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Last Czechoslovak PM Jan Stráský dies at 78

Many tributes have been paid Jan Stráský, the last prime minister of Czechoslovakia, who has died at the age of 78. Stráský was a founding member of the Civic Democrats, held ministerial posts and was a highly figure in 1990s domestic politics.

 
 
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The Czech Republic’s Věra Jourová, responsible for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality in the outgoing European…

 
 
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Czech Culture Minister Lubomír Zaorálek has brought out into the open a deepening feud between the mayor of Prague and…

 
 
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Poll suggests Communists would not get…

For the first time in its history the Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia has polled below the minimum 5 percent…

 
 
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Britain’s departure from the EU was the focus of talks in Prague on Tuesday between the Czech foreign minister, Tomáš…

 
 
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President Miloš Zeman on Tuesday appointed Lubomír Zaorálek to the post of culture minister, ending a drawn-out dispute…

 
 
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Věra Jourová, who currently handles justice, consumers and gender, is preparing to become the first Czech to serve two…

 
 
 
 
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