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Czech President, Communist Party leader openly reject foreign minister nomination

Prime Minister-designate Andrej Babiš presented his proposed new cabinet line-up to the Czech president for approval on Sunday, two days after the centre-left Social Democrats agreed – following a party referendum – to join Mr Babiš’s centrist ANO party in a coalition government. But the political uncertainty is not over, with the foreign minister nomination proving controversial.

 
 
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Social Democrats tight-lipped after…

Representatives from ANO and the Social Democratic Party met on Monday to discuss the possibility of renewing talks on…

 
 
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Czech political scene divided over air…

The air strikes against military targets in Syria carried out by US, UK and France in the wake of a recent chemical…

 
 
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ANO about turn opens door to Social…

The leadership of the ANO party have announced that they will try to renew government negotiations with the Social…

 
 
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Slovak PM in Prague: greater respect…

The newly-appointed Slovak Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini held talks with Czech top officials in Prague on Wednesday…

 
 
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New European directive aims to end…

A new directive was announced by the European Commission on Wednesday which spells the end of dual quality in numerous…

 
 
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Czech president advises talks with anti…

The Czech president has pointed ANO leader Andrej Babiš in the direction of the anti-immigrant and anti-EU Direct…

 
 
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Thousands call for prime minister’s…

People in close to two dozen Czech towns and cities took to the streets on Monday to call for the resignation of Prime…

 
 
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Positive news for Czech consumers as EU…

Consumers in the Czech Republic and other parts of the former Eastern Bloc look like getting positive news this week…

 
 
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Czech Social Democrats signal tougher…

Czech Social Democrats have overwhelmingly backed the leaderships decision to pull out of coalition talks with ANO. And…

 
 
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Political scientist: Early elections…

Talks between ANO and the Social Democrats on forming a minority coalition government with support from the Communists…

 
 
 
 
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