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Festival protests anti-Romany violence

A festival of rock music took place in Slovakia on September 29 in memory of a Romany youth murdered in July in Žiar nad Hronom, TASR reported the same day. Rock bands taking part said that the audience was protesting skinhead activities and racial violence. Also on September 29, Romany political activities in both the Slovak and Czech republics met with government officials to discuss possible legislation against racism. The next day 100 people, including Romanies, demonstrated against fascism in České Budějovice. Police held back a group of about 60 skinhead observers. >Alaina Lemon

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Kiska stays away from parliamentary politics

President Kiska has dispersed all questions surrounding his future in politics before Easter, when he announced he was not planning to run for parliament.

Andrej Kiska does not want to walk down the path of party politics.

Danko’s office opens MPs’ letters

OĽaNO wants Danko to step down as parliament’s speaker after what they call an unprecedented measure.

Igor Matovič (l) and Ján Budaj (r)

Train travel to Košice via south to return

The Transport Ministry will restore the operation of fast trains on the southern route as of June.

Government ignores anticorruption demands Photo

Protesters gave the government two weeks to fulfil their demands.