Third stage win for Sagan as Thomas retains yellow jersey

Cycling - Tour de France - The 169.5-km Stage 13 from Bourg d'Oisans to Valence - July 20, 2018 - Groupama-FDJ rider Arnaud Demare of France, UAE Team Emirates rider Alexander Kristoff of Norway, BORA-Hansgrohe rider Peter Sagan of Slovakia battle for the stage win. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Tour de France

Slovakia's Sagan wins 13th Tour de France stage

Slovakian Peter Sagan underlined his sprint credentials for the third time on the Tour de France Friday after powering to victory in the 13th stage from Bourg d'Oisans to Valence.<p>Sagan, of the Bora team, is one of the few real sprint specialists still in the race after surviving an Alpine stage …

Road Cycling

Masha and the Bear On Ice Show Skates Into Tangerang Next Month

<b>Jakarta</b>. Masha and the Bear On Ice is set to entertain ice-skating enthusiasts and fans of the children TV series at the Indonesia Convention and …


Hiking Slovakia: Suchá Belá in Slovenský Raj

Steel grated walkways with chains bolted to the gorge walls.<p>I'd read about the wooden planked walkways, steel grates, ladders, and chains while …


Last Week in Slovakia: People marched for LGBTI rights in Bratislava

Rights & Freedoms

Asylum Seeker Extradited to Russia Despite Protests by Rights Watchdogs

Slovak authorities have extradited an asylum seeker from the Russian Caucasus region of Ingushetia to Russia, the Justice Ministry said on Wednesday.

Human Rights

Slovakia Extradites Suspected Terrorist To Russia, FSB Says

The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) says that Slovakia has extradited a Chechen man suspected of involvement in terrorist attacks in the North …


Slovakia is the first country to test a new VAT refund app

Getting money back for buying souvenirs in Slovakia will be easier - there will be an app.

Rock & Roll

Pro-Putin Bikers Set up 'European Branch' in Slovakia

The pro-Kremlin Night Wolves bikers have set up a "European branch" just northeast of the Slovak capital Bratislava, triggering concern in the EU and …


Girl shares Holocaust survivors’ memories

Just 16 years old, Emily Kuwaye already has had the good fortune — and good parenting — to have experienced cultures as far-flung as Slovakia, Japan, …


Poland, Slovakia agree to link roads, build cross-border bridge

Poland’s Infrastructure Minister Andrzej Adamczyk and Slovak Transport Minister Árpád Érsek put their signatures under the agreement during a …


WTCR - Tarquini goes fourth as Nagy shines with first WTCR podium in Slovakia

2018 Race of Slovakia - Race 2 Report<p>Sport<br>• World Touring Car Cup<br>• Circuit<br>• WTCR<br>• SEASON 2018<br>• WTCR<br>• Race of Slovakia<p><b>*BRC Racing Team Hyundai driver tops WTCR</b> …

Alfa Romeo

Activists Shine Bitcoin Logo on Slovakia’s Central Bank to Protest Hostile Regulations

A pro-cryptocurrency activist group trolled Slovakia’s central bank in spectacular fashion this week to protest local regulators’ hostility toward …

Central Banks

Pierce County deputies show off K9 training learned in Slovakia

Two Pierce County Sheriff’s K9 deputies returned from Slovakia with some new tactics.The deputies spent a week in the City of Žilina where they …


BRIEF-India's Tata Motors Says JLR's Slovakia Plant On Track To Start Production By 2018-End - Annual Report

<i>0</i><p>Recent Alerts<p>Sign up to create alerts for Instruments, Economic Events and content by followed authors<p>Free Sign Up<p>Already have an account? Sign …

Tata Motors

Three Hyundais excluded from Slovakia WTCR qualifying for boost issues

Three of the four Hyundai i30 N World Touring Car Cup cars have been excluded from qualifying at the Slovakia Ring for exceeding maximum boost …


Loeb VWs ready for Slovakia after WTCR crash but Thompson missing

Sebastien Loeb Racing has completed Rob Huff and Mehdi Bennani's new Volkswagen Golf GTIs time for this weekend's Slovakia Ring World Touring Car Cup …


11 best places to visit in Slovakia

<b>(CNN) —</b> A land of magnificent cities and majestic castles, Slovakia is one of European's most spectacular countries, even though many people outside the region might struggle to place it on a map.<p>Often overlooked by tourists, this modest-sized destination is more sedate than the neighboring Czech …

European Travel

Slovakia Selects F-16 For Future Fighter

Bratislava will purchase 14 F-16Vs, the Slovak defense ministry announced July 11, making it the first European nation to operate the more


Slovakia approves purchase of F-16 fighter jets from US

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia's government has approved a Defense Ministry plan to purchase F-16 military jets from the United States.<p>The 14 fighter jets are meant to replace the obsolete Soviet-made MiG-29 jets that Slovakia's air forces have used.<p>The ministry preferred the U.S. offer of …


Slovakia selects F-16 over Gripen for new fighter

WASHINGTON ― Slovakia has decided to purchase 14 new Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters to replace its Russian made MiG-29 jets.<p>The Slovakian Defence …


Slovakia picks U.S. fighter planes to replace Russian-made jets

BRATISLAVA (Reuters) - Slovakia has agreed a $1.9 billion deal to buy 14 U.S.-made F-16 fighter jets to replace its ageing Russian-made MiG-29s, its defense ministry said on Wednesday.<p>Slovakia picked the new F-16s made by Lockheed Martin over Swedish Gripen jets produced by Saab, calling them more …

World News

Slovakia to replace MiGs with F-16

Slovakia's government has agreed to purchase 14 Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) F-16 fighter jets to replace its ageing Russian-made MiG-29s.<p>The country …


WTCR - 2018 Ceccon handed WTCR Oscaro debut in Slovakia

Kevin Ceccon, a winner in Auto GP, Formula 3 and GP3, will make his debut in the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO in Slovakia …

Alfa Romeo

Slovakia to launch new Mochovce nuclear power unit in Q2 2019 -PM

BRATISLAVA, July 10 (Reuters) - Slovak utility Slovenske Elektrarne plans to put its new unit 3 at the Mochovce nuclear power plant into operation in the second quarter of 2019, Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini said on Tuesday, a small delay to previous estimates.<p>Pellegrini told a news conference …


Slovakia Trade Surplus Grows In May

(RTTNews) - Slovakia's foreign trade surplus increased in May from a year ago, as exports grew faster than imports, data from the Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic showed Monday.<p>The trade surplus rose to EUR 358.8 million in May from EUR 261.9 million in the corresponding month last year. …


Slovakia .

<b>Main messages – Slovakia</b><p>Sustainable development is our duty towards future generations. While it has been an established concept for decades, the …

World Economy

Slovakia Announces Intention To Move Embassy To Jerusalem As The Sixth Country To Do So

Just as many predicted, several countries are beginning to follow the United States' lead and move their Israeli embassies to Jerusalem in defiance …

Conservative View

China, Slovakia agree to enhance cooperation on regional interconnectivity - Xinhua

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (R) meets with his Slovak counterpart Peter Pellegrini in Sofia, Bulgaria, July 6, 2018. (Xinhua/Liu Weibing)<p>SOFIA, July 6 …

News (China)

EU clears reduced nuclear levies for large users in Slovakia

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission on Friday said it had cleared a scheme to reduce nuclear levies for large users of electricity in Slovakia, saying such a decision was in line with EU rules.<p>The Commission, which oversees competition issues in the European Union, said the scheme was …

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