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Slovakia backs pension cuts for former communist officials

Jun. 23, 2021 11:21 AM EDT

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia’s Parliament approved legislation on Wednesday that reduces pensions paid to members of the former communist regime. Prime Minister Eduard Heger said the aim of the law was to correct “a terrible contrast” between the...

The Latest: Hazard, De Bruyne to start next game for Belgium

Jun. 18, 2021 14:44 PM EDT

The Latest on soccer’s European Championship: ___ Eden Hazard and Kevin De Bruyne will make their first starts at the European Championship in Belgium’s final group match against Finland on Monday. Belgium coach Roberto...

Sweden beats Slovakia 1-0, closes in on last 16 at Euro 2020

Jun. 18, 2021 11:08 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — It always felt like a set piece would settle a tough-to-watch European Championship match between Sweden and Slovakia, and Emil Forsberg duly delivered. The Sweden midfielder converted a 77th-minute penalty Friday to give his team a 1-0...

The Latest: Sweden player Larsson has car issues back home

Jun. 17, 2021 14:18 PM EDT

The Latest on soccer’s European Championship: ___ Sweden midfielder Sebastien Larsson has had more to think about at the European Championship than just Friday’s match against Slovakia. Larsson’s electric car caught fire...

Slovakia's Vavro tests positive for coronavirus at Euro 2020

Jun. 17, 2021 08:17 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Slovakia defender Denis Vavro and a member of the team’s coaching staff have tested positive for the coronavirus ahead of the European Championship match against Sweden, coach Stefan Tarkovic said Thursday. They are the first positive...

Slovakia coach Stefan Tarkovic says a player and a coach have tested positive for the coronavirus at Euro 2020

Jun. 17, 2021 07:14 AM EDT
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Slovakia coach Stefan Tarkovic says a player and a coach have tested positive for the coronavirus at Euro 2020.

Slovakia court tosses acquittals in reporter's slaying

Jun. 15, 2021 13:01 PM EDT

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia's Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a lower court's acquittal of a businessman accused of masterminding the 2018 slayings of an investigative journalist and his fiancée. A three-judge panel of the Supreme Court said the criminal...

Slovakia's Supreme Court overturns acquittal of alleged mastermind in 2018 killings of journalist and fiancée

Jun. 15, 2021 11:47 AM EDT
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia's Supreme Court overturns acquittal of alleged mastermind in 2018 killings of journalist and fiancée.

The Latest: Skriniar scores, Slovakia beats Poland 2-1

Jun. 14, 2021 13:52 PM EDT

The Latest on soccer’s European Championship: ___ Slovakia capitalized on a second-half red card and got a goal from Milan Skriniar in a 2-1 victory over Poland at the European Championship. The Inter Milan center back brought...

The Latest: Hawaii's eviction moratorium extended 60 days

Jun. 07, 2021 22:27 PM EDT

HONOLULU — Hawaii’s governor is extending for two more months an eviction moratorium that he implemented during the coronavirus pandemic, but says he doesn’t expect to keep it longer than that. The existing emergency order instituting a pause on evictions was due...