Saturday, 29 April 2017

Politics

Denik.cz: Social Democrats questioning Babiš' finances

ČTK |
28 Apr 2017

Aides to Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (Social Democrats, ČSSD) have drafted an analysis targetting the core of the business activities of Finance Minister Andrej Babiš (ANO) and the ways he got rich, the regional daily Denik.cz said yesterday.

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LN: Armenian genocide resolution may harm Czech diplomatic aims

ČTK |
28 Apr 2017

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.

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South Bohemia governor Jiří Zimola resigns

ČTK |
28 Apr 2017

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.

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PM Sobotka to meet Bavarian leader Seehofer in Prague

ČTK |
28 Apr 2017

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.

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FinMin Babiš, President Zeman to meet next week

ČTK |
28 Apr 2017

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.

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ForMin: Czech MPs' Armenian genocide resolution not binding

ČTK |
28 Apr 2017

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.

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Babiš owes people, govt partners lots of answers, PM says

ČTK |
28 Apr 2017

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.

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Poll: Zeman trusted by 55% of people, cabinet by 40%

ČTK |
28 Apr 2017

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.

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Babiš is ready to answer Czech PM Sobotka's new questions

ČTK |
28 Apr 2017

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.

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South Bohemia Region has new coalition government

ČTK |
27 Apr 2017

The Social Democrats (ČSSD), the Pro South Bohemia grouping, the Christian Democrats (KDU-ČSL) and the South Bohemians 2012 signed a coalition agreement on a new South Bohemia regional government yesterday.

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