Thursday, 14 December 2017

Politics

ODS head: Babiš should win support for his gov't or give up

ČTK |
27 Oct 2017

Andrej Babis, whose ANO movement clearly won the Czech general election five days ago, should show he can find a majority support for his government or give up the effort so that a different plan can be followed, Civic Democrat (ODS) leader Petr Fiala told CTK on Thursday.

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Radim Fiala to head SPD group in lower house

ČTK |
27 Oct 2017

Radim Fiala will head the Freedom and Direct Democracy (SPD) movement's group in the Czech Chamber of Deputies, which elected him to the post unanimously at its first meeting following the October 20-21 general election on Thursday, SPD leader Tomio Okamura has announced.

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ČSSD MPs heading for opposition, KDU, STAN to cooperate

ČTK |
27 Oct 2017

The Social Democrats (ČSSD) are heading for opposition, their deputy chairman Lubomír Zaorálek said within ongoing post-election negotiations on Thursday, while the Christian Democrats (KDU-ČSL) and the Mayors and Independents (STAN) said they want to cooperate in the Chamber of Deputies.

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Sociologist: Strenght of leadership was a vital factor in elections

Radio Prague |
27 October 2017

The traditional parties on the Czech political scene arte still stinging from the defeat they suffered in the general elections at the hands of anti-establishment and protest parties. What made Czechs throw the traditional parties overboard?

President Zeman to meet ANO, ODS, Pirates next week

ČTK |
26 Oct 2017

President Miloš Zeman will meet representatives of ANO, the Civic Democrats (ODS) and the Pirates in the Lány Chateau near Prague next week, while his meetings with the other six parties that entered the lower house will follow.

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LN: ČSSD faces austerity with fewer MPs, 0.5 billion debt

ČTK |
26 Oct 2017

The Czech Social Democrats (CSSD) have total debts of 0.5 billion crowns and their financial support from the state will drastically decrease due to their debacle in the weekend general election, therefore they will have to take severe cost-saving measures, Lidove noviny (LN) wrote on Wednesday.

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SPD head Okamura conceals transactions worth CZK 15 million

ČTK |
26 Oct 2017

Tomio Okamura, leader of the Czech Freedom and Direct Democracy (SPD), which succeeded in the weekend general election, has not included financial transactions worth CZK 15 million in his property statement for 2016, daily Mladá fronta Dnes reported.

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ODS senator Kubera not to run for Czech president

ČTK |
26 Oct 2017

Senate deputy head Jaroslav Kubera (Civic Democrats, ODS) will not run for president in the January election because his family does not support his candidacy and because he believes that President Milos Zeman will defend his post, he told CTK on Wednesday.

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Analyst: Many options open after Czech election

ČTK |
26 Oct 2017

The opening talks on the next government conducted by the Czech election winner ANO did not bring any idea on its future form, but options are still open, political analyst Lubomir Kopecek, from Masaryk University, told CTK on Wednesday.

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Pirates eyeing senior posts in Chamber of Deputies

ČTK |
26 Oct 2017

The Pirates want to have the posts of the Chamber of Deputies deputy chairman and chairman of its defence and security committee, Czech Pirates leader Ivan Bartos told journalists after his talks with the election winner, the ANO movement, on Wednesday.

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