Sunday, 27 May 2018

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Poisonous phenol leak in north Bohemia has second victim

ČTK |
22 May 2018

The second of the two men hospitalised after a phenol leak in the chemical plant Chemotex in Decin in April has died in hospital, Ivo Chrastecky, spokesman of the hospital's operator, told CTK on Monday.

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Commissioner: It is vital for EU countries to stick together

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22 May 2018

It is crucial for the existence of the EU member states to stick together, Czech European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Vera Jourova said at a conference entitled "Challenges for Europe" on Monday.

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Respekt: Zeman, not Babis will define next government

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22 May 2018

A government that will be in reality determined by President Milos Zeman, not Prime Minister Andrej Babis (ANO) is in the offing, Erik Tabery writes in the weekly Respekt on Monday, analysing the government-forming talks between ANO and the Social Democrats.

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Rare plant, animal species can be found in Prague

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22 May 2018

Rare species of plants and animals, such as the protected Siberian iris and the Eresus kollari spider, can be found in several localities in the capital of Prague, its City Hall spokesman Vit Hofman has told CTK on Monday.

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Czechs accede to European centre for countering hybrid threats

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22 May 2018

The Czech Republic has joined the activities of the European centre for countering hybrid threats that is seated in Helsinki, Czech PM Andrej Babis, on a visit to Finland, told a press conference after meeting his counterpart Juha Sipila on Monday.

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Gallery's first mobile application presents medieval art

ČTK |
22 May 2018

The Prague-seated National Gallery (NG) has launched its first mobile application offering an interactive viewing of selected panel paintings from the NG's exhibition of medieval art.

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Commissioner Jourova wants to link drawing EU money, rule of law

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22 May 2018

European Commissioner Vera Jourova, who represents the Czech Republic in the EC, supports the principle according to which member states would receive money from the EU budget provided that they observe the rule of law, she said at the conference Challenges for Europe in Prague on Monday.

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Czech, Finnish PMs: European asylum system needs reform

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22 May 2018

Migration is still a problem in Europe and the asylum system needs to be reformed, Finnish and Czech prime ministers, Juha Sipila and Andrej Babis, told a press conference after their talks in Helsinki on Monday.

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Ukrainian ambassador warns against hybrid threats from Russia

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22 May 2018

Russia is incapable of competing with the West in the attractiveness of its political and cultural model, which is why it is waging a hybrid war against the West, Yevhen Perebyinis, the Ukrainian ambassador to the Czech Republic, said at a conference Challenges for Europe in Prague on Monday.

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Prague shows concern over Venezuela presidential election result

ČTK |
22 May 2018

The Czech Foreign Ministry is deeply concerned about the result of Venezuela's presidential election which lacked fundamental democratic elements and in which low turnout proved the resignation and fear of the local people, it writes on its website.

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