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Four Czech zoos join project to save sea turtles

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18 May 2018

The Czech zoological gardens in Liberec, Ostrava, Olomouc and Hodonín take part in a project aiming to save the endangered sea turtles. Head of the team Hana Svobodová says six of the seven species of sea turtles live in Indonesia and four of them are critically endangered.

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Senate: Gov't should focus on neglected regions' reconstruction

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18 May 2018

The Senate on Thursday called on the government to immediately and intensively focus on support for Czech regions in which the structure of the economy needs to be changed, namely the Moravia-Silesia Region, the Karlovy Vary Region and the Usti Region.

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Kiska: Central Europe sends confusing signals to EU, NATO

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18 May 2018

Central European countries, including Slovakia and the Czech Republic, are sending confusing signals towards the European Union and NATO, Slovak President Andrej Kiska said at the opening of the Globsec international conference on Thursday.

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Deputy defence minister ends, becomes ambassador to Serbia

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18 May 2018

Deputy Defence Minister Tomas Kuchta ends in his post in mid-June and will take up the post of the Czech ambassador to Serbia later that month, Irena Valentova, the ministry spokeswoman, told CTK on Thursday.

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Babiš demands costs of ministers' trips, representation

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18 May 2018

Czech PM Andrej Babis has called on ministers in a letter to calculate the costs of their foreign and domestic trips at Defence Minister Karla Slechtova's request, as well as representation and external advisers, government spokeswoman Barbora Peterova confirmed to CTK on Thursday.

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Zeman tells Social Democrats to support cabinet in referendum

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18 May 2018

President Milos Zeman recommended to the Social Democrat (CSSD) members that they support the coalition government of their party and Prime Minister Andrej Babis' ANO in the intra-party referendum on Thursday.

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Senators receive petition on protection of public service media

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18 May 2018

The Czech Senate representatives received a petition on Thursday with over 16,000 signatures calling for the protection of public service media and appealing on politicians to stand up for their independent position, David Smoljak, the petition's author, has said.

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Survey: Czechs increasingly favouring EU, NATO

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18 May 2018

The support for the EU and NATO in the Czech Republic considerably rose, while it declined in Hungary and Poland this year, according to a poll conducted in four Visegrad Four countries (also Slovakia) and released on Thursday.

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Senate approves lowering number of MEPs over Brexit

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18 May 2018

The Senate, the upper house of the Czech parliament, approved the lowering of the number of MEPs from 751 to 705 due to Brexit on Thursday.

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Interior Minister takes civilian intelligence chief off duty

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18 May 2018

Czech civilian intelligence UZSI chief Jiří Šašek has been taken off duty and the investigation of UZSI's financial management has been launched, Interior Minister Lubomír Metnar (ANO) told a press conference on Thursday.

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