Parliament Votes No EU Pins Hopes on Second Slovak Vote This Week

The parliament of Slovakia voted against the expansion of the euro bailout fund on Tuesday, stalling plans to contain the debt crisis. The government of Slovak Prime Minister Iveta Radicova has fallen but will continue in a caretaker role. It has pledged to get the measure through parliament in a second vote.
The government of Slovak Prime Minister Iveta Radicova has fallen apart.

The government of Slovak Prime Minister Iveta Radicova has fallen apart.

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