THE WEEK IN BRIEF

Martinka to stay in Austria

Austrian authorities have definitively refused to extradite suspected Slovak financial criminal Karol Martinka to face charges of privatisation fraud in the sale of the Piešťany health spa.

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News digest: Lockdown not out of the question, PM Matovič says

The overview of news from Wednesday, October 21, 2020.

PM Igor Matovič says lockdown is still in play.

A curfew for those who refuse testing? Lawyers and president have doubts

The government risks the Constitutional Court canceling the nationwide testing.

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The cabinet approves plan for permanent kurzarbeit

The new fund is expected to be introduced from 2022.

Labour Minister Milan Krajniak