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Huge IRB fraud case goes to court

A SLOVAK prosecutor from Nitra region has laid charges against 19 people in one of the biggest cases of fraud in Slovak history, the illegal use of about Sk500 million (then $20 million) in money from the IRB state bank from 1991-1992. The money was allegedly used by the accused to buy up property in the 'small-scale privatisation' phase. Two of the defendants had fled to the US, but were arrested and returned to Slovakia by Interpol.

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Kiska stays away from parliamentary politics

President Kiska has dispersed all questions surrounding his future in politics before Easter, when he announced he was not planning to run for parliament.

Andrej Kiska does not want to walk down the path of party politics.

Danko’s office opens MPs’ letters

OĽaNO wants Danko to step down as parliament’s speaker after what they call an unprecedented measure.

Igor Matovič (l) and Ján Budaj (r)

Train travel to Košice via south to return

The Transport Ministry will restore the operation of fast trains on the southern route as of June.

Government ignores anticorruption demands Photo

Protesters gave the government two weeks to fulfil their demands.