Friday, 24 November 2017

ČTK

Zