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More charges against Mečiar-era minister

A POLICE investigator has charged former Privatisation Minister Peter Bisák (1995-1998) with abuse of power as a public official for allegedly defrauding the state of Sk30 million ($670,000) while in office.

Bisák faces up to 10 years in jail if found guilty, and is already in court on other charges that together with former FNM privatisation agency head Štefan Gavorník he accepted a Sk12 million bribe.

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Worse-off districts in Slovakia should undergo another round of testing

It is necessary to carry a negative COVID-19 test result from January 27 to at least February 2.

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White Crow laureates (l-r): Andrej Belák, Jolana and Štefan Náther, Jaroslav Macek

The stories of White Crow laureates show how important it is to speak up against injustice

The awards went to four initiatives in justice, education, health care and minorities.

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It is now possible to take a gargling test.

Gargling tests available

For now tests are provided by a private lab and people have to pay for them.

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The mass testing in Nitra.

News digest: Results from weekend nationwide testing still not out

The parliamentary committee recommends one candidate for new police chief. NASA picks a picture by Slovak photographer as its Astronomy Picture of the Day.

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