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SF may turn to Constitutional Court

THE FREE Forum party announced that it was considering asking the Constitutional Court whether it was possible to shorten the election term through a referendum and also whether MPs would have to honour the result of the vote.

A referendum on early elections, initiated by the trade unions and supported by the majority of opposition parties, will take place on April 3, but doubts remain about whether it is legal in Slovakia to organise a popular vote asking such a question.

It is also unclear whether MPs would be bound to the result because 90 out of the total 150 would have to support a law ending the term of the ruling coalition. According to one argument, it is not possible to force MPs to vote in conflict with their conscience.

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General Prosecutor filed a motion for the dissolution of ĽSNS

The Slovak Supreme Court received a motion to dissolve the extreme right ĽSNS party founded and led by Marian Kotleba.

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Russian spies allegedly recruit also Slovaks

They are using martial art clubs in Germany and dozens more in other EU states, in the Western Balkans, and in North America.

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EC scrutinises state aid for Jaguar Photo

There is a question whether the scrutiny may impact the carmaker’s plans to invest in Slovakia.

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GLOBSEC forum will host guests from 70 countries

The 12th year of the conference will be attended by the highest number of participants in its history.

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