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Citizen crusades against Kováč

A private citizen named Ladislav Babiak established a new foundation called Kvietok, (Little Flower) aimed at forcing President Michal Kováč out of office. Babiak said he intends to give financial support to experts and journalists who write against Kováč. He added he was not afraid that Kvietok would be abolished under the new law on foundations, though the law bans foundations from supporting political aims. "This foundation does not serve political goals but the protection of human rights," Babiak told ČTK.

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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.

The construction site of a brand new plant of Jaguar Land Rover near Nitra.

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.

Slovak President Andrej Kiska gives the opening speech of The Globsec 2016 security conference.