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News Slovakia » Politics: 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

BRATISLAVA (Reuters) - Slovakia’s ruling party on Tuesday nominated one of ... including fundamental and convincing personnel changes.” Kiska is a political opponent of Fico’s but has no constitutional power to stop the nomination once the new ...

News Slovakia » Politics: 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 following street protests against him as the nation struggles with a political crisis triggered by the slayings of an investigative journalist and his fiancee. Prime Minister Peter ...

News Slovakia » Politics: 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

Both remain free pending appeal. Many recent scandals in Slovak newspapers linger. In 2011, a secret service file - known as Gorilla - leaked and pointed to high-profile corruption across the political spectrum. In 2016, thousands marched to a luxury ...

News Slovakia » Politics: Slovak Interior Minister to Quit Amid Protests Over Police Chief

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-16/slovak-interior-minister-to-quit-amid-protests-over-police-chief
Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

Slovak Interior Minister Tomas Drucker said he would resign ... by the state’s inability to investigate high-level corruption. The six-week long political crisis was sparked by the murder of reporter Jan Kuciak, who was working on a story about links ...

News Slovakia » Politics: 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 » Politics: Slovak protests force police chief to quit over journalist's murder

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-slovakia-politics/slovak-protests-force-police-chief-to-quit-over-journalists-murder-idUSKBN1HO20U?feedType=RSS&virtualBrandChannel=11563
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

He has positioned Slovakia as a ‘pro-European island’ among euro-sceptics. Protesters say Fico’s cabinets failed to fight sleaze in politics, however, and they fear that the government reshuffle has not gone far enough. While they also sought the ...

News Slovakia » Politics: Slovak interior minister resigns in slain reporter case

News channel or source: http://mynorthwest.com/955392/slovak-interior-minister-resigns-in-slain-reporter-case/
Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia’s interior minister has resigned amid the political crisis triggered by the slayings of an investigative journalist and his fiancee. Tomas Drucker is the second interior minister to resign since the Feb. 21 shooting ...

News Slovakia » Politics: Slovakia interior minister quits amid row over journalist's murder

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/slovakia-interior-minister-quits-amid-row-over-journalists-144441197.html
Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

Bratislava-based political analyst Pavol Babos does not believe Drucker's resignation will calm the situation, as "it is Tibor Gaspar's resignation that Slovak society is calling for." "Drucker is merely buying time for the ruling coalition as the ...

News Slovakia » Politics: Slovak interior minister resigns in slain reporter case

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/slovak-interior-minister-resigns-slain-reporter-case-54499986
Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

Slovakia's interior minister has resigned amid the political crisis triggered by the slayings of an investigative journalist and his fiancee. Tomas Drucker is the second interior minister to resign since the Feb. 21 shooting deaths of Jan Kuciak and ...