Latest Slovakia government News

Slovakia to send soldiers to Iraq to train security forces

Oct. 17, 2018 10:22 AM EDT

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia's defense ministry says the country will keep its military presence in Iraq after the government approved a plan to deploy up to 42 soldiers there next year to help train Iraqi security forces as part of a NATO mission. The ministry says the soldiers and military police...

Slovak PM: Foreign hackers targeted foreign ministry

Oct. 17, 2018 6:02 AM EDT

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia's prime minister says hackers have attacked his country's foreign ministry from abroad in an attempt to get data and documents from the ministry's computer network. Peter Pellegrini said the attack was "very sophisticated," and called the hackers "a multinational,...

Bulgarian journalist killed after reporting on corruption

Oct. 8, 2018 4:28 PM EDT

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Bulgarian police are investigating the rape and slaying of a female television reporter whose body was dumped near the Danube River after she reported on the possible misuse of European Union funds in Bulgaria. Authorities discovered the body of 30-year-old Viktoria Marinova on...

Officials: Suspects in Slovak slain journalist case arrested

Sep. 27, 2018 2:54 AM EDT

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Police in Slovakia have arrested suspects in the slayings of an investigative journalist and his fiancee, a case that brought down the Slovak government, officials said Thursday. Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini said on Facebook that he was happy to receive news "that police...