Friday, 15 December 2017

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Plísková declared best Czech tennis player in 2017

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15 Dec 2017

Karolina Pliskova, a former world No. 1, won a poll of the Tenis magazine and the Czech Tennis Association, and was declared the best Czech tennis player in 2017 Thursday.

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Ai Wei-wei unveils documentary about refugees in Prague

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15 Dec 2017

Chinese artist and human rights activist Ai Wei-wei introduced his film Human Flow about the situation of refugees in the present-day world during his stay in Prague on Thursday.

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PM Babiš insists on rejection of refugee quotas in Brussels

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15 Dec 2017

The Czech Republic should not convince the European Commission to withdraw its legal complaint against it over its rejection of quotas for the redistribution of migrants by accepting some refugees, Prime Minister Andrej Babiš told journalists during the EU summit on Thursday.

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HN: Babiš has chance to change ČR into normal EU member

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15 Dec 2017

Andrej Babis (ANO), prime minister of a new Czech government, has a chance of changing the country from a permanent troublemaker into a normal EU member, and his first steps in this respect look hopeful, Ondrej Houska writes in daily Hospodarske noviny (HN) on Thursday.

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Czech youth organisation contributes to EU Youthwiki

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14 Dec 2017

The Analytical Section of the Czech Youth Children and Youth Council (CRDM) contributes to the Internet platform of national youth policies within the project Youthwiki, CRDM spokeswoman Sona Polak has told journalists.

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Právo: Komárek chairs US art centre's body

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14 Dec 2017

Czech oil magnate Karel Komárek and his wife Štěpánka have been heading The Kennedy Center International Committee (KCIC) on the Arts since the beginning of December, being the first couple from central and east Europe to chair the committee, daily Právo wrote on Wednesday.

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First Czech hospital acquires ambulance for obese people

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14 Dec 2017

The Teaching Hospital in Olomouc has bought for CZK 3.3 million a special ambulance with a hydraulic stretcher considerably easing manipulation of obese patients as the first health facility in the Czech Republic.

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Czech PM Babiš rejects EU redistribution of migrants

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14 Dec 2017

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis (ANO) rejected the permanent redistribution mechanism of migrants between EU countries, included in the proposed reform of the European asylum system during a meeting of the Chamber of Deputies European committee on Wednesday.

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Left groups plan protests against EU rightist populists in Prague

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14 Dec 2017

Czech far-left and anarchist groups plan to protest against the meeting of European extreme right parties from the Europe of Nations and Freedom (ENF) group that will be organised by Czech populist leader Tomio Okamura (SPD) in Prague this weekend.

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Visegrad Group to give EUR 36 million to protect Libyan border

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14 Dec 2017

Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, which form the Visegrad Group (V4), will give 36 million euros for a project that aims to reinforce the Libyan border, Prime Minister Robert Fico told the Slovak parliament on Wednesday.

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