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Billionaire Andrej Babis becomes Czech’s prime minister

October 22, 2017 2:04 pm
Billionaire Andrej Babis becomes Czech’s prime minister

The leader of ANO Party, Andrej Babis, arrives for a news conference at the party’s election headquarters after the country’s parliamentary elections, in Prague, the Czech Republic, on October 21, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) The centrist party of Czech billionaire Andrej Babis has scored a victory in the country’s parliamentary […]

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Czech billionaire’s party ANO leads parliamentary elections

October 21, 2017 6:00 pm
Czech billionaire’s party ANO leads parliamentary elections

The leader of ANO party, Andrej Babis, speaks to the media after casting his vote in parliamentary elections in Prague, Czech Republic, October 20, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Results from 94.05 percent of polling stations in the Czech Republic’s parliamentary elections show the party of billionaire businessman Andrej Babis is […]

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Billionaire businessman Andrej Babis says Czech Republic wants ‘no euro’

June 26, 2017 3:39 pm
Billionaire businessman Andrej Babis says Czech Republic wants ‘no euro’

Billionaire businessman Andrej Babis who is seen as the next likely prime minister of the Czech Republic says his country will do better without euro. Billionaire businessman Andrej Babis who is seen as the next likely prime minister of the Czech Republic says his country will do better without euro. […]

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Czech Republic Prime minister Bohuslav Sobotka declares government’s resignation

May 2, 2017 8:20 am
Czech Republic Prime minister Bohuslav Sobotka declares government’s resignation

Czech Republic Prime minister Bohuslav Sobotka arrives to take part in the EU leaders summit at the Europa building, the main headquarters of European Council and the Council of the EU, in Brussels, on April 29, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka announced Tuesday he would submit […]

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Boars roam Czech mountains after eating mushrooms contaminated by the Chernobyl disaster

February 23, 2017 4:50 pm
Boars roam Czech mountains after eating mushrooms contaminated by the Chernobyl disaster

Wild boar is a delicacy in Czech Republic. Photo /123RF Wild boar is a popular local delicacy in the Czech Republic but fans of the meat have an unusual problem on their hands this winter – the boars are radioactive. The boars became contaminated by one of their most popular […]

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Czech judge dismisses hijab ban complaint by Somali refugee woman

January 27, 2017 8:30 pm
Czech judge dismisses hijab ban complaint by Somali refugee woman

This file photo shows a young Muslim woman wearing a headscarf. (Photo by AFP) A judge in the Czech Republic has rejected a complaint lodged by a young Muslim woman banned from wearing hijab to school. Ayan Jamaal Ahmed Nuur, a Somali refugee who was banned from covering her head […]

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Czech Republic reports bird flu cases

January 4, 2017 6:00 pm
Czech Republic reports bird flu cases

The file photo shows a poultry farm in the Czech Republic. Authorities in the Czech Republic have reported cases of the highly-contagious bird flu southeast of the country. Agriculture Minister Marian Jurecka said on Wednesday that the virus had been detected in dead swans in Moravia and in family farms […]

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Czech President Milos Zeman raps ‘illegitimate’ US involvement in Syria

October 9, 2016 1:00 pm
Czech President Milos Zeman raps ‘illegitimate’ US involvement in Syria

Czech President Milos Zeman (Photo by AFP) The Czech leader has slammed the US for its ‘illegitimate’ involvement in the Syria conflict, saying Washington is to blame if its policies end in failure in the Arab state. “Nobody officially invited the United States to Syria. And if their mission fails, that […]

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Czech Republic gets catchy new name – Czechia

April 15, 2016 9:00 am
Czech Republic gets catchy new name – Czechia

The Czech Republic will now be known as Czechia. Photo / iStock Czechia will soon be synonymous with the Czech Republic. Unlike most European countries, the Czech Republic has lacked a one-word version of its name in foreign languages. Now, the country is set to use the name Czechia in […]

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Agreement on double taxation signed between Iran and Czech Republic

May 1, 2015 5:52 am
Agreement on double taxation signed between Iran and Czech Republic

Iran and the Czech Republic have signed an agreement which allows the two countries’ companies to avoid paying double tax on their trade activities. The agreement was signed on Thursday by Iran’s Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance Ali Tayyebnia and his Czech counterpart, Andrej Babiš, in the Czech capital city […]

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