Saturday, 29 April 2017
News | ČTK

The Turkish Foreign Ministry denounced the Czech Chamber of Deputies decision to recognise the Armenian genocide in the Ottoman Empire in 1915.

Politics | ČTK

Finance Minister Andrej Babiš (ANO) owes the public and government coalition partners answers to an awful lot of questions, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (Social Democrats, ČSSD) told journalists yesterday.

Prague | Prague TV

Security personnel at Václav Havel Airport Prague will start checking for trace elements of explosives inside checked baggage starting in May 2017.

Politics | ČTK

The resolution condemning Armenian genocide, passed by the Chamber of Deputies on Tuesday, may threaten the talks on billions of crowns Czech firms want to recover from Turkey and the fate of two Czech activists detained there, daily Lidové noviny (LN) reported yesterday.

National | Prague TV

After two years of stagnating beer consumption in the Czech Republic, domestic consumer interest has gone up. Some 16.38 million hectoliters of beer were consumed in the Czech Republic last year, nearly 200,000 hectoliters more than the year before, according to the Czech Brewery and Malt Association (ČSPS). The

National | ČTK

Finance Minister Andrej Babiš's (ANO) business activities and property situation remain insufficiently explained and provoke doubts, according to an analysis PM Bohuslav Sobotka's advisers have completed at his request.

National | ČTK

The Czech Supreme Court (NS) has cancelled the prison sentence given to lobbyist Marek Dalík after it complied with his as well as Supreme State Attorney Pavel Zeman's petition for an appellate review and returned the case to the Prague High Court.

Politics | ČTK

Czech Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Andrej Babiš (ANO) is ready to answer Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka's (Social Democrats, ČSSD) new questions if he asks him, he told journalists yesterday adding that he can see no reason for his dismissal from the government.

Politics | ČTK

President Miloš Zeman is trusted by 55% of people now, the same as in March, while trust in the coalition government has increased by 5 percentage points to 40%, according to a public opinion poll CVVM conducted in April and released yesterday.

Czech Republic and the EU | ČTK

Turkey's stagnating accession talks may become an instrument for the EU's dialogue with Ankara, Czech Foreign Minister Lubomír Zaorálek said yesterday, on the eve of an informal meeting of EU foreign ministers in Malta where relations with Turkey will also be discussed.

Politics | ČTK

Czech diplomacy has assured Turkey that the Czech Chamber of Deputies' Armenian genocide resolution from Tuesday is not legally binding and that it is the cabinet, not lawmakers, who is responsible for Prague's foreign policy, the Foreign Ministry told ČTK yesterday.

Politics | ČTK

Finance Minister and ANO movement head Andrej Babiš will have a meeting with President Miloš Zeman in the days to come, Zeman's spokesman Jiří Ovčáček told ČTK today, confirming the information of Neovlivni.cz and adding that the meeting has been initiated by Babiš.

Politics | ČTK

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka will meet Bavarian Minister President Horst Seehofer in Prague on May 3 to discuss transport modernisation, economy, cooperation in science, research and education, and also cultural exchange, the Government Office told ČTK yesterday.

Politics | ČTK

The governor of the South Bohemia Region, Jiří Zimola (Social Democrats, ČSSD), resigned as expected and was replaced with his deputy Ivana Stráská (ČSSD) at the special meeting of the regional assembly yesterday.

National | ČTK

The USA can send again its B-1B and B-52 strategic bombers for this year's Ample Strike international war games that is to train the cooperation of aircraft crews and forward air controllers, its press and information department head Denisa Vernerová told journalists yesterday.