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Air carrier asks for state help

Air carrier Slovenské Aerolínie has asked for state assistance in the form of a guarantee rather than money after its insurance costs rose by $175,000, while its insurance provider lowered coverage from $150 million to $50 million.

Airlines across the world have been reeling since the September 11 attacks on New York and Washington. Many have been forced to make plans to lay off huge numbers of staff.

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News digest: The Gale targets corruption, cabinet officially prolongs curfew

Slovakia learned about biggest corporate taxpayers, the president signed laws changing the minimum wage and 13th pensions. Read the latest news overview.

Mobile testing units were built in the Hviezdoslavovo Square in Bratislava.

The big testing: When and where to show up, and what if I don't want to? (FAQ)

Here is what we know about the practicalities of the nationwide testing so far. Testing also applies to foreigners and diplomats in Slovakia.

Pilot testing in Bardejov

Storm transforms into Gale. More judges and an influential businessman detained

The police raid related to corruption in Bratislava courts.

Businessman Zoroslav Kollár (l) was brought to NAKA.