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Slovak leader begins struggle to keep power after majority lost

epa05197298 Slovakian Prime Minister and Chairman of Direction - Social Democracy (SMER) party, Robert Fico answers media questions after a TV interview in Bratislava, Slovakia, 06 March 2016. Prime Minister Robert Fico's ruling Social Democrats suffered heavy losses in the weekend's general election, according to official preliminary results announced 06 March, but they still remain the largest party.  EPA/CHRISTIAN BRUNA

Bloomberg Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico started coalition talks after Saturday’s inconclusive elections, which cost him his majority in parliament, saw two nationalist groups win seats in the assembly, and raised the potential of a repeat vote. Fico’s Smer party won 28.3 percent, below the 44 percent he scored in ...

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