BRATISLAVA Slovakia's ruling Smer party won regional elections this weekend but saw support shrink in the wake of the killing of an investigative journalist that prompted mass protests and led long-serving prime minister Robert Fico to resign in March.
LONDON/BRATISLAVA A Brexit deal is close but not yet done due to differences over the Irish border, Britain and the European Union said on Tuesday as sterling see-sawed on contrasting perceptions of how hard it will be for Prime Minister Theresa May to clinch an agreement.
BRATISLAVA The European Union will not conclude an exit agreement with Britain or give London a transition period after Brexit without a deal that prevents a "hard" border in Ireland, the bloc's main negotiator said on Tuesday.
STRBSKE PLESO, Slovakia Slovakia must produce deeds not words to stamp out corruption and mafia-style crime, the prime minister said, after the murder of a journalist investigating EU subsidy fraud rattled the nation and prompted the resignation of his predecessor.
STRBSKE PLESO, Slovakia There is a better than 50 percent chance that the European Union reaches an agreement this month with Britain on its withdrawal from the bloc but any deal needs to respect the EU's four essential freedoms, Slovak Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini said on Friday.
BRATISLAVA More people may face charges for the murder of a Slovak investigative journalist, the country's top prosecutor said on Monday, after police made their first arrests for the killing that rattled the nation and toppled its government.
BRATISLAVA Slovak police have detained people suspected of the murder of investigative reporter Jan Kuciak and his fiancee, Slovak media outlets reported on Thursday, citing police sources.
BRATISLAVA Russia's ultra-nationalist Night Wolves bikers club is expanding its presence in Slovakia, prompting the NATO member to seek to curb its influence amid concerns about the rise of the far-right.
BRATISLAVA Slovakia has agreed a $1.9 billion (1.43 billion pounds) deal to buy 14 U.S.-made F-16 fighter jets to replace its ageing Russian-made MiG-29s, its defence ministry said on Wednesday.
BRATISLAVA Slovakia's member of the European Commission declared his candidacy on Monday to succeed Jean-Claude Juncker as the EU executive's president, promising to try to ease tensions between western states and newer members from the ex-communist east.