Sunday, 25 June 2017

Politics

Critics accuse Zeman of lying about Cardinal Vlk

ČTK |
9 Jun 2017

President Miloš Zeman has been expediently lying about the late Cardinal Miloslav Vlk, the board of the Memory of Nation project, which records memoirs of eyewitnesses to past events, said today in reaction to Zeman's decision not to bestow a state award on Vlk in memoriam.

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Černoch leaves Dawn party over its siding with extremists

ČTK |
8 Jun 2017

Marek Černoch, who heads the Czech minor opposition Dawn movement's group of deputies, is leaving Dawn as from today since he disapproves of the policy pursued by its chairman Miroslav Lidinský, mainly his effort to merge Dawn with extremist parties, Černoch has told journalists.

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Realists introducing election leaders

ČTK |
7 Jun 2017

Political analyst Petr Robejsek, founder of the extra-parliamentary Realists, told journalists when introducing some of its election leaders yesterday that he would run from the last place of the party's list of candidates in Prague in the Czech October general election.

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MP Hnyková leaves opposition Dawn before elections

ČTK |
7 Jun 2017

MP Jana Hnyková has left the opposition Dawn movement and its group in the Chamber of Deputies because she disagrees with the opinions held by Dawn leadership, she told journalists yesterday.

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LN: PM wants trade unions' boss to run for president

ČTK |
5 Jun 2017

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka has offered a presidential candidacy with support of his Social Democrats (ČSSD) to CMKOS umbrella trade union organisation chairman Josef Stredula who he has politely refused it, daily Lidové noviny (LN) reported Friday.

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Czech Realists may spend CZK 90m limit on election campaign

ČTK |
5 Jun 2017

The Realists, a new Czech rightist party, plan to spend the whole legal limit of 90 million crowns on their campaign before the October general election if they finds enough sponsors, its election manager Daniel Bártek told reporters Friday when the party launched its campaign.

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MfD: Parties focus on seniors in election campaign

ČTK |
5 Jun 2017

Two million seniors over 65 years may decide on the results of the October 20-21 general election in the Czech Republic and this is why political parties focus on them in their campaigns, daily Mladá fronta Dnes (MfD) reported Saturday.

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Babiš: ANO not to form gov't with TOP 09, Communists

ČTK |
2 Jun 2017

The ANO movement will not form a government together with the Communists (KSCM) and the TOP 09 party after the Czech autumn general election, its leader Andrej Babis said in an interview with CTK on Wednesday.

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Opposition TOP 09 head rules out cooperation with ANO

ČTK |
2 Jun 2017

The Czech opposition right-wing TOP 09 rules out its cooperation with the ANO movement after the autumn general election no matter if its chairman Andrej Babis were in such a coalition or not, TOP 09 leader Miroslav Kalousek said in an interview with CTK on Thursday.

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Education minister not to withdraw resignation

ČTK |
2 Jun 2017

Czech Education Katerina Valachova (Social Democrats, CSSD) told journalists on Thursday that she would not change her mind and would resign as announced before.

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