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Tomas Mrva

Slovakia faces frustration over quarantine centres as it eases lockdown

May 13 2020

BRATISLAVA Slovakia acted fast when it was hit by the coronavirus pandemic, quickly going into lockdown and keeping the number of cases lower than in most other European countries.

Slovakia records its biggest daily jump in coronavirus cases

Apr 16 2020

BRATISLAVA Slovakia has posted its biggest daily jump in the number of new coronavirus cases, bringing its total to nearly 1,000, the country's Health Ministry said on Thursday.

Slovakia records its biggest daily jump in coronavirus cases

Apr 16 2020

BRATISLAVA, April 16 Slovakia has posted its biggest daily jump in the number of new coronavirus cases, bringing its total to nearly 1,000, the country's Health Ministry said on Thursday.

Slovakia closes off five Roma settlements due to coronavirus

Apr 09 2020

BRATISLAVA Slovakia has closed off several Roma settlements in the eastern part of the country after reports of a cluster of coronavirus cases in five of them, highlighting difficulties faced by Europe's largest ethnic minority during the pandemic.

Slovak court sentences journalist's killer to 23 years in prison

Apr 06 2020

BRATISLAVA A Slovak court on Monday sentenced former soldier Miroslav Marcek to 23 years in prison for shooting and killing investigative journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancée Martina Kusnirova in February 2018.

'Let's go to battle': New Slovak government takes office amid coronavirus fight

Mar 21 2020

BRATISLAVA, March 21 Slovak President Zuzana Caputova appointed a center-right coalition government on Saturday headed by Igor Matovic, leader of the Ordinary People (OLANO) party, after a February election which swept anti-corruption parties to power.

Slovakia declares state of emergency over coronavirus, orders shop closures

Mar 15 2020

BRATISLAVA Slovakia declared a state of emergency on Sunday to contain the coronavirus outbreak, ordering the closure of all shops except food stores, pharmacies, banks, petrol stations and post offices from 6 a.m. on Monday, Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini said.

Slovakia declares state of emergency over coronavirus, orders shop closures

Mar 15 2020

BRATISLAVA Slovakia declared a state of emergency on Sunday to contain the coronavirus outbreak, ordering the closure of all shops except food stores, pharmacies, banks, petrol stations and post offices from 6 a.m. on Monday, Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini said.

UPDATE 2-Slovakia declares state of emergency over coronavirus, orders shop closures

Mar 15 2020

BRATISLAVA, March 15 Slovakia declared a state of emergency on Sunday to contain the coronavirus outbreak, ordering the closure of all shops except food stores, pharmacies, banks, petrol stations and post offices from 6 a.m. on Monday, Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini said.

Slovak anti-corruption opposition parties score emphatic election win

Mar 01 2020

BRATISLAVA Slovakia's opposition led by the Ordinary People party (OLANO) won an emphatic victory in Saturday's parliamentary election, as voters angry with graft routed the ruling center-left Smer that has dominated the political scene for over a decade.

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