Tuesday, 5 May 2015
National | ČTK

A street in Jerusalem will bear the name of the late Czechoslovak and Czech president Václav Havel, Israeli Ambassador to Prague Gary Koren said in a discussion at Prague's Václav Havel Library on Tuesday.

National | APA

"The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and others are not a consequence of relations between Russia and the West. These conflicts will not be resolved with continued hostility between Russian and the West," former Czech President Václav Klaus said Tuesday in speech at a panel held within the Baku 3rd Global Forum, APA reported.

National | ČTK

Three of four people (76 percent) who belong to the Czech social elites give money to charity and 71 percent take part in charity events, according to the STEM institute's poll the results of which were released Tuesday.

National | ČTK

The international BookWorld book fair to be held at Prague's Exhibition Grounds on May 14-17 will focus on Egyptian literature, its organisers told reporters Tuesday.

National | ČTK

The Charter 77 Foundation's National Chronicle handed over 400 contributions in digital form from both Czech and foreign eyewitnesses to the Czech National Museum (NM) to be stored for future generations Tuesday.

National | ČTK

The church should extend its social, healthcare and other services and the prepared Czech-Vatican treaty corresponds with it, Czech President Milos Zeman said during his visit to the Central Bohemia Region Tuesday, speaking mainly about the Catholic Church.

National | ČTK

The new agreement between the Czech and German police, signed Tuesday, raises their powers in pursuing suspicious drivers and enables rapid intervention in the partner state without its previous consent if human lives or health are endangered, Czech Interior Minister Milan Chovanec said.

National | ČTK

The Czech University of Defence in Vyskov, south Moravia, has proved itself as the venue of British military courses aimed to train non-commissioned officers not only from the Czech army but also from other states of NATO, the EU and the Partnership for Peace programme, Pravo writes Tuesday.

National | Radio Prague

A Czech plane carrying a rescue team and ten tonnes of material aid for Nepal left Prague in the early hours of Wednesday. The team, which includes nine doctors, 10 nurses and 14 fire officers, is expected to spend two weeks in Nepal, which was struck by a devastating earthquake on Saturday.

Prague | ČTK

An exhibition of pictures made during World War Two by Czech photographers has opened at Prague Castle to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Victory.

National | ČTK

The Czech government has approved the sending of a medical trauma team to help Nepal earthquake victims, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka wrote on Twitter on Monday. The government has approved CZK 20 million for the mission.

National | Radio Prague

Some 70% of Czechs want Vladimír Růžička to remain in the post of national squad coach ahead of the Ice Hockey World Championships despite allegations that he accepted a bribe, according to a survey carried out by the Median agency for Czech Radio.

National | Deutsche Welle

The global overuse of antibiotics means dangerous bacteria are becoming increasingly resistant to these life-saving drugs. The situation is particularly bad in the Czech Republic where, as in many countries these days, doctors are handing them out for even not-so-serious illnesses.

Politics | ČTK

Finance Minister Andrej Babis (ANO) is the most popular Czech leading politician, followed by Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (Social Democrats, CSSD), according to a CVVM poll released Monday.

National | ČTK

Czechs have sent the first one million crowns to special accounts of Czech charity organisations in aid of Nepal and the first Czech help coordinators have arrived on the spot.