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Health minister beats ouster attempt

HEALTH Minister Rudolf Zajac survived an opposition-initiated non-confidence vote in parliament on February 8.

A total of 68 MPs of the 134 present supported the motion against Zajac, short of the 76 votes required.

Apart from MPs for the ruling coalition, members for the Christian Democratic Movement (KDH), which left the ruling coalition on February 6, also backed the minister, Hospodárske noviny wrote.

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News digest: Delta variant changes conditions for travelling

Vaccinated people will enjoy more freedoms when crossing borders. Registration for Johnson&Johnson vaccine launched. Slovakia’s recovery plan approved.


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Marian Kočner in Supreme Court during the appellate proceeding in the Kuciak murder trial.

A retrial of the Kuciak case could sway people’s trust in the justice system

Slovakia breathes a collective sigh of relief as Kočner is stripped of his not-guilty verdict – for now.


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Extremely hot weather continues, storms expected

Hydrometeorologists have issued several warnings for the coming days.


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Igor Matovič (l) and Veronika Remišová (r)

Fico grows in popularity, Matovič and Remišová see their support drop

On the other hand, the public's trust in Robert Fico of Smer is rising, according to a recent Focus poll.


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