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"Such equality could only be acceptable if not just women gave birth to children but men as well."

Pavol Hamžík, former Deputy Prime Minister for European Integration and head of the Party of Civic Understanding, reacting to the Labour Ministry's proposal to gradually make men and women retire at the same age.

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Curfew and closed schools. Slovakia goes into a mild lockdown this weekend

Nationwide testing will follow, accompanied by another curfew.

Nationwide testing - an ambitious plan with an uncertain result

Antigen tests to be used work on patients with symptoms.

Police arrest top special prosecutor, suspected of helping a mafia group

Dušan Kováčik is known for not filing any criminal lawsuits.

State prepared an €100-million injection for tourism

The sector hit hard by the coronavirus crisis should see money at the end of this year.

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