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Czech Republic wants to adopt new name of Czechia

The Czech Republic should introduce an official shortening of the name to use in English and other foreign languages, the country’s foreign minister

The Czech Republic should introduce an official shortening of the name to use in English and other foreign languages, the country’s foreign minister

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Czech president urged to quit by protesters

Czech President Milos Zeman got a red card from protesters on Wednesday night as thousands gathered in central Prague calling for him to

Czech President Milos Zeman got a red card from protesters on Wednesday night as thousands gathered in central Prague calling for him to

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Czech president Milos Zemen pelted with eggs during protest

The president of the Czech Republic was pelted with eggs on a day to mark the 25th anniversary of the Velvet revolution which led to a change in the

The president of the Czech Republic was pelted with eggs on a day to mark the 25th anniversary of the Velvet revolution which led to a change in the

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Czech and Slovak velvet look back

The non-violent power transition 25 years ago in Czechoslovakia was dubbed ‘the Gentle Revolution’ and ‘the Velvet Revolution.’ The Communist

The non-violent power transition 25 years ago in Czechoslovakia was dubbed ‘the Gentle Revolution’ and ‘the Velvet Revolution.’ The Communist

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Protests in Prague on anniversary of the Velvet Revolution

Protest returned to the streets of Prague 25 years after the Velvet Revolution changed the political direction of the Czech Republic. This time the

Protest returned to the streets of Prague 25 years after the Velvet Revolution changed the political direction of the Czech Republic. This time the

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Seven month power vacuum ended in Czech Republic with new cabinet

Czech President Milos Zeman has appointed a new centre-left cabinet with ministers from three coalition parties to take power immediately. It ends

Czech President Milos Zeman has appointed a new centre-left cabinet with ministers from three coalition parties to take power immediately. It ends

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Czech left finally agrees on coalition

The Czech Republic has a new government at last – negotiations having lasted since an election in October. Three centre-left parties have agreed

The Czech Republic has a new government at last – negotiations having lasted since an election in October. Three centre-left parties have agreed

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No outright winner in Czech election results

The Czech election has left a rather fragmented result. With all the ballots in, the Social Democrats are ahead with 20 percent, not enough to govern

The Czech election has left a rather fragmented result. With all the ballots in, the Social Democrats are ahead with 20 percent, not enough to govern

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Czech Republic swings to the left - election opinion polls

After three months without a proper administration, opinion polls suggest that the Czech Republic will vote the left-wing Social Democrats into

After three months without a proper administration, opinion polls suggest that the Czech Republic will vote the left-wing Social Democrats into

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Czech left look set to win elections

As voting draws to an end in the Czech Republic, polls point to a swing to the left. Leader of the Social Democrats Bohuslav Sobotka will be buoyed

As voting draws to an end in the Czech Republic, polls point to a swing to the left. Leader of the Social Democrats Bohuslav Sobotka will be buoyed

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Czech Republic votes for new parliament

Voting has started in the Czech Republic to elect a new parliament after the incumbent government resigned following a corruption and bribery scandal

Voting has started in the Czech Republic to elect a new parliament after the incumbent government resigned following a corruption and bribery scandal

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Czech vote triggers early elections

Czech MPs have voted to dissolve the Chamber of Deputies, triggering early elections. The dissolution was supported by 140 members of the 200-seat

Czech MPs have voted to dissolve the Chamber of Deputies, triggering early elections. The dissolution was supported by 140 members of the 200-seat

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Czech Republic government resigns after losing confidence vote

The Czech cabinet headed by Prime Minister Jiri Rusnok has resigned, paving the way for early elections possibly in October. The ally of left-wing

The Czech cabinet headed by Prime Minister Jiri Rusnok has resigned, paving the way for early elections possibly in October. The ally of left-wing

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Czech PM hands in resignation after losing confidence vote

The Czech cabinet led by leftist economist Jiri Rusnok handed its resignation to President Milos Zeman on Tuesday after a month in power after losing

The Czech cabinet led by leftist economist Jiri Rusnok handed its resignation to President Milos Zeman on Tuesday after a month in power after losing

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Early elections expected after Czech PM loses confidence vote

Czech Prime Minister Jiri Rusnok is to resign after losing a confidence vote. Only 93 members of parliament out of 193 backed him and his cabinet

Czech Prime Minister Jiri Rusnok is to resign after losing a confidence vote. Only 93 members of parliament out of 193 backed him and his cabinet

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Czech prime minister loses confidence vote

Czech Prime Minister Jiri Rusnok is to resign after losing a confidence vote. An ally of President Milos Zeman, left-leaning Rusnok was appointed

Czech Prime Minister Jiri Rusnok is to resign after losing a confidence vote. An ally of President Milos Zeman, left-leaning Rusnok was appointed

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New Czech government faces opposition

Czech President Milos Zeman has sworn in a new cabinet. It faces opposition from the main parties in parliament and it is believed it will fail to

Czech President Milos Zeman has sworn in a new cabinet. It faces opposition from the main parties in parliament and it is believed it will fail to

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Czech president snubs coalition in choice of new PM

The Czech Republic could be heading for more political turmoil after President Milos Zeman appointed left-wing economist Jiri Rusnok as prime

The Czech Republic could be heading for more political turmoil after President Milos Zeman appointed left-wing economist Jiri Rusnok as prime

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Czech president to pick a technocrat as new PM

Czech President Milos Zeman has indicated he will name a technocrat rather than a political nominee when announcing the name of a new prime minister

Czech President Milos Zeman has indicated he will name a technocrat rather than a political nominee when announcing the name of a new prime minister

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Czech Republic could appoint its first woman as PM

The Czech Republic’s ruling party, has proposed the popular lower house speaker Miroslava Nemcova to become the country’s first woman prime

The Czech Republic’s ruling party, has proposed the popular lower house speaker Miroslava Nemcova to become the country’s first woman prime

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Czech prime minister resigns and will quit politics

A corruption scandal has finally claimed the head of Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas, who has handed in his resignation to President Milos

A corruption scandal has finally claimed the head of Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas, who has handed in his resignation to President Milos

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Czech ruling party seeks replacement for ousted PM

The Czech Republic’s main ruling party is meeting today to search for a replacement for Prime Minister Petr Necas following his decision to quit over

The Czech Republic’s main ruling party is meeting today to search for a replacement for Prime Minister Petr Necas following his decision to quit over

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Czech PM to quit over graft and spying scandal

Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas is to resign today over a corruption and spying scandal involving his closest aid. Although he has denied any

Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas is to resign today over a corruption and spying scandal involving his closest aid. Although he has denied any

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Czech Prime Minister under pressure to resign

The Czech Prime Minister has come under fresh pressure to step down on Saturday, after his close personal aide was arrested on corruption

The Czech Prime Minister has come under fresh pressure to step down on Saturday, after his close personal aide was arrested on corruption

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Seven charged as Czech police crackdown on corruption

Czech police have charged 7 people after a nationwide raid of government and company offices, as well as private homes. The sweep was part of a

Czech police have charged 7 people after a nationwide raid of government and company offices, as well as private homes. The sweep was part of a

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Czech government offices raided

Crisis has enveloped the Czech parliament prompting questions about the future of the government. Police organized crime units raided government

Crisis has enveloped the Czech parliament prompting questions about the future of the government. Police organized crime units raided government

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Czech Prime Minister under more fire as his aide is detained

Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas has said he will not resign following police raids of several government institutions, including his own

Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas has said he will not resign following police raids of several government institutions, including his own