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German bank opens its doors

The German Dresdnerbank recently opened a branch office in Bratislava to deal mainly in investment consulting. Working in concert with the French Banque Nationale de Paris, Dresdnerbank has already opened branch offices in Hungary, the Czech Republic, Poland, Russia and Bulgaria. Dresdnerbank's final goal is to provide complete bank services and to promote export and investment activities.

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News digest: Long queues around Slovakia on the first day of nationwide testing

Hundreds of thousands got tested during the first five hours. Experts warn it is too early to interpret the results.

Drive-in testing site in Bratislava.

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Zborov, the Bardejov district

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Long queues have formed in front of most testing points since early morning. Some drive-through sites closed in Bratislava

Testing in Trenčín, western Slovakia

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Pilot testing in Bardejov