Thursday, 5 January 2017

Politics

Sacked Prague Castle commander is suspected of fraud

ČTK |
7 Dec 2016

Petr Prskavec, who was recently dismissed as commander of the guards of Prague Castle, the presidential seat, has been investigated by the military police on suspicion of fraud, server Aktualne.cz has reported, citing three trustworthy sources.

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White House invitation for Zeman is great news, foreign minister says

ČTK |
7 Dec 2016

The invitation to the White House U.S. president-elect Donald Trump extended to President Miloš Zeman yesterday is an excellent piece of news, Czech Foreign Minister Lubomír Zaorálek has said and added it is a great opportunity for developing bilateral relations.

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Trump invites Zeman to White House

ČTK |
7 Dec 2016

U.S. president-elect Donald Trump invited Czech President Miloš Zeman to visit the White House during their phone call yesterday, Zeman's spokesman Jiří Ovčáček has told ČTK, adding that the visit might take place next April. Zeman invited Trump to visit the Czech Republic. The invitation was accepted, Ovčáček said.

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Cabinet neutral on constitution change for missions abroad

ČTK |
6 Dec 2016

The Czech government adopted a neutral stance on the constitutional amendment broadening its right to send soldiers to foreign missions without the consent of both parliamentary houses in accordance with a recommendation by government legislation experts yesterday.

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Czech Senate against post of European prosecutor

ČTK |
6 Dec 2016

The Czech Republic should reject the proposed post of European Public Prosecutor as redundant, the Senate, the upper house of parliament, has said in its resolution.

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Czech presidential protocol head Forejt may be dismissed

ČTK |
6 Dec 2016

Jindřich Forejt, head of the Czech Presidential Office Protocol Department, may be fired in a few days' time, the websites Neovlivni.cz, Echo24.cz and Blesk.cz write yesterday, referring to the speculations that started surfacing on Friday evening.

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Review of major political events in the Czech Republic in 2016

ČTK |
6 Dec 2016

Review of major political events in the Czech Republic in 2016

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Hofer's defeat is good news for relations with Austria, PM says

ČTK |
6 Dec 2016

The victory of Alexander Van der Bellen in the Austrian presidential election is good news for the relations between Austria and the Czech Republic, the relations in Central Europe and the functioning of the European Union, Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka told journalists yesterday.

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PM to end talks with ministers next week, meet Babiš

ČTK |
5 Dec 2016

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (Social Democrats, ČSSD) will complete his private talks with the ministers of his cabinet next week when he plans to meet Finance Minister Andrej Babiš, leader of the ANO movement, the Government Office announced Friday.

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Populists, neoliberals threaten EU - PES Council Prague meeting

ČTK |
5 Dec 2016

The European Union has been threatened by populists and neoliberals, the Party of European Socialists (PES) Council declared in its resolution "Saving Europe: for Youth and Progress" approved at the end of its three-day meeting in Prague Saturday.

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