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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


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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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Preparation of young journalists lags

Editors and students complain about the lack of practical training at journalism schools and missing links with the realities of the media market.

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By using eurofunds and state aid new Mayor of Raslavice Marek Rakoš thus created some 80 jobs in two years.

Fico: We are ready to discuss the 13th salary

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PM Robert Fico

Meucci: Italy is not going through a catastrophe

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Italian Ambassador to Slovakia Gabriele Meucci