Czech election: Opposition wins surprise majority
16 October 2021 | 1:56 pm
Two opposition alliances have narrowly defeated Prime Minister Andrej Babis's ANOP party in the Czech parliamentary elections. The Pirates and Mayors grouping says they want to start talks on forming a government.
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