Thursday, 19 September 2019

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Turkish supreme court upholds verdict imposed on two Czechs

ČTK |
24 Jul 2018

The Turkish supreme appeals court has upheld the 75-month prison sentence imposed on two Czechs, Marketa Vselichova and Miroslav Farkas, who were punished for cooperation with the Kurdish militia, Czech Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Irena Valentova told CTK on Monday.

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Gov't bill bans release of info on criminal proceedings

ČTK |
23 Jul 2018

The draft version of the government amendment to the law on processing personal data would limit the law on free access to information and ban the release of information about ongoing criminal proceedings, among others, the Czech Radio (ČRo) wrote on Friday.

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Právo: Agriculture Minister plans church restitution audit

ČTK |
23 Jul 2018

New Czech Agriculture Minister Miroslav Toman (ČSSD) plans an audit of the returning of property to churches to check whether state institutions dealing with the restitution claims sufficiently defended the state interests, Právo wrote on Friday.

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LN: Kula's firm to guard Prague Castle, he runs for SPD senator

ČTK |
23 Jul 2018

The premises of the Prague Castle, which includes the presidential seat, will be guarded by a firm of General Ludek Kula, who plans to run for senator for the anti-EU Freedom and Direct Democracy (SPD) movement in the autumn, for four years, daily Lidove noviny (LN) wrote on Friday.

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Egyptian killing Czech woman may be certified as insane

ČTK |
23 Jul 2018

The Egyptian man who stabbed a Czech woman in Hurghada, who succumbed to the injuries, last year suffers from brain dysfunction and will be probably certified as insane, the Foreign Ministry told CTK on Friday, referring to information from Egyptian charge d’affaires Rany Mohie-Eldin.

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Aktuálně.cz: Alleged Russian agent Butina was in Prague five years ago

ČTK |
23 Jul 2018

Russian Maria Butina, who was detained in the United States on suspicion of cooperating with the Russian intelligence service, was in Prague five years ago, the Aktualne.cz server wrote on Friday.

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Czech volunteers help draw maps for Doctors Without Borders

ČTK |
23 Jul 2018

Students of Brno's Masaryk University are among the volunteers from all over the world who help draw maps based on satellite photos for the Doctors Without Borders humanitarian organisation, Jan Bohm, the Missing Maps project's coordinator in the Czech Republic, told ČTK.

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Town hall fines circus for unauthorised walk of elephants

ČTK |
23 Jul 2018

The Prerov Town Hall has imposed a fine of 6,000 crowns on a circus for having walked three elephants across the town, which local authorities assessed as a breach of the animal protection law, its spokeswoman Lenka Chalupova has told CTK.

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Leadership confirms Stuchlík as ANO leader in Prague local polls

ČTK |
23 Jul 2018

The leadership of the Czech government ANO party has confirmed entrepreneur Petr Stuchlík as ANO's number one candidate in the autumn local elections in Prague in an online vote, while Patrik Nacher, previously chosen for election leader in an internal referendum, will be the number two.

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Ex-minister's master programme thesis also shows plagiarism

ČTK |
23 Jul 2018

Petr Krcal, who recently resigned as Czech labour minister over plagiarism in his thesis closing his bachelor programme studies in 2007, also committed plagiarism in his master programme thesis in 2009, as the first 17 pages of each of the two theses are identical, Czech Television (CT) said on Saturday.

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