Thursday, 19 September 2019

ČTK

Tour de France trophies resemble outstretched bird wings

ČTK |
20 Jul 2018

The glass trophies for the winners of the Tour de France famous cycling race, which will end in ten days, look like outstretched wings of a bird, Peter Olah, who has been designing the trophies for the race since 2011, told ČTK during their production in Lindava on Thursday.

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Supreme attorney: Local politicians commit mere fraction of crime

ČTK |
20 Jul 2018

Criminal activities of local and regional politicians make up a negligible fraction of 0.03 percent in the total volume of crime in the Czech Republic, Supreme State Attorney Pavel Zeman told reporters on Thursday.

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Tennis player Karolína Plíšková marries her manager

ČTK |
20 Jul 2018

Czech tennis player Karolina Pliskova, who was world number one among women last summer, has married her manager, TV sport moderator Michal Hrdlicka, she announced on Twitter.

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Lower house head moves from Washington to New York

ČTK |
20 Jul 2018

Radek Vondracek, chairman of the lower house of Czech parliament, met U.S. House of Representatives Speaker, Republican Paul Ryan, and its Minority Leader, Democrat Nancy Pelosi, on Tuesday, and he was moving from Washington to New York City, his office announced on Thursday.

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Czech Senate approves European investigation order

ČTK |
20 Jul 2018

The Senate, upper house of Czech parliament, approved the implementation on the European Investigation Order in harmony with the respective EU directive on Thursday.

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Open-air exhibition shows atmosphere of inter-war period garden

ČTK |
19 Jul 2018

Special flowerbeds, garden architecture and an old merry-go-round are parts of the open-air exhibition which started in Prague's Museum of Agriculture on Wednesday to show the atmosphere of gardens from the interwar period and mark 100 years from the birth of Czechoslovakia.

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US author criticises Zeman's accommodating approach to Russia

ČTK |
19 Jul 2018

US author James Kirchick criticised Czech President Miloš Zeman's accommodating approach to Russia and called the stances of Zeman, as well as his presidential predecessor Václav Klaus, shameful in an interview with ČTK. He said in a country that experienced Russian occupation, he would expect more understanding for the situation in Ukraine and that former Czech president Václav Havel's legacy in this respect tends to be forgotten.

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Zeman believes in agreement on soft Brexit

ČTK |
19 Jul 2018

President Milos Zeman believes that Britain and the European Union reach agreement and their talks will end with the soft Brexit alternative to create no obstacles to the free exchange of people, capital, commodities and information, he said in an interview with CTK on Wednesday.

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Babiš ready to discuss illegal migration with Italian PM Conte

ČTK |
19 Jul 2018

Prime Minister Andrej Babiš is ready to discuss ways to tackle illegal migration to Europe with his Italian counterpart Giuseppe Conte to persuade him to accept the Czech stance, he told reporters in the Senate on Wednesday.

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Zeman to discuss embassy relocation, cooperation in Israel

ČTK |
19 Jul 2018

Czech President Milos Zeman wants to talk about the relocation of the Czech embassy to Jerusalem and the extension of economic cooperation in Israel in the autumn, when he is also to visit China, he said in an interview with CTK on Wednesday.

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