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Journalists the world over are increasingly endangered, like Jamal Khashoggi, by disregard of their freedom to report and investigate. Photograph: Mohammed Al-Shaikh/AFP/Getty Images

The disappearance and presumed murder of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul has brought a perfect storm of criticism and attention on the Saud(...)

Demonstrators attend a protest in Bratislava, Slovakia, following the murders of  investigative reporter Jan Kuciak and his fiancee Martina Kusnirova. Photograph:  Radovan Stoklasa/Reuters

Three people have been charged in Slovakia with the premeditated murder of investigative reporter Jan Kuciak and his fiancee, Martina Kusnirova, whic(...)

 Slovak investigative reporter Jan Kuciak (27) and his fiancee Martina Kusnirova (27) were shot dead in February. Photograph:  Reuters/Radovan Stoklasa

Slovak police have detained several suspects in the murder of investigative journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee Martina Kusnirova, whose killing in (...)

Milos Matousek (78), who served in the Czechoslovak army, attends a ceremony outside the studios of Czech Radio to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1968 Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Czechs have lambasted their current leaders on the 50th anniversary of the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia, when the Red Army crushed hopes for libe(...)

Sales of tickets for films such as Black Panther helped boost revenues

Cinema operator Cineworld posted a 10.8 per cent rise in half-year revenue on Thursday as big-ticket releases such as Avengers: Infinity War, Black Pa(...)

Former Slovak interior minister Robert Kalinak called the story about Trinh Xuan Thanh’s abduction “science fiction”. Photograph: Tomas Benedikovic/AFP/Getty Images

Slovakia is under mounting pressure over its alleged role in the kidnapping of a former Vietnamese official who was snatched in Berlin and resurfaced (...)

Riders attend a rally for Russia’s motorcycle club Night Wolves in front of Russia’s embassy in Bratislava on July 27th, 2018. The pro-Kremlin motorcycle club opened its European base in Dolna Krupa, Slovakia. Photograph: Vladimir Simicek/AFP/Getty

Slovakia’s relations with Moscow and Kiev are under scrutiny after one of its deputies led a delegation to occupied Crimea and a notorious Russian nat(...)

Olivia Mehaffey: carded an opening two-under par 70 at the European Women’s Amateur Championship  at Penati in Slovakia. Photograph: David Cannon/Getty

Royal County Down Ladies star Olivia Mehaffey once again leads the Irish charge for European Women’s Amateur Championship glory heading into this morn(...)

German chancellor Angela Merkel and Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban  in Brussels, Belgium, last week.  Photograph: Stephanie Lecocq/EPA

Hungary’s nationalist prime minister Viktor Orban is due to hold talks with German chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday, having suggested they could s(...)

A woman holds a copy of the Capital Gazette during a candlelight vigil to honour the five people who were killed inside the Capital Gazette newspaper Annapolis, Maryland, in the United States. Photograph: Leah Millis/Reuters

‘They were just trying to do their job for the public.” This comment on the five staff murdered last week at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Marylan(...)

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