Wednesday, 26 July 2017

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Prague hosts world tic-tac-toe championship

ČTK |
24 Jul 2017

The world tic-tac-toe championship has been underway in Prague, held in a local school building until July 29 and also offering quick tournaments for the public to try the old game that originated in China thousands of years ago.

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Ministry puts up new tender for head of Czech Centres network

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24 Jul 2017

The Czech Foreign Ministry has put up a new, repeated tender for filling the post of general director of the Czech Centres network abroad, since no winner emerged from the previous tender earlier this year.

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Young Moldovan racer dies in motocross Europe event in ČR

ČTK |
24 Jul 2017

A 13-year-old Moldovan racer perished after a severe fall in a European Championship contest within the World Motocross Cup in Loket on Saturday, Radek Hes, from the regional rescue service, and Zdenka Papezova, from the regional police, have told CTK.

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Two infants found in babybox, one's condition critical

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24 Jul 2017

Two newborn boys appeared separately in the baby hatch in Plzen's medical centre within a three-hour period this morning, one of them being in critical condition, local police and hospital have announced.

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Zeman, FinMin Pilný meet to discuss economy, 2018 budget

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24 Jul 2017

Czech President Miloš Zeman and Finance Minister Ivan Pilný (ANO) discussed the preparation of the 2018 budget bill and some aspects of Czech economy such as European subsidies and a shortage of workforce at their meeting on Sunday, which was also attended by Pilný's predecessor Andrej Babiš.

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Czech publisher issues first guide to whole Šumava

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24 Jul 2017

A west Bohemian publisher has issued the first ever tourist guide to the whole Sumava mountain range covering its Czech, Austrian and Bavarian parts, describing 600 localities and offering photos as well as a lot of useful information, Petr Flachs has told CTK.

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Report: Gambling lobby makes law hostile to public interest

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24 Jul 2017

The Czech gambling lobby pushed through changes to the government's gambling bill before it was passed by parliament and took effect this year, which is why the law tends to puts gambling business' interest above the public interest, an analysis drafted by the human rights minister's office says.

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Czech wounded by Hurghada attacker remains in Cairo hospital

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24 Jul 2017

The Czech woman whom an Egyptian assailant wounded with a knife in Egypt's Hurghada seaside resort on July 14, will stay in a hospital in Cairo and will not return home on Sunday or Monday, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Michaela Lagronova has told CTK.

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Senate ratifies Czech-Slovak treaty on airspace protection

ČTK |
21 Jul 2017

The upper house of Czech parliament smoothly ratified the Czech-Slovak treaty of cooperation on mutual protection of airspace today, thanks to which the air forces of the two countries can guard their airspace together.

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Senator Kubera has enough signatures to run for Czech president

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21 Jul 2017

Senate deputy chairman Jaroslav Kubera (Civic Democrats, ODS) has collected enough signatures of fellow senators enabling him to run for president in 2018, and he wants to decide on his candidacy at the last moment depending on who else will join the race, server reported yesterday.

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