Tuesday, 1 September 2015

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LN: Four Czechs commit suicide daily

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1 Sep 2015

Four people commit suicide in the Czech Republic a day on average, while the number of children and the elderly among them has been rising, daily Lidové noviny (LN) reported yesterday.

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Prisoners' integration facing problems, report says

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1 Sep 2015

The annual human rights report to be debated by the government later yesterday warns of the problems with the integration of prisoners as there is a high repeat crime rate among them, recommending a more frequent use of alternative punishments.

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NGOs urge Czech politicians not to ignore human rights abuses by authoritarian regimes

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1 Sep 2015

A group of NGOs have urged Czech politicians not to ignore human rights abuses by authoritarian regimes when travelling to countries where people are threatened with torture, imprisonment or even death over their beliefs

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Zeman: Migration wave to grow stronger

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1 Sep 2015

The current migration wave will grow stronger, President Miloš Zeman told reporters yesterday, comparing migration to tsunami.

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Zeman wants to help endangered children from presidential fund

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1 Sep 2015

President Miloš Zeman said yesterday he wants to provide financial help for the Klokánek project that offers temporary family care instead of the institutional one to children before they can return to their own family or before a permanent replacement family care is found for them.

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AI protests against discrimination of Roma at Czech schools

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1 Sep 2015

The Amnesty International (AI) group handed a petition against alleged discrimination against Roma at Czech schools, signed by over 38,000 people from 94 countries, to Czech Deputy Education Minister Jaroslav Fidrmuc yesterday.

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V4 government heads to discuss migration crisis

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1 Sep 2015

The prime ministers of the Višegrad Group countries, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia, will meet in the coming days to discuss the migration crisis in Europe. The Višegrad Four are increasingly concerned about the flow of migrants via the so-called west Balkans route.Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka said later yesterday that the V4 meeting will be held in Prague on Friday afternoon. He said the goal of the meeting is to coordinate the positions of the four countries on the issues related to the migration crisis.

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PM, president agree on 2016 budget priorities

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1 Sep 2015

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (Social Democrats) and President Miloš Zeman have agreed that security spending and support for investment are the priorities of next year's state budget, Sobotka said after talks with Zeman yesterday.

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Austrian checks of trains are normal activity, interior ministers says

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1 Sep 2015

The checks of international trains with migrants on the Austro-Hungarian border yesterday are normal activity in which Austria wants to see who is getting on its territory, Interior Minister Milan Chovanec (Social Democrats, ČSSD) told ČTK after a meeting with President Miloš Zeman yesterday

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Zeman to have meeting with Putin in China, his spokesman confirms

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1 Sep 2015

President Miloš Zeman will have a meeting with Russian head of state Vladimir Putin during his forthcoming visit to China, his spokesman Jiri Ovčáček told ČTK, confirming the information moved by the Russian news agency TASS yesterday.

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