Saturday, 21 January 2017

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Ministry warns Czechs against staying in Gambia

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20 Jan 2017

The Czech Foreign Ministry issued a warning on its website on Thursday in which it recommends that Czech citizens staying in Gambia leave the country that the neighbouring Senegal's military has entered in support of the newly elected Gambian president, Adam Barrow.

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Number of air accident fatalities doubles to 18 in 2016

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20 Jan 2017

Eighteen people died in air accidents in the Czech Republic with a population of 10.5 million in 2016, which was more than twice as many as in 2015 and the number of sport plane and skydiver accidents also rose, Josef Bejdak, from the Air Accidents Investigation Institute (UZPLN), said on Thursday.

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UK ambassador: Czechs' rights in Britain to be guaranteed

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20 Jan 2017

Britain plans to guarantee all the rights to the Czechs and other EU citizens living in the United Kingdom as soon as possible, British ambassador to the Czech Republic Jan Thompson told journalists on Thursday.

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MfD: Court wants Rath's case to be further investigated

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20 Jan 2017

The Regional Court in Prague has ordered an additional investigation into the second branch of the case of David Rath, former lawmaker and Central Bohemia governor, on Monday, daily Mlada fronta Dnes (MfD) wrote on Thursday, referring to the court's spokeswoman Pavlina Bockova.

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Právo: Foreign workers raging in Czech industrial zones

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20 Jan 2017

The number of foreigners working in Czech industrial zones has increased in the past few months along with the number of petty crimes, above all traffic offences, that foreign employees, mainly from Poland and Ukraine, commit there, daily Pravo wrote on Thursday.

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HN: ČSSD seeks advise of US firm in election campaign

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20 Jan 2017

Prime Minister and ČSSD head Bohuslav Sobotka has spoken to representatives of the Washington STG company to see how it could help the party prepare for the October general elections, Hospodářské noviny reported.

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Artistic projects to mark Czech-German Declaration

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20 Jan 2017

A number of artistic projects, including exhibitions of painters and photographers, will be staged in the Czech Republic on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Czech-German declaration this year.

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Senate passes anti-smoking bill without changes

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20 Jan 2017

The Senate passed on Thursday the anti-smoking bill without any changes, which means that smoking will be absolutely banned inside restaurants, theatres and cinemas as of the end of May. The bill also bans smoking at transport stations, the use of electronic cigarettes in hospitals, schools and shopping centres, and the sales of cigarettes in vending machines where their use by underage persons cannot be ruled out.

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Museum highlights German architecture in Bohemia

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20 Jan 2017

A new exhibition in the Usti Municipal Museum highlights the architecture of Germans in Bohemia in the second half of the 19th century, which also documents the German minority's position in the Czech Lands at the time.

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Czechs to have two types of prisons

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20 Jan 2017

Only two types of prisons, with usual and maximum security, will be in the Czech Republic under the amendment to the criminal code and the law on serving the prison sentence passed by the Senate on Thursday.

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