Quote of the Week


"Tiso revolted against Hitler in the second world war, but Dzurinda won't [revolt against Bush]. So either Bush is more dangerous than Hitler, or Dzurinda is more cowardly than Tiso."

Anna Malíková, leader of the Slovak National Party (SNS), on Prime Minister Mikuláš Dzurinda's steadfast support for the US-led war in Iraq.


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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.

Some schools will open on December 7

Matovič pushed through testing at schools, government is launching a pilot project this weekend.

PM Igor Matovič (front) and Education Minister Branislav Gröhling  (back)

Freed in the Kuciak murder case, guilty of another murder

The Specialised Criminal Court sends Alena Zsuzsová to prison for ordering the murder of former Hurbanovo mayor. She appealed against the verdict, insists she is innocent.

Alena Zsuzsová is escorted to the courtroom.

Health Ministry gearing up for COVID vaccines

Mass campaign planned to get people to take jab.

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