Latest Andrej Babis News

Slovenia's populist leader loses power as trend continues

Apr. 25, 2022 10:14 AM EDT

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Only a few months ago, Robert Golob was virtually unknown in politics, didn’t belong to any party, but had a clear goal: to remove Slovenian right-wing populist Prime Minister Janez Jansa from power and stop a democratic backslide in the tiny Alpine state. ...

Former Czech Prime Minister Babis indicted in fraud case

Mar. 21, 2022 10:50 AM EDT

PRAGUE (AP) — Czech Former Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis will face trial after the prosecution indicted him in a fraud case involving European Union subsidies. The move announced on Monday by Prague's public prosecution office came weeks after lawmakers in the lower house of...

Czech lawmakers lift immunity of former PM Babis over fraud

Mar. 03, 2022 06:46 AM EST

PRAGUE (AP) — Lawmakers in the lower house of the Czech Parliament agreed Thursday to lift former Prime Minister Andrej Babis’ immunity from prosecution in a fraud case involving European Union subsidies. The approval allows prosecutors to decide whether Babis should be indicted...