Harabin holds out for Council money

SUPREME COURT Chief Justice Štefan Harabin has said he will not call another sitting of the Judicial Council independent judicial branch authority until the cabinet releases at least Sk5 million ($110,000) for the body's functioning.

Harabin has been in conflict with Justice Minister Ján Čarnogurský for years regarding his controversial verdicts and defence of discredited Supreme Court justices.

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A lookout point on the hike to the Babky peak in the Western Tatras on January 23, 2022.

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Bratislava airport

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The Three Borders (Trojhraničie or Trojmedzie), a place where the countries of Slovakia, Hungary and Austria meet.

The Three Borders near Bratislava is accessible again, legally

Visitors will likely catch a glimpse of the largest flying bird in Europe wintering here.


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