Quote of the week

“He proved that a man does not need to be born a hero. He can also become one when faced with evil.”

Miroslav Beblavý (centre)Miroslav Beblavý (centre) (Source: SME)

MP Miroslav Beblavý speaks about the late ex-president Michal Kováč.

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Pilot nationwide testing is over

The prime minister and the defence minister consider the pilot testing successful.

Zázrivá, the Dolný Kubín district

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Stanislav Kučera

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Foreigner's Police will be closed during the lockdown

Those who have booked appointments from October 26-30 must reschedule.

The Foreigners' Police department in Dunajská Streda.