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Slovak President Appoints Peter Pellegrini Prime Minister: Condemns Journalists Murder

Bratislava, March 22 (CTK) – Slovak President Andrej Kiska today appointed the new cabinet of Peter Pellegrini, which the three government parties formed after previous prime minister Robert Fico’s (both Smer-Social Democracy) resignation amid a political crisis a week ago.   Most of the cabinet’s 15 members were ministers of the previous cabinet. There are ...


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Joint Slovak-Italian Team To Investigate Journalist Jan Kuciak’s Murder

Bratislava, March 19 (CTK) – The Slovak General Prosecutor’s Office said today it has addressed Italian authorities to propose the establishment of a joint team to investigate the murder of Jan Kuciak, a journalist who wrote about suspicious activities of Italian entrepreneurs in Slovakia.   Before being shot dead, together with his girlfriend, in late ...


Jan Kuciak Murder: Slovak Interior Minister Resigns Over Journalists Death

Bratislava, March 12 (CTK) – Slovak Interior Minister Robert Kalinak (Smer-Social Democracy) announced his resignation, which the opposition and the smallest government coalition party Most-Hid demanded after the murder of journalist Jan Kuciak, at a press conference today.   Kalinak, deputy chairman of Smer-SD, is the second minister from the cabinet of PM and chairman ...


Slovak Opposition Demands No Confidence Vote – PM Fico Cries ‘Coup’

Bratislava, March 7 (CTK) – Three Slovak opposition parties want to a hold a no-confidence vote in Prime Minister Robert Fico’s coalition government over the recent murder of investigative journalist Jan Kuciak and his girlfriend.   Kuciak and his girlfriend, both 27, were shot dead in their house in Velka Maca village, west Slovakia, in ...


Slovak PM Fico: President Kiska Destabilising Slovakia Since Murder Of Journalist

Bratislava, March 6 (CTK) – Slovak President Andrej Kiska has been playing power games, pursuing opposition policy and destabilising Slovakia since the murder of investigative journalist Jan Kuciak, Prime Minister Robert Fico told journalists today.   Kuciak and his girlfriend, both 27, were shot dead in their house in Velka Maca village, west Slovakia, at ...


Slovak Coverup: Italy Provided Intel On Mafia Tied To Jan Kuciak Murder In 2013

Bratislava, March 6 (CTK) – Slovakia received in 2013 information from the Italian authorities about the contacts of mafia with Italian businessman Antonino Vadala, about whom murdered Slovak journalist Jan Kuciak was writing, the portal, for which Kuciak worked, has written.   Interior Minister Robert Kalinak claimed at the weekend that the Italian authorities ...


Culture Minister Marek Madaric Resigns Over Jan Kuciak’s Murder

Bratislava, March 5 (CTK) – Slovak Culture Minister Marek Madaric tendered his letter of resignation to President Andrej Kiska over the murder of investigative journalist Jan Kuciak today, but he will keep the post for the time being.   Madaric announced his resignation last week.   Kuciak and his fiancee were shot dead in their ...


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PM Robert Fico: Slams President Kiska For Meeting George Soros

Bratislava, March 5 (CTK) – Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico criticised President Andrej Kiska over his meeting financier George Soros last year in connection with Kiska having said on Monday that early election should be held or the government reconstructed over general loss of confidence in society.   Kiska said so in connection with the ...