Saturday, 16 December 2017

Politics

Klaus pens foreword to Australian climate change denier's book for highschoolers

Czech Position |
9 December 2011

President Václav Klaus and prominent geologist Ian Plimer say youngsters are 'indoctrinated' to believe in global warming.

Ex-defense minister Barták says Tatra bribery charges flawed, politicized

Czech Position |
8 December 2011

Martin Barták denies the accusations, claims witnesses can't recall even the basic details of the alleged bribery attempt.

Prague prosecutor calls on his deputy to resign over 'godfather' connection

Czech Position |
7 December 2011

Newly-appointed Prague chief prosecutor calls for his deputy Libor Grygárek to resign over links to ODS 'godfather' Roman Janoušek.

Minister's partner in Florida deal twice convicted

Czech Position |
7 December 2011

Culture Minister Jiří Besser's partner in the Florida firm Comoros Group has been convicted for fraud, as well as high-profile bribery.

PM warns against proposed change to central bank nominations

Czech Position |
7 December 2011

PM Petr Nečas says moves to switch to direct presidential elections stuck on head of state's powers to nominate ČNB board.

Medvedev to raise missile defense and Temelín during state visit

Czech Position |
7 December 2011

US-led NATO plans to build an anti-missile defense system in Europe, the European financial crisis, EU-Russia relations, and the Arab uprisings are among the issues that Russian President Dmitry Medvedev wants to discuss while in Prague, the ČTK news agency reported Tuesday, citing the Russian ambassador to the Czech Republic. Nevertheless, trade relations are expected to dominate talks.

State drawing up 'economic catastrophe' plan

Czech Position |
6 December 2011

Economic advisory council NERV, Finance Ministry drawing up four sets of plans for various economic development scenarios.

Czech minister exits US firm, denies corrupt motives

Czech Position |
6 December 2011

Culture Minister Jiří Besser 'ready to resign' if unethical activity is uncovered regarding his partnership in Florida real estate venture.

Ex-Czech PM 'Topolino' unlikely 'bunga-bunga' witness for Berlusconi

Czech Position |
6 December 2011

Mirek Topolánek is a minor star in Italy due to a nude romp at Villa Certosa, but likely won't be called in defense of Silvio Berlusconi.

Prague ODS head Boris Šťastný resigns

Czech Position |
5 December 2011

Boris Šťastný unexpectedly quits as head of Civic Democrats' Prague branch after meeting with PM Petr Nečas, the ODS chairman.

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