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Politics

ČSSD split over presidential candidate

New Europe |
27 February 2012

The Czech centre left social democrats remain divided over the issue of settling their candidate for the impending presidential election.

Soc Dems aim to clip Czech president's clemency powers

Czech Position |
27 February 2012

Social Democrats (ČSSD) stop short of calling on President Václav Klaus to resign, want constitutional amendment to limit his powers.

Christian Democrat MEP joins presidential race

Czech Position |
24 February 2012

MEP for the Christian Democrats (KDU-ČSL) Zuzana Roithová says she will now start to collect 50,000 signatures required to join the race.

'Elite' civil servants with clear criminal accountability sought

Czech Position |
24 February 2012

Clear definitions of criminal accountability are required for a new law on the civil service to be effective.

Cabinet approves bill on presidential elections

Czech Position |
23 February 2012

Gov't says it will consult with other parliamentary parties on introducing limit on presidential election campaign spending.

Key Investments scandal: a year of futile struggle with tentacles of corruption

Czech Position |
23 February 2012

Despite nearly CZK 1 billion of public funds having apparently been lost or embezzled, in over a year nobody has been held to account.

With Dohnal done for, who will reign supreme at the audit office?

Czech Position |
23 February 2012

PM's chief advisor Martin Říman is among likely short-listed candidates, but what of NKÚ vice chair Miloslav Kala?

Connecting Europe Facility

Leaders Magazine |
22 February 2012

Connecting Europe Facility.

Soc Dems call on president to resign over pardons

Czech Position |
22 February 2012

ČSSD deputy chairman: presidential pardons could prove more serious a problem than scandals that made Germany's head of state step down.

Police investigating Klaus' presidential pardon for 'underworld' entrepreneur

Czech Position |
22 February 2012

If the appropriate state organs received criminal complaints over the president's apparent plan to pardon Tomáš Mailina, what steps are underway?

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