Andrej Kiska

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Igor Matovic, leader of anti-graft political movement Olano, with supporters during a campaign meeting ahead of the country’s parliamentary election. Photograph:  Vladimir Simicek/AFP via Getty Images

Slovakia’s parliamentary election on Saturday is set to be a battle between left- and right-leaning populists, as ruling party Smer tries to fend off (...)

Slovakian prime minister Robert Fico, who leads the ruling Smer party,  now says new judges should be approved only after a new Slovak president takes office in June. Photograph: Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters

Slovakia could face months of legal uncertainty as a politically charged dispute threatens to paralyse its highest court, compounding concerns for the(...)

Newly appointed Slovak interior minister Denisa Sakova: said after being sworn in that she “will try to restore public trust in police that is currently missing”. Photograph: Vladimir Simicek/AFP/Getty Images

Slovakia’s president Andrej Kiska and anti-government protesters have criticised the appointment of a ruling party insider as interior minister, amid(...)

People celebrate the resignation of the prime minister, Robert Fico, and his government, during a rally in Bratislava, Slovakia, last week. Photograph: Darko Vojinovic/AP Photo

Slovak president Andrej Kiska has approved nominations for a new government, delivering a breakthrough in a political crisis triggered by the murder (...)

Slovak prime minister Robert Fico has accused his critics of trying to oust him in a “coup”. Photograph: Radovan Stoklasa/Reuters

Slovak prime minister Robert Fico is fighting to save his government after one party vowed to leave the ruling coalition unless he called snap electi(...)

Slovak interior minister Robert Kalinak: announced his resignation following tensions sparked by the murder of an investigative journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancée Martina Kusnirova. Photograph: Tomas Benedikovic/AFP/Getty

Slovakia’s interior minister Robert Kalinak resigned on Monday amid political turmoil over the murder of an investigative journalist and alleged links(...)

Demonstrators hold posters linking Slovakian prime minister Robert Fico to the mafia during an anti-government rally in Bratislava, Slovakia, on Friday. Photograph: Ronald Zak/AP

Slovakia’s embattled prime minister Robert Fico has held talks to stabilise his fractious coalition government, amid growing domestic and internationa(...)

Slovakian prime minister Robert Fico suggested again that the president was working with liberal philanthropist George Soros to oust his populist cabinet Photograph: Dano Veselska/TASR via AP

Embattled Slovak prime minister Robert Fico has sought to reassure envoys from the European Union and United States over his government’s response to (...)

A cross stands on the grave of murdered journalist Jan Kuciak – who was slain as he was about to publish an explosive report on alleged high-level corruption linked to the Italian mafia –  prior to his funeral at a cemetery in Stiavnik, Slovakia, last Saturday. Photograph: Vladimir Simicek/AFP/Getty Images

Slovakia is slipping deeper into political crisis amid worsening relations between populist prime minister Robert Fico and president Andrej Kiska over(...)