Czechs demand Babis quit in largest protest since communism

By |junij 24th, 2019|Andrej Babis, ANO, communists, corruption, Czech Republic, News, OLAF|

Huge crowds flooded central Prague on Sunday (23 June) demanding Prime Minister Andrej Babiš step down over allegations of graft in a protest that organisers and local media claim drew around 250,000 people, making it the largest since the fall of communism in 1989.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Czechs demand Babis quit in largest protest since communism

Commission to rule on Czech PM conflict of interest ahead of EU elections

By |februar 5th, 2019|2019 European elections, Agrofert, ALDE, Andrej Babis, ANO, conflict of interest, News|

Facing conflict of interest proceedings under tightened EU rules, billionaire Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš may soon become the first European politician found in violation of the bloc's new law.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Commission to rule on Czech PM conflict of interest ahead of EU elections

Czech ruling party says near coalition deal to end limbo

By |maj 2nd, 2018|Andrej Babis, ANO, czech elections, News, social democrats|

The Czech ruling ANO party could be days away from agreeing the text of a coalition agreement with the center-left Social Democrats, an ANO official was quoted as saying today (2 May), raising hopes for an end to months of political instability.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Czech ruling party says near coalition deal to end limbo

Centre-left party joins tangled Czech coalition talks

By |februar 22nd, 2018|Andrej Babis, ANO, coalition, communists, czech elections, Jan Hamacek, News, social democrats|

The Czech centre-left Social Democrats opened talks on forming a government with last year's election winner ANO yesterday (21 February), aiming to break a deadlock that has prevented the formation of a majority coalition.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Centre-left party joins tangled Czech coalition talks

Czech Social Democrats pick leader, bring viable government closer

By |februar 19th, 2018|Andrej Babis, ANO, communists, ČSSD, czech elections, News, social democrats|

The Czech Social Democratic Party (ČSSD) picked former parliament speaker Jan Hamáček as their chairman yesterday (18 February), bringing closer a possible breakthrough in forming a viable government.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Czech Social Democrats pick leader, bring viable government closer

Czech tycoon Babiš to be named prime minister but may struggle to find partners

By |oktober 23rd, 2017|Andrej Babis, ANO, communists, corruption, czech elections, Liberals, Miloš Zeman, News, Pirate Party, populism|

Czech President Milos Zeman said yesterday (22 October) he would name Andrej Babiš prime minister, but the tycoon leader of the anti-establishment ANO party may struggle to find coalition partners despite his emphatic election win.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Czech tycoon Babiš to be named prime minister but may struggle to find partners

Czech police charge leading candidate with EU funding fraud

By |oktober 10th, 2017|ALDE, Andrej Babis, ANO, corruption, czech elections, eurosceptics, Miloš Zeman, News, OLAF, Věra Jourová|

Andrej Babiš, the Czech billionaire who is a leading candidate to become prime minister in elections next week, said yesterday (9 October) that he had been charged with fraud over EU subsidies received by one of his companies.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Czech police charge leading candidate with EU funding fraud