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Pope John Paul IIcoming to visit

POPE John Paul II is to visit Slovakia from September 12 to 14 this year, according to František Tondra, head of the Slovak Conference of Bishops. The pope last visited Slovakia in 1995.

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News digest: Lockdown not out of the question, PM Matovič says

The overview of news from Wednesday, October 21, 2020.

PM Igor Matovič says lockdown is still in play.

A curfew for those who refuse testing? Lawyers and president have doubts

The government risks the Constitutional Court canceling the nationwide testing.

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The cabinet approves plan for permanent kurzarbeit

The new fund is expected to be introduced from 2022.

Labour Minister Milan Krajniak