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2008-09-17 15:00:32

Text of report in English by Czech national public-service news agency CTK Paris, 17 September: Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico and French President Nicolas Sarkozy today signed an agreement on cooperation in nuclear energy and agreements on strategic partnership which is expected to enhance all-round relations between the two countries.

2008-07-25 15:01:01

Excerpt from report by Slovak privately-owned independent newspaper Sme website, on 24 July [Report by Dusan Uhrin and SITA: "We Will Not Avoid Rise in Gas Prices; Government, Gas Company To Meet in New Battle as Latter Plans Significantly To Increase Costs of Cooking, Heating for People; Fico Government, Which Has 51-Per cent Stake but No Managerial Control in Gas Company, Is Strongly Opposed"] Bratislava - The price of natural gas for households could rise as of this October.

2008-06-15 09:00:00

Text of report in English by Czech national public-service news agency CTK Presov, East Slovakia, 14 June: The Irish no to the Lisbon treaty should not overshadow a debate on the rising food and oil prices at the upcoming EU summit, Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico (Smer- Social Democracy) said today.

2006-07-04 14:43:46

By Peter Laca BRATISLAVA (Reuters) - Slovak leftist leader Robert Fico was appointed prime minister on Tuesday amid a wave of harsh criticism from economic analysts and politicians who disapprove of two fringe parties in the cabinet.

2006-07-04 13:51:58

BRATISLAVA (Reuters) - Slovak President Ivan Gasparovic appointed leftist Robert Fico as the country's new prime minister on Tuesday despite a wave of criticism over his coalition cabinet, which includes far-right nationalists.

2006-07-01 23:24:27

By Alistair Bell MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico will decide whether to join the growing leftist camp in Latin America or stick with a free-market path in a presidential election on Sunday that is balanced on a knife-edge. In a country crucial to U.S.

2006-06-20 14:25:59

By Peter Laca and Matt Reynolds BRATISLAVA (Reuters) - Slovak leftist leader Robert Fico held first coalition talks with opposition parties on Tuesday and played down the chances of forming a government with the center right, an outcome favored by financial markets.

2006-06-20 08:46:09

By Peter Laca BRATISLAVA (Reuters) - Slovak leftist leader Robert Fico said he would start coalition talks with opposition parties on Tuesday and played down the chances of forming a government with the center right, an outcome favored by financial markets.

2006-06-20 07:37:11

By Peter Laca BRATISLAVA (Reuters) - Slovak leftist leader Robert Fico will launch coalition talks with two opposition parties on Tuesday after the president asked him to form a government.

2006-06-19 11:43:08

By Peter Laca BRATISLAVA (Reuters) - Slovak leftist leader Robert Fico started laying out plans for easing the pain of economic reforms on Monday after his Smer party won an election that showed voter fatigue with the center right's policies.


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