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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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Ex-foreign minister: Drastic measures…

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced last week that the Czech consulate in Hanoi has stopped accepting…

 
 
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Second minister resigns over…

Labour and Social Affairs Minister Petr Krčál announced his resignation on Tuesday after facing accusations of…

 
 
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Political analyst says Trump-Putin…

Czech politicians have welcomed the Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki, with Prime Minister Babiš calling it a breakthrough…

 
 
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Czech PM says accepting more migrants…

The Czech Republic has rejected Italy’s request for EU members to share out some 450 asylum seekers rescued at sea…

 
 
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Czech response mixed to Trump call for…

Donald Trump has made headlines this week by calling on America’s NATO allies to increase their defence spending. His…

 
 
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Analyst: Babiš’s coalition government…

Nine months after the general elections, the Czech Republic finally has a government – albeit a minority cabinet that…

 
 
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Minority coalition set to win vote of…

A minority coalition of ANO and the Social Democrats is undergoing a vote of confidence in the Chamber of Deputies on…

 
 
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PM Babiš nominates constitutional law…

In the wake of justice minister Taťána Malá’s sudden resignation over allegations of plagiarism – coming just two days…

 
 
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Czech prime minister says EU migration…

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš has hailed the agreement on migration reached after nine hours of gruelling talks at…

 
 
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New government sworn in but doubts…

A new coalition of ANO and the Social Democrats has just been sworn in by the president at Prague Castle. The…

 
 
 
 
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