Wednesday, 29 March 2017

ČTK

President Zeman to appoint Havlíček industry minister next week

ČTK |
28 Mar 2017

President Miloš Zeman will appoint Jiří Havlíček (Social Democrats, ČSSD) to the post of industry and trade minister next week, Havlíček told journalists after meeting Zeman yesterday.

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Another Czech police team goes to help protect Macedonian border

ČTK |
28 Mar 2017

Another police team left the Czech Republic yesterday to help protect the Macedonian border near the town of Gevgelija in the next weeks, Police Presidium spokeswoman Ivana Nguyenová told ČTK, adding that this is the ninth police mission of its kind.

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Poll: Most Czechs still reject refugees

ČTK |
28 Mar 2017

Some 61% of Czechs reject the acceptance of refugees from the countries afflicted by war conflicts, which is 3 percent less than at the at end of last year, according to a poll conducted by the CVVM polling institute in February and released yesterday.

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Gazdík defends post of Czech STAN movement's chairman

ČTK |
27 Mar 2017

Petr Gazdík, 42, was re-elected the Czech Mayors and Independents (STAN) movement's chairman receiving 135 out of the 145 votes or 93 percent at its congress Saturday.

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Tennis player Štepánek undergoes spinal surgery

ČTK |
27 Mar 2017

Tennis player Radek Štěpánek, 38, a double Davis Cup winner, was operated on with lumbar spine on Thursday and he would like to to return to court in three months, he has said.

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STAN to run in Czech general election in coalition with KDU-ČSL

ČTK |
27 Mar 2017

The Mayors and Independents (STAN) movement wants to run in the Czech October general election in a coalition with the Christian Democrats (KDU-ČSL), a crushing majority of the delegates to its congress decided Saturday.

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EU supporters march through Prague centre

ČTK |
27 Mar 2017

Some 100 supporters of the European Union took part in the March for Europe in the centre of Prague Saturday, marking the 60th anniversary of the Rome Treaties that create one of the European integration pillars.

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Extremists stage protest against government in Prague

ČTK |
27 Mar 2017

About 100 people took part in a protest against the Czech government, Islamisation and immigration staged by the far-right extra-parliamentary National Democracy (ND) party in Prague centre yesterday.

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Plaque marking WWII transports of Slovak Jews unveiled in Poprad

ČTK |
27 Mar 2017

A plaque marking the 75th anniversary of launching mass transports of Jews from Slovakia to concentration camps during WWII was unveiled in Poprad yesterday, with Slovak President Andrej Kiška attending.

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Former Czech ForMin criticises Austrian diplomacy head in press

ČTK |
27 Mar 2017

Former Czech foreign minister Karel Schwarzenberg has criticised Austrian diplomacy head Sebastian Kurz for taking populist steps in an interview with the Austrian Sunday paper Die Presse am Sonntag.

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