Saturday, 26 May 2018

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Activists succeed with complaint against nuclear waste storage

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23 May 2018

The Prague Municipal Court has met a complaint by environmental activists against the nuclear waste storage operating in the complex of the Temelin nuclear plant, south Bohemia, and cancelled the offices' respective decisions, court spokeswoman Marketa Puci told CTK on Tuesday.

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Goalkeeper Čech wins best Czech footballer award for 12th time

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23 May 2018

Goalkeeper Petr Cech, 36, from Arsenal London, has won the Golden Ball award for the best Czech footballer of the season for the 12th time, and the third time in a row, followed by midfielder Antonin Barak and defender Pavel Kaderabek, the poll organisers announced on Tuesday.

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Westernmost Bohemia hit by another earthquake swarm

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23 May 2018

The Cheb area, the westernmost in the Czech Republic, experienced an earthquake of up to magnitude 4.4 on Monday night, another within an earthquake swarm that hit the region earlier this month.

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Czechs trust Zeman, Kiska most, Merkel, Trump least of all

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23 May 2018

Czechs consider President Milos Zeman the most trustworthy of world politicians, followed by Slovak President Andrej Kiska and French President Emmanuel Macron, though neither of them is trusted by a majority of people, an April public opinion poll of the CVVM agency has shown.

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Novichok case deleted from lower house agenda on KSCM's proposal

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23 May 2018

The Chamber of Deputies will not discuss the case of Novichok's presence in the country at the current plenary session in reaction to President Milos Zeman's words, since the issue has been withdrawn from the session agenda at the initiative of the Communists (KSCM).

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Czech minister orders check of planned purchase of Israeli radars

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23 May 2018

Czech Defence Minister Karla Slechtova (for ANO) has asked the military police to check the case of planned purchase contract for Israeli MADR radars worth 3.5 billion crowns over "extremely serious findings," she said in an interview with CTK on Tuesday.

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Zeman to meet US business representatives on Thursday

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23 May 2018

Czech President Milos Zeman will receive U.S. companies' representatives at the Prague Castle, the presidential seat, on Thursday afternoon, Rudolf Jindrak, from the foreign department of the presidential office, told CTK on Tuesday.

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Supreme Court orders new trial in Zeman vs Peroutka dispute

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23 May 2018

The Czech Supreme Court returned the dispute over President Milos Zeman's apology for his words about late democratic journalist Ferdinand Peroutka to the district court for a new proceeding, Peroutka's granddaughter Terezie Kaslova told CTK on Tuesday.

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Hundreds protest against Babis with taped mouths in Prague

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23 May 2018

Several hundred people with taped mouths joined a silent protest against Prime Minister Andrej Babis (ANO) in Old Town Square in the city centre on Tuesday, in reaction to Babis's refusal to talk to them in public.

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Czech soldiers to go to Baltics in mid-June

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23 May 2018

The first Czech soldiers will join the NATO eastern wing in the Baltic region in mid-June, Defence Minister Karla Slechtova (for ANO) said in an interview with CTK on Tuesday.

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