Czech ex-PM Babis favorite in presidential vote’s 1st roundJanuary 12, 2023 GMT
PRAGUE (AP) — Populist billionaire Andrej Babis leads a field of eight candidates hoping to succeed Milos Zeman in the largely ceremonial but prestigious post of the Czech president.
Babis, a former prime minister, was recently acquitted in a fraud trial, boosting his chances of winning in the first round of the presidential election in voting on Friday and Saturday.
Hospitalized Czech president to return to work next weekSeptember 16, 2021 GMT
PRAGUE (AP) — Czech President Milos Zeman who was hospitalized this week has undergone medical checks that haven't revealed any problems or disease that would threaten his life, the presidential office said on Thursday.
Czech president Zeman, predecessor Klaus hospitalizedSeptember 14, 2021 GMT
PRAGUE (AP) — Czech President Milos Zeman was hospitalized Tuesday while predecessor Vaclav Klaus was undergoing tests at the same hospital.
The presidential office didn’t immediately comment on Zeman’s hospitalization, which was confirmed by Prague’s military hospital.