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Drug crime on the rise

THE NUMBER of people prosecuted for drug related crime in 2003 rose 21 percent over that of the previous year.

The state-run news agency TASR wrote that the unemployed and young people aged between 18 and 30 were the most frequent perpetrators. As much as 55 percent of drug crime took place in the Bratislava region.

Police reported that charges were laid in 1,059 cases.

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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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