Slovakia swears in first woman president Caputova
Slovak environmental lawyer Zuzana Caputova was on Saturday sworn in as the EU member's first female president, surprising observers...
Slovaks choose change, elect woman president against graft
The election of Zuzana Caputova as Slovakia's first female president was greeted Sunday as a vote for change, with the anti-graft activist expected to provide a check on a government tarnished after last year's murder of a journalist. The 45-year-old environmental lawyer's clear victory Saturday over the ruling party's candidate was a blow to the…
Flemish nationalists quit Belgian government
Belgium's Flemish nationalist party said on Sunday it will quit the ruling coalition, leaving Prime Minister Charles Michel as the head of a minority government after a row over a UN migration pact. Interior Minister Jan Jambon of the New Flemish Alliance (N-VA) confirmed on Sunday that he and the party's other ministers would step…
Slovak PM urges minister who quit over UN migration pact to reconsider
Slovakia's prime minister said on Friday he wants his foreign minister to stay on after Miroslav Lajcak tendered his resignation over Bratislava's rejection of the United Nations migration pact.
Slovak president refuses to approve new cabinet
Slovak President Andrej Kiska refused Tuesday to approve a proposed new government, insisting a more stable line-up was needed to ease tensions after the last prime minister quit in a scandal over the murder of a journalist.
Slovak police free all suspects held after journalist murder
Slovak police on Saturday said they had released seven Italian businessmen detained after they were named by murdered journalist Jan Kuciak in an explosive report on alleged high-level political corruption linked to the mafia.
Slovak Toth pips Tallent for 50km race walk gold
Slovakia's Matej Toth made a decisive break 2km from the line to add Olympic gold to his world title as he won the 50km race walk on Friday.
Commanding Boateng is Germany's new leader
Germany's Jerome Boateng arrived at Euro 2016 surrounded by controversy but his first international goal and another rock solid performance against Slovakia cemented his position as a new team leader.