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Slovakia flies aid to Pakistan

SLOVAKIA will send earthquake-hit Pakistan a humanitarian consignment containing tents, blankets, drinking water, heaters, stoves and basic medical material, Interior Minister Vladimír Palko told journalists after a working session with PM Mikuláš Dzurinda and other cabinet members on October 10.

A 10-tonne consignment worth several million crowns was transported to Pakistan by a special Interior Ministry plane on October 16.

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Coronations return to Bratislava Photo

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Ex-director of private broadcaster TV Markíza, Pavol Rusko, was detained shortly after being heard.

Pavol Rusko

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