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Candles  placed during a march in memory of murdered Slovak journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee Martina Kusnirova, in front of the Slovak government building in Bratislava on February 28th last year. Photograph: Matej Kalina/EPA

A man charged with the murder of Slovak investigative journalist Jan Kuciak has confessed to shooting him, Slovak independent public television RTVS s(...)

A protest rally marks the first anniversary of the murder of investigative reporter Jan Kuciak and his fiancee Martina Kusnirova in Bratislava, Slovakia, February 21st, 2019. Photograph: David W Cerny

Slovak police have charged a man with ordering the murder last year of investigative journalist Jan Kuciak, marking a major breakthrough in a case tha(...)

People attend a protest  on the first anniversary of the murder of journalist Jan Kuciak and his partner Martina Kusnirova, in Bratislava, Slovakia. Photograph: Vladimir Simicek/AFP/Getty Images

Thousands of Slovaks rallied on Thursday to mark a year since the murder of an investigative journalist and his girlfriend, and to renew demands for a(...)

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(...)

Photographs of Slovak investigative journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee, Martina Kusnirova, in the office of the Aktuality.sk news outlet in Bratislava where he worked. They were shot dead in February.

A photograph of Jan Kuciak still stands in the lobby of the Bratislava media firm where he worked; former colleagues in the newsroom continue to dig t(...)

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 (...)

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 (...)

People attend a protest rally in reaction to the murder of Slovak investigative reporter Jan Kuciak and his fiancee Martina Kusnirova, in Bratislava, Slovakia. Photograph: Reuters/Radovan Stoklasa

Martina Kusnirova planned to marry investigative journalist Jan Kuciak this weekend in her hometown in northeastern Slovakia, but instead Gregorovce w(...)

A demonstration comprising 35,000 protesters demand the resignation of Slovak police chief Tibor Gaspar. Photograph: Vladimir Simicek/AFP/Getty Images

Slovakia’s police chief Tibor Gaspar is to step down, handing a victory to protesters who have demanded his resignation since the still unsolved murde(...)

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