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Outgoing president to create new political party in Slovakia

Apr. 3, 2019 4:15 AM EDT

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia's outgoing president, Andrej Kiska, says he's planning to create a new political party once his term in office expires in June. Kiska, a successful businessman-turned-philanthropist, did not stand for a second five-year term in the largely ceremonial post. Liberal...

Liberal upstart Caputova elected 1st Slovak female president

Mar. 30, 2019 7:38 PM EDT

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — An liberal environmental activist has been elected as the first female president of Slovakia. Relative newcomer Zuzana Caputova had 58 percent of the vote with almost 95 percent of returns counted in Saturday's runoff election, topping European Commission Vice President Maros...

Upstart liberal vs establishment in Slovak president vote

Mar. 29, 2019 9:52 AM EDT

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — An upstart liberal candidate is facing a career diplomat and establishment figure in a presidential runoff Saturday that could give Slovakia its first female head of state. Zuzana Caputova, an environmental activist, is up against European Commission vice-president Maros...