Quote of the Week

"If the Slovak Intelligence Service says that the article is a pack of lies and half-truths, there must be something in it. A half-truth is not a lie."

Viliam Soboňa, head of the parliamentary committee for overseeing the Slovak Intelligence Service (SIS) activities and member of the opposition Movement for a Democratic Slovakia, commenting on responses by the SIS to an article in British journal Jane's Intelligence Digest that criticised the service.

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Dozens of people die of COVID every day. A drop not expected for at least two weeks

People who would otherwise survive may die of other serious diagnoses due to the epidemic.

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News digest: Pilot testing deemed successful

Coronavirus affects bus connections, gastronomy businesses send an open letter to the prime minister. Take a look at the latest in our news digest.

PM Igor Matovič presents the results of the pilot nationwide testing on October 26.

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High turnout in testing in four northern districts, decision awaited on extending the project to the nation. Prison for a prominent prosecutor and parliament's speaker injured.

Waiting for the results of COVID tests during the pilot phase of the nationwide testing in the town of Nižná in Orava, northern Slovakia.