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NBS officialwelcomes euro

ELENA Kohutíková, vice-governor of the Slovak National Bank, said in an interview with the German paper FAZ that she was in favour of introducing the common European currency in Slovakia as soon as possible following EU entry.

With inflation expected to rise next year, and the state budget deficit projected at 4.5 per cent of GDP in 2002, Slovakia remains some way away from meeting some of the EMU's key requirements on fiscal discipline and price control.

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News digest: Nationwide testing gained contours

The Defence Ministry reveals details on upcoming testing, removal of the STU rector was far from normal. Take a look at our latest news digest.

President Zuzana Čaputová meeting with scientists and experts on epidemiology, infectology and medicine.

Senate voted STU rector down. Police called to the uni as well

The session of the Academic Senate proposed that Rector Fikar be dismissed.

Miroslav Fikar

Dozens of people die of COVID every day. A drop not expected for at least two weeks

People who would otherwise survive may die of other serious diagnoses due to the epidemic.

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Slovakia orders a curfew and embarks on its COVID experiment

High turnout in testing in four northern districts, decision awaited on extending the project to the nation. Prison for a prominent prosecutor and parliament's speaker injured.

Waiting for the results of COVID tests during the pilot phase of the nationwide testing in the town of Nižná in Orava, northern Slovakia.