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Expert: Migrant crisis underlines xenophobic moods

ČTK |
7 Oct 2015

The present migrant crisis has underlined the problem of increased xenophobic moods especially in central and eastern European countries, Michal Kořan, deputy director of the Institute for International Relations in Prague, told ČTK.

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Iron Curtain Memorial unveiled at Czech-Austrian border

ČTK |
7 Oct 2015

A memorial to the Iron Curtain, recalling the key moments of the local history, was unveiled at the Czech-Austrian border crossing Guglwald Tuesday, Cesky Krumlov Town Hall spokeswoman Petra Nestavalova has told CTK.

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Zeman's office head to complain about security vetting

ČTK |
7 Oct 2015

Presidential Office head Vratislav Mynar will appeal the decision of the National Security Office (NBU) not to grant him a security vetting, President Milos Zeman said in an interview with CTK Tuesday.

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Zeman wants to lift age limit for Czech diplomats

ČTK |
7 Oct 2015

Czech President Milos Zeman is negotiating about an amendment to the civil service law to enable diplomats to stay in service after turning 70, he said in an interview with CTK Tuesday.

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Zeman: Czech ambassador to Oslo should be recalled over Michalák case

ČTK |
7 Oct 2015

The Czech ambassador to Norway might be recalled for consultations over the Norwegian decision in the case of the Michalak brothers whose Czech mother was stripped of her parental rights, President Milos Zeman said in an interview with CTK Tuesday.

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Hungary wants police, vehicles from Czech Republic

ČTK |
7 Oct 2015

Hungary has asked the Czech Republic for help to protect its border from refugees and it wants mainly police officers, vehicles and construction machines, Defence Minister Martin Stropnicky (ANO) told reporters during a meeting of the National Security Council (BRS) yesterday.

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Defence Minister warns of quick withdrawal from Afghanistan

ČTK |
7 Oct 2015

A hasty and impetuous withdrawal of allied units from Afghanistan after 2016 might stir up another refugee crisis, Czech Defence Minister Martin Stropnicky (ANO) told reporters during a meeting of the National Security Council (BRS) Tuesday night.

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Minister considering sending sub-machine guns to Kurds

ČTK |
7 Oct 2015

The Czech Republic is considering sending weapons to the Kurds fighting Islamic State, for instance, submachine guns, Defence Minister Martin Stropnicky (ANO) told reporters during a meeting of the National Security Council (BRS) Tuesday night.

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IntMin turns to police over photomontage with naked girl

ČTK |
6 Oct 2015

Interior Minister Milan Chovanec has filed a criminal complaint over a photomontage featuring him with a naked girl and indicated that this may be an attempt by the ANO party whose head, Andrej Babiš, owns the Mafra media group.

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Respekt: Police actions against Zeman's critics unnoticed

ČTK |
6 Oct 2015

The Czech police punished or intimidated critics of President Miloš Zeman on several occasions in the past year, but no politician protested against it, the weekly Respekt wrote.

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