Top Czech News Headlines: Tuesday, March 29, 2022

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  • The Czech prime minister, Petr Fiala, is due to meet his German counterpart, Olaf Scholz, in Berlin on Wednesday next week. It will be Mr. Fiala’s first visit to the German capital since he was installed late last year.


  • The Czech Communist Party is to stop publishing its own newspaper Haló noviny at the end of April, the grouping’s central committee decided at the weekend. The left-wing publication, which has been going since 1991, will now become a weekly.


  • The Czech motocross racer of the century, Jaroslav Falta, one of the world’s best racers in the 1970s and 1980s, has died at the age of 71. Falta died of heart failure on Sunday night, the website reported.


  • MPs will on Tuesday debate a government request to extend the current state of emergency until the end of May. The cabinet used their right to issue a 30-day state of emergency in early March, saying it was necessary to deal with the large influx of refugees from the war in Ukraine.

  • The head of the Interior Ministry, Vít Rakušan (STAN), appointed six members of the Supervisory Board of the Czech Post on Tuesday. Among them is the governor of the Pardubice Region, Martin Netolický (ČSSD). The board will have a quorum with 12 of the 15 seats filled.

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