Sunday, 27 May 2018

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Pirates want transparent Prague City Hall, better services

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21 May 2018

The Czech Pirate Party will run in the autumn elections to the Prague Assembly with demands for a transparent City Hall, better services for families and a healthier city, its candidates told reporters on Sunday when the party launched its election campaign.

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Czech Michal Berg elected to European Greens' leadership

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21 May 2018

Michal Berg, from the Czech Green Party, was elected to the leadership of the European Greens at their congress in Antwerp on Sunday. Berg wants to develop green politics and unite the Greens in Europe, he said.

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Babiš wants congruence with president in foreign policy

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21 May 2018

It is important for the future government to concur with the president in foreign policy, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis (ANO) said on Sunday, commenting on the nomination of Social Democrat (CSSD) Miroslav Poche for foreign minister, which President Milos Zeman opposed.

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Babiš wants to debate schools, disinformation fight in Finland

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21 May 2018

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis (ANO) wants to find inspiration for the school reform and the fight with disinformation in Finland, he told reporters on Sunday before his departure for a two-day working visit to Helsinki.

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Babiš: EU should give Balkan countries their EU accession date

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18 May 2018

The Czech Republic and other Visegrad Four (V4) countries are critical of Brussels not giving a time schedule for the Balkan countries' EU accession, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis told reporters at the summit of the European Union and the Western Balkans on Thursday.

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Ex-minister Slamečka to be Czech ambassador to South Korea

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18 May 2018

Former transport minister Gustav Slamecka will be the new Czech ambassador to South Korea, daily Lidove noviny (LN) wrote on Thursday, adding that in the autumn, Slamecka will replace Tomas Husak whose four-year mandate of ambassador will expire.

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Diocesan phase of Cardinal Beran's beatification process complete

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18 May 2018

The diocesan phase of the process of beatification of Czech Cardinal Josef Beran, which started in 1998, will be completed and the documents sent to the Vatican on his death anniversary on Thursday.

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Prague university awards US-Slovak immunologist, French linguist

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18 May 2018

American biomedical scientist Jan Vilcek and French linguist Philippe Martin received honorary doctorates from Charles University (UK) in Prague on Wednesday.

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Pehe: KSČM trapped by its rejection of more troops in missions

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18 May 2018

The Czech Communists (KSCM) seem to be trapped by their own resolution not to back a planned minority cabinet of ANO and the Social Democrats (CSSD) if the coalition pact includes a plan to reinforce Czech participation in military missions abroad, Jiri Pehe writes in daily Pravo on Thursday.

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STAN senators seek treason charge against Zeman

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18 May 2018

Czech senators for the Mayors and Independents (STAN) will prepare documents enabling to sue President Miloš Zeman for treason over his words about the production of the Novichok nerve agent in the Czech Republic, which endangered people's security, Jiří Šesták, head of the STAN senators' group, said on Thursday.

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