2018 is not a re-run of 1989, but there is a connection.
There should be no people who could raise independence concerns, Kiska suggests. Pellegrini has until Friday to submit a new proposal.
Nine ministers remain unchanged, the interior to be led by “a man from Drucker’s team”. Here are the names Pellegrini wants in his cabinet.
These 10 answers will help you understand why the coalition’s decision to rebuild the government from scratch does not satisfy the critics and protesting masses.
There will be no early elections, Bugár has agreed with Fico on the PM's resignation. Justice Minister Lucia Žitňanská ends too. Peter Pellegrini expected to be the new PM.
Early elections are the most probable answer to the crisis the country is going through.
Slovakia’s current government will collapse, but that should not distract us from focusing on the murder investigation.
They insist coalition needs to agree on early elections, otherwise Most-Hid leaves government. Fico refused early elections in talks with Bugar.
Interior minister, who faced a number of scandals during his career, resigns, but coalition might still fall.
Two weeks into the political crisis triggered by the murder of a journalist, the interior minister steps down, but his resignation may no longer suffice as a solution.
Special Prosecutor Vasil Špirko blows the whistle on Interior Minister Robert Kaliňák and former finance minister, Ján Počiatek, filing a criminal complaint. Top police officers face criminal complaints, too.
Presence of prominent criminal agency head at the crime scene raises concerns of impartiality. Vadala speaks out.
Fico uses the language of Orbán and Trump.
This a good moment to ask those people in his government who still enjoy some modicum of international credit, like Lucia Žitňanská or Miroslav Lajčák, if they are still ready to be part of Fico’s show.
Here are the names you need to know to understand how the unprecedented murder of a journalist, Ján Kuciak, and his fiancee, Martina Kušnírová, have affected Slovakia.
Christophe Deloire of Reporters Without Borders says leaders who have insulted journalists in the past need to apologise and commit to protecting journalists in the future.
By stepping down, the culture minister ruined Robert Fico’s script that consequences were not necessary, says Beata Balogová.