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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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Political scientist: Prague has become…

President Putin’s re-election for a fourth term in office has evoked mixed reactions in the Czech Republic, reflecting…

 
 
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Czech school pupils in nationwide…

High and middle school students from through the Czech Republic have taken part in meetings to call for law makers and…

 
 
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Visit by Britain’s Brexit minister to…

British Brexit Minister David Davis held talks with top officials in Prague on Monday to discuss the future of Czech…

 
 
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New Merkel mandate seen as best…

Angela Merkel is sworn into office for her fourth term on Wednesday. And while that might be the best scenario for…

 
 
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Growing concern over plight of leading…

It was meant to be one of the biggest Chinese investments in the Czech Republic. Now a deal giving the Chinese energy…

 
 
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Czech president sparks protests with…

After his re-election as president some six weeks ago, Miloš Zeman suggested he would be less abrasive in office in his…

 
 
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Czech president Miloš Zeman takes oath…

Czech president Miloš Zeman has taken the oath that will launch his second and last term as head of state. While Zeman…

 
 
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Communist Party MP to step down from…

The election of Communist MP Zdeněk Ondráček as head of the lower house committee overseeing the police proved short…

 
 
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Controversial Russian gas pipeline…

One of the most controversial pieces of energy infrastructure in Europe, a new gas pipeline linking Russia and Germany,…

 
 
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Divisive Ondráček set for swift exit as…

On Friday Zdeněk Ondráček was elected chairman of the lower house committee that oversees the agency that investigates…

 
 
 
 
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