Wednesday, 16 August 2017

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Windstorm damages 80 out of 400 houses in Bohuslavice

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14 Aug 2017

Some 80 houses out of 400 in Bohuslavice with about 1000 inhabitants have been damaged by a windstorm that swept it in the late afternoon on Friday, inflicting a damage of millions of crowns, but not injuring anyone, mayor Jiri Tojnar told CTK on Saturday.

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Zoo works on project to protect endangered snake in Iran

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14 Aug 2017

Experts from the Plzeň Zoo participate in a five-year project to protect a critically endangered Latifi's viper which only lives in a small area in the upper Lar River Basin in the Central Alborz Mountains in northern Iran.

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Zeman: Election winner to be appointed prime minister

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14 Aug 2017

Czech President Miloš Zeman will appoint the winner of the October 20-21 general election as a prime minister, his spokesman Jiří Ovčáček told news site Aktuálně.cz. He was reacting to the police request that the Chamber of Deputies release for prosecution lawmakers Andrej Babiš and Jaroslav Faltýnek (both ANO) over the Farma Čapí hnízdo (Stork Next) company subsidy. ANO is a clear favourite of the October 20-21 general election.

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Some 1,500 Czechs to go on pilgrimage to Fatima

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14 Aug 2017

Some 1500 Czech pilgrims, headed by Czech Primate and Prague Cardinal Dominik Duka, will go to Fatima, Portugal, where the Virgin Mary allegedly revealed herself to three young shepherds a century ago, Hana Francakova, from the Bohemian-Moravian Fatima Koclirov, has told CTK.

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Experts: Czechs improve ties with Germany, do not manage migration

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14 Aug 2017

Illegibility, inability to assert itself in relation to parliament and the president, the stance on migration and unfulfilled promises, these are things for which the experts addressed by CTK criticised Czech diplomacy some two months ahead of a general election.

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Thousands of people visit Czech synagogues and cemeteries

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14 Aug 2017

Thousands of people visited synagogues and Jewish cemeteries in various places of the Czech Republic on Jewish Heritage Day on Sunday when visitors could also see sites that are not open otherwise.

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Czechs spend two billion crowns annually on pets care

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14 Aug 2017

Czechs spend two billion crowns annually on care for their pets, including all services such veterinary care as well dog grooming parlours and dog hotels, according to the data of the Czech Statistical Office released in the Statistika&My magazine.

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New Czech president should come from political system, Klaus says

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11 Aug 2017

Someone from the political system who knows what politics is should become a new Czech president, former president Václav Klaus told reporters during the St Lawrence pilgrimage to Sněžka (1603 m), the highest mountain in the country, yesterday.

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One-tenth of Czechs buy organic food, poll shows

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11 Aug 2017

One-tenth of people in the Czech Republic often buy organic food and 43 percent do so from time to time, while seven in ten are not interested in it, according to a CVVM poll conducted in June and released yesterday.

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ČR may host World Youth Day attended by Pope in 2022

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11 Aug 2017

The World Youth Day meeting of Catholics and Christians of other professions, organised by the Catholic Church, might take place in the Czech Republic in 2022, according to the Czech Bishops Conference's (CBK) request for hosting the event that the government will debate soon.

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