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"All the evidence [against Ivan Lexa] is second hand. Witness statements come from the cemetery, where they cannot be verified."

Ján Cuper, lawyer for former head of the Slovak secret service Ivan Lexa, who is in prison awaiting trial for his alleged involvement in the 1996 murder of Róbert Remiáš, believed to be a co-conspiritor in the kidnapping of President Michal Kováč's son in 1995.


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When the state can’t keep a secret

A selective leak has tarnished President Kiska’s reputation. But he must continue to speak out about corruption.

President Andrej Kiska

Austria launches random checks close to Slovakia’s borders

Refugees are using new smuggling routes, according to the Austrian minister.

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Unemployment rate continues to decline

The still steeper fall in unemployment could be curbed by the type of jobseekers, analysts opine.

Carmakers have already complained about the lack of qualified labour.

Coalition only agrees on how to talk. But what will they talk about?

Budget talks to decide on concrete policies. Danko wants airplanes, Fico wants better pay for nights and weekends.

Danko, Fico, Bugar.