Slovakian president urges region to pursue EU goals

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Slovakia's president says central European nations should be following European Union goals and deplored the fact that the region will have no representative among the EU's top l...

Slovakia president calls out human rights abuses in meeting with China's foreign minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Providing an example of good leadership in her first weeks in office, the new President of Slovakia, Zuzana Caputova, met with China’s Foreign Minister, Wang Yi (王毅)...

Slovak leader tells Chinese minister of human rights worries

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia's president has told China's foreign minister she is worried about human rights in his country. President Zuzana Caputova met with Chinese Foreig...

Former Slovak President Kiska creates new political party

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Former Slovak President Andrej Kiska is kicking off a new centrist political party. Kiska says his "For People" party's ambition is to unite with other op...

Zuzana Caputova inaugurated as 1st Slovak female president

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Liberal environmental activist and lawyer Zuzana Caputova has been inaugurated as the first female president of Slovakia. Caputova took the oath of office...

Outgoing president to create new political party in Slovakia

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 successf...

Opinion: Slovakia takes a stand against Orban-style populism

The majority of her compatriots had never heard of her a few months ago. At the start of the year, when opinion polls indicated that she was gaining support, government politicians started vilifying h...

Slovakia: Liberal lawyer Zuzana Caputova wins election

Liberal lawyer Zuzana Caputova won Slovakia's second-round presidential run-off Saturday, after the ruling party-backed candidate Maros Sefcovic conceded defeat. Victory for the anti-corruption a...

Slovakia could elect its 1st female head of state

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Voters in Slovakia are selecting a new head of state in a runoff that could give the country its first female president. Zuzana Caputova, an environmental...

Slovakia: Activist poised to be first female president

A little more than a year after the murder of investigative journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee, Martina Kusnirova, Slovakia is facing a potentially trendsetting election this Saturday, both for the...

Upstart liberal vs establishment in Slovak president vote

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....

Slovakia: Government critic Zuzana Caputova leads in presidential vote

Zuzana Caputova, a vocal government critic, was expected to take the lead in round one of the Slovak presidential election on Saturday. The Slovak Statistics Office said 45-year-old Caputova had 39.1...

The Latest: 2 favorites in Slovak president vote in the lead

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Voting has ended in the first round of Slovakia's presidential election, and early results show the favorite candidates in a lead. The Slovak statistics O...

Slovakia could get its first female president in ballot

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Voters in Slovakia are selecting a new head of state in an election that could give the country its first female president. The leading contenders are Zuz...

Slovakia's presidential election focuses on corruption, democracy

The people of Slovakia head to the polls on Saturday to pick a new president. Slovak media regard this as a pivotal election will determine the future of the country. Commentators believe the election...