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Czech mogul PM Babis, contested but confident

Prague - Haunted by his past, billionaire Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis is holding on to power despite facing police charges and the biggest anti-government protests the Czech Republic has seen in 30 years.

Czech protests against minister linked to under-fire PM

Prague - Thousands of Czechs marched Monday against the nomination of a new justice minister seen as an ally of billionaire Prime Minister Andrej Babis who faces allegations of involvement in an EU aid scandal.

Embattled Czech PM survives no-confidence vote

Prague - Embattled Czech billionaire Prime Minister Andrej Babis survived a no-confidence vote on Friday called by opposition parties over allegations that he had tried to hinder a fraud probe into his past business dealings.

Prague protesters call for embattled PM to resign

Prague - Tens of thousands of Czechs rallied in Prague on Saturday calling for Prime Minister Andrej Babis to resign as the country marked the 29th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution that toppled the communist regime.

Czech PM vows to 'never resign' as confidence vote looms

Prague - Embattled Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis said Friday he would "never resign" ahead of a no-confidence vote, while a junior coalition partner mulled backing him amid allegations he hindered a fraud probe.

Thousands rally against billionaire Czech PM

Prague - Thousands protested in Prague on Thursday against embattled Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis after his son said he was forcibly sent abroad to thwart a fraud inquiry into his father.

Court rejects Czech PM's defamation lawsuit over communist past

Bratislava - A court in Bratislava has quashed a defamation lawsuit by the Czech prime minister against a Slovak body that claimed he worked for Prague's repressive secret police in the 1980s, a lawyer said Tuesday.

Populist billionaire Andrej Babis wins Czech vote

Prague - He may be facing charges over alleged EU subsidy fraud, but billionaire businessman Andrej Babis has won the support of voters in the Czech general election by pushing his trademark anti-corruption and anti-euro ticket.

Andrej Babis: Indicted billionaire tipped to win Czech vote

Prague - He may be facing charges over alleged EU subsidy fraud, but billionaire businessman Andrej Babis still appears poised to win this weekend's Czech general election pushing his trademark anti-corruption and anti-euro ticket.
 

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