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January 11, 2013
ČTK Prime Minister Petr Nečas, chairman of the Civic Democrats (ODS), faces a criminal complaint, filed by defence lawyer Václav Láska, on suspicion of having bribed three ODS deputies-rebels with lucrative posts in firms with state...
January 11, 2013
ČTK Dozens of mayors and schools across the country have followed the example of their counterparts from the Zlín region and removed President Václav Klaus's portrait from their offices in protest against the amnesty he declared earlier this...
January 11, 2013
ČTK Opinion polls on the popularity of the Czech presidential candidates running in the forthcoming direct election may markedly differ from the real results of the voting, according to political analysts addressed by CTK Monday.
January 11, 2013
ČTK The Environment and Health Centre civic group Monday called on Environment Minister Tomáš Chalupa to engage more in air protection both in the Czech Republic and Europe, Miroslav Suta, from the group, told CTK.
January 11, 2013
ČTK Land over an old mine corridor started to cave in at about 3:00 Monday, creating a crater six times eight metres, injuring no one and damaging no houses.
January 11, 2013
ČTK Over 60,000 people have signed an Internet petition against the amnesty declared by President Václav Klaus as of January 2, and another 200,000 have expressed interest in the protest on Facebook social network so far, the petition authors...
January 11, 2013
ČTK Hundreds of Czechs annually lose a roof over their heads since they are not able to pay off their loans and mortgages, daily Právo writes Saturday.
January 11, 2013
ČTK "I am convinced that it was the right decision and it will become apparent after some time when hotheads calm down," President Klaus told the Novinky.cz news site.
January 11, 2013
ČTK Martin Pecina, former Czech interior minister in the caretaker cabinet of Jan Fischer (2009-2010), left the opposition Social Democratic Party (ČSSD) Sunday in reaction to its leadership's disunited stance on the presidential election.
January 11, 2013
ČTK The Czech Constitutional Court may receive a proposal from a group of senators for the abolition of the part of the amnesty declared by President Václav Klaus that applies to long-term prosecution, senator Alena Dernerová said Sunday. At...

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