from six games in Group F, two behind England who drew 2-2 away to Scotland earlier on Saturday. Slovenia, who beat Malta 2-0, are a further point behind in third, followed by Scotland on eight points and Lithuania on five
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RSL’s Albert Rusnák to play for Slovakia national teams in June

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RSL’s Albert Rusnák to play for Slovakia national teams in June

- Scuffling and in search of answers all over the field, Real Salt Lake soon will be left with another sizable one. With the FIFA international window open, RSL playmaking midfielder Albert Rusnák will be called into Slovakia's national-team camp ahead of its UEFA World Cup qualifier Saturday at Lithuania, RSL general manager Craig Waibel told The Tribune on Monday. Rusnák, the 22-year-old midfielder signed as a Designated Player last offseason, will join Slovakia's U-21 national team for the UEFA U-21 Championships held in Poland following Saturday's match
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President Kiska: Slovakia Firmly Supports Georgia’s Membership to NATO

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President Kiska: Slovakia Firmly Supports Georgia’s Membership to NATO

- BRATISLAVA - The Slovak Republic will represent Georgia’s interests and present the country’s position at the upcoming North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Summit. The decision was made after a meeting between Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili and his Slovak counterpart, Andrej Kiska, in Bratislava on Monday. As the NATO Summit in Brussels will be attended only by NATO member states, Margvelashvili asked Kiska to raise the issue of Georgia at the meetings
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US beats Slovakia 6-1 for 5th win at ice hockey worlds

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US beats Slovakia 6-1 for 5th win at ice hockey worlds

- COLOGNE, Germany — The United States defeated Slovakia 6-1 Sunday to stretch its winning run at the ice hockey world championship to five games ahead of its Group A showdown with Russia. Johnny Gaudreau finished with two goals to take his tournament tally to six, and an assist, while Jimmy Howard made 19 saves on his fourth start for the Americans, whose confidence seems to be growing
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World Cup Qualifier | Malta 1 – Slovakia 3

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World Cup Qualifier | Malta 1 – Slovakia 3

- Cain Attard (Malta) and Vladimir Weiss (Slovakia) in action. Photo: Christine Borg Malta went a goal down after just two minutes. Vladimir Weiss received the ball on the edge of the penalty area and fired a strong shot that gave Andrew Hogg no chance. However, the Maltese players hit back and equalised on the 14th minute. Following a mistake from Slovakia’s defenders, Jean Paul Farrugia went through on goal and hit a low shot past Matus Kozacik
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Malta to play Slovakia in the first competitive fixture of 2017

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Malta to play Slovakia in the first competitive fixture of 2017

- Malta's first eleven against Slovenia The Maltese players need to be at their very best if they are to take something from this match as they will be playing against a national team that improved so much lately. In fact, the Slovakian team also took part in the UEFA Euro 2016 and made it to the last sixteen were they lost 3-0 to Germnay
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FIFA World Cup European Qualifier: Slovakia next for Malta

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FIFA World Cup European Qualifier: Slovakia next for Malta

- On Sunday the Malta National team will take on Slovakia in their fifth FIFA World Cup European Qualifier. Malta still have to gain their first points in Group F, having lost both home matches 1-5 and 0-1 respectively to Scotland and Slovenia. Two 2-0 losses away from home to England and Lithuania mean that Malta need to get something out of next Sunday's clash against Marek Hamsik and Co
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France beats Slovakia to win team event at ski world champs

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France beats Slovakia to win team event at ski world champs

- ST. MORITZ, Switzerland | France beat Slovakia in the team event final to win its first medal at the ski world championships on Tuesday. The quartet of Adeline Baud Mugnier, Mathieu Faivre, Alexis Pinturault and Tessa Worley won on a time tiebreaker of 0.08 seconds after each team won two legs of parallel slalom races. Slovakia’s silver medal team was Matej Falat, Veronika Velez Zuzulova, Petra Vlhova and Andreas Zampa.
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Kenya's tea and technology sectors draw Slovakia's interest

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Kenya's tea and technology sectors draw Slovakia's interest

- Kenya’s tea and technology sectors draw Slovakia’s interest Kenya’s tea sector is set for a major boost after Slovakia expressed interest in it as a possible investment area. At a press conference yesterday, Slovakia President Andrej Kiska said his country is looking to invest in Kenya’s tea, coffee and technology industries. In technology, the two countries hope to share innovations, especially around the ease of doing business and money transfer.
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We are optimistic Kenyan exports to Slovakia will increase, says President Kenyatta

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We are optimistic Kenyan exports to Slovakia will increase, says President Kenyatta

- NAIROBI, 13 February 2017 (PSCU) – President Uhuru Kenyatta has expressed optimism that Kenyan exports to the Slovakia market will increase following President Andrej Kiska’s State Visit to Kenya. President Kenyatta said President Kiska’s tour of tea and flower production centres during his visit to the country will boost export of the commodities to the Slovak Republic. “We view this as an important step in bridging the trade gap
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Uganda Cranes outgun Slovakia in AFCON 2017 warm-up

