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FNM needs loan to pay bonds

The FNM privatisation agency has said it will need a loan to redeem privatisation bonds issued by the government in 1996. FNM chiefs said delays in the receipt of income from the sale of state banks SLSP and VÚB, in December last year and June this year respectively, were behind the move.

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News digest: Some schools open, so do some ski resorts

Top prosecutor to be appointed soon. Zsuzsová goes to prison in a murder case. Pezinok judges are busy deciding about custodies for high-profile suspects.

Health Ministry gearing up for COVID vaccines

Mass campaign planned to get people to take jab.

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He was almost murdered. Instead, he is to become general prosecutor

It was not clear whether the election would take place on December 3 until the very last moment.

Maroš Žilinka

Žilinka elected the next general prosecutor

He received 132 votes out of the 147 present MPs.

Maroš Žilinka