Jiri Paroubek appointed new Czech PM

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, April 25 (UPI) -- Jiri Paroubek was appointed Czech prime minister Monday, hours after Stanislav Gross formally resigned, Czech Radio reported.

Czech Prime Minister Gross resigns

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, April 25 (UPI) -- Czech Prime Minister Stanislav Gross has formally handed in his resignation to President Vaclav Klaus, the presidential office said Monday. Klaus's spokesman, Petr Hajek, said the president had accepted Gross's resignation, paving the way for a new govern

New Czech government likely Tuesday

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, April 24 (UPI) -- An agreement to form a new Czech government should be signed among coalition parties Tuesday, Prime Minister designate Jiri Paroubek said Sunday.

Czech government may be formed Thursday

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, April 20 (UPI) -- The Czech Republic's prime minister designate, Jiri Paroubek, said Wednesday he hoped to be able to form a new government by Thursday.

Czech president suggests new elections

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, April 15 (UPI) -- Czech President Vaclav Klaus said Friday early parliamentary elections may be the only way to resolve the country's on-going political crisis.

Czech president accepts government deal

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, April 14 (UPI) -- Czech President Vaclav Klaus said Thursday he would accept a deal on a new government if it is ratified by the Social Democrat-led coalition.

Czeh Republic to form new cabinet

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, April 13 (UPI) -- The Czech Republic's three-party governing coalition has announced it will form a new cabinet, the BBC reported Wednesday.

Czech PM offers to resign

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, April 7 (UPI) -- Embattled Czech Prime Minister Stanislav Gross has offered to resign to prevent his government from collapsing, the CTK news agency reported Thursday.

Czech government suffers further blow

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, April 6 (UPI) -- The Czech Republic's crisis hit government suffered a further blow Wednesday as two ministers quit the coalition.

Czech government on brink of collapse

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, March 29 (UPI) -- The Czech Republic's coalition government stood on the brink of collapse Tuesday after the largest party refused to replace the prime minister.

Czech opposition to call no-confidence vote

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, March 7 (UPI) -- The Czech Republic's leading opposition party, the Civic Democrat Party, said Monday it would call a vote of no-confidence in the government after Easter.

Czech government gets reprieve, for now

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, March 4 (UPI) -- A junior party in the Czech Republic's governing coalition has withdrawn demands for the prime minister's resignation, Czech Television reported Friday.

Czech political crisis grows worse

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, March 2 (UPI) -- The fate of the Czech Republic's Social Democratic-led government hung in the balance Wednesday after a junior partner called for the premier to resign.

Czech PM offers Israel 'unwavering' support

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- The Czech Republic's new Prime Minister Stanislav Gross has said the Israeli people have his country's "unwavering support".

New Czech government wins confidence vote

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- The new Czech government has won a confidence vote giving it the right to govern until elections in 2006, the Mlada Fronta Dnes newspaper reported Wednesday.
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