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UPDATED: March 17, 8:29

Election results: Čaputová and Šefčovič will go head-to-head in the second round

These are the preliminary results of the first round of Slovakia's presidential election.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Mar 2019, at 23:29

Drunk man stole ballot box and threw it outside the polling station

The moratorium will be prolonged until 23:16 due to the curious incident.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Mar 2019, at 22:08

A drunk man threw the ballot box on the ground outside the polling station.
UPDATED: 16. Mar 2019, at 21:04

Slovaks elect their new president

Who will replace Andrej Kiska as the head of state for the next five years?Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Mar 2019, at 7:00

Voters in Stará Turá (Trenčín Region)

More murders, monitoring of journalists and politicians. What else are the police looking into?

Kuciak murder investigation throws light onto many other cases.Adam Valček15. Mar 2019, at 10:56

Police search Kočner's place in Bratislava, October 16.

A letter to Tiso: Please, please, dear Mr. President, stop deportations!

American researcher Madeline Vadkerty put together stories of the people who pleaded for help from Jozef Tiso, president of the Slovak State, 80 years ago.Soňa Gyarfašová15. Mar 2019, at 10:00

Jozef Tiso, a Catholic priest and president of the Slovak State during the Second World War, was sentenced to death on April 15, 1947. He died three days later.

Kočner allegedly sent a text to Penta’s co-owner before the murder

However, Jaroslav Haščák claims he did not communicate with the controversial businessman about murdered journalist Ján Kuciak.Compiled by Spectator staff, 14. Mar 2019, at 23:34

Marian Kočner
UPDATED: 15. Mar 2019, at 12:58

Comments on charges against Kočner: A new phase of the investigation has arrived

How have Slovak personalities responded to the charges against Marian Kočner in the case of the murder of Ján Kuciak?Compiled by Spectator staff, 14. Mar 2019, at 23:30

US report on human rights: Ján Kuciak, Henry Acorda and Trinh Xuan Thanh mentioned

The report also includes examples of police brutality against Roma citizens.Compiled by Spectator staff, 14. Mar 2019, at 23:01

Ethiopian crash victim: A Slovakian charity worker dedicated her life to Africa

Danica Olexová wanted people to see the positive side of the Dark Continent.Roman Cuprik, 14. Mar 2019, at 14:57

Danica Olexová (left) helped people in Africa all her life.
UPDATED: 14. Mar 2019, at 14:26

Marian Kočner has been charged in the case of Kuciak's murder

Was Kočner on top of the chain? Prosecutors are declining to answer that question for now.Compiled by Spectator staff, 14. Mar 2019, at 12:55

Marian Kočner

Nazi-allied Slovak state emerged 80 years ago

Historian: The perception of the World War II Slovak state is full of contradictions.Compiled by Spectator staff, 14. Mar 2019, at 12:05

Jozef Tiso meeting Adolf Hitler on March 13, 1939

Bašternák will go to prison and lose his property

The court issued a stricter sentence for the controversial businessman guilty of tax fraud.Compiled by Spectator staff, 14. Mar 2019, at 11:54

Ladislav Bašternák at court in November 2018.

Bratislava railway station gets €0.5 mln facelift prior to hockey championship

A complex refurbishment of the railway station is still out of sight.Compiled by Spectator staff, 14. Mar 2019, at 10:17

Bratislava Main Station, illustrative stock photo.

Interior Ministry identifies candidates running for police corps president

A total of eight people will run for the top posts in the Police Corps Presidium and police inspectorate.Compiled by Spectator staff, 13. Mar 2019, at 22:40

Illustrative stock photo

Zsuzsová denies charges in the Kuciak murder case

She does not know why Zoltán Andruskó identified her as the person who ordered the murder.Compiled by Spectator staff, 13. Mar 2019, at 22:18

Alena Zsuzsová was questioned in Nitra on March 13.

The 2019 presidential campaign: Who dominated the media?

Šefčovič’s team deleted comments and the conspiracy media embraced Harabin, but Čaputová managed to take over the media.Compiled by Spectator staff, 13. Mar 2019, at 22:04

Zuzana Čaputová and Maroš Šefčovič during a debate for the Sme daily.

Presidential campaign reveals that Slovakia is calling for change

These are the main themes of the election campaign.Nina Francelová, 13. Mar 2019, at 19:40

Zuzana Čaputová, Štefan Harabin, Maroš Šefčovič

Agriculture minister has refused to appoint a developer to lead state forestry company

Businessman Rastislav Hutta will not be in charge of TANAP forests.Compiled by Spectator staff, 13. Mar 2019, at 13:49

Agriculture Minister Gabriela Matečná

OSCE experts will oversee Slovakia's presidential election

Six observers have already visited the Constitutional Court and the Supreme Court to learn more about the election laws.Compiled by Spectator staff, 13. Mar 2019, at 13:47

The Grassalkovich Palace is the residence of the president of Slovakia.

How financial groups get richer while farmers protest

Farmers’ disputes over land take too long, which leads to their bankruptcy.Roman Cuprik, 13. Mar 2019, at 10:42

Farmers are starting to get anxious.