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Mazák named advocate general to Luxemburg

JÁN Mazák, the Chief Justice of the Slovak Constitutional Court, was named advocate general to the European Court of Justice in Luxemburg after the Slovak government approved his nomination.

Mazák should take the post in October this year.

The European Court of Justice resolves disputes and upholds EU treaties. The court's eight advocates general present opinions about the cases brought before the Court.

Slovakia has the right to nominate its candidate to the post as part of the existing rotational system of the EU member states.

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Chinese are closer to taking over Košice steelworks

The sale may be completed early next year, according to reports.

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Third anti-corruption march drew thousands Photo

The only demand that has been met to date is the abrogation of Vladimír Mečiar’s amnesties by parliament.

The anti-corruption march

Slovak water slalom racers start championship with a victory Video

The single canoe slalom team can boast with several records.

l-r: Alexander Slafkovský, Matej Beňuš and Michal Martikán

Blog: In Slovakia, tradition is key

The year round, the calendar is filled to the brim with traditional habits, happenings that seem to go back centuries.

Traditional "vinobranie" event in Pezinok.