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ST makes huge profit

Fixed line monopoly Slovak Telecom made a net profit of Sk2.47 billion ($52 million) in the first nine months of this year, up 8% on the same period last year.

In summer 2000 the company was privatised by German telecoms giant Deutsche Telecom.

ST will lose its monopoly as of January 1 2003.

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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.