Tuesday, 4 August 2015

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Police detain 197 illegal migrants during weekend

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4 Aug 2015

The foreigner police uncovered 197 illegal migrants from Friday till Monday morning, which is a record high number during a weekend.

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National Gallery plans Ai Weiwei's exhibition in 2016

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4 Aug 2015

The National Gallery (NG) in Prague will celebrate its 220th anniversary with an exhibition of the famous Chinese artist and critic of the Chinese regime, Ai Weiwei, 57, in February 2016.

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Právo: Czechs should not cut welfare in face of migration wave

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4 Aug 2015

Europe, including Czechs, should not solve the current mass influx of refugees by reducing its welfare system, as it would harm Europeans themselves, Lukáš Jelínek writes in yesterday's issue of daily Právo.

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Politicians commemorate Romany Holocaust victims

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4 Aug 2015

Deputy chairwoman of the upper house of parliament, the Senate, Miluše Horská, has said she is optimistic that funds will be found to buy up and close a pig farm at the site of camp where Roma were interned and died from 1942.

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Týden: Few know Czech links to Hiroshima bomb attack 70 years ago

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4 Aug 2015

In early August 1945, when the first atomic bomb exploded over Hiroshima, thrown by the U.S. Air Force at the close of World War Two, only few Czechs realised that there were several links between the fatal event and their homeland, weekly Týden reported yesterday.

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Foundation does not want ministry to pay for using Havel's name

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4 Aug 2015

The Dagmar and Václav Havel Foundation Vision 97 no longer wants the Foreign Ministry to pay a fee for using the name of former president Václav Havel.

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Ministry wants to raise minimum wage to CZK 9,900

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4 Aug 2015

The minimum wage should increase by CZK 700 to CZK 900 or by 7.9% as of next January under the decree drafted by the Czech Labour and Social Affairs Ministry.

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NGO acquaints expatriates' kids with Czech language, culture

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4 Aug 2015

Czech schools without borders, a network of NGOs operating abroad, acquaint the children of Czech expatriates with the Czech language, life and culture in order to keep them in contact with their homeland.

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Only few detained illegal migrants apply for Czech asylum

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4 Aug 2015

Only several people out of the hundreds of illegal refugees detained in the Czech Republic have asked for Czech asylum, Pavla Novotna, deputy head of the Interior Ministry's asylum and migration policy department, told journalists yesterday.

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NGOs: Real refugees should be let in Europe

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4 Aug 2015

The real refugees should be given a chance of getting into safety in Europe legally and of asking for protection, the Czech association of the organisations that work with migrants said online yesterday.

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