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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: Police take aim at Slota inner circle; Accountant denies Archbishop hid funds; Slovakia says no to Libya intervention

Content of programme:


Police take aim at Slota inner circle;
Accountant denies Archbishop hid funds;
Slovakia says no to Libya intervention


Brought to you in cooperation with TV SME.

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The police say they plan to ask parliament to release an MP with the Slovak National Party for prosecution in the infamous “bulletin board tender”.

A former accountant for the Trnava diocese of the Catholic Church has denied the claims of the Týždeň weekly magazine that former Archbishop Ján Sokol may have secretly diverted funds from the sale of land to the Tesco supermarket chain.

With the resistance in Libya losing ground to Colonel Gaddafi’s forces,Slovak Prime Minister Iveta Radičová sided with other NATO alliance leaders in rejecting armed intervention in the conflict in Lybia.

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Top stories

Kysuce highway stalled due to missing money

Money is missing to finish the section of highway between Žilina and Poland, stopping the completion of the D3 highway project.

Road-blocking protest in Povina, Kysuce, demanding completion of highway bypass - February 16.

Slovak film won Generation Kplus section at Berlinale

The film Little Harbour that won the Crystal Bear – beating movies from many other countries - is the work of (mostly) Slovak women.

Director of Little Harbour, Iveta Grófová, with the Cristal Bear

State insulation falls behind expectations, ministry widens support

Only 134 homeowners in the first round and 62 in the second applied for a subsidy via the insulation programme.

Only 134 homeowners in the first round and 62 in the second applied for a subsidy via the state insulation programme. Illustration stock photo

US philosopher with Slovak roots, Michael Novak, dies

The man who advised politicians and even presidents Gerald Ford and James Carter died on February 17, aged 83.

Michael Novak