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Quote of the Week:

"I once read that when Mongolian warriors went to battle, they used a plant that made them hate their enemy even more. I would really like to know what plant you intend to ingest before appearing on television with me, Mr Mečiar."

- Robert Fico, the head of the opposition party Smer, addresses Vladimír Mečiar, the head of the opposition party Movement for a Democratic Slovakia. In response Mečiar retorted, "I will use the plant of 'pity-ness'."

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L-R: Guide Natália Šubrtová and the msot successful Slovak Paralympic athlete, Henrieta Farkašová,