Wednesday, 16 August 2017

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Mass in commemoration of Cardinal Tomášek held in Prague

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7 Aug 2017

A mass in commemoration of Czech Cardinal František Tomášek, who became a symbol of the struggle for freedom still during his life, was held on his 25th death anniversary in Prague's St Vitus Cathedral Friday, celebrated by Prague Archbishop Cardinal Dominik Duka.

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Czech parties vow to rise police salaries, to ignore EU quotas

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7 Aug 2017

Parties promise increases in salaries and bigger investments in security forces while the new topic of rejection of EU quotas for refugee redistribution has appeared before the autumn election to the Czech Republic.

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Two men accused of burning down Czech church taken into custody

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7 Aug 2017

A court has taken into custody two youths who are accused of having deliberately setting a fire which destroyed the rare wooden church from 16th century in Třinec-Guty on Wednesday, state attorney Pavel Sara told journalists Saturday.

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Právo: Tens of thousands of Czech children afflicted by poverty

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7 Aug 2017

The Czech Republic has one of the lowest poverty levels in the EU, but still poverty affects the lives of tens of thousands of children in it, daily Právo reported yesterday, citing the statistical figures. Roughly one-seventh of the persons under 15 or 247,000 people were jeopardised by income poverty.

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Czech soldiers fighting against terrorists in Mali

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7 Aug 2017

Czech soldiers took part in the struggle against terrorists and in helping the EU command when fending off a terrorist attack, while some of them evacuated hotel guests in a June terrorist attack in Mali, the military has said on its webpage.

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EU university couples often study same field, study shows

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7 Aug 2017

Roughly one-third of university students in Europe live along with their partners who studied the same branch of study, according to a study conducted by the Institute for Democracy and Economic Analysis (IDEA) of the Economics Institute (EI) of the Czech Academy of Sciences.

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Working prisoners to get large pay rise

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7 Aug 2017

The Czech Justice Ministry wants to rise the salaries of working prisoners by several thousand crowns, but they will have to save a much higher proportion of the sum for the time after their release from prison, Czech Radio (ČR) said yesterday.

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Czech schools to use Brayer's teaching method

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7 Aug 2017

Eight elementary schools in the Ústí Region will newly use the revolutionary teaching method of Israeli expert in talent development Opher Brayer.

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Marquez wins Czech motorcycling Grand Prix

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7 Aug 2017
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Czechs praying at burnt-out medieval church

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7 Aug 2017

About 300 people attended a a mass celebrated in the open air outside the Corpus Christi Church that was deliberately set on fire by three young men on Wednesday in the Trinec-Guty neighbourhood yesterday.

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