Thursday, 19 July 2018

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Open-air exhibition shows atmosphere of inter-war period garden

ČTK |
19 Jul 2018

Special flowerbeds, garden architecture and an old merry-go-round are parts of the open-air exhibition which started in Prague's Museum of Agriculture on Wednesday to show the atmosphere of gardens from the interwar period and mark 100 years from the birth of Czechoslovakia.

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US author criticises Zeman's accommodating approach to Russia

ČTK |
19 Jul 2018

US author James Kirchick criticised Czech President Miloš Zeman's accommodating approach to Russia and called the stances of Zeman, as well as his presidential predecessor Václav Klaus, shameful in an interview with ČTK. He said in a country that experienced Russian occupation, he would expect more understanding for the situation in Ukraine and that former Czech president Václav Havel's legacy in this respect tends to be forgotten.

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Zeman believes in agreement on soft Brexit

ČTK |
19 Jul 2018

President Milos Zeman believes that Britain and the European Union reach agreement and their talks will end with the soft Brexit alternative to create no obstacles to the free exchange of people, capital, commodities and information, he said in an interview with CTK on Wednesday.

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Babiš ready to discuss illegal migration with Italian PM Conte

ČTK |
19 Jul 2018

Prime Minister Andrej Babiš is ready to discuss ways to tackle illegal migration to Europe with his Italian counterpart Giuseppe Conte to persuade him to accept the Czech stance, he told reporters in the Senate on Wednesday.

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Zeman to discuss embassy relocation, cooperation in Israel

ČTK |
19 Jul 2018

Czech President Milos Zeman wants to talk about the relocation of the Czech embassy to Jerusalem and the extension of economic cooperation in Israel in the autumn, when he is also to visit China, he said in an interview with CTK on Wednesday.

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Minister: Germany not planning changed regime on its Czech border

ČTK |
19 Jul 2018

Germany does not plan to change the regime on its border with the Czech Republic over illegal migration, Interior Minister Jan Hamacek (Social Democrats, CSSD) tweeted after a phone call with his German counterpart Horst Seehofer on Wednesday.

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Lower house head warns of US duty impact on Czech GDP

ČTK |
19 Jul 2018

Czech Chamber of Deputies chairman Radek Vondráček warned that the introduction of the US tariffs on car imports might affect the Czech GDP and thereby also defence spending at his meeting with the US Congress representatives.

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Czech Protestants call on state to help Italy with refugees

ČTK |
19 Jul 2018

The Evangelical Church of Czech Brethren has called on the Czech Republic to help Italy with refugees in reaction to the weekend statement by PM Andrej Babis refusing to take any, the church's synodal council, its supreme body, announced in a press release on Wednesday.

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Police find dead tiger in raid over suspected animal mistreatment

ČTK |
19 Jul 2018

The Czech police and customs officers found a fresh-killed tiger, skins of tigers and other big cats and 20 frozen bodies of other protected species while raiding premises in Bohemia over suspected unlawful animal treatment on Monday.

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Presidential Office not facing distraint over Zeman's words

ČTK |
18 Jul 2018

A Prague district court has halted the distraint proceedings that the Presidential Office faced for ignoring the verdict on apology for President Milos Zeman's abusive words on the late democratic journalist Ferdinand Peroutka, public Czech Television (CT) has reported.

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