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May 27, 2017
ČTK Ivan Pilný (ANO), candidate for the financial minister, considers the Czech draft state budget for 2018 reasonable, he told journalists after a meeting with President Miloš Zeman, adding that the deficit of CZK 50 billion is a conservative...
May 27, 2017
ČTK Jiří Kajínek, a contract killer and life convict who was released from prison after President Miloš Zeman granted pardon to him today, said pardon was promised to him by former president Václav Havel already, and Havel's successor Václav...
May 27, 2017
ČTK Finance Minister Andrej Babiš (ANO) today threatened Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (Social Democrats, ČSSD) with a lawsuit unless he ceases to publicly suspecting him of tax evasion and abuse of the Financial...
May 27, 2017
ČTK The Chamber of Deputies today rejected a new UNESCO resolution, saying it denies Israeli sovereignty over all of Jerusalem, and called on the Czech government to stop sending financial contributions to UNESCO. read more
May 27, 2017
ČTK A half of the Czech population believe that the number of foreigners living in the Czech Republic is adequate, while 39 percent consider it excessive and only 2 percent consider it too low, according to a poll the CVVM agency released...
May 27, 2017
ČTK The Czech Chamber of Deputies will discuss a proposal to create a commission of investigation into a possible leak of information from police files, MPs decided during a discussion on changes to the programme of the current session yesterday...
May 27, 2017
ČTK Former Czechoslovak defence minister and diplomat Luboš Dobrovský will be presented with the Czech and Slovak Transatlantic Award at the Globsec international conference in Bratislava, Rastislav Kačer said yesterday. read more
May 27, 2017
ČTK Double contract murderer Jiří Kajínek, 56, who was serving his life sentence and whom President Miloš Zeman pardoned, left the prison in Rýnovice after 23 years in it yesterday. read more
May 27, 2017
ČTK President Miloš Zeman will dismiss Deputy PM and Finance Minister Andrej Babiš from the government and appoint Ivan Pilný (both ANO) as a new finance minister on Wednesday, Zeman's spokesman Jiří Ovčáček told reporters yesterday. read more
May 27, 2017
ČTK It is no good that Jiří Kajínek, is becoming a celebrity, Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (Social Democrats, ČSSD) told journalists yesterday in reaction to President Miloš Zeman's having pardoned the convicted double murderer. read...

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