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Secret service agents accused of plot

TWO secret service (SIS) members and the former head of the Nitra regional police have been accused of attempting to discredit then-opposition politician František Šebej in 1998, the public broadcaster Slovak Television reported.

The SIS members, Roman D. and Štefan H., together with Nitra police chief Dušan M., allegedly planted explosives and drugs in a meeting hall where Šebej, then deputy chair of the Democratic Party, was holding an election rally with citizens.

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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.

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