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Politics

Prime Minister to embark on ministry tour

Radio Prague |
7 July 2014

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka is to launch a summer tour of ministries starting with the Ministry of Culture on Tuesday.

Lech Walesa attacks lack of global solidarity

Radio Prague |
7 July 2014

In an interview on Czech Television Sunday, Lech Walesa repeated warnings about the lack of solidarity in dealing with worldwide and European problems.

Coalition parties patch up rift over company board positions

Radio Prague |
4 July 2014

Coalition parties appear to have patched up but not fully resolved their clash over the share out of seats on supervisory boards of state companies.

Who is Bureš?

The Economist |
4 July 2014

The sun seems to have set on the so-called Czech lustration laws passed in the 1990s. After he won a lawsuit in a Slovak court on June 26th, the name of the finance minister, Andrej Babiš, will be removed from a list of collaborators with the communist secret police (StB).

Czech five percent barrier for EP elections could be lifted

Radio Prague |
26 June 2014

The Czech Supreme Administrative Court will recommend to the Constitutional Court that it cancel the current five percent threshold in the elections to European Parliament valid in the Czech Republic, judge rapporteur Tomáš Langášek told journalists on Tuesday.

Prague drops fine against PM for appointing cabinet member without clearance

Radio Prague |
26 June 2014

Prague City Hall has thrown out a fine against Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka who had been accused by the Prague 1 authority of a misdemeanour for naming Andrej Babiš to his government despite the latter’s lack of a security clearance.

Babiš: New EC president should choose Czech commissioner from list put forward by Prague

Radio Prague |
26 June 2014

The head of the second biggest party in the coalition government, Andrej Babiš of ANO, says the next president of the European Commission should choose from a list of candidates for the Czech commissioner’s post put forward by Prague.

Central Bohemian governor resigns amidst party infighting

Radio Prague |
24 June 2014

The governor of the Central Bohemian Region, Social Democrat Josef Řihák, has stepped down, after a year and a half in his post.

President slams human rights minister

Radio Prague |
24 June 2014

Czech President Miloš Zeman has criticized the human rights minister, Social Democrat Jiří Dienstbier over his refusal to lead his party’s ballot in the European elections.

Ambassadors without diplomatic passport - Tomáš Jelínek

Prague Leaders Magazine |
23 Jun 2014

An interview with Tomáš Jelínek, Executive Director of the Czech-German Fund for the Future.

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