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Foundation bill passes for second time

On June 20, the Slovak parliament reapproved a law on foundations first passed in May but later vetoed by President Michal Kováč, Slovak media reported. In doing so, it ignored objections from Kováč, domestic non-profit organizations, and international critics. Before the vote, Kováč appeared in the parliament to warn that the law is not in harmony with Slovakia's obligations as an associated country of the European Union. The law takes effect on September 1.

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Curfew and closed schools. Slovakia goes into a mild lockdown this weekend

Nationwide testing will follow, accompanied by another curfew.

Nationwide testing - an ambitious plan with an uncertain result

Antigen tests to be used work on patients with symptoms.

Police arrest top special prosecutor, suspected of helping a mafia group

Dušan Kováčik is known for not filing any criminal lawsuits.

State prepared an €100-million injection for tourism

The sector hit hard by the coronavirus crisis should see money at the end of this year.

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