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Majský no longer Cyprus consul

BUSINESSMAN Jozef Majský, who was charged last week with fraud and racketeering, has been stripped of his post as honorary consul to Cyprus at the request of the Mediterranean nation.

Majský is suspected of looting a deposit fund that worked as a pyramid scheme this spring, causing over Sk16 billion in losses to 200,000 depositors after the fund crashed.

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Chinese are closer to taking over Košice steelworks

The sale may be completed early next year, according to reports.

U.S. Steel Košice

Third anti-corruption march drew thousands Photo

The only demand that has been met to date is the abrogation of Vladimír Mečiar’s amnesties by parliament.

The anti-corruption march

Slovak water slalom racers start championship with a victory Video

The single canoe slalom team can boast with several records.

l-r: Alexander Slafkovský, Matej Beňuš and Michal Martikán

Blog: In Slovakia, tradition is key

The year round, the calendar is filled to the brim with traditional habits, happenings that seem to go back centuries.

Traditional "vinobranie" event in Pezinok.