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Court dissolves two commissions

The Constitutional Court on November 29 ruled that the parliament's creation of investigative commissions is unconstitutional, Sme and Pravda reported. Christian Democratic Movement (KDH) Deputy Chairman Ivan Šimko, who represents the 42 opposition deputies who appealed to the court over the issue, said at least two commissions will have to stop working immediately- the only one investigating the March 1994 "constitutional crisis," which marked the fall of Prime Minister Mečiar's previous government, and the one investigating the death of Prague Spring leader Alexander Dubček. The former is especially controversial since its purpose is to gather evidence to dismiss President Kováč from office.

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Famous books on totalitarianism popular in Slovakia too

Internet bookstores have recorded an increased interest in books exploring totalitarian regimes, including demanding theoretical works.

George Orwell in Slovak bookstores

It takes nuts to help Kenyans

Slovakia has provided more than €10 million to the Kenyan people since 2005.

Muruku slum in Naorobi

Lack of experts challenges ICT sector

To maintain the competitiveness, the Slovak government must support digitising the economy and take a positive stance towards the ICT sector, according to experts.

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Our exit from the EU will not weaken our links

The UK has no intention of undermining the stability of the EU, nor do we want to become more distant to our European neighbours, including those here in Slovakia, the ambassador writes.

Flags displayed on a tourist stall, backdropped by the Houses of Parliament and Elizabeth Tower containing the bell know as Big Ben, in London.