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Palacka's resignation helps build cabinet support

Citizens are putting more trust in the cabinet of Mikuláš Dzurinda since former Telecom Minister Gabriel Palacka resigned, a recent poll found.

In a 500-respondent phone poll conducted on August 24-25, the Polis agency found that while at the beginning of August 38.4% of the population trusted the cabinet, after Palacka's resignation that figure climbed to 41.3%. However, 44.4% of Slovaks still do not trust the cabinet.

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Press freedom is bleeding across our borders

Critical media are always the first targets of populists and press freedom enemies.

I have met dozens of people possessed by Satan, exorcist claims

An exorcist can help a believer to escape their problems but not to solve them, psychiatrist Hunčík says.

Priest and exorcist Ľuboš Václavek consecrates the office of Erika Jurinová (OĽaNO).

End of investigative show a cause for concern

Media freedom watchdogs believe the scrapping of the only investigative show on public-service television is a threat to its independence.

Jaroslav Rezník

Slovakia is 26th on the Employment Flexibility Index

Higher work surcharges will push Slovakia down.