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Politics

Legal assessment on Parkanová case sparks fresh political controversy

Radio Prague |
27 June 2012

Former Defense Minister Vlasta Parkanová, who has come under suspicion of abusing her position in an overpriced military aircraft deal, has a loyal defender in Finance Minister Miroslav Kalousek.

Prague 10 politicians resign over Key Investments probe

Czech Position |
27 June 2012

Prague 10 politicians resign due to questions over having entrusted public funds with opaque brokerage Key Investments.

Goldman Sachs' Vladimír Dlouhý to run for presidency as independent

Czech Position |
26 June 2012

The former minister of industry and trade must know he stands no chance of getting to Prague Castle, so why is he going forward?

Czech representative to EU: Two-speed Europe no longer taboo

aktuálně.cz |
14 June 2012

With the end of the EU debt crisis nowhere in sight, the term "two-speed Europe" is no longer a taboo for the bloc's leaders, Czech Republic'st Representative to the EU Milena Vicenová told Aktualne.cz.

MPs pass bill on direct presidential elections campaign spending

Czech Position |
14 June 2012

The draft law will now go to the upper house, the Senate, were it is also expected to pass by a comfortable majority.

Ex-deputy culture minister files complaint over murky deals at Prague State Opera

Czech Position |
12 June 2012

Former deputy culture minister Radek Zdráhal has filed charges over alleged irregularities in the Prague State Opera's books.

Ex-Prague district mayor exits energy group PRE in grand style

Czech Position |
11 June 2012

Former Prague 5 Mayor Milan Jančík, under suspicion of corruption, gets CZK 2.2 million bonus from Pražská energetika.

Czech MPs strip David Rath of immunity

Czech Position |
6 June 2012

Ex-Central Bohemia governor David Rath has accused the government of framing him as part of a political vendetta.

Okamura to run for Czech Senate as independent

Czech Position |
5 June 2012

Tomio Okamura, a popular public figure, to run for the upper house of Parliament from Zlín, where his mother is from.

Klaus shuns Rio summit

Prague Post |
1 June 2012

Instead, climate change skeptic hosts pro-fossil fuel meeting

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