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500,000 Slovaks save for pensions

HALF a million Slovaks are saving for their retirement, according to the Association of Pension Providers. In the last year the number has risen by 176,000.

Revenue for pension funds rose by two-thirds in 2002, to more than Sk9 billion (215 million euro).

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News digest: Some schools open, so do some ski resorts

Top prosecutor to be appointed soon. Zsuzsová goes to prison in a murder case. Pezinok judges are busy deciding about custodies for high-profile suspects.

Health Ministry gearing up for COVID vaccines

Mass campaign planned to get people to take jab.

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He was almost murdered. Instead, he is to become general prosecutor

It was not clear whether the election would take place on December 3 until the very last moment.

Maroš Žilinka

Žilinka elected the next general prosecutor

He received 132 votes out of the 147 present MPs.

Maroš Žilinka