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Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico takes first trip outside capital after assassination attempt

Jul. 08, 2024 12:17 PM EDT

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia's populist Prime Minister Robert Fico took his first trip outside the capital on Monday since resuming his duties after an assassination attempt. Fico visited a farm in Slovenska Nova Ves, northeast of the capital of Bratislava, along with...

Officials say a train collision with a bus in southern Slovakia has killed four people and left five injured

Jun. 27, 2024 12:48 PM EDT
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Officials say a train collision with a bus in southern Slovakia has killed four people and left five injured.

Slovak prime minister who was shot in an assassination attempt is released from the hospital

May. 31, 2024 05:10 AM EDT

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia’s populist prime minister, Robert Fico, has been released from a hospital where he was treated after an assassination attempt. Miriam Lapunikova, the director of the hospital in the central city of Banska Bystrica, said on Friday that Fico was...

Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico has been released from the hospital after he was shot in an assassination attempt

May. 31, 2024 04:54 AM EDT
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico has been released from the hospital after he was shot in an assassination attempt.

Slovak Parliament votes to condemn political violence after assassination attempt on prime minister

May. 21, 2024 06:47 AM EDT

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia’s Parliament voted unanimously on Tuesday to condemn politically motivated violence following an assassination attempt on Prime Minister Robert Fico, who is recovering from multiple wounds from last week’s shooting, hospital officials said. ...

Condition of Slovakia's prime minister improves following an assassination attempt

May. 20, 2024 06:47 AM EDT

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovak populist Prime Minister Robert Fico’s condition is improving following an assassination attempt last week that shocked the European Union nation deeply polarized over his policies. “After today’s consultation, the patient’s condition is...

Suspected would-be assassin ordered detained as Slovak prime minister's condition is stable

May. 18, 2024 11:09 AM EDT

PEZINOK, Slovakia (AP) — The man accused of attempting to assassinate Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico was ordered to remain behind bars Saturday as the nation’s leader was in serious but stable condition after surviving multiple gunshots, officials said. Slovakia’s...

Slovakian health minister says Prime Minister Robert Fico's condition is stable but his situation 'remains serious'

May. 18, 2024 06:32 AM EDT
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakian health minister says Prime Minister Robert Fico's condition is stable but his situation 'remains serious.'

Slovak interior minister says that a ‘lone wolf’ who did not belong to political groups has been charged in shooting PM

May. 16, 2024 07:39 AM EDT
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovak interior minister says that a ‘lone wolf’ who did not belong to political groups has been charged in shooting PM.

Slovakian PM Robert Fico is in life-threatening condition after being shot multiple times, his Facebook profile says

May. 15, 2024 10:26 AM EDT
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakian PM Robert Fico is in life-threatening condition after being shot multiple times, his Facebook profile says.