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A TV PROGRAMME IN ENGLISH COVERING THE MOST IMPORTANT EVENTS IN SLOVAKIA OVER THE PAST WEEK (VIDEO INCLUDED)

This week in Slovakia

Content of programme: Turkey foils Slovak drugs sting; New public media bosses take stock; Military base returned to former owners; Slovak hockey starts year on sour note

Content of programme:


Turkey foils Slovak drugs sting;
New public media bosses take stock;
Military base returned to former owners;
Slovak hockey starts year on sour note

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Slovakia plans to file a protest after the Turkish police marred an operation that had been set up by the Slovak police to bust an international drugs gang.

The new management of Slovakia’s combined radio and television station, RTS , took over on January 1 promising to investigate recent contracts signed by the outgoing leadership.

And hundreds of former landowners whose property was confiscated by the Czechoslovak military can finally go home.

Slovakia’s junior men’s ice hockey team has failed to impress at the Under-20 World Championships, having to compete with the likes of Norway to avoid relegation from the top international ranks.

Top stories

Press freedom is bleeding across our borders

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I have met dozens of people possessed by Satan, exorcist claims

An exorcist can help a believer to escape their problems but not to solve them, psychiatrist Hunčík says.

Priest and exorcist Ľuboš Václavek consecrates the office of Erika Jurinová (OĽaNO).

End of investigative show a cause for concern

Media freedom watchdogs believe the scrapping of the only investigative show on public-service television is a threat to its independence.

Jaroslav Rezník

Slovakia is 26th on the Employment Flexibility Index

Higher work surcharges will push Slovakia down.