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"The blame rests 100 percent on the Slovak side. This is not one of those cases where both sides are guilty. The inclusion of Hungary-hating political leaders and extreme nationalists in [Fico's] coalition cabinet was his decision. If you make your bed, you sleep in it." Congressman Tom Lantos, speaking in Budapest on September 5 about the Fico government's share of responsibility for recent ethnic tensions between Slovakia and Hungary.

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European Commission accuses Slovak state rail carrier of obstructing inspection

Back in 2016, the ZSSK railway company allegedly marred an inspection, and thus the EC has sent a statement of objections now. ZSSK denies any fault.

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Government raises salaries within its reach

Lowest wage impacts the population and firms differently.

Minimum wage also impacts surcharges for night and weekend work.

Not sure if your child has a hearing problem? Act fast

A son with a hearing disorder was born to the Majtáns. They have not given up and their story today helps people with a similar fate.

Rector, minister, president. Why nobody halted the plagiarists’ appointment?

None of the concerned parties see their role in evaluating the moral qualities of the candidate for professor.

Marian Vanderka