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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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Testing is impossible to carry out as planned, president says

President Zuzana Čaputová asked the government to reconsider measures for people who do not get tested, many will not get a chance.

President Zuzana Čaputová met with the representatives of the armed forces.

The big test is upon us. What are we to do?

For a foreigner living in Slovakia, there is yet another concern.

Health care professionals still lacking ahead of Saturday's testing

Government avoids mobilisation for now, PM offers an extra bonus to health care professionals who can serve the whole weekend.

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News digest: Who will take the swabs?

The government offers hundreds of euros to health care staff for testing. Curfew ends on Saturday for some. Take a look at testing sites and more.

PM Igor Matovič helped with testing in Tvrdošín.