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Ministry: "Command centre" needed

THE DEFENCE Ministry has suggested creating a new intelligence centre in Slovakia to respond to the war on terrorism. The new "command centre" would be staffed by representatives from various departments.

The ministry is preparing to bring its key strategy documents up to date. Defence headquarters representative General Jozef Blizman said that there would be a strengthening of existing military units, rather than a creation of new ones.

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News digest: Slovakia has passed the peak of the second wave, health minister says

Polish doctors will help take swabs in Slovakia this weekend. People who have had COVID can just show their positive test result.

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Rapid testing in Košice

Nationwide COVID-19 testing – and criticism – starts again

Longer ‘screening’ different to October operation.

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Ján Sýkora is an easy-going ice-hockey player who has got a great sense of humour.

Fashion brands mean nothing to me. Professional hockey player about his life in central Slovakia

In an entertaining interview, the down-to-earth ice hockey player, Ján Sýkora, talks about being a busy bee with a poor memory.

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Old-age pension scheme gains three new features

Brand new parental bonus raises concerns.

21. jan