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Slovakian lawmakers on Tuesday rejected the expansion of the euro currency zone's bailout fund. Parliament Speaker Richard Sulik led the opposition while Prime Minister Iveta Radicova supported it. Slovakia is the only one of 17 eurozone countries that has not approved expanding the fund. (Associated Press)

Slovakian lawmakers on Tuesday rejected the expansion of the euro currency zone's bailout fund. Parliament Speaker Richard Sulik led the opposition while Prime Minister Iveta Radicova supported it. Slovakia is the only one of 17 eurozone countries that has not approved expanding the fund. (Associated Press)

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