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NKÚ says "room for corruption" created in EU funds scandal

The Supreme Control Office (NKÚ), a state-funded corruption watchdog, has said after the first phase of its investigation into Slovakia's use of European Union funds that "room for corruption was created".

Funds for Phare projects from the EU to Slovakia were temporarily suspended in April this year because of a scandal surrounding their possible misuse under the direction of a senior government official, Roland Tóth.

The EU has launched its own investigation into the affair, the results of which are expected in September.

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LGBTI people in the regions: We change people’s minds

Bratislava will dress up in rainbow colours this August again, for the seventh time. This will be for the Bratislava Dúhový Pride diversity festival. But the colours of the rainbow are less bright in the regions,…

Slovakia’s LGBTI community seeks to expand their rights.

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On August 19, a rainbow flag will fly over the US Embassy in Bratislava to represent the firm commitment of the United States to defending the human rights of LGBTI people, writes Ambassador Sterling.

The rainbow flag flew over the US Embassy in Bratislava in 2016.

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