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Kováč's suit against Mečiar suspended

A Bratislava prosecutor on August 5 suspended Slovak President Michal Kováč's complaint against Prime Minister Vladimír Mečiar, stating that there was no suspicion of criminal activity, Pravda reported three days later. Kováč filed charges against Mečiar on May 28 for abuse of power, slander and defamation of a head of state for comments he made during a radio interview on May 24, when Mečiar accused the President of involvement in the $2.3 million fraud case surrounding the Slovak firm Technopol and of which his son is a suspect, of knowing about preparations for his son's kidnapping but failing to intervene, and of influencing the investigation of the Technopol case.

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News digest: Slovakia marks anniversary of one of its biggest accidents in water transport

People are obliged to show Covid passes, the Bratislava's Old Town promotes its most beautiful trees and construction of the traditional ice house in the High Tatras has started.


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The production of iron and steel, cement, aluminium, industrial fertilisers and electricity is most fit for ecologisation.

Slovakia’s industry strives to be greener, needs more money and time

Companies in Slovakia innovate to reduce emissions.


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Opening of the time capsule of Michael's Tower.

Time capsule stored in Bratislava's St Michael statue 176 years ago reveals its secrets

The public can see the items found in the box in the Bratislava City Museum at the Old Town Hall this weekend.


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About 100 to 110 Tatra chamois live in the NAPANT national park, central Slovakia, but only two are white.

New Low Tatras attraction fascinates and worries hikers

Two white chamois have been observed in the national park, but their colour exposes them to danger.


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