Thursday, 20 September 2018

Politics

New party uses internet to choose euro-elex leaders

Aktuálně.cz |
16 March 2009

The Party of Free Citizens is using the internet to choose their candidates for the upcoming European Parliament election.

Foreign Min: NATO challenges include a confident Russia

EASY BOURSE/AFP |
13 March 2009

The myriad of challenges the North Atlantic Treaty Organization faces today includes an increasingly self-assured Russia, Czech Foreign Minister Karel Schwarzenberg said Thursday.

Poll: Czechs prefer Paroubek over Topolánek

Aktuálně.cz |
11 March 2009

But according to the same survey, 32% of respondents would vote for the ODS, while 29% would vote for the ČSSD.

To Brussels Obama-style

By Martina Macková |
Týden.cz |
10 Mar 2009

KDU-ČSL Ploty. (COURTESY)

The Christian Democrats are planning to post billboards and posters on the fences of their supporters as part of their campaign before the June elections to the European Parliament.

EU urges 'intensive dialogue' between Armenian government, opposition

RADO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY |
20 February 2009

Czech Foreign Minister Karel Schwarzenberg has urged Armenia's leadership to engage in an "intensive dialogue" with the opposition to defuse a postelection political crisis, RFE/RL's Armenian Service reports.

What will life after 'Lisbon' be like?

By Lucie Tvarůžková |
Hospodářské noviny |
20 Feb 2009

Czech lower house endorsed the Lisbon Treaty. (ČTK)

The lower house approved the EU Lisbon Treaty on Wednesday. Hospodářské noviny lists a number of the most obvious changes the treaty would bring.

TV broadcast slowed down decision on Lisbon Treaty

E15 |
19 Feb 2009

Ondřej Liška, Miroslav Kalousek (front) in the lower house (ČTK)

Instead of voting on the Lisbon Treaty on Tuesday, Czech deputies tried to use the time to promote themselves in a live broadcast from the lower house.

Heiress wants Prague's Russian embassy back

By Kateřina Eliášová |
Aktuálně.cz |
18 Feb 2009

Russian Embassy in Prague. (ČTK)

The Popper family is asking for the return of its property, which is being used by the Russian Embassy in Prague. The last owner's daughter has already filed two lawsuits against Russia.

The party of "three Klauses" recruiting members

By Ivana Kottasová |
Hospodářské noviny |
14 Jan 2009

New Euroskeptical party comes to existence

Strana svobodných občanů (the party of free citizens) has not even been formally established, but it can already boast the support of three MPs, one senator and a powerful fan at the Castle.

MP and finance minister trade insult, finger gesture

RADIO PRAGUE |
19 December 2008

On Wednesday, the parliament floor witnessed the shadow health minister David Rath and the finance minister Miroslav Kalousek trade insults: the former in words, the latter, using "the finger".

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