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Expats get voting rights

Foreigners with permanent residence visas will have the right to vote to vote in Slovak municipal elections in December 2002, according to a law approved October 11.

According to Deputy Interior Minister Ivan Budiak, the proposal is in keeping with European Union rules. Foreigners will also have the right to vote also in regional elections set for December 1 this year.

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Kiska stays away from parliamentary politics

President Kiska has dispersed all questions surrounding his future in politics before Easter, when he announced he was not planning to run for parliament.

Andrej Kiska does not want to walk down the path of party politics.

Danko’s office opens MPs’ letters

OĽaNO wants Danko to step down as parliament’s speaker after what they call an unprecedented measure.

Igor Matovič (l) and Ján Budaj (r)

Train travel to Košice via south to return

The Transport Ministry will restore the operation of fast trains on the southern route as of June.

Government ignores anticorruption demands Photo

Protesters gave the government two weeks to fulfil their demands.