Thursday, 18 October 2018

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Ministry wants to tighten conditions of breeding of big cats

ČTK |
27 Jul 2018

The Agriculture Ministry wants to tighten conditions of the breeding of big cats in reaction to the recent cases of their escape from zoo-parks and slaughtering of tigers for commercial purposes, minister Miroslav Toman told reporters on Thursday.

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Poll: Czechs assess Zeman, ANO as best, TOP 09 as worst entity

ČTK |
27 Jul 2018

No Czech constitutional institution got a better mark than three in a CVVM poll that asked people to assess individual institutions' performance on the scale of marks ranging from one (excellent) to five (poor), the CVVM said on Thursday, adding that President Milos Zeman fared best of all, with 3.02.

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Czech Centre in London to show cartoonists' view of 1968 events

ČTK |
27 Jul 2018

An exhibition of some 40 cartoons of 12 British and Czech authors reflecting the 1968 events in Czechoslovakia is opening today in the Vitrínka Gallery of the Czech Centre in London.

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Problem of people's over-indebtedness persists in Czechia

ČTK |
27 Jul 2018

Problems related to over-indebtedness and debt traps still persist in the Czech Republic, which lacks legislation needed to improve the situation and where rules in this area tend to be shaped by courts only, according to a report on the state of human rights in the country for 2017.

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Malta Order spends 10 million on lawyers within Czech restitution

ČTK |
27 Jul 2018

The Sovereign Military Order of Malta has spent almost ten million crowns on legal aid connected with Czech church property restitution in the past five years, its Czech Grand Priory head Johannes Lobkowicz has said in an interview with CTK.

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PM to mediate clients' talks with bankrupt H-System administrator

ČTK |
26 Jul 2018

PM Andrej Babis will mediate negotiations between a part of the clients of the failed H-System developer firm and its bankruptcy administrator after a court verdict ordering the clients to leave their homes, Martin Junek told CTK on behalf the clients' housing cooperative on Wednesday.

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HN: Pro-Kremlin Night Wolves assist at Slovak paramilitary base

ČTK |
26 Jul 2018

Russia's pro-Kremlin Night Wolves motorcycle club and the Slovak Defenders group are together running a paramilitary base in Slovakia, which is a clear display of a hybrid threat on the part of Russia, Martin Ehl wrote in Wednesday's Hospodářské noviny.

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Prisons introduce dog unit to detect cell phones on inmates

ČTK |
26 Jul 2018

A special sniffer-dog unit, unique in Europe, will start helping Czech prison wardens uncover cell phones that inmates may illegally keep and use to pursue unlawful activities such as planning an escape, ordering drug supplies or intimidating witnesses, daily Pravo writes Wednesday.

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Lawyer, judge mention ČSSD's ties to H-System fraudulent project

ČTK |
26 Jul 2018

President Miloš Zeman, who has slammed Czech judiciary over ordering clients of the bankrupt H-System developer to leave their homes, pretends to have nothing to do with H-System but some of its fraudulently gained money went to Zeman's Social Democracy, Hana Marvanová has tweeted. Marvanová is a former lawyer of a part of the H-System clients.

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Poll: Fifth of Czechs not knowing date of Czechoslovakia's birth

ČTK |
26 Jul 2018

About one fifth of Czechs do not know when Czechoslovakia was founded and what happened in 1918, according to a poll by the NMS Media Research for the Post Bellum company, focused on this year's anniversaries, that its authors presented at a press conference on Wednesday.

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