Friday, 18 April 2014

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Mucha collection may be installed in Prague

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18 Apr 2014

A collection of Alfons Mucha's posters, assembled by former tennis star Ivan Lendl, may be put on display in China at the end of the year and in the future, it may be permanently installed in Prague, the new owner said.

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Prague offers fighter jets, 300 troops for NATO country's defence

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18 Apr 2014

The Czech Republic can provide four Gripen fighter jets and 300 troops for reinforced protection of NATO member countries because of the Ukrainian crisis, Defence Minister Martin Stropnický said Thursday.

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Closest Prague hospital must accept patients from ambulances

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18 Apr 2014

Prague hospitals operated by the Health Ministry will, in several weeks, be required to accept patients whom rescuers drive to them as emergency cases.

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President agrees with lower VAT on medicines, baby food

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18 Apr 2014

Czech President Milos Zeman agrees with the planned cutting of the value-added tax on medicines, diapers and baby food, but he believes it would be better to support libraries than to reduce VAT on books, he said at the close of his visit to the Hradec Kralove Region Thursday.

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Prague to simplify short-term visa issuance for Ukrainians

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18 Apr 2014

The Czech Republic will simplify the issuance of short-term visas for selected groups of Ukrainians as of next week, lifting the visa fee for the applicants with Czech ethnicity, young people under 26 and pensioners over 60, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Johana Grohova told CTK Thursday.

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PM: Russia should reduce military presence near Ukraine

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18 Apr 2014

Russia should reduce its military presence along the border with Ukraine and thereby ease the situation, Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka said after meeting French President Francois Hollande in Paris Thursday.

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MfD: Social Democrats are among laziest MEPs

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18 Apr 2014

Czech Social Democrats (CSSD) are among the laziest members of the European Parliament, according to a study compiled by Open Society Fund Praha, daily Mlada fronta Dnes (MfD) writes Thursday.

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Police find 99 illegal firearms in man's house

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18 Apr 2014

Ninety-nine firearms, including a machine gun and several assault rifles, have been found in the house of a restaurant owner near Strakonice and the man has been accused of illegal arms possession.

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Mostly Ukrainians protest outside Russia's Embassy in Prague

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18 Apr 2014

Four dozen people protested against the Russian invasion of Crimea and its activities in eastern Ukraine outside Russia's Embassy in Prague Thursday.

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Czech televisions see 20% growth in advertising in Q1

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18 Apr 2014

Czech televisions registered a 19.7 percent growth in advertising spending to Kc6.355bn in the first quarter of this year, while advertising spending in press dropped by 6 percent to Kc3.447bn in pricelist value, according to data of the Admosphere monitoring.

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