The upper house of the Czech parliament has begun debate on whether to ratify the European Union’s Lisbon reform treaty.
Senior members of the
The current Czech EU Presidency has been at work with Turkey’s representatives to try and unjam its EU membership process. Prague wants to chair the
President Vaclav Klaus officially unveils the man set to become the Czech Republic’s next Prime Minister.
Jan Fischer, a non-aligned technocrat
US President Barack Obama says Washington is ready to lead the way in ridding the world of nuclear weapons but will push ahead with plans for a
An EU-US working lunch summit in Prague, to talk over mainly energy security and climate change, has capped off the European Union leaders’ weekend
US President Barac Obama has said that as long as a potential nuclear threat persists from Iran, America will continue pushing plans for missile
Saturday, it must be Prague – US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle arrived last night in the Czech Republic ahead of today’s summit with
The Czech Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek has formally resigned after losing a no-confidence vote earlier this week.
He handed his letter of
The Czech government has lost a vote of confidence mid-way through its tenure of the rotating EU presidency.
The centre-right coalition of Prime
Czech Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek has been forced to resign after losing a no-confidence vote in parliament.
His minority centre-right
The political turmoil in the Czech Republic could take a new turn today as opposition Social Democrats attempt to force out Prime Minister Mirek
The Czech government faces a vote of no-confidence later today that will be watched closely in Washington and Brussels.
If Prime Minister Mirek
To mark five years of the European Union’s enlargement from 15 to 25 members, the European Commission has issued a report on what’s been achieved in
The Czechs will not be rushed to ratify the Lisbon Treaty. The lower chamber of parliament in Prague has at last begun its debate on the reform text
The former Czech President Vaclav Havel is gravely ill in hospital with respiratory problems. The 72-year-old is reported to be in a serious but
In Prague, with gas, Gaza and global economic crises in full gallop, European senior officials presented a calm and collected air… The European
The Czech leaders will share the duties of their country’s presidency of the European Union. Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek, for instance, will chair
The Czech Republic, now steering the European Union’s rotating presidency, has been forced to move on quickly from its inaugural celebration. It must
The European Union has called for the immediate resumption of gas supplies to Europe. In a joint statement, the new Czech EU Presidency and the
The Czech Republic has taken the helm of the EU for a six-month stint.
And it’s not going to be plain sailing. Prague must help the bloc tackle
Mirek Topolanek is the current Czech prime minister, and he takes over the six-month EU presidency on January 1st, 2009. For the first time leading
The President of the European Parliament has told Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek in Prague that the success of the Czech Republic’s EU presidency
The Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic is due to rule whether the European Union’s Lisbon treaty is in line with the country’s constitution