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PM Andrej Babiš halts work on promised Code of Ethics

Prime Minister Andrej Babiš has gone back on a promise to implement a Code of Ethics for cabinet ministers, instructing the Ministry of Justice to stop work on draft guidelines and focus instead on a new lobbying law. Advocates for greater transparency in government see it as a blow to the fight against corruption.

 
 
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First official visit to Russia by Czech…

Bilateral relations with Moscow have been strained since Brussels imposed sweeping sanctions following the Russian…

 
 
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Tomáš Petříček officially named foreign…

Three and a half months after the official forming of Andrej Babiš’s cabinet, the Czech foreign ministry has received a…

 
 
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Analyst: Poor ANO showing reflects…

The Civic Democrats and the Mayors and Independents gained 10 and seven seats, respectively, in elections to one-third…

 
 
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Why are there so few Roma politicians?

Whereas in 1990 there were eight Roma MPs in the Czechoslovak Parliment, today there are none and candidates who belong…

 
 
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Impact of EU emissions cut target on…

EU lawmakers have hammered out a deal to cut vehicle emissions 35 percent by 2030 in a bid to fight climate change and…

 
 
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Friends of Tibet group established in…

A “Friends of Tibet” group has just been established by fifty deputies and senators in the Czech Parliament. The news…

 
 
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Skripal suspects believed to have…

The suspected perpetrators of the Novichok attack on Russian double agent Sergei Skripal reportedly visited the Czech…

 
 
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Czech counterintelligence helps uncover…

The Czech Security Information Service (BIS) issued a press release on Monday in which it says it cooperated with…

 
 
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Political scientist Jiří Pehe: Babiš…

The communal and senatorial elections were seen as a test of strength of Prime Minister Andrej Babiš’ ANO party, which…

 
 
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Ano wins elections in all regional…

The Ano party of Prime Minister Andrej Babiš has won the municipal elections in all regional capitals except Prague…

 
 
 
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