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Uganda Cranes outgun Slovakia in AFCON 2017 warm-up

- Moses Oloya, Farouk Miya and Geoffrey Massa scored as Uganda Cranes beat Slovakia 3-1 in an Africa Cup of Nations 2017 warm up match on Sunday in Dubai. This is the the second game the Uganda Cranes have played against Slovakia in less than a week. Last Friday,the Cranes shocked Slovakia by winning 1-0 in a game that was played behind closed doors. Onduparaka Football Club striker Muhammad Shaban scored
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Massa's back as Uganda Cranes tame Slovakia 3-1

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Massa's back as Uganda Cranes tame Slovakia 3-1

- RESULT. Uganda 3 Slovakia 1 (Oloya, Fiya, Massa) Captain Geoffrey Massa found the net for Cranes for the first time in over a year as Uganda, ranked 72nd in the world, tamed European side Slovakia (FIFA 25th) in an international friendly Sunday in Abu Dhabi. With the Nations Cup kicking off in a week’s time, the goal should herald a timely return to scoring for Massa, who last found the
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Cranes leero bubeefuka ne Slovakia mu gw'omukwano

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Cranes leero bubeefuka ne Slovakia mu gw'omukwano

- Leero (Ssande) mu gw’okwegezaamu Uganda - Slovakia e Abu Dhabi (12:30) LEERO (Ssande), Cranes ettunka ne Slovakia mu mupiira gw’egenda okusooka okuzannya oluvannyuma lw’okulondebwa nga ttiimu eyasinze okuzannya omupiira mu Afrika omwaka oguwedde. Cranes, ejja mu mupiira guno ng’eyagala buwanguzi, ereme kuswaza kitiibwa ekyagiweereddwa CAF, n’okusindika obubaka, eri Ghana, Misiri ne Mali b’eri nabo mu kibinja mu z’Afrika, nti si ya muzannyo. Omutendesi Micho Sredojevic, afalaasidde abazannyi okulaga omutindo omulungi
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  • Slovakia's future is with core EU, not eurosceptic eastern nations - PM
    Slovakia's future is with core EU, not eurosceptic eastern nations - PM

    , channelnewsasia.com

    BRATISLAVA: Slovakia should be part of a deeply integrated 'core' European Union driven by Germany and France, its prime minister said on Tuesday, backtracking from previous eurosceptic positions and distancing himself from some other east European states. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron agreed in May to outline a roadmap for deeper EU integration, even as nationalist governments in Hungary and Poland earned rebukes from Brussels over their challenges to media freedom and liberal democracy
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  • Slovakian Prime Minister accuses Italy and Germany of match-fixing in U-21 European Championships clash
    Slovakian Prime Minister accuses Italy and Germany of match-fixing in U-21 European Championships clash

    , mirror.co.uk

    Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico has accused Italy and Germany of match-fixing. The two sides met in their final Group C encounter at the Under-21 European Championships on Saturday. Federico Bernardeschi scored the only goal of the game with Italy's 1-0 win ensuring both sides will be in the semi-finals of the competition. The result also ended Slovakia's hopes of reaching the knockout stages after finishing second in Group A, behind England
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  • US beats Slovakia 6-1 for 5th win at ice hockey worlds
    US beats Slovakia 6-1 for 5th win at ice hockey worlds

    , bostonherald.com

    COLOGNE, Germany — The United States defeated Slovakia 6-1 Sunday to stretch its winning run at the ice hockey world championship to five games ahead of its Group A showdown with Russia. Johnny Gaudreau finished with two goals to take his tournament tally to six, and an assist, while Jimmy Howard made 19 saves on his fourth start for the Americans, whose confidence seems to be growing
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  • Top EU court's adviser dismisses Slovakia, Hungary refugee challenge
    Top EU court's adviser dismisses Slovakia, Hungary refugee challenge

    , maltatoday.com.mt

    Members of the Austrian army and police escort a group of migrants arriving from Slovenia at the border crossing in Spielfeld, Austria, 20 October 2015 Austria and Slovenia cannot send asylum seekers back to the country where they first entered the European Union during the 2015 migrant crisis, an adviser to the EU's Court of Justice said on Thursday, in a case likely to have wider repercussions for the bloc
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  • EU court advised to reject Hungary, Slovakia refugee case
    EU court advised to reject Hungary, Slovakia refugee case

    , shanghaidaily.com

    THE European Court of Justice should dismiss lawsuits filed by Hungary and Slovakia challenging a European Council decision that the countries have to mandatorily take in hundreds of asylum-seekers, a court adviser said Wednesday. Hungary, Slovakia, Poland and Romania voted against the 2015 decision establishing a temporary plan to relocate 120,000 migrants. Under the plan, Hungary would have to temporarily take in 1,294 asylum-seekers and Slovakia, 902
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