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Fico rejects Mečiar again

ROBERT Fico, leader of the non-parliamentary Smer party, said on his return from the US that he had given American officials guarantees that Smer would not endanger pro-democratic reform in Slovakia, and that it would not work with Vladimír Mečiar after September 2002 elections.

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News digest: Slovakia tests en mass and launches vaccination of seniors

Health minister admits resignation if alert system not observed. Slovak diplomat has a new lucrative post.

The vaccination in nursing homes started.

A swab instead of a jab. The renamed testing kicked off

The government spent the week deciding about nationwide testing. Lockdown is starting to show in infection numbers, experts say.

Košice

Curfew will be prolonged. Negative test result will be required for work or trips to nature (FAQ)

Here are some of the answers to questions about the ongoing mass testing.

Nitra

Why Trump's Twitter ban is no censorship

The solution is to force Facebook to regulate their content more — not less.