Saturday, 30 July 2016

Politics

HN: Regional governors building Olympic parks for promotion

ČTK |
29 Jul 2016

Czech politicians, mainly regional governors and mayors, are building Olympic parks before the Rio Summer Olympics, having found a chance to present themselves as patriots two months before regional and Senate elections, Hospodáčaké noviny reports.

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MP leaves ANO due to Čapí hnízdo case, lack of discussion

ČTK |
25 Jul 2016

Lower house deputy Kristýna Zelienková is leaving the ANO movement because of the Čapí hnízdo case, a lack of standard discussion in the party, and her disapproval of the politics that ANO pursued in the town where she lived, she said on Sunday.

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Czech leader hopes U.S. will remain solid NATO partner whoever wins vote

Reuters |
22 July 2016

The Czech prime minister said he hoped the United States would remain a solid NATO partner whoever won its presidential vote, after U.S. Republican nominee Donald Trump appeared to raise questions about his commitment to defend allies in the alliance.

Czech lobbyist Dalík asks Supreme Court to review his case

ČTK |
22 Jul 2016

The defence lawyers of Czech lobbyist Marek Dalík, who was sentenced to four years in prison for corruption accompanying a military contract, have filed a petition for an appellate review with the Supreme Court, the Neovlivni.cz server has reported and his lawyer confirmed yesterday.

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Babiš: ANO feels excluded from debate on Czech police shake-up

ČTK |
21 Jul 2016

Deputy Prime Minister Andrej Babiš (ANO) feels excluded from the debate on the police shake-up led by the Interior Ministry, the Police Presidium and state attorneys and he insists that the controversial changes be postponed, he told journalists yesterday.

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Babiš: Leaks from files seem to trigger Czech police shake-up

ČTK |
21 Jul 2016

Czech Deputy Prime Minister Andrej Babiš (ANO) believes that the impulse for the controversial police shake-up, within which the anti-corruption and anti-mafia squads will merge, was the case of leaks from police files that appeared in May, he said after a cabinet meeting yesterday.

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LN: Top audit office to offer job to Czech elite police Šlachta

ČTK |
20 Jul 2016

Former Czech police organised crime squad (ÚOOZ) head Robert Šlachta, who left the police as of June 30 since he disagreed with a prepared reform, may be offered a job by Supreme Audit Office (NKÚ) President Miroslav Kala, Lidové noviny (LN) reported yesterday, referring to its sources.

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Energy body head to run for Dawn to Senate

ČTK |
20 Jul 2016

Alena Vitásková, chairwoman of the Czech Energy Regulatory Office (ERU), will run in the autumn Senate elections as unaffiliated for the Dawn-National Coalition party, she said at its press conference in the lower house yesterday.

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Economic experts to join 12 Czech diplomatic missions

ČTK |
20 Jul 2016

Twelve new economic diplomats will start working at the Czech diplomatic missions in Canada, Germany, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Jordan, Malaysia, the Philippines, South Africa, Taiwan and the United States this year, Deputy Foreign Minister Martin Tlapa told ČTK yesterday.

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Local bodies call on churches to withdraw property claims

ČTK |
19 Jul 2016

The Czech Association of Local Self-Rule Bodies (SMS) will call on churches to stop claiming property from municipalities in unsubstantiated cases like they did in case of regions, its head Stanislav Polčák told journalists yesterday.

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