Slovakia

Slovaks vote for president amid fallout from murder

A government critic is poised to become Slovakia's first female head of state in the contest between 13 candidates.

Slovakia elections: Polls open in presidential vote

Slovakia

As murdered Slovak remembered, journalists call for protection

One year on, questions persist over killing of investigative journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee Martina Kusnirova.

As murdered Slovak remembered, journalists call for protection

Special series

Fight to learn: Eight must-see documentaries about education

Al Jazeera follows students defying the odds to go to school, and teachers trying to make education available to all.

Fight to learn: Eight must-see documentaries about education

Europe

Slovakia police chief to resign after journalist's murder

There have been public protests for weeks since Kutsiak and his fiancee were killed.

Europe

Slovakia's interior minister quits over journalist's murder

Tomas Drucker's resignation comes amid mass public protests demanding the sacking of the country's police chief following the murder of an investigative journalist that has shaken the nation.

Slovakia

Slovakia PM resigns amid outcry over reporter's murder

President accepts resignation of Robert Fico as anger persists over last month's murder of investigative journalist.

Slovakia's PM Robert Fico resigns amid public outcry

Czech Republic

Thousands rally for media freedom in Czech Republic

Protesters hit the streets of Prague denouncing President Milos Zeman's attack on an independent public broadcaster.

Thousands rally against Czech president's attack on media

Slovakia

Slovaks demand justice at slain journalist's funeral

Anger persists as police release suspects in killing of Jan Kuciak, who was researching an Italian crime syndicate.

Hungary

Far-right Yiannopoulos to speak at Hungary-funded event

Far-right provocateur who made his name by attacking feminists and refugees slated to speak at Visegrad group meeting.

Milo Yiannopoulos to speak at Hungary-funded V4 event

Inside Story

Should all EU countries share role in taking refugees?

The EU's top court is hearing lawsuits filed by Hungary and Slovakia against a mandatory quota to accept asylum seekers.

Hungary

EU's top court urged to dismiss refugee relocation case

European Court of Justice adviser defends resettlement scheme and says case by Slovakia and Hungary should be dismissed.

Human Rights

Dobre Dobre: A coffeehouse for Slovakia's homeless

Volunteers and authorities estimate that there are around 5,000 homeless people in Slovakia's capital, Bratislava.

Dobre Dobre: A coffeehouse for Slovakia's homeless

Europe

Fighting Slovakia's far right online and on the streets

Slovak anti-fascists search for new ways to confront the far right before crucial regional elections.

Fighting Slovakia's far right online and on the streets

Roma

Slovakia's Roma: Living on the margins

There are around a half-million Roma in Slovakia, most of whom live in impoverished slums.

Slovakia's Roma: Living on the margins

Roma

Roma: A day without racism 'is like heaven for me'

Institutional racism, unemployment and poor housing are among the hardships endured by Slovakia's half-a-million Roma.

Life in Slovakia's Roma slums: Poverty and segregation