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Politics 23-08-2019

The Czech president’s summer power play comes to an end

The latest Czech government crisis is over: President Miloš Zeman will appoint Lubomír Zaorálek as the new minister of culture on Tuesday (27 August), ending a dispute over the post that almost caused a collapse of the government. However, the crisis has exposed the deteriorating state of democracy in the country.
Future EU 01-10-2009

Lisbon referendum just one of many hurdles for Dublin

Ireland's referendum on the EU reform treaty this week is only the first of three major threats to the Dublin government and its efforts to tackle a financial crisis that has crippled Europe's once fastest-growing economy.
Euro & Finance 05-03-2009

Romania seeks IMF loan as Eastern crisis worsens

Romania is holding talks with the European Commission and the International Monetary Fund to weigh up a possible loan, EURACTIV Romania reported yesterday (4 March).
Elections 18-07-2008

Belgian PM to stay on despite resignation

Rejecting the resignation of Belgian Prime Minister Yves Leterme yesterday (17 July), King Albert II of Belgium instead mandated three government mediators to resolve the deadlock over increased regional autonomy that has been gripping the linguistically-divided country for months.
Elections 24-08-2007

Political crisis grips Belgium

Yves Leterme, Belgium's prime minister designate, mandated to form a new government after the 10 June elections, has resigned, raising questions about the future of the country that hosts the main European institutions.
Enlargement 10-07-2007

Polish government crisis may trigger early elections

Prime Minister Jaroslaw Kaczynski is facing turmoil after having sacked his Agriculture Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Andrzeij Lepper, due to corruption allegations.
Med & South 16-05-2007

Resolving Ukraine crisis

An agreement to hold early parliamentary elections may be the compromise that resolves Ukraine's ongoing political crisis, writes Anna Górska in EastWeek newsletter.
Enlargement 17-05-2004

Political crisis in Poland

Poland has been thrown into political uncertainty after PM Marek Belka lost a vote of confidence on 14 May.
Enlargement 05-03-2001

Turkish government replaces key officials to save economy

Turkish Government appoints new key officials in a bid to salvage economic reforms