Sunday, 17 February 2019

Politics

Publisher Alexander Tomsky: Margaret Thatcher had an avid interest in East European affairs

Radio Prague |
10 April 2013

Publisher Alexander Tomsky is an expert on East European affairs who fled Czechoslovakia after the 1968 Russian-led invasion.

Margaret Thatcher remembered

Radio Prague |
10 April 2013

Margaret Thatcher, the prime minister of Great Britain for 11 years and iconic 20th century politician, is being remembered worldwide, following her death on Monday at the age of 87.

The new president's first steps

The Economist |
9 April 2013

The newly elected president, Miloš Zeman, has made the first steps to steer his country closer to the European Union (EU).

Civic Democrats issue new policy document

Radio Prague |
26 March 2013

While their 22% showing in the last parliamentary elections was enough to put the Civic Democrats at the head of a coalition government, it was still their worst result ever. Today things look even grimmer for the long-term dominant force on the Czech right, with one recent poll suggesting their support stands at a meagre 9 percent. With parliamentary, Senate, European and local elections all due next year, Petr Nečas's party are now trying to fight back, on Monday launching "Agenda 2014", a policy document that targets small business people.

Cabinet and president in accord over foreign policy priorities

Radio Prague |
22 March 2013

President Miloš Zeman made his first appearance at a meeting of the centre-right cabinet on Wednesday. The debate, which was seen as a litmus test of future cooperation between the left-oriented president and the right-oriented government, went off surprisingly well.

PM's party support drops to record low in poll

Reuters |
20 March 2013

Voter support for the main Czech ruling party hit a new low this month, showing public dissatisfaction with a lengthy recession and austerity measures adopted by the center-right coalition.

President Miloš Zeman will visit Slovakia in early April

The Slovak Spectator |
20 March 2013

Czech President Miloš Zeman will come to Slovakia for an official two-day visit on April 4, his first foreign visit after becoming head of state in the Czech Republic earlier this month.

Janota: This cabinet will not sell Prague Airport

By Pavel Otto | E15 |
1 Oct 2009

Political party representatives comment of Jan Fischer cabinet's priorities, disagreeing on the privatisation of Prague Airport and Czech Airlines.

Klaus: ČR should fear overgrown EU, not Russia

aktuálně.cz |
23 September 2009

A day before attending a summit in New York about climate change the Czech president Václav Klaus spoke to The Washington Times, a conservative American broadsheet newspaper.

Lawmakers take initial step toward early poll

Monsters and Critics / DPA |
9 September 2009

Czech Republic's lawmakers Tuesday began considerations that could lead to an early general election, perhaps as soon as November.

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