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Politics

Transport strategy: Šmerda following Barta's directions

Czech Position |
22 April 2011

The conceptual framework for transport is counting on EU funds, but Brussels has yet to approve such a project for the Czech Republic.

Pundit predicts problems ahead for re-jigged cabinet

Radio Prague |
21 April 2011

The cosmetic government reshuffle has raised plenty of criticism and many commentators are skeptical regarding the coalition's long-term chances of survival. Pundit Jiří Pehe says the agreement is a temporary truce enforced by circumstances.

A talk with Transport Minister Deputy Jakub Hodinář

Leaders Magazine |
20 April 2011

Galileo should launch in 2014.

Klaus 'will accept' Cabinet reshuffle

Czech Position |
20 April 2011

President Václav Klaus says he is ready to accept the Cabinet changes proposed by political leaders to save the center-right coalition government from collapse. On a visit to the northern city of Liberec on Tuesday, Klaus said he was willing to accept the changes on Thursday in Prague if his schedule allows it, ČTK reported. Klaus warned, however, that the compromise agreed early morning Tuesday could come unstuck if parliamentary groups opposed their leader's compromise deal.

After cabinet reshuffle, gov't crisis ends. For now.

aktuálně.cz |
20 April 2011

After five hours of intense negotiation during the night from 18 to 19 April, the representatives of the Czech Republic's three governmental parties agreed that the three-member cabinet will continue.

Post and telecoms fueled Interior Ministry battle

Czech Position |
20 April 2011

The fight for the Interior Ministry wasn’t only about controlling the police; it was also about a lucrative businesses portfolio..

Interview with H. E. Grigol Vashadze, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia

Leaders Magazine |
19 April 2011

Democracy is like an Alphabet.

Analyst Šádí Shanaáh: Czech policy towards Middle East 'an illusion'

Radio Prague |
19 April 2011

Šádí Shanaáh talks about the Czech foreign policy, the differences and similarities between communism and the autocratic Arab regimes as well as his own political aspirations.

President's use of power an issue again as he assumes a leading role in the gov't crisis

Radio Prague |
19 April 2011

As the crisis in the government has played out over the last two weeks, the country's President Václav Klaus has taken on a key role in how events have unfolded.

Poll: Majority supports gov't collapse, new elections

Czech Position |
19 April 2011

A slight majority of poll respondents sees new elections as the best way forward, but say ousting six embattled ministers first may help.

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