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Andrej Babis

28 Jan
Czech polling stations reopened Saturday for the final leg of a presidential election run-off in which retired NATO general Petr Pavel is expected to beat the former prime minister Andrej Babis,
12 Sep 2022
A Prague court on Monday opened a trial against billionaire former Czech prime minister Andrej Babis over his alleged involvement in EU subsidy fraud worth $2 million.
11 Nov 2021
Outgoing Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis on Thursday said he had formally submitted his resignation to the president following defeat in last month's elections.
9 Oct 2021
A populist billionaire prime minister at odds with the European Union who featured in the Pandora Papers was tipped to win a tight two-day Czech general election wrapping up on Saturday.
31 May 2021
Czech prosecutors said Monday that they are mulling charges against Prime Minister Andrej Babis after police urged them to indict the billionaire over alleged EU subsidy fraud.
8 Mar 2020
A quarter of the Italian population was in lockdown on Sunday as the government took drastic steps to stop the spread of the deadly coronavirus sweeping the globe, while Iran recorded another 49 deaths and the national airline suspended flights to Europe.
23 Jun 2019
Huge crowds flooded central Prague on Sunday demanding Prime Minister Andrej Babis step down over allegations of graft in a protest that organisers and local media claim drew around 250,000 people, making it the largest since the fall of communism in 1989. The 64-year-old billionaire was charged last year in connection with a two million…
29 May 2019
A bodyguard accidentally fired his gun aboard a government plane carrying billionaire Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis from an EU dinner but no one was hurt, police and media said Wednesday.
9 Apr 2018
Thousands of protesters rallied across the Czech Republic Monday against the outgoing cabinet led by the second wealthiest Czech, Andrej Babis, a billionaire with a murky past. "We've had enough," chanted a crowd of about 5,000 in Prague's central Wenceslas Square while other protesters gathered in other cities across the EU member country of 10.6…


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