Wednesday, 2 September 2015

Politics

President appoints Valachová as education minister

ČTK |
18 Jun 2015

President Miloš Zeman appointed Kateřina Valachová as the new minister of education, youth and sports at Prague Castle on Wednesday. Valachová takes over from Marcel Chládek who was dismissed on June 5.

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Okamura registers new anti-immigrant party Freedom and Direct Democracy

Radio Prague |
17 June 2015

Populist senator Tomio Okamura has registered a new political party named Freedom and Direct Democracy (Svoboda a přímá demokracie in Czech) after being sidelined in his previous grouping Dawn.

LN: Former Czech European commissioner Fuele wants to head OSCE

ČTK |
12 Jun 2015

Stefan Fuele, EU Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy in 2010-14, has offered himself as a European security commissioner to Czech Foreign Minister Lubomír Zaorálek, with the post of OSCE head being his goal, daily Lidové noviny (LN) reported yesterday.

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President Zeman to appoint Kateřina Valachová education minister next Wednesday

ČTK |
12 Jun 2015

President Miloš Zeman will appoint Kateřina Valachová education minister next Wednesday, his spokesman Jiří Ovčáček has announced on Twitter.

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Anti-corruption police accuse ČSSD leadership's member

ČTK |
11 Jun 2015

The anti-corruption police have accused Robert Dusek, member of the senior government Social Democrat leadership, of so far unspecified crime.

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Zeman appoints Rafaj antitrust office head for another six years

ČTK |
11 Jun 2015

President Miloš Zeman yesterday officially named Petr Rafaj to the post of the chairman of the antitrust office for another six years.

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Anti-corruption police accuse ČSSD leadership's member

ČTK |
11 Jun 2015

The anti-corruption police have accused Robert Dušek, member of the senior government Social Democrat leadership, of so far unspecified crime.

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Christian Democrats announce self-imposed ban on trips to Russia

Radio Prague |
10 June 2015

The Christian Democratic Party has announced a self-imposed ban on trips to Russia until the country ceases destabilizing Ukraine.

Israeli president to visit Czech Republic this autumn

ČTK |
9 Jun 2015

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin is to visit Prague this autumn, the Czech Foreign Ministry said in a press release following the talks between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Czech Foreign Minister Lubomír Zaorálek in Jerusalem yesterday.

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Coalition parties disagree on pension increase

ČTK |
9 Jun 2015

The leaders of coalition parties will talk about the possible raising of pensions after Finance Minister Andrej Babiš (ANO) rejected the 1.8-percent increase proposed by Labour Minister Michaela Marksová (Social Democrats) during the government meeting yesterday.

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