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Ex-MP gets three years

BRATISLAVA's District Court I sentenced former MP Peter Ďuračka to three years in prison on April 11 for assaulting a public official with his car.

He was also banned from driving for six years.

Duracka, 45, immediately lodged an appeal with the Bratislava Regional Court. He was arrested in August 2004 and spent several months in pre-trial custody.

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Crisis ends in Danko’s defeat

Education minister steps down following Fico’s call, Danko not ruling out he might leave politics.

Former education minister Peter Plavčan and PM Robert Fico on July 24.

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PM Fico wants Education Minister’s resignation

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Education Minister Peter Plavčan