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Minister wants secret agents named

Justice Minister and former jailed dissident Ján Čarnogurský has called for the release of the names of former communist secret police operatives.

Čarnogurský, who was jailed under communism for dissident views, said on national television October 28 that every citizen of Slovakia had the right to know who was in the pay of the Czechoslovak secret police, the ŠtB.

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Woman who urinated on the Quran arrested, awaiting trial

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