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Fico rejects working with Mečiar

Robert Fico, leader of the non-parliamentary Smer party, the country's second most popular, has ruled out working with former PM Vladimír Mečiar.

He said on December 12 he would not consider joining Mečiar in government following September 2002 elections unless he saw evidence of serious reflection by Mečiar on his past wrongdoings.

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Product quality laid on the EU table

Concerns over the different quality of same brand products are confirmed, but will anything change soon?

Will shopping in supermarkets soon become a thing of the past?

Everton beats Ružomberok Video

But the victory was narrow.

Peter Maslo (front) and Davy Klaassen (back)

Foreigners: Events in Bratislava Video

Tips for performances and other events in the capital between July 28 and August 6, including concerts, parties, festivals, classical music, inline skating, exhibitions and more.

Folk Painting Vajnory, Stamp

Education minister fails to explain distribution of EU money

The opposition parties plan to initiate a no-confidence vote, the second against this minister.

Education Minister Peter Plavčan