Saturday, 21 January 2017

Politics

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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Another ČSSD branch supports Sobotka, Chovanec for party leaders

ČTK |
5 Dec 2016

Czech Social Democrat (ČSSD) chairman Bohuslav Sobotka and first deputy chairman Milan Chovanec won support for defending their posts at the party's national election congress next spring from the ČSSD Karlovy Vary regional branch Saturday, Sobotka told journalists.

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Poll: ANO is far ahead Social Democrats

ČTK |
5 Dec 2016

The ANO movement of Finance Minister Andrej Babiš would win the general election if it were held now, far ahead of the runner-up Social Democrats (ČSSD) of Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka, according to the latest TSN Aisa poll whose results public Czech Television (ČT) presented yesterday.

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Czech politicians congratulate Van der Bellen on election victory

ČTK |
5 Dec 2016

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka and Foreign Minister Lubomír Zaorálek (both Social Democrats, ČSSD) congratulated Alexander Van der Bellen on his victory in the Austrian presidential election held yesterday.

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MfD: Former Czech PM Paroubek wants to return to politics

ČTK |
2 Dec 2016

Former Czech prime minister Jiri Paroubek is considering returning to politics and to the Social Democratic Party (CSSD) whose leader he was in 2006-2010, dailies Lidove noviny (LN) and Mlada fronta Dnes (MfD) write on Thursday.

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