Saturday, 21 October 2017

Politics

Education minister insists on resignation

ČTK |
20 Jun 2017

Education, Youth and Sports Minister Kateřina Valachová (Social Democrats, ČSSD) insists on her resignation, which President Miloš Zeman accepted, she told journalists after they met yesterday.

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Zeman meets European Human Rights Court president Raimondi

ČTK |
20 Jun 2017

The acquittal of an attacker who killed a Czech citizen in London last September and the independence of the judiciary were among the issues Czech President Miloš Zeman discussed with Guido Raimondi, European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) president, yesterday.

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ČSSD Prague branch officially rejects ex-PM Paroubek's comeback

ČTK |
20 Jun 2017

The Prague branch of the Social Democratic Party (ČSSD) officially rejected the return of former prime minister Jiří Paroubek to the party yesterday.

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PM Sobotka, EC deputy head Timmermans discuss migration

ČTK |
19 Jun 2017

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (Social Democrats, ČSSD) discussed migration and future European integration with EC Vice-President Frans Timmermans today, and they also dealt with preparing the European Council summit due next week, the Government Office said in a press release.

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British Queen, Zeman discuss Czechs in Britain after Brexit

ČTK |
19 Jun 2017

Tens of thousands of Czechs studying or working in Britain and their fate after Britain leaves the EU were on the agenda of the conversation at the roughly 30-minute audience British Queen Elizabeth II gave to President Miloš Zeman Friday.

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Kohl ranked among greatest European statesmen, politicians say

ČTK |
19 Jun 2017

Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, who died today at the age of 87 years, was one of the greatest European statesmen, Czech politicians, including former president Václav Klaus, have told ČTK in reaction to his death.

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Social Democrats to defend people, election leader says

ČTK |
19 Jun 2017

Helping and protecting should be the role of Czech Social Democrats (ČSSD) and the party should not alienate people by excessive regulations, Foreign Minister Lubomír Zaorálek (ČSSD), the new ČSSD election leader, said at the party's programme conference Saturday.

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Social Democrats present election manifesto

ČTK |
19 Jun 2017

Social Democrats (ČSSD) promise the average salary of CZK 40,000 a month, progressive taxation, a special tax for millionaires and better health care in their election manifesto called Good Country for Life they unveiled Saturday.

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Czech Social Democrats approve Zaorálek as election leader

ČTK |
19 Jun 2017

The Czech Social Democrat (ČSSD) Central Executive Committee confirmed the selection of Foreign Minister Lubomír Zaorálek as the party's leader for the October election and the party's manifesto at its programme conference Saturday.

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Right rejects Social Democrat manifesto as populist

ČTK |
19 Jun 2017

The election manifesto unveiled by Czech Social Democrats (ČSSD) Saturday is populist and it contains the promises that cannot be made good, representatives of the right-wing opposition Civic Democratic Party (ODS) and TOP 09 have said.

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