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Straight-shooter prosecutors shake Czech political scene

Jun 14 2013

PRAGUE Six years after he was thrown off a high-profile bribery trial and sacked from his job, Czech High State Prosecutor Ivo Istvan is now on the verge of toppling the government with the Czech Republic's biggest ever sleaze case.

Straight-shooter prosecutors shake Czech political scene

Jun 14 2013

PRAGUE Six years after he was thrown off a high-profile bribery trial and sacked from his job, Czech High State Prosecutor Ivo Istvan is now on the verge of toppling the government with the Czech Republic's biggest ever sleaze case.

Czechs hope wealth-destroying floods can lift growth

Jun 13 2013

PRAGUE Floods that have caused billions of euros in damage across central Europe may actually provide an economic boost for the Czech Republic, a country struggling to shrug off its longest recession in more than two decades.

Czechs hope wealth-destroying floods can lift growth

Jun 13 2013

PRAGUE Floods that have caused billions of euros in damage across central Europe may actually provide an economic boost for the Czech Republic, a country struggling to shrug off its longest recession in more than two decades.

Czechs hope wealth-destroying floods can lift growth

Jun 13 2013

PRAGUE, June 13 Floods that have caused billions of euros in damage across central Europe may actually provide an economic boost for the Czech Republic, a country struggling to shrug off its longest recession in more than two decades.

Analysis: Hungary hails victory of 'Orbanomics' but there's a cost

May 30 2013

BUDAPEST/PRAGUE The leaflets dropping into Hungarians' mailboxes this month told citizens the economy has turned a corner, whatever foreign critics might think.

Analysis - Hungary hails victory of "Orbanomics" but there's a cost

May 30 2013

BUDAPEST/PRAGUE The leaflets dropping into Hungarians' mailboxes this month told citizens the economy has turned a corner, whatever foreign critics might think.

Hungary returns to growth but Czech downturn deepens

May 15 2013

PRAGUE Hungary's economy unexpectedly broke out of recession in the first quarter and Romania expanded faster than forecast, but their regional peer the Czech Republic plunged deeper into its longest downturn in two decades.

ECB policymakers play down prospect of deposit rate cut

May 03 2013

BRATISLAVA European Central Bank policymakers played down on Friday prospects of the bank cutting its deposit rate below zero any time soon, saying it was just one of several possible treatments for the sickly euro zone economy.

ECB policymakers play down prospect of deposit rate cut

May 03 2013

BRATISLAVA European Central Bank policymakers played down on Friday prospects of the bank cutting its deposit rate below zero any time soon, saying it was just one of several possible treatments for the sickly euro zone economy.

World News

Saudi King Salman assails Iran in United Nations debut

Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz took aim at Iran during his debut on Wednesday at the annual United Nations meeting of world leaders, calling for a united front to contain Riyadh's rival and stop it from getting weapons of mass destruction.