Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Politics

Krátký is new head of youth faction of Babis' ANO party

ČTK |
27 Jul 2015

Tomas Kratky, 25, was elected the new head of the Young ANO group, which associates members of the ANO movement of Finance Minister Andrej Babis who are aged under 35, the movement's spokesman Jaromir Hason has told CTK.

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Politicians assess Rath's trial, sentence differently

ČTK |
24 Jul 2015

Some Czech politicians consider the prison sentence given to former Social Democrat regional governor, MP and ex-minister David Rath for corruption adequate, while others speak about the failure of the whole ČSSD and assess the Rath trial as a farce.

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Why is Schwarzenberg, 77, hanging on as leader of TOP 09?

Radio Prague |
23 July 2015

TOP 09 chairman Karel Schwarzenberg has somewhat disappeared from public view in recent times.

MP drafting legislation to force Mynář to reveal assets

Radio Prague |
22 July 2015

MP Věra Kovářová says she is drafting legislation that would force the president’s chancellor Vratislav Mynář to reveal his assets.

HN: Schwarzenberg may leave as Czech TOP 09 leader

ČTK |
21 Jul 2015

The conservative opposition TOP 09 is dealing with the question of what to do after the presumed departure of its leader Karel Schwarzenberg, 77, daily Hospodářské noviny (HN) reported yesterday.

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Czech foreign minister calls deal between six powers and Iran "an opportunity and a success"

ČTK |
21 Jul 2015

The country's foreign minister, Lubomír Zaorálek, has called a deal reached by six powers with Iran last week, agreeing to lift sanctions in return for Iran agreeing to curb its nuclear activities, an "opportunity and success".

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Effective return of migrants needed, Czech foreign minister in Brussels

ČTK |
21 Jul 2015

Effective returning of migrants to their home countries is of key importance, while the present juggling with numbers of refugees that each EU member country should accept does not deal with the core of the problem, Czech Interior Minister Milan Chovanec said yesterday.

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KSČM rebuke Czech vice-PM for honouring post-war transfer victims

ČTK |
20 Jul 2015

The Czech opposition Communists (KSČM) rebuked yesterday Deputy PM Pavel Bělobrádek (Christian Democrats, KDU-ČSL) for having honoured the victims of the post-war transfer of ethnic Germans from Czechoslovakia, while the rightist opposition TOP 09 praised it as a gesture of reconciliation.

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Czech diplomacy welcomes deal on Iran's nuclear programme

ČTK |
16 Jul 2015

The Foreign Ministry welcomes the deal on the Iranian nuclear programme announced in Vienna on Tuesday and appreciates the hard work of all the negotiators, it has written in an official statement posted on its website.

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HN: Prouza might replace Mládek as industry minister

ČTK |
16 Jul 2015

Czech Industry and Trade Minister Jan Mládek seems to have averted the threat of dismissal recently, but his critics reportedly plan to challenge him again soon, Hospodářské noviny (HN) reported yesterday.

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