Quote of the Week

"Hypocrisy governs our state. For example, [music] festivals fighting drugs irritate me, since some musicians playing there are just pretending that they've never had anything to do with drugs."

Henry Tóth, a top Slovak guitarist and composer in an interview with daily paper Národná obroda on the differences between Americans and Slovaks and what Slovakia lacks as a nation.

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News digest: Some schools open, so do some ski resorts

Top prosecutor to be appointed soon. Zsuzsová goes to prison in a murder case. Pezinok judges are busy deciding about custodies for high-profile suspects.

Health Ministry gearing up for COVID vaccines

Mass campaign planned to get people to take jab.

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He was almost murdered. Instead, he is to become general prosecutor

It was not clear whether the election would take place on December 3 until the very last moment.

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Žilinka elected the next general prosecutor

He received 132 votes out of the 147 present MPs.

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