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Crown continues to weaken

THE SLOVAK crown on May 21 fell to its weakest level this year against the euro, its reference currency, as investor sell-offs of the currency following warnings it was overvalued booted the crown over 43.3 to the euro.

Dealers also said the movement was due to low liquidity on the market, to the coming elections, and the fact the government appeared not to be reacting to fears of a substantial fiscal deficit overshoot.

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PM Fico wants Education Minister’s resignation

Education Minister Peter Plavčan has refused to leave, the Prime Minister demanding his resignation.

Education Minister Peter Plavčan

Things that make us different also make us stronger

On August 19, a rainbow flag will fly over the US Embassy in Bratislava to represent the firm commitment of the United States to defending the human rights of LGBTI people, writes Ambassador Sterling.

The rainbow flag flew over the US Embassy in Bratislava in 2016.

Southern Slovakia will face heat again

The first-level warning is issued for the 16th and 17th.

Interior minister will not be prosecuted for corruption

The prosecutor’s office does not find his business with tax fraud suspect suspicious.

Interior Minister Robert Kaliňák