Wednesday, 16 August 2017

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Právo: Slovak government turbulences not unknown to Czechs

ČTK |
10 Aug 2017

The latest turbulences on the Slovak political scene are not unknown to the Czechs, Lukáš Jelínek writes in daily Právo about the Slovak National Party's (SNS) decision to withdraw from the coalition agreement which forms the basis of Robert Fico's government.

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Prague zoo visitors can newly help save endangered animal species

ČTK |
10 Aug 2017

Visitors to the Prague Zoo can contribute to the protection of four critically endangered animal species in the wild, or the Przewalski's horse, the western gorilla, the gharial and the Laotian rock rat via a new system as from yesterday.

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"Rainbow Tram" to run in Prague warning of HIV risk

ČTK |
10 Aug 2017

A tram with rainbow flags will run through the centre of Prague to warn of the HIV and AIDS danger within the Prague Pride festival of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual (LGBT) community yesterday afternoon, its organisers have said.

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Prague brings lawsuit against EU firearms directive

ČTK |
10 Aug 2017

The Czech Republic filed a lawsuit against the EU directive restricting firearms possession with the European Court of Justice today, demanding that the directive become invalid, the Interior Ministry has told ČTK.

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Old atlas of towns sold for 1.6 million at Czech auction

ČTK |
10 Aug 2017

An atlas of towns from the end of the 16th and beginning of the 17th centuries was sold for over CZK 1.6 million including a surcharge as the most expensive antique item sold at auctions in the first six months of this year in the Czech Republic, the server Artplus said yesterday.

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Czech tourists can travel to Qatar without visas

ČTK |
10 Aug 2017

The number of Czech tourists travelling to Qatar is likely to increase by thousands during the upcoming winter season alone after Doha lifted visas for Czechs along with citizens from other countries, Jan Papez, from the Association of Travel Agencies, told ČTK yesterday.

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Backpack with 300,000 euros found in rest area in Slovakia

ČTK |
10 Aug 2017

The Slovak police are investigating the case of the find of EUR 300,000 in a backpack left on the Strba motorway rest area and found by an employee of its petrol station in late July, the commercial television station Markíza said yesterday.

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Two Czechs return from trip on kick scooters across Latin America

ČTK |
10 Aug 2017

Two Czechs, named Marek Jelínek and Michal Kohoutek, have returned from an eight-month trip across Latin America which they made along with another five friends on kick scooters to Kolín.

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LN: Ministries plan biggest central purchase in Czech history

ČTK |
9 Aug 2017

Up to ten ministers are to buy cars together within a giant contract in order to save finances and eliminate possible corruption, which will be the biggest central purchase in history of the Czech Republic, daily Lidové noviny (LN) reported yesterday.

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Právo: Czech presidential candidates can be sponsored from abroad

ČTK |
9 Aug 2017

Foreign businesspeople or firms can fund campaigns of Czech presidential candidates since there is no law to ban this, daily Právo reported yesterday.

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