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Materák nominated as new STV director

At its November 17 sitting, the control board of the state-run STV public channel nominated Milan Materák for the post of general director. In a secret ballot, seven of the nine members of the STV Council voted for Materák, who announced that in the first phase of his operation he intends to rescue STV as a public institution and prevent it from "falling apart." Materák is currently programme director of the privately owned Rádio Devin.

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General Prosecutor filed a motion for the dissolution of ĽSNS

The Slovak Supreme Court received a motion to dissolve the extreme right ĽSNS party founded and led by Marian Kotleba.

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Russian spies allegedly recruit also Slovaks

They are using martial art clubs in Germany and dozens more in other EU states, in the Western Balkans, and in North America.

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EC scrutinises state aid for Jaguar Photo

There is a question whether the scrutiny may impact the carmaker’s plans to invest in Slovakia.

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GLOBSEC forum will host guests from 70 countries

The 12th year of the conference will be attended by the highest number of participants in its history.

Slovak President Andrej Kiska gives the opening speech of The Globsec 2016 security conference.