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Trial of alleged crime boss Borža begins

A MAJOR trial began on January 14 against plaintiffs Dušan Borženský, allegedly a Košice underworld leader, and seven accomplices, with charges including murder, attempted murder, extortion, armed robbery, and assault.

Among other crimes, Borženský is believed to have been involved in the 1999 murder of alleged Košice mob boss Karol Kolárik.

The case file is over 5,000 pages long, and investigators will hear testimony from more than 200 people.

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Cloud computing becomes a standard

External servers are now much more secure than local business ones, according to experts.

Slovak firms have their eyes on the cloud.

Slovaks drink less and less

Behind the decline in alcohol consumption is, for example, the abandoning of the habit of drinking at work – typical especially during communism, according to an expert.

Kiska: Even Europe has its aggressive neighbour

President Andrej Kiska addressed UN commenting poverty, instability and climate change.

President Andrej Kiska

Arca Capital enters the banking sector

Czech and Slovak financial group acquires a majority share in Austrian private bank Wiener Privatbank.

Bank, illustrative stock photo