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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: General Prosecutor shields MP from indictment; Nominee for Security Bureau chief has wide support; President refuses to apologize for boorish behavior; Team Slovakia fails to advance Brought to you in cooperation with TV SME.

Content of programme:


General Prosecutor shields MP from indictment;
Nominee for Security Bureau chief has wide support;
President refuses to apologize for boorish behavior;
Team Slovakia fails to advance

Brought to you in cooperation with TV SME.

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A former minister who allegedly rigged a tender for millions of euros in EU money in 2007 has been given a reprieve after the General Prosecutor’s office ruled there was not enough evidence to indict him.


The latest nominee for the post of Security Bureau chief has wide support aong government parties.


The president refuses to apologize for his reportedly boorish behavior at a sports match.


After months of anticipation that Team Slovakia might compete for a medal at the first World Championships to be staged on home ground, the country’s hockey dreams have been dashed. Despite having half-a-dozen NHL stars on its roster, Slovakia never clicked as a unit, and failed to advance to the quarterfinals after suffering four defeats in a row.


Comment section on the article at 10. May 2011 at 0:00

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