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News digest: New coronavirus outbreak in southern Slovakia

The overview of news from Slovakia on August 12, 2020.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Aug 2020, at 17:21

PM Igor Matovič (r) and chief hygienist Ján Mikas (l) before August 12 cabinet session.
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News digest: COVID-19 test not needed to enter Ukraine and Russian diplomats expelled

Read the overview of news from August 11, 2020.Compiled by Spectator staff, 11. Aug 2020, at 16:25

Slovakia sent material aid to Lebanon.
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News digest: Tourists in the Tatras break 40-year record

Read the overview of news from August 10, 2020.Compiled by Spectator staff, 10. Aug 2020, at 18:36

The Tatras have been flooded with tourists.
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News digest: Coronavirus numbers in Slovakia on the rise, pandemic commission will convene

Read your overview of news from Thursday, August 6, 2020.Compiled by Spectator staff, 6. Aug 2020, at 17:49

Several production plants in the Trenčín Region have been quarantined.
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News digest: Slovakia is a red zone country, ex-state secretary Jankovská remains in custody

Check out the overview of news from Wednesday, August 5, 2020.Compiled by Spectator staff, 5. Aug 2020, at 17:23

Monika Jankovská (centre) will remain in custody.
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News digest: Verdict in the Kuciak murder trial postponed

Read your overview of news from Slovakia on Tuesday, August 4, 2020.Compiled by Spectator staff, 4. Aug 2020, at 17:42

Marian Kočner
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News digest: Questions surround Italian’s death, new coronavirus hotspot revealed

Check out the overview of news from Monday, August 3, 2020.Compiled by Spectator staff, 3. Aug 2020, at 16:53

Testing of seniors started in Bratislava Ružinov.
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News digest: Presidential veto, closing speeches in Kuciak case, and a collapsed bridge

It has been an eventful Friday in Slovakia. Read your overview of news from July 31, 2020.Compiled by Spectator staff, 31. Jul 2020, at 17:41

The collapsed bridge in Spišská Nová Ves.
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News digest: Swarms of tourists descend on Tatras, two energy giants make a deal

Read your overview of news from Slovakia on Thursday, July 30, 2020.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Jul 2020, at 17:47

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News digest: 17-year-long embezzlement case wraps up, U.S. Steel trade unions on strike alert

The overview of news from Wednesday, July 29, 2020.Compiled by Spectator staff, 29. Jul 2020, at 17:24

Peter Filip, the lawyer of Jozef Majský, sentenced for the embezzlement of non-banking companies, at the Supreme Court on July 29, 2020.
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News digest: Deputy interior minister quits, more weather warnings issued

Read the overview of news from Slovakia from Tuesday, July 28, 2020.Compiled by Spectator staff, 28. Jul 2020, at 17:40

The former police officer and member of the Military Intelligence, Lukáš Kyselica, has decided to step down as the state secretary at the Interior Ministry.
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News digest: Most imported COVID-19 cases from Ukraine, warning against heat

Read the overview of news from Slovakia from Monday, July 27, 2020.Compiled by Spectator staff, 27. Jul 2020, at 17:51

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News digest: Matovič survives, England and Scotland open

Read your overview of news from Slovakia on July 24, along with some tips for good weekend reads.Compiled by Spectator staff, 24. Jul 2020, at 15:46

Canary Wharf in London.
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News digest: Kuciak murder trial ends, attempt to oust Matovič starts

Read your overview of news from Slovakia on Thursday, July 23.Compiled by Spectator staff, 23. Jul 2020, at 17:52

The empty seats of OĽaNO MPs.
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Wednesday news digest: Matovič will face ousting attempt due to plagiarism scandal

Read the overview of news from July 22.Compiled by Spectator staff, 22. Jul 2020, at 17:46

PM Igor Matovič during July 22 press conference, where he explained the plagiarism allegations.
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Tuesday news digest: Slovakia's success in Brussels and a diplomatic note sent to the British Embassy

Here's what happened in Slovakia on July 21.Compiled by Spectator staff, 21. Jul 2020, at 20:18

European Union leaders during a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels on July 17, 2020.
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Monday news digest: Renegade Pellegrini’s party popular, his ex-boss confirms at top Smer post

Read the overview of news from Monday, July 20, 2020.Compiled by Spectator staff, 20. Jul 2020, at 17:49

Robert Fico (centre) and his newly elected deputy chairs.
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Friday news digest: Matovič in hot water, UK goes green on Slovak list

Read your overview of news from Slovakia on Friday, July 17.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Jul 2020, at 16:18

PM Igor Matovič met with EC President Ursula von der Leyen in Brussels on Thursday. Meanwhile at home, he faces a plagiarism scandal.
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Thursday news digest: PM is a plagiarist, Foreign Minister says UK inconsistent

Read your overview of news from Slovakia on Thursday, July 16, 2020.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Jul 2020, at 17:59

Igor Matovič
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Wednesday news digest: Another social package, presidents meet in Pezinok

Read your overview of news from Slovakia on Wednesday, July 15, 2020.Compiled by Spectator staff, 15. Jul 2020, at 16:55

Alexander van der Bellen and Zuzana Čaputová in Pezinok.