Wednesday, 13 December 2017

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Czech parties are divided on plan to move embassy to Jerusalem

ČTK |
8 Dec 2017

Czech politicians are divided on U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the Israeli capital and move the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, according to the statements their representatives made for CTK on Thursday.

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Zeman: Gov't can take all steps even without parliament's support

ČTK |
8 Dec 2017

The government can take any steps, including personnel changes, even if it has not won support from the lower house of Czech parliament, President Miloš Zeman told commercial TV Barrandov on Thursday.

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New government to deal with mandate for EU summit

ČTK |
7 Dec 2017

The Czech government in resignation interrupted on Wednesday a debate on the prime minister's mandate for the EU summit to be held in Brussels on December 14 and a new cabinet of Andrej Babis will return to the issue at its first meeting in a week, PM Bohuslav Sobotka has told reporters.

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Fire of warehouses in Prague causes 50-million-crown damage

ČTK |
7 Dec 2017

A fire of storage facilities in Prague's Vinoř neighbourhood Tuesday night, due to which the highest degree of alert was declared, caused damage of 50 million crowns, according to the first estimates, firefighters say in their daily report on serious fires released on Wednesday.

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LN: Augustin may be new head of Government Office

ČTK |
7 Dec 2017

The new prime minister Andrej Babis, leader of the ANO movement, wants Radek Augustin, 40, to head the Czech Government Office, daily Lidove noviny (LN) wrote yesterday, referring to trustworthy sources.

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Právo: Czechs getting more rich, spending a lot, not saving

ČTK |
7 Dec 2017

The financial situation of Czech households is markedly improving due to higher salaries, but they spend most of their money and do not increase their savings, daily Pravo wrote on Wednesday, referring to a survey carried out by the Erste Group and Ceska sporitelna banks.

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Aktuálně.cz: Prague police deal with racist call by SPD official

ČTK |
7 Dec 2017

The Prague police started investigating the Freedom and Direct Democracy (SPD) movement's secretary Jaroslav Stanik on suspicion that he made hateful and racist statements in parliament in late October, the Aktualne.cz server wrote on Wednesday.

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Senators want court to abolish general election system

ČTK |
7 Dec 2017

A group of 21 senators has submitted to the Constitutional Court its proposal to abolish the current Chamber of Deputies' election system as disadvantageous to small parties since they need more votes per mandate, the Mayors and Independents (STAN) senator group told reporters on Wednesday.

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Pirates win enough support for MPs' check of OKD sale

ČTK |
7 Dec 2017

The Czech Pirates have won sufficient support among MPs for their plan to set up a parliamentary commission investigating the controversial privatisation of the OKD coal mining firm from 2004, their leader Ivan Bartoš said on Wednesday.

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Steve King is new US ambassador to Czech Republic

ČTK |
7 Dec 2017

Republican businessman Steve King has become the new US ambassador to the Czech Republic, handing his credentials to President Miloš Zeman at Prague Castle on Wednesday. The ceremony was attended by King's wife Karen and representatives of the US embassy. Zeman and King talked together for about half an hour. The US Senate approved King's nomination for the post in November.

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