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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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PM Babiš claims 'political bias…

The timing could hardly have been less inopportune. On the very day newly-reappointed Prime Minister Andrej Babiš took…

 
 
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ANO leader Andrej Babiš gets second…

President Zeman appointed Andrej Babiš prime minister on Wednesday, giving him a second chance to form a government…

 
 
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Czech PM rebuffs Merkel’s “compensation…

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš on Monday sharply rejected the idea that the Czech Republic should pay some form of…

 
 
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Communists flex their muscles as…

As efforts to form a new minority coalition government of the ANO party and the Social Democrats tolerated by the…

 
 
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Czech President to name Andrej Babiš as…

The Czech Republic has been without a fully-fledged government since the October election. President Miloš Zeman is…

 
 
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Czech steelmakers to be hit by US…

Czech steelmakers are likely to be hit by US duties as a trade war looms with the United States. While direct Czech…

 
 
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Watchdog sounds alarm at ‘purges’ in…

Good government watchdog Transparency International has warned that moves by the current Czech government to sack top…

 
 
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Czech Republic to get PM by mid-June…

In an exclusive interview for Czech Television, President Miloš Zeman on Monday announced his intention to appoint ANO…

 
 
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Several hundred people join silent…

Several hundred protesters with taped mouths gathered on Prague’s Old Town Square on Tuesday for a silent protest…

 
 
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Czech Foreign Ministry on Venezuela…

The Czech Foreign Ministry has expressed deep concern over the re-election of leftist authoritarian leader Nicolas…

 
 
 
 
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