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Meciar Would Go to Court to Confirm Lexa's Alibi

Movement for a Democratic Slovakia (HZDS) chief and presidential candidate Vladimír Mečiar said April 25 on Markíza TV that, if necessary, he would go to court to confirm the alibi of former Slovak Intelligence Service (SIS) director Ivan Lexa in the abduction case of Michal Kováč Jr. to Austria.

On the television program, the former prime minister confirmed that at the time of the abduction, Lexa was at the Slovak Cabinet Office.

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Jourová: Fico not fully informed on all EC’s activities on double standards

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will meet with Fico to discuss double quality standards of foods on July 27 in Brussels.

European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Věra Jourová

Heatwaves to continue in Slovakia over the following days

More than 40 people collapsed due to hot weather on Thursday.

Foreigners: Events in Bratislava Video

Tips for performances and other events in the capital between July 21 and July 30, including concerts, parties, festivals, classical music, inline skating, exhibitions and more.

Analysis: Slovakia lacks competitive tourism

Neither Slovakia nor the Czech Republic are countries in which tourism could be viewed as the bedrock of their economies, an analysis by UniCredit Bank finds.

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