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News Slovakia » Government: Slovak president reluctantly appoints new interior minister, protests to resume

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-slovakia-politics/slovak-president-reluctantly-appoints-new-interior-minister-protests-to-resume-idUSKBN1HX1R3
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

... been charged in cases involving drug trafficking in Italy and abuse of EU subsidies in Slovakia, and two Slovaks who later went on to work in Fico’s government office. All have denied any wrongdoing. The new interior minister will appoint a police ...

News Slovakia » Government: Slovakia to deploy 152 troops in Baltics to join NATO forces

News channel or source: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/sns-bc-eu--slovakia-baltics-20180425-story.html
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

Slovakia's government has approved a plan to deploy 152 troops in the Baltics as part of NATO forces amid growing tensions between Russia and the West. Slovakia's defense ministry says the soldiers will join NATO forces in Latvia, starting in the second ...

News Slovakia » Government: Still Dissatisfied, Slovak Protesters Keep up Pressure Over Corruption

News channel or source: https://www.usnews.com/news/world/articles/2018-04-08/still-dissatisfied-slovak-protesters-keep-up-pressure-over-corruption
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

In addition, most analysts say Fico's leadership style was less authoritarian than that of leaders in Poland and Hungary and credit the Smer government with leaving media and judicial freedoms in place. Slovakia saw its first landmark verdict last year ...

News Slovakia » Government: Slovakia’s police chief to resign in slain reporter case

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/slovakias-police-chief-to-resign-in-slain-reporter-case/2018/04/17/a71e2cd4-424e-11e8-b2dc-b0a403e4720a_story.html
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — Slovakia’s national police chief will resign ... street protests that forced former Prime Minister Robert Fico’s three-party coalition government to step down. Kuciak was investigating possible widespread government corruption ...

News Slovakia » Government: Slovak police chief quits amid row over journalist murder

News channel or source: http://www.digitaljournal.com/news/world/slovak-police-chief-quits-amid-row-over-journalist-murder/article/520054
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

Slovakia's controversial police chief announced his resignation Tuesday, as the murder of an investigative journalist -- which already toppled the government last month -- continues to make political waves in the small EU country. Slovakia has been plunged ...

News Slovakia » Government: Slovak ruling party nominates insider as interior minister

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-slovakia-politics/slovak-ruling-party-nominates-insider-as-interior-minister-idUSKBN1HV110
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

... been charged in cases involving drug trafficking in Italy and abuse of EU subsidies in Slovakia, and two Slovaks who later went on to work in Fico’s government office. All have denied any wrongdoing. The interior minister will appoint a police chief ...

News Slovakia » Government: Is big government a near occasion of sin?

News channel or source: http://blog.acton.org/archives/101224-is-big-government-a-near-occasion-of-sin.html
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Frankly, no one in Slovakia cares if its government is misspending French money. (After all, they could hardly do worse than the French.) Why is it this way? Put simply: Government corrupts, and larger government produces deeper corruption. “To undertake ...

News Slovakia » Government: Evacuation in Slovakia after unexploded WWII bombs found

News channel or source: https://www.whio.com/news/world/evacuation-slovakia-after-unexploded-wwii-bombs-found/voQB9V0XZyPb9AeFFVejfM/
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — Slovak authorities have started evacuating ... agent Novichok in what has been described as an assassination attempt by the Russian government. A police officer was also exposed to Novichok and hospitalized, although officials ...

News Slovakia » Government: EU parliament demands independent probe into Slovak reporter's murder

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/eu-parliament-demands-independent-probe-slovak-reporters-murder-162554311.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

"MEPs called on Slovak authorities to deploy all necessary resources to ... pursuing their own investigation into Galizia's murder as her sons accuse the Maltese government of handling the case like a public relations campaign. The blogger had made ...

News Slovakia » Government: Hungary: Anti-government rally focuses on media freedom

News channel or source: https://www.sfgate.com/news/world/article/Hungary-Anti-government-rally-focuses-on-media-12853858.php
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

He said Hungary had been joined by Poland, Slovakia, the Czech Republic ... Organizers of the Saturday rallies claim that the pro-government state media and a growing number of private, pro-Fidesz media outlets supported largely by state and government ...