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Šramko nominated for IMF and EBRD

IVAN Šramko, who replaced Marián Jusko as governor of Slovakia's Central Bank (NBS) this month, has been nominated as Slovakia's representative on the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Until now Jusko held that position.

By the same token, Šramko, who will serve as NBS governor for the next six years, becomes an alternate governor in the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the TASR news agency wrote.

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Grandson turns his blue-haired grandma into an Instagram sensation

President Zuzana Čaputová is one of her nearly 13,000 followers.

Photographer Marek Pupák takes pictures of his grandmother. He also created the blue.grandma profile on Instagram, where he posts the photos of her.

Roundup: Shoe boxes turn into Christmas gift boxes to cheer up lonely older people

People can fill and hand in their own box until December 6.

The White Night Festival takes place in Bratislava during Christmas.

Some schools will open on December 7

Matovič pushed through testing at schools, government is launching a pilot project this weekend.

PM Igor Matovič (front) and Education Minister Branislav Gröhling  (back)

Freed in the Kuciak murder case, guilty of another murder

The Specialised Criminal Court sends Alena Zsuzsová to prison for ordering the murder of former Hurbanovo mayor. She appealed against the verdict, insists she is innocent.

Alena Zsuzsová is escorted to the courtroom.