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Slovakia

2018

28

Feb

Slain Slovak journalist was probing alleged government-mafia ties

A Slovak reporter was investigating alleged ties between the country’s prime minister’s office and an Italian mafia network when he was killed this week, his colleagues and friends said Tuesday, as Europe’s latest murder of an organized crime reporter roiled this small nation. Jan Kuciak, a 27-year-old investigative journalist, was set to publish a report […]

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Country: Slovakia
Source: The Wall Street Journal

2017

12

May

Slovakia and Hungary challenge EU’s refugee quotas

Hungary and Slovakia have told the European Union’s top court that sharing out asylum-seekers among member-states in a quota system is unlawful. The dispute is putting pressure on relations with other member states and threatens serious division within the bloc. During a hearing at the EU’s Court of Justice, Hungary and Slovakia defended their refusal […]

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Country: Slovakia
Source: Euronews