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Galaxy Note 8 receives stable Android Pie update in Bulgaria, India, Slovakia

Android Pie has been out for over six months already, but many manufacturers are still working on updates for their devices. Fortunately, it looks like Galaxy Note 8 owners in three countries are finally receiving a sweet slice of Pie.


Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia, Hungary to create regional operations command

Hungary, Slovakia, Croatia and Slovenia on Wednesday signed a letter of intent to create a Regional Special Operations Component Command (R-SOCC) in Hungary, Defence Minister Tibor Benkő said on Thursday in Brussels.


US Secretary of State Visits Slovakia for First Time in 20 Years

Europe and the US need each other: 'We are stronger together'. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Slovakia on Feb. 12 during his five-nation European tour. During his visit, Pompeo said he would be raising American concerns about China and Russia’s growing influence in Central Europe.


Mikaela Shiffrin Overcomes Illness to Win 4th Straight Slalom World Title

Mikaela Shiffrin overcame illness to win her fourth straight slalom world title on Saturday at the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Are, Sweden:. The American was in third place after the first run but went on to take gold by 0.58 seconds from Sweden's Anna Swenn-Larsson.


Sec of State Pompeo in Slovakia: The Legacy of 1989

The Legacy of 1989: Courage to be Free – Discussion with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.


Pompeo calls for open, fair competition between firms

BRATISLAVA (Reuters) - The United States is fine with companies competing in global markets but it must be done in an open and transparent way, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday when questioned about the role of Chinese firms such as Huawei.


How a Slovakian neo-Nazi got elected

In December 2013, Marian Kotleba, a former secondary school teacher who had become Slovakia’s most notorious political extremist, arrived to begin work at his new office – the governor’s mansion in Banská Bystrica, the country’s sixth-largest city. Kotleba venerated Slovakia’s wartime Nazi puppet st


Pompeo arrives in Slovakia

The United States Secretary of State continued his visit to Central Europe visiting the Slovakian capital of Bratislava on Tuesday. Rough cut (no reporter narration)


Win Anna half for NI

Cliftonville’s Anna McCleary featured as Northern Ireland Women Under 19s defeated Cyprus 3-0 this afternoon. Two days on from a 4-2 victory over Slovakia on a Cypriot trip which formed part of Northern Ireland’s preparations for the forthcoming Women’s Under 19 Euros Elite Round contests with Norwa


Secretary Pompeo Travels to Slovakia

Secretary Pompeo traveled to Bratislava, Slovakia, on February 12 -- the second stop in a five-day trip to Europe that started with a visit to Budapest and will include subsequent visits to Warsaw, Brussels, and Reykjavik.


Mazda Slovakia brochure reveals Skyactiv-X Euro power numbers

After driving a prototype of Mazda's Skyactiv-X engine in a Mazda3 in January last year, we wrote, "If you want to talk numbers, they're understandably fuzzy. The Skyactiv-X tune isn't final yet, so horsepower and torque figures are a moving target." They're no longer fuzzy in Slovakia, where a broc


Shiffrin claims bronze in GS; Vlhova wins gold

Petra Vlhova of Slovakia won the women’s giant slalom at Alpine worlds on Thursday, holding off Viktoria Rebensburg in Are, Sweden. United States skier Mikaela Shiffrin finished third.


The Latest: Shiffrin fights illness in bid for slalom gold

ARE, Sweden (AP) -- The Latest on the skiing world championships (all times local):. Mikaela Shiffrin is fighting a chest illness as she looks to win gold in the slalom at the world championships.


NJ AG: Takedown notice that led to new gun-file lawsuit came from Slovakia—not us

Last week, it appeared Defense Distributed's battle against the State of New Jersey over a recently enacted "ghost gun" law had new life. This week, a filing from the New Jersey Attorney General's office puts one of the new lawsuit's inciting incidents into question.


Slovak ex-prime minister Fico drops bid for top court post

BRATISLAVA (Reuters) - The head of Slovakia’s main ruling party gave up a bid to lead the country’s top court on Tuesday and warned a coalition partner against voting with the opposition on appointing judges.


Slovakia is interested in pragmatic and constructive relations with Russia

BRATISLAVA, February 11. /TASS/. Russia is one of the most important Slovak partners, and the republic is interested in the development of constructive cooperation with it, Slovak Minister of Foreign Affairs Miroslav Lajcak said in an interview with TASS.


Mikaela Shiffrin Earns Sixth World Championship Medal With Bronze In Giant Slalom

Mikaela Shiffrin in action at the FIS World Ski Championships Women's Giant Slalom on Feb. 14, 2019 in Are, Sweden. Mikaela Shiffrin got herself something shiny on Valentine’s Day: a world championship bronze medal in giant slalom.


In Slovakia, Pompeo Pledges U.S. Support To Curb Russia, China

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the United States will support Slovakia's security and economy on the latest stop on his Central European tour aimed at curbing Russian and Chinese influence in the region.


Pompeo warns eastern Europe on Chinese and Russian meddling

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is invoking the 30th anniversary of the demise of communism to implore countries in Central Europe to resist Chinese and Russian influence.


BREAKING: Petra Vlhova Wins Gold in Women’s GS

Slovakia’s Petra Vlhova won the women’s World Championship giant slalom under the lights on Thursday evening in Are, Sweden, with a two-run time of 2:01.97 seconds. Vlhova sat in second after the first run and overtook first-run leader, Germany’s Viktoria Rebensburg, for the gold medal. Rebensburg f