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Politics

Police investigating Klaus' presidential pardon for 'underworld' entrepreneur

Czech Position |
22 February 2012

If the appropriate state organs received criminal complaints over the president's apparent plan to pardon Tomáš Mailina, what steps are underway?

Opposition decries ČSSD governor Rath's plan to use lotteries

Czech Position |
21 February 2012

TOP 09 and STAN slams Central Bohemian governor's use of electronic lottery devices in final months before ban

ČSSD split over presidential candidate

Czech Position |
21 February 2012

Spoilt for choice, the Soc Dems (ČSSD) have put off a decision on naming their man to contest the 2013 direct presidential elections.

Wiretaps show pardoned embezzler often spoke with president's wife

Czech Position |
21 February 2012

Ex-university director and First Lady were in such frequent contact that police investigators feared President Klaus would grant a pardon.

NGOs and TOP 09 claim ODS blocking greater controls on public firms

Czech Position |
21 February 2012

'Bad conscience' only explanation for rejecting Supreme Audit Office (NKÚ) controls of state and municipal firms, anti-graft groups say.

How powerful should the next president be?

Czech Position |
21 February 2012

Constitutional lawyer Marek Antoš suggests how to bring transparency to party funding cash flows and reorganize the election system.

Soc Dems could seek Communists' support to form gov't

Czech Position |
20 February 2012

ČSSD leader says he will negotiate with all other parties, including the Communists, to implement his center-left party's program.

Civic Democrats' regional split bodes ill for PM Petr Nečas

Czech Position |
20 February 2012

The scandal of ex-minister Pavel Drobil – awaiting its legal conclusion – is threatening the position of ODS party leader Petr Nečas.

Nečas to meet Cameron ahead of EU summit

aktuálně.cz |
17 February 2012

Czech PM Petr Nečas will meet his British counterpart David Cameron ahead of a key EU summit expected to deliver further progress on the bloc's proposed fiscal treaty.

Premier, deputy PM trumpet anti-corruption 'success'

Czech Position |
16 February 2012

Coalition gov't has fulfilled almost half of its anti-corruption program, saved tens of billions of crowns, say Nеčas and Peake.

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