US attack sends ripples across Slovakia

The Slovak crown fell 30 basis points against the dollar yesterday as foreign investors retreated to safe investment havens, while the ST fixed line telecoms monopoly announced free calls to the US from 14:00 Slovak time today through Sunday, and Slovak airlines announced tightened security. Acting Slovak Prime Minister Ivan Mikloš, following a special cabinet sitting yesterday, promised to open Slovak airspace to the Nato alliance in case of need.

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News digest: Security Council will meet to discuss nationwide testing

Overview of news from Monday, October 19, 2020.

PM Igor Matovič announcing some details about nationwide testing on October 18.

PM wants to test everyone, Kotleba already positive in neo-Nazism

Nationwide testing is less utopian than the blackout but it is driven by the same ambition.

PM Igor Matovič shows the antigen testing kit that should be used in the nationwide testing project in Slovakia.

Matovič keeps falling. The effect of the dispute with its coalition partner is hard to guess

The senior coalition party was defeated by ex-PM Pellegrini’s movement, the Focus poll shows.

PM Igor Matovič

UPDATED: Nationwide testing will be secured by the army

Foreigners living in Slovakia will be able to get tested too.

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