Cleaning up politics in eastern Europe a goal for liberal leaders

Protests against mafia-controlled landfill sites have become platforms for liberal leaders such as Slovakia’s president-elect, Zuzana Caputova, writes Leonid Bershidsky


International team to investigate shooting of investigative journalist and fiancee

Slovakia's prosecutor general has approved the creation of an international team to investigate the killings of an investigative journalist and his fiancee.


Slovakia's PM quits amid crisis over killing of journalist

Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico has resigned following a crisis over the killing of a journalist.


Slovakia told about mafia infiltration prior to journalist's killing

Italian prosecutors warned Slovakian authorities about "dangerous" infiltration by a powerful Italian organised crime syndicate even before a reporter was shot dead, according to a top anti-mafia fighter.