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LSNS to Support Bills Aimed at Scrapping Meciar Amnesties

Bratislava, March 20 (TASR) - The far-right People's Party Our Slovakia (LSNS) will lend its support to the coalition-sponsored legislative proposal to revoke Vladimir Meciar's amnesties and the presidential pardon granted by Michal Kovac to his own son, TASR learnt on Monday.

Cabinet Okays Constitutional Bill to Scrap Meciar’s Amnesties

Bratislava, March 15 (TASR) - An amendment to the Slovak Constitution and a constitutional proposal to revoke the so-called Vladimir Meciar's amnesties garnered the support of the Government on Wednesday, which also passed proposals for them to be deliberated by Parliament via a fast-tracked procedure.

Coalition Unveils Solution for Revoking Meciar’s Amnesties

Bratislava, March 15 (TASR) - A legislative proposal to revoke Vladimir Meciar's amnesties in a constitutional fashion has seen the light of day, the chairmen of the three coalition parties - Smer-SD, Slovak National Party (SNS) and Most-Hid - said at a press conference on Wednesday.

Coalition to Unveil its Solution for Scrapping Meciar’s Amnesties

Bratislava, March 13 (TASR) - The coalition will submit its own constitutional solution to revoke Vladimir Meciar's amnesties at the Government session slated for Wednesday (March 15), Prime Minister Robert Fico (Smer-SD) said after the Coalition Council session on Monday.

OLaNO Calls on Opposition MP Accused of Immoral Behavior to Come Clean

Bratislava, March 8 (TASR) - The Opposition MP of undisclosed identity who has been accused of immoral behaviour towards a 15-year-old drug addict and client of the Clean Day resocialisation centre should come forward and give up his mandate, according to a call by OLaNO-NOVA leader Igor Matovic.

Fico: I’ll Encourage People Not to Be Afraid to Report Corruption

Bratislava, March 1 (TASR) - Prime Minister Robert Fico (Smer-SD) is launching his own initiative in the fight against corruption and plans to encourage people not to be afraid to report this phenomenon so detrimental to society, TASR learnt on Wednesday.

Kalinak: Slovakia Has Passed Measures to Minimise Roma Segregation

Bratislava, March 1 (TASR) - Slovakia has implemented programmes that minimise the risk of segregating Roma children and improve their situation and chances of participating in the education system, said Interior Minister Robert Kalinak on Wednesday.

Man Facing Corruption Charges Remanded in Custody

Bratislava, February 28 (TASR) - An employee of an agricultural payment agency identified by a court only as Peter O. who is facing charges of corruption will be prosecuted in custody, according to a decision by the Supreme Court on Tuesday.

Zitnanska: Anti-extremist Laws Abused by Some to Court Kotleba Voters

Bratislava, February 28 (TASR) - Justice Minister Lucia Zitnanska (Most-Hid) is disturbed to witness an anti-extremist package of criminal legislation abused in a political struggle with an eye towards acquiring voters of Marian Kotleba's far-right People's Party Our Slovakia (LSNS), TASR learnt on Tuesday.

Minister Matecna Decorated with French State Award for Agriculture

Paris/Bratislava, February 27 (TASR) - Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Gabriela Matecna (a Slovak National Party/SNS nominee) became the first Slovak citizen ever to receive the highest French state award for her contributions in agriculture, TASR learnt on Monday.

Christian Youth Files Complaint Over Alleged Bribery at Bratislava Council

Bratislava, February 22 (TASR) - Christian Democratic Youth of Slovakia (KDMS) filed a criminal complaint with the Prosecutor-General's Office on Wednesday over the alleged bribing of Bratislava City Councillors that was supposed to take place before the past week's vote on absolute ban of gambling in Bratislava, TASR learnt on the same day.

Woman Who Made Threats Against Muslims Taken Into Custody

Banska Bystrica, February 19 (TASR) - A Specialised Criminal Court judge in Banska Bystrica has partially accommodated the request by the Special Prosecutor's Office to take a 24-year-old woman identified as Sheila Sz. of Ruzomberok (Zilina region) into custody, TASR learnt on Sunday.

SaS Refutes Reports by Russian Media on its Alleged Support of Slexit

Bratislava, February 19 (TASR) - Opposition Freedom and Solidarity party (SaS) has objected to lies disseminated by some Russian media, who have stated that SaS supports the departure of Slovakia from the EU, or Slexit.

SaS and OLaNO Close to Reaching Cooperation Agreement for VUC Election

Bratislava, February 18 (TASR) - Opposition parties Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) and OLaNO-NOVA are in final stage of talks on mutual support for candidates in the upcoming regional election slated for autumn, TASR learnt on Saturday.

Alpine World Ski Championships: Slovakia Takes Home Silver Medal

St. Moritz, February 13 (TASR) - A Slovak quartet on Tuesday won a silver medal at the 2017 Alpine World Ski Championships in the national team competition held in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

Bahna: Widespread Perception of Corruption Benefits Radicals

Bratislava, February 9 (TASR) - People are more sceptical about democracy today than they were six years ago, which plays well into the hands of radicals, sociologist Miloslav Bahna said for Tablet.TV on Thursday.

Fico: Election of Donald Trump Great Chance for Europe

Valletta/Bratislava, February 2 (TASR-correspondent) - The election of Donald Trump as US president poses a significant opportunity for bolstering the global standing of the EU, said Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico on Thursday on his way to an informal summit of EU leaders to be held in Malta's capital Valletta on Friday (February 3).

MEP Skripek Held for Two Days at Istanbul Airport, Failed to Make It to...

Bratislava, February 2 (TASR) - While on his way to the United States, Slovak MEP Branislav Skripek (OLaNO-NOVA) was held at an airport in Istanbul for two days and didn't make it to America in the end, TASR learnt from Elena Buresova of the MEP's Office on Thursday.

Survey: Novy Cas, Pravda and SME Most Popular Dailies in 2H16

Bratislava, January 29 (TASR) - The most often read daily newspapers in Slovakia in the second half of 2016 were Novy Cas tabloid, SME and Pravda, according to the latest MML-TGI survey of 3Q16 and 4Q16 carried out by Median SK agency.

Bratislava: US Embassy Must Prove its Security Fence is Legal by February 3d

Bratislava, January 28 (TASR) - The United States Embassy to Slovakia must prove that its security fence on the Hviezdoslavovo Namestie in Bratislava is a legal structure by February 3, Bratislava Old Town spokesperson Nora Gubkova has told TASR.