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PM sets 10 April deadline for coalition deal or early elections

Czech Position |
5 April 2012

Prime Minister Petr Nečas has set a six-day deadline for the current center-right coalition government to overcome its latest crisis saying that otherwise the country would face early elections. Nečas set 10 April target for a solution to the latest crisis to face the fragile government following a meeting of his Civic Democrat (ODS) party, the biggest in the three-way coalition.

Poll: Left-wing majority on cards if early Czech elections held

Czech Position |
6 April 2012

Left-wing parties would win an outright majority in the Czech lower house of parliament if elections were held now, according to a survey carried by the Factum Invenio agency.

Ex-minister Dobeš returns to Education Ministry as advisor

Czech Position |
6 April 2012

Within days of handing in his resignation as education minister, Josef Dobeš returns to advise his former deputy minister Ladislav Němec.

Public Affairs deputy head resigns, party in disarray

Czech Position |
6 April 2012

Tomáš Jarolím announces resignation as deputy chairman of Public Affairs after taking the blame and apologising for sparking the latest coalition crisis.

Merkel's former academic boss: 'Angela is what we call a constant of motion'

Radio Prague |
4 April 2012

Professor Rudolf Zahradník recalls the times when the future German chancellor was a member of his team.

Close contacts between two ODS ministers and 'godfather' lobbyist revealed

Czech Position |
4 April 2012

Agriculture and environment ministers reportedly consulted controversial lobbyist about privatization of Prague airport.

Andrej Babiš: My 'pub banter' is proving to be true

Czech Position |
4 April 2012

Czech state is not functioning and ruled by mafias who care for nothing other than power and money, Czech billionaire says.

German Chancellor Merkel and Czech PM Nečas paper over cracks in relationship

Czech Position |
4 April 2012

Czech and German leaders attempt to smooth over bumps in relations and stress the positive after bilateral talks.

Czech-German relations in holding pattern ahead of Merkel's visit

Czech Position |
3 April 2012

Berlin is waiting for a more stable government to come to power in the Czech Republic before exploring substantive bilateral measures.

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