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April 21, 2019
Prague Daily Monitor Opposition parties joined MPs from the Communist party in calling for Vojtěch Filip to step down from his role as KSČM Chair and Deputy Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies. According to Pravo, Filip lobbied for controversial...
April 21, 2019
Prague Daily Monitor Prime Minister Andrej Babiš (ANO) announced the names of replacements for Transport Minister Dan Ťok (for ANO) and Industry Minister Marta Nováková (for ANO) on Wednesday afternoon. read more
April 21, 2019
Prague Daily Monitor Czech Television reports that the Foreign Police, acting on a tip off, stopped a white transport van bearing British license plates with 13 refugees hiding inside it, on the D1 Highway. read more
April 21, 2019
Prague Daily Monitor President Milos Zeman welcomed Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, the Croatian President, who is on a two-day state visit to the Czech Republic, at Prague Castle, on Thursday. Kitarovic, who was accompanied by her husband, met with...
April 21, 2019
Prague Daily Monitor The Ministry of Culture announced on its website on Thursday that it had once again recognised the historical, brutalist shopping centre Kotva in Prague, as part of the country's protected cultural heritage. The building,...
April 21, 2019
Prague Daily Monitor Czech Television reports that the cabinet is thinking of nominating Michal Koudelka, the head of the Security Information Service (BIS), for a promotion to the rank of General, for the third time. The cabinet is expected to...
April 21, 2019
Prague Daily Monitor Screenwriter David Smoljak (STAN) won a runoff against long-time Prague 9 Mayor and ODS candidate Jan Jarolím, for the Prague 9 senatorial seat, over the weekend. Smoljak won comfortably...
April 21, 2019
Prague Daily Monitor Czech Television reports that the Latvian driver of the van, which was stopped on the D1 Highway, on Thursday morning, carrying 13 Iraqi refugees who had crossed the border illegally, is in jail in Brno. read more
April 21, 2019
Prague Daily Monitor The latest political opinion polls conducted by Kantar CZ, for Czech Television, show that support for ANO and the Pirate Party continues to rise, at the cost of support for a number of other parties. read more
April 21, 2019
Prague Daily Monitor Vít Rakušan, the First Vice Chairman of STAN, the party of mayors and independents, was voted in as the party's new Chairman, over the weekend. Rakušan will take over from Petr Gazdík, who announced he was stepping down from...

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