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Top court scraps controversial law on taxing church restitutions

The Constitutional Court has invalidated a controversial law on taxing money returned to churches in compensation for property stolen by the communist regime in the 1950s. The verdict by the highest court in the land is legally binding and there is no further means of appeal.

 
 
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Slovak president expresses…

The new Slovak president, Zuzana Čaputová, visited Prague on Thursday, in her first foreign visit. The liberal…

 
 
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Black Hawk down? Communists could pull…

The minority coalition government of embattled Prime Minister Andrej Babiš relies on the support of the Communists…

 
 
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Babiš: Prague wants new EC chief who…

Prime Minister Andrej Babiš says the Czech Republic doesn’t want a new president of the European Commission that would…

 
 
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New agency to take over sports funding…

A new National Sport Agency is due to be established in the Czech Republic taking over responsibilities for sports…

 
 
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Opposition seeks no-confidence vote in…

The mainstream opposition parties in the lower house of Parliament are pushing anew for a vote of no-confidence in the…

 
 
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What lies in store for the Eastern…

In 2009 the Eastern Partnership, a project seeking closer ties between the EU and its Eastern European neighbours was…

 
 
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Call highlights fears over Czech public…

The Czech branch of the International Press Institute has called on MPs to exercise maximum responsibility in the…

 
 
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Embattled Czech PM launches counter…

Prime Minister Andrej Babiš has launched a massive counter-offensive to the preliminary EU audit concluding that he has…

 
 
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Czech politicians condemn draft Russian…

Czech politicians, including President Miloš Zeman, have condemned the draft Russian legislation stating that Soviet…

 
 
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Largest protest since 1989 on Prague’s…

News outlets from across the world reported on Tuesday’s demonstration calling for the resignation of Prime Minister…

 
 
 
 
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