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Watch: Sciberras to quit international football.

Gareth Sciberras will bid farewell to international football tomorrow night when Malta take on Slovakia in a World Cup Group F qualifier at the National Stadium .The Birkirkara midfielder announced in a press conference that he had informed his club and national coach Pietro Ghedin that he will hang up his boots when the ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

The Bozena Riot is a giant high-tech, anti-riot vehicle you seriously don't want to mess with.

Slovakian security system is equipped with 4m high shield, tear gas cannons and radio jammer.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

UK among the lowest in Europe for 'decently-paid' maternity leave.

The UK trails much of Europe when it comes to offering "decently-paid" maternity leave, according to new research from the Trades Union Congress . It came 22nd out of 24 European countries that offer statutory maternity leave in TUC's analysis, with only Ireland and Slovakia ranking below the UK. Decently-paid leave was ...

- City AM - UK

Malta coach Ghedin names final 20-man squad.

Malta coach Pietro Ghedin has named his final 20-man squad for Sunday's 2018 World Cup Group F qualifier against Slovakia at the National Stadium . Former Malta U-21 player Cain Attard, who had been initially included in the Malta B squad, has been promoted to the senior group after seizing his chance to impress during a ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

IRENA director: Major investment in gas power plants is not advisable.

In the short term, gas is useful. But in the long run, it will not be prominent, the International Renewable Energy Agency's Henning Wuester told EURACTIV Slovakia.

- EurActive - UK

Pilot passed out in cockpit of plane in Canada pleads guilty to being impaired.

A pilot who passed out in a cockpit before a scheduled flight in Canada has pleaded guilty to being impaired while in control of an aircraft.Miroslav Gronych, who was employed by Sunwing Airlines on a work visa from Slovakia, was...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

European country overlooked by tourists: Slovakia is a worthy destination without the crowds.

I always search for the road less touristed. Yet it was not without trepidation that I drove with my spouse across the Hungarian plain from Budapest into Kosice, Slovakia's second-largest city.

- Stuff - NZ

Ghedin hands 'B' trio chance to show true worth.

Malta coach Pietro Ghedin has decided to promote Michael Johnson, Cain Attard and Jurgen Bezzina to the national squad ahead of Sunday evening's World Cup qualifier against Slovakia at the National Stadium . Earlier this month, all three were named in the experimental 'B' selection and on Tuesday they assembled and ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

EurActiv: Energy analyst says Nord Stream 2 should be decided by European Court of Justice.

In the past, European legislation was applied to pipelines coming to EU territory from the outside. This may apply to Nord Stream 2 as well, energy analyst Sijbren de Jong told EurActiv Slovakia. The post EurActiv: Energy analyst says Nord Stream 2 should be decided by European Court of Justice appeared first on KyivPost.

- Kyiv Post - UA

Slovakian IT firm partners with Strathmore to tackle cybercrime.

Fight against cybercrime receives boost with deal to jointly develop additional academic courses to tackle emerging threats.

- BusinessDailyAfrica - KE

Belgium told to get off the fence, stop blocking FTT.

EU finance ministers have presented a compromise text for the Financial Transaction Tax and urged Slovakia and Belgium, which is accused of deliberately blocking negotiations, to ratify it. EURACTIV France reports.

- EurActive - UK

Sunwing pilot pleads guilty to being impaired on Calgary flight to Mexico

Miroslav Gronych, a Slovakian national who was escorted off a Sunwing Airlines plane in Calgary on Dec. 31, pleaded guilty Tuesday to having care and control of an aircraft while he had a blood alcohol level three times the legal limit

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Muscat, Pisani ruled out of Slovakia qualifier

Valletta FC midfielder Rowen Muscat and Jurgen Pisani, the Floriana FC wing-back, have been ruled out of Malta's 2018 FIFA World Cup European qualifier against Slovakia because of injuries, the Malta Football Association said.  While Muscat has failed to recover from an injury he sustained while playing for his club ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Pilot found passed-out in cockpit in Canada pleads guilty to being impaired

A pilot who passed out in a cockpit before a scheduled flight in Canada pleaded guilty on Tuesday to being impaired while in control of an aircraft. Miroslav Gronych was employed by Sunwing Airlines on a work visa from Slovakia. His flight was to leave Calgary, Alberta, on Dec. 31 with stops in Regina, Saskatchewan, The ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies just started building its first passenger pod

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies announced this morning that it's begun building the first full-scale passenger pods for its super-fast tube travel network. The company has agreements in place for a test track in California and the potential development of its system in Slovakia, Abu Dhabi and other countries , but ...

- Mashable! - US

Energy analyst: Nord Stream 2 should be decided by European Court of Justice

In the past, European legislation was applied to pipelines coming to EU territory from the outside. This may apply to Nord Stream 2 as well, energy analyst Sijbren de Jong told EURACTIV Slovakia.

- EurActive - UK

'B' initiative gives coach more options says Gatt

The enticing race for the BOV Premier League title will be out the spotlight this week, making way for the national team and Malta U-21s in their commitments on the international scene. The U-21 squad, under the charge of coach Silvio Vella, leave the islands this morning ahead of Thursday's friendly against Luxembourg ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

'Russia is not our problem - EU's future is' - Slovak PM

Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico has called for lifting of EU sanctions against Russia, introduced over the Ukraine crisis. "Sanctions have not helped anyone. Russia is not our problem. Our main problem is what is going to happen to the EU," Fico told TA3 TV, according to TASS.

- B92 - SK

Gazprom Changes Policy Over Natural Gas Deliveries to Bulgaria

Moscow and Brussels shook hands in agreement to fundamentally change the gas policy of Russia in relation to certain former satellite countries to the Soviet Union, now part of the EU, according to BNR. The good news was announced by European Commission responsible for competition, Margrethe Vestager. She said that Russian ...

- Novinite - BG

Miloslav Vlk, a clandestine priest during communism, dies

VATICAN CITY " Prague Cardinal Miloslav Vlk, who ministered clandestinely to Catholics for years while officially working as a window-washer during communist rule in Czechoslovakia, has died at age 84.The Vatican said Pope...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

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