Monday, 23 July 2018

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Reflex: KSČM is strongest communist party in Europe

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23 Jul 2018

The Czech Communists (KSCM) not only do not face a political decline, which was predicted to them years ago, but they are even the strongest communist party in Europe, Petr Sokol has written in weekly Reflex, in an article analysing the reasons behind the KSCM's persisting strength.

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Crime mainly torments cities, Vysočina is safest Czech region

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23 Jul 2018

Crime in Czechia mainly torments cities, above all regional capitals of Prague, Brno, Olomouc, Ceske Budejovice and Ostrava, and also soars in northwest Bohemia and north Moravia, while the Vysocina Region is the safest of all, the Czech Statistical Office's (CSU) analysis has shown.

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London gallery hangs out red trunks in hint at Prague event

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23 Jul 2018

The Red Gallery in London has hung out a giant pair of red trunks, hinting at the Czech Ztohoven artistic group's action from 2015, when they climbed the roof of Prague Castle to replace the president's flag with huge red trunks in protest against President Miloš Zeman.

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Event commemorates obliteration of Volhynian Czechs' village

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23 Jul 2018

Volhynian Czechs and their offspring and guests met in Zatec on Sunday to commemorate the obliteration of Cesky Malin, a village of ethnic Czechs in Volhynia, an area in northwest Ukraine, by the Nazis 75 years ago.

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Brno hosts international conference on nanotechnology

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23 Jul 2018

About 400 experts from all over the world attend the international conference on nanotechnologies, including novelties and latest trends in nanosciences, that started in Brno's exhibition area on Sunday and is running through Friday.

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Foreign volunteers start annual cleaning of Jewish cemetery

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23 Jul 2018

Eight young foreign volunteers have started the annual cleaning of Holesov's Jewish cemetery, coming from Mexico, Turkey, France and Spain, the event's coordinator Frantisek Brazdilik has told CTK, adding that they will also help stage a festival of Jewish culture.

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Prague population grows as result of incomers, higher natality

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23 Jul 2018

The population of the Czech capital Prague has been rising in the past 16 years except for the year 2013, and it increased by about 14,000 in 2017, owing its growth mainly to new incomers, a half of whom are foreigners, and also a higher birth rate, the Czech Statistical Office (CSU) data show.

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Historical, top modern vehicles attract crowds at Plzeň car show

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23 Jul 2018

A car used by the first Czechoslovak president Tomas Garrigue Masaryk (1850-1937) and another used by Lida Baarova (1914-2000), a film star known for her relationship with Joseph Goebbels, were the main attractions at an exhibition of vehicles that ended in Plzen on Sunday.

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Poll: Trust in ombudsman, Constitutional Court dropping

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20 Jul 2018

The Czech public trust in the Constitutional Court (US), ombudsman and the Supreme Audit Office (NKU) has decreased in the past six months, according to the latest poll of the Public Opinion Research Institute (CVVM) released on Thursday.

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MfD: New movement wants to support young talented Roma

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20 Jul 2018

The new Movement of Roma Students wants to support young Roma people in Ostrava, north Moravia, daily Mlada fronta Dnes (MfD) wrote on Thursday.

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