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Slovakia to probe role in German-Vietnamese kidnapping case

Aug. 6, 2018 9:27 AM EDT

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia's prime minister says his government will do all it can to investigate his country's possible involvement in a kidnapping case that has strained relations between Germany and Vietnam. Germany accused Vietnamese intelligence agents of kidnapping a Vietnamese businessman...

Slovak president: Russian Night Wolves club a security risk

Jul. 31, 2018 11:24 AM EDT

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — The Slovak president says a recently established base in Slovakia for a Russian motorcycle club known for its allegiance to President Vladimir Putin poses a security risk. President Andrej Kiska says the members of the group known as the Night Wolves helped Russian troops annex...

Slovakia approves purchase of F-16 fighter jets from US

Jul. 11, 2018 8:07 AM EDT

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia's government has approved a Defense Ministry plan to purchase F-16 military jets from the United States. The 14 fighter jets are meant to replace the obsolete Soviet-made MiG-29 jets that Slovakia's air forces have used. The ministry preferred the U.S. offer of F-16...