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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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Slow down, fashion

Most people are unaware that buying too many clothes too harms the environment.

In shallow waters, experts are expendable

Mihál says that it is Sulík, the man whom his political opponents mocked for having a calculator for a brain, who “is pulling the party out of liberal waters and towards somewhere completely different”.

Richard Sulík is a man of slang.

Poll: Smer followed by SaS, KDH also in parliament

Had the general election taken place in mid-February, the opposition Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) would place second, and the now extra-parliamentary KDH would get nine seats.

Alojz Hlina took over at the helm of KDH

Woman who urinated on the Quran arrested, awaiting trial

Some observers believe the video might lead to increasing security risks for Slovakia.

The accused woman arrives to the court.