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Czech PM faces storm at home over child migrants

As Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš defended his government’s decision not to accept even a single migrant at the EU summit in Salzburg, trouble was brewing for him at home. A proposal for the Czech Republic to take in 50 Syrian orphans, has gained increasing support, and the prime minister is being showered with requests to break from his policy and make a humanitarian gesture.

 
 
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Social Democrats present new nominee…

The Social Democrats, the junior party in the ruling coalition, have moved to resolve a months-long dispute with…

 
 
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Czech and Slovak prime ministers…

Speaking ahead of Wednesday’s EU summit in Salzburg, the Czech and Slovak heads of government criticized the European…

 
 
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PM Andrej Babiš: ‘Why should we be…

Prime Minister Andrej Babiš has come under fire for outright rejecting a proposal to take in 50 Syrian orphans – or…

 
 
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Czech Republic misses deadline for…

Czech politicians have missed Friday’s deadline on passing a controversial EU amendment to its directive on the control…

 
 
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Czech health unions insist on 10…

The Czech Republic’s trade unions in health care are set to hold talks with the health minister this week. They have…

 
 
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State visit by Indian President seeks…

Indian President, Ram Nath Kovind, is meeting with both the Czech President and Prime Minister this Friday…

 
 
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With poll placing them second on 15…

A freshly published opinion poll suggests the Czech Pirate Party are currently the second most popular political…

 
 
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Czech ambassador to Zambia on renewing…

When the Czech Republic re-opened its embassy in Zambia last year after a twenty-five-year break, Radek Rubeš handed…

 
 
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Government agrees on public sector…

The centrist Ano party and its junior coalition partner, the Social Democrats, have reached a framework agreement on…

 
 
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State to make major investment in…

With property prices soaring, more and more Czechs are finding it hard to find affordable housing. Now the government…

 
 
 
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