Journalists

The cross over the grave before the funeral of investigative journalist Jan Kuciak in Stiavnik, Slovakia on Saturday, March 3, 2018. Kuciak an investigative journalist shot dead in Slovakia last week was working on a story about the activities of Italian mafia in his country and their links to people close to Prime Minister Robert Fico. (AP Photo/Bundas Engler)
March 03, 2018 - 11:46 am
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovaks paid a final farewell Saturday to Jan Kuciak, an investigative journalist who was shot dead with his fiancee, with the archbishop declaring that everyone in the nation now wanted to know about Italian mafia influence, thanks to Kuciak's reporting. A funeral Mass...
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The cross over the grave before the funeral of investigative journalist Jan Kuciak in Stiavnik, Slovakia, on Saturday, March 3, 2018. Kuciak an investigative journalist shot dead in Slovakia last week was working on a story about the activities of Italian mafia in his country and their links to people close to Prime Minister Robert Fico. (AP Photo/Bundas Engler)
March 03, 2018 - 10:13 am
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — The Latest on the Slovak investigative reporter Jan Kuciak and his girlfriend Martina Kusnirova, who were found shot in the head on Feb. 25 (all times local): 4:05 p.m. The tensions in Slovakia's coalition government are increasing after the interior minister refused to...
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Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico, right, gives a media statement, with Minister of Interior Robert Kalinak, left, after a silent protest march in memory of murdered journalist Jan Kuciak and his girlfriend Martina Kusnirova in Bratislava, Slovakia on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Investigative journalist Kuciak was shot dead in Slovakia last week while working on a story about the activities of Italian mafia in Slovakia and their alleged links to people close to Prime Minister Robert Fico. (AP Photo/Bundas Engler)
March 03, 2018 - 8:46 am
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia's prime minister has denied being asked by the head of Reporters Without Borders to apologize for his insults of journalists. Prime Minister Robert Fico is known for numerous attacks on the media. Reporters Without Borders chief Christophe Deloire met with Fico...
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March 03, 2018 - 7:07 am
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian prosecutors have ordered the detention of two journalists for 15 days pending an investigation after their arrest while preparing a report on the historic Alexandria tramway. Defense attorney Mohammed Hafez said Friday's decision regarding free-lance journalists May al-Sabbagh...
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People gather to commemorate murdered journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee, and call for a proper investigation of the case, in Kosice, Slovakia, Friday evening March 2, 2018. Seven men were detained Thursday as suspects during police raids in the eastern Slovak towns of Michalovce and Trebisov, said national police chief Tibor Gaspar. (Milan Kapusta/TASR via AP)
March 03, 2018 - 6:57 am
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Police in Slovakia have released seven Italians who were detained as suspects in the slayings of an investigative journalist and his girlfriend. The seven men were taken into custody Thursday when police raided houses allegedly linked to members of an Italian crime...
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People gather to commemorate murdered journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee, and call for a an investigation of the case, in Kosice, Slovakia, Friday evening March 2, 2018. Seven men were detained Thursday as suspects during police raids in the eastern Slovak towns of Michalovce and Trebisov, said national police chief Tibor Gaspar. (Milan Kapusta/TASR via AP)
March 02, 2018 - 2:59 pm
PRAGUE (AP) — Tens of thousands of Slovaks marched in a national rally Friday to honor journalist Jan Kuciak and his girlfriend, who were shot dead as Kuciak was working on a story about the influence of the Italian mafia in Slovakia. In the capital of Bratislava, President Andrej Kiska asked a...
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People place light tributes during a silent protest in memory of murdered journalist Jan Kuciak and his girlfriend Martina Kusnirova in Bratislava, Slovakia, on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Investigative journalist Kuciak was shot dead in Slovakia last week while working on a story about the activities of Italian mafia in Slovakia and their alleged links to people close to Prime Minister Robert Fico. (AP Photo/Bundas Engler)
March 02, 2018 - 6:48 am
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovaks are planning a national rally to honor an investigative journalist shot dead last week along with his partner. The organizers said that 25 marches are planned Friday in Slovakia, including in the capital, Bratislava, at which President Andrej Kiska will attend...
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A detained man is escorted by police officers after raid in the town of Michalovce, eastern Slovakia, on Thursday, March, 1. 2018. Police were conducting raids in eastern Slovakia on Thursday in houses linked to members of Italian mafia, about whom an investigative journalist was writing before he was shot dead last week. The country’s police chief, Tibor Gaspar, told reporters in the eastern town of Michalovce on Thursday that about 10 people should be detained. (Roman Hanc/TASR via AP)
March 01, 2018 - 10:55 am
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovak police conducted raids Thursday on houses linked to alleged members of the Italian mafia in connection with the recent slaying of an investigative journalist. Slovakia's national police chief Tibor Gaspar told reporters in the eastern city of Kosice that seven...
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A policeman walks outside of a house linked to an Italian businessman who did business with at least two officials close to Slovakia's Prime Minister Robert Fico, in Trebisov, Slovakia, Thursday, March 1, 2018. Police are conducting raids in eastern Slovakia in houses linked to the members of Italian mafia in the country that an investigative journalist was writing about before he was shot dead last week. (Roman Hanc/TASR via AP)
March 01, 2018 - 10:31 am
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — The Latest on the killing of a Slovak investigative journalist (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Slovakia's Interior Minister says the FBI and Britain's Scotland Yard and other foreign agencies are helping Slovak authorities investigate the killing of an investigative...
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Light tributes placed during a silent protest in memory of murdered journalist Jan Kuciak and his girlfriend Martina Kusnirova, seen in photo, in Bratislava, Slovakia, on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Investigative journalist Kuciak was shot dead in Slovakia last week while working on a story about the activities of Italian mafia in Slovakia and their alleged links to people close to Prime Minister Robert Fico.(AP Photo/Bundas Engler)
February 28, 2018 - 1:32 pm
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — An investigative journalist shot dead in Slovakia last week was working on a story about the activities of the Italian mafia in his country and their links to people close to Prime Minister Robert Fico. Jan Kuciak's Aktuality.sk news website published his last,...
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