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February 18, 2019
Prague Daily Monitor Justice Minister Jan Kněžínek told parliament that President Miloš Zeman could have committed a crime, when he suggested that he would make Josef Baxa the Chief Justice of the Constitutional...
February 18, 2019
Prague Daily Monitor The European Union Commission has decided to take the Czech Republic to court over its failure to fully comply with the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive. The EU Commission first brought up the issue in 2015 and...
February 18, 2019
Prague Daily Monitor Jiří Zimola, the Chair of the Social Democrats in South Bohemia, defended his seat at the party's regional conference in Tábor, on Saturday. Zimola, the former governor of the region, staved off opposition from MP Ondřej...
February 18, 2019
Prague Daily Monitor Právo reports that Prague's relatively new governing coalition, comprised of the Pirates, Praha sobě and the TOP 09 – STAN partnership, is in the midst of its first, rather public, squabble...
February 18, 2019
Prague Daily Monitor Czech Television reports that Czech Gripen fighters will patrol the airspace above the three Baltic republics of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, starting September, for a period of about four months. The Czech contingent will...
February 18, 2019
Prague Daily Monitor Czech Television reports that hundreds of Venezuelans of Czech origin have applied to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, for documentation confirming their roots. 240 such applications have been made so far and the ministry...
February 18, 2019
Prague Daily Monitor Czech Television reports that the country is witnessing another outbreak of measles in the new year. There have been 41 cases reported in the first month of the year, signifying a worrying increase over last year's 207 cases...
February 18, 2019
Prague Daily Monitor Zuzana Baudyšová, who represents Prague 9 in the Senate, announced in a letter to Jaroslav Kubera (ODS), the Chair of the Senate, on Monday, that she was resigning her post. Baudyšová claimed that she was resigning for...
February 18, 2019
Prague Daily Monitor Adam Vojtěch, the Minister of Health, announced on Tuesday, that he intended to make medical marijuana more accessible and cheaper for patients who needed it. According to Právo, Vojtěch's proposal involves a lower copay for...
February 18, 2019
Prague Daily Monitor Prime Minister Andrej Babiš (ANO) met with Fayez Mustafa al-Sarraj, the Chairman of the Presidential Council and Prime Minister of the Government of National Accord of Libya, at his residence, Kramář's Villa, in Prague, on...

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