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September 24, 1997 | DEAN E. MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Slovaks love the Danube River so much, the joke goes, that they decided to have another. The problem is that Central Europe's greatest waterway may not survive the sibling rivalry. The Danube River--the stuff of Austrian waltzes, Hungarian ballads and folk tales from the Black Forest to the Black Sea--has met its modern match in this erstwhile farming town about 30 miles downstream from Bratislava, the Slovak capital.
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September 26, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Hungary and Slovakia both broke international law in a dispute over construction of a hydroelectric dam on the Danube River, the International Court of Justice ruled Thursday. In a cautious and evenhanded decision, the 15-member panel ordered the two countries to work out their differences over a broken 1977 treaty during the next six months, paying special heed to the environmental consequences of the gigantic project at Gabcikovo, Slovakia.
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September 26, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Hungary and Slovakia both broke international law in a dispute over construction of a hydroelectric dam on the Danube River, the International Court of Justice ruled Thursday. In a cautious and evenhanded decision, the 15-member panel ordered the two countries to work out their differences over a broken 1977 treaty during the next six months, paying special heed to the environmental consequences of the gigantic project at Gabcikovo, Slovakia.
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September 24, 1997 | DEAN E. MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Slovaks love the Danube River so much, the joke goes, that they decided to have another. The problem is that Central Europe's greatest waterway may not survive the sibling rivalry. The Danube River--the stuff of Austrian waltzes, Hungarian ballads and folk tales from the Black Forest to the Black Sea--has met its modern match in this erstwhile farming town about 30 miles downstream from Bratislava, the Slovak capital.
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