Latest Slovakia government News

Pope's Central Europe visit tests his health and diplomacy

Sep. 11, 2021 03:39 AM EDT

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is making his first foreign trip since undergoing intestinal surgery in July, a four-day visit to Central Europe that will not only test his health but also provide one of the most awkward moments of his papacy — a meeting with Hungarian Prime Minister...

Slovakia government apologizes for WWII anti-Jew laws

Sep. 08, 2021 12:03 PM EDT

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia’s government apologized on Wednesday for World War II legislation that stripped the country’s Jews of their human and civil rights. Marking the 80th anniversary of the “Jewish Code” adopted on Sept 9, 1941, the government...

The Latest: US says Kabul evacuees don't need COVID tests

Aug. 19, 2021 16:42 PM EDT

WASHINGTON — Amid the chaos and confusion at the airport, the United States said it had taken at least one step to ease requirements for those seeking to leave: COVID-19 tests. Although Afghanistan had been a hotspot for the coronavirus pandemic, the State Department...

Slovakia's top court dismisses referendum on early election

Jul. 07, 2021 11:28 AM EDT

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia’s top court ruled Wednesday that a nationwide referendum cannot be held on whether to call an early parliamentary election. President Zuzana Caputova had asked the Constitutional Court to rule on the matter after over 585,000...