Czech government to sue Commission over PM’s alleged conflict of interest

By |februar 5th, 2020|Andrej Babis, News|

The Czech government will fill a lawsuit against the European Commission over the suspension of subsidy payments granted to Agrofert holding, an agrochemical company of Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš (RE) that is currently managed by trust funds. EURACTIV.cz reports....

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Czech PM must quit, say 50,000 protesters

By |december 11th, 2019|Andrej Babis, conflict of interest, czech elections, fraud, News|

Tens of thousands of Czechs rallied in central Prague on Tuesday (10 December) demanding the resignation of populist billionaire Prime Minister Andrej Babiš over fraud allegations.

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Revolt brewing against EU’s ‘unrealistic’ climate goals

By |december 5th, 2019|Andrej Babis, Frans Timmermans, News|

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš has threatened to veto Europe’s goal of becoming the first climate neutral continent in the world by 2050, adding his voice to a growing chorus of discontent as EU leaders prepare for heated climate discussions at a summit in Brussels next week.

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Czech taxpayers should return EU subsidies due to PM’s business conflict

By |december 4th, 2019|Andrej Babis, conflict of interest, Czech Republic, EU funds, fraud, News, OLAF|

The European Commission has determined that the Czech Republic must return hundreds of millions of crowns in EU subsidies as Prime Minister Andrej Babiš did not sufficiently separate himself from holdings that received the funds, Czech news websites reported.

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EU audit finds Czech Prime Minister Babis in conflict of interest

By |december 2nd, 2019|Andrej Babis, Czech Republic, News|

A European Commission audit has confirmed that Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš is in a conflict of interest due to his former business empire that he has put into trust funds, weekly Respekt reported on its website on Sunday (1...

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Babis voices regret for Czech communist past at Velvet Revolution anniversary

By |november 18th, 2019|Andrej Babis, Czech Republic, News, Slovakia|

The Czech Republic's billionaire prime minister expressed regret over his communist past on Sunday (17 November) while Slovakia's liberal president hailed the sacrifices communist-era dissidents made for democracy as their nations celebrated 30 years s...

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Visegrad countries back opening of accession talks with North Macedonia, Albania

By |september 13th, 2019|Albania, Andrej Babis, Bosnia and Herzegovina, EU enlargement, Kosovo, Kosovo recognition, Miloš Zeman, Montenegro, News, North Macedonia, Ramush Haradinaj, Serbia, Visegrad Four, war crimes, Western Balkans, Yugoslav wars|

Four eastern European Union members on Thursday (12 September) backed the accession of Western Balkan countries to the bloc, saying North Macedonia and Albania should start talks this year.

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Babiš: rule-of-law job would be great honour for Czech Republic

By |september 5th, 2019|Andrej Babis, Czech Republic, European Commission, future eu, New European Commission, News, Politico, rule of law, Ursula von der Leyen, Věra Jourová|

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš has scolded Politico for publishing what he said was old and unconfirmed information about a potential rule-of-law portfolio for the Czech Commission candidate Věra Jourová. But he did say this portfolio would be a prestigious one.  EURACTIV Czech Republic reports.

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The Czech president’s summer power play comes to an end

By |avgust 23rd, 2019|Andrej Babis, government crisis, Miloš Zeman, News, the Czech Republic|

The latest Czech government crisis is over: President Miloš Zeman will appoint Lubomír Zaorálek as the new minister of culture on Tuesday (27 August), ending a dispute over the post that almost caused a collapse of the government. However, the crisis has exposed the deteriorating state of democracy in the country.

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Will the government of Andrej Babiš survive again?

By |julij 15th, 2019|Andrej Babis, Czech Republic, Miloš Zeman, News|

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš survived a no-confidence vote on 27 June, but his coalition government is torn by internal strife and appears to be nearer the end than at any point in its past 12 months in office.

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