Saturday, 24 February 2018

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Rychetský: Okamura should not be lower house deputy chairman

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19 Feb 2018

Tomio Okamura, leader of the anti-EU Freedom and Direct Democracy (SPD), should never have become a deputy chairman of the Chamber of Deputies, chairman of the Constitutional Court Pavel Rychetský told Czech Television on Sunday.

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Social Democrats to negotiate on new government with ANO

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19 Feb 2018

Czechs Social Democrats have entrusted their new leader Jan Hamacek with talks on a new government with Prime Minister Babis's ANO at the close of their congress on Sunday.

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Babiš, Zeman discuss government at dinner

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19 Feb 2018

President Milos Zeman and Prime Minister Andrej Babis (ANO) in resignation discussed the forthcoming meetings to deal with the creation of a new government at their dinner on Sunday.

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Czech archive: Corbyn probably did not know whom he was meeting

ČTK |
16 Feb 2018

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, whom The Sun daily accused of cooperation with former Czechoslovak communist secret service (StB), probably did not know whom he was meeting at the time, and he does not figure as an StB aide in archive files, Svetlana Ptacnikova said on Thursday.

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Social Democrats to choose new leader

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16 Feb 2018

The congress of the Czech Social Democrats (CSSD) that will take place in Hradec Kralove, east Bohemia, on Sunday, four months after the party was routed in the October general election, is to elect the new party leader.

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Gov't Office, ministry get mock award for violating privacy

ČTK |
16 Feb 2018

The Czech Government Office has become the Big Brother of 2017 for its definition of how to recognise Roma, while other laureates of this mock award for violating people's privacy are the Industry and Trade Ministry, MP Jiří Běhounek and Equa Bank, the organisers announced on Thursday.

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Čuba resigns from senator's mandate after 18-month absence

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16 Feb 2018

Frantisek Cuba, 82, will resign from the post of Czech senator at the end of February, following his 18-month absence from the Senate due to health problems, he announced in a written statement that senator Ivo Valenta (for Entrepreneurs' Party) read in the Senate on Thursday.

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Czech PM: EU budget should focus on investment

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16 Feb 2018

The EU budget should more focus on competitiveness, economic growth, innovations and investment in security, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis told the European affairs committee of the Chamber of Deputies on Thursday.

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Czech artists completing St Gregory of Narek statue for Vatican

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16 Feb 2018

The art foundry in Horní Kalná is completing a statue of St Gregory of Narek, a 10th-century priest from the historical area of Armenia which is a gift for Pope Francis and is to be unveiled in the Vatican on April 5.

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Germany to lend original of Munich Agreement to Czechs

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16 Feb 2018

Germany is to lend the Czech Republic the original of the Munich Agreement, a key historical document from 1938, Foreign Minister Martin Stropnický said on Thursday after meeting his German counterpart Sigmar Gabriel on the sidelines of the EU foreign ministers' meeting in Bulgarian capital Sofia.

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