Liberal lawyer Caputova wins election to become Slovakia’s first female president

Slovakia's presidential candidate Zuzana Caputova waits for the election results at the party's headquarters in Bratislava, Slovakia, March 30, 2019. REUTERS/Radovan Stoklasa

BRATISLAVA (Reuters) – Riding a wave of public fury over corruption, liberal lawyer Zuzana Caputova won Slovakia‚Äôs presidential election on Saturday, bucking a trend that has seen populist, anti-European Union politicians make gains across the continent. Corruption and change in political style were the main themes ahead of the run-off vote, which took place a […]

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