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University defiance hurting Slovakia

Deputy Prime Minister Pál Csáky said that continued defiance by the Konštantín Filozof University in Nitra of a government order that a Hungarian-language teaching faculty be opened there is hurting Slovakia's international reputation.

Opening of the faculty had been a key element in a deal reached by the four parties of the ruling coalition to ensure the support of the ethnic Hungarian Coalition Party for an amendment of the constitution earlier this year.

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No test, no work. Employees will have to take paid or unpaid leave

Those who will be quarantined with a positive test result will be entitled to pandemic sick leave.

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He wore his mask with his nose uncovered. Kotleba is COVID-19 positive

Three more MPs have reportedly tested positive so far.

Marian Kotleba in parliament with his mask under his nose

Curfew and closed schools. Slovakia goes into a mild lockdown this weekend

Nationwide testing will follow, accompanied by another curfew.

Nationwide testing - an ambitious plan with an uncertain result

Antigen tests to be used work on patients with symptoms.