Thursday, 21 August 2014

Politics

Pospíšil gives up Parliamentary mandate

Radio Prague |
23 June 2014

Former justice minister Jiří Pospíšil has given up his post as an MP in the Czech Chamber of Deputies.

Czech PM: Leftists will back Juncker nomination

Radio Prague |
23 June 2014

Leftist European leaders have agreed to back the nomination of former Luxembourg prime minister Jean-Claude Juncker to head the European Commission.

Sobotka: Justice minister's disputes bad for government's image

Radio Prague |
18 June 2014

minister of justice, Helena Válková, and her subordinates are causing negative publicity for the government, Prime Minister Bohoslav Sobotka said on Tuesday.

Civic Democrats nominate ex-mayor as ballot leader in Prague

Radio Prague |
16 June 2014

Former Prague mayor Bohuslav Svoboda has been nominated the leader of the Civic Democrat ballot in October's local elections.

President appoints as Constitutional Court judge

Radio Prague |
13 June 2014

President Milos Zeman has appointed Vojtěch Šimíček as a Constitutional Court judge. Justice Šimíček, who previously served at the Supreme Administrative Court, was approved by the Senate at the end of last month.

MPs vote not to lift immunity of colleague suspected of breach of trust in local politics

Radio Prague |
11 June 2014

The Chamber of Deputies has voted not to strip Social Democrat MP Zuzana Kailová of her parliamentary immunity.

Zeman: Ukraine faces bankruptcy, invasion by Russia

Prague Post/ČTK |
11 June 2014

Czech president calls Tymoshenko ‘a pretty blonde with plaits,’ accuses her of hiring contract killers

Lieberman in Prague: US should deliver arms to Ukraine

Prague Post/ČTK |
11 June 2014

Former vice presidential candidate says sanctions so far are relatively weak

Debt brake revived but support lukewarm from opposition parties

Radio Prague |
11 June 2014

Czech government parties have decided to add another instrument to the toolbox for curbing the country’s overall debt, a so-call debt brake.

Albright: Havel should have founded political party

Prague Post/ČTK |
10 June 2014

Former US secretary of state is in Prague for an Aspen Institute conference

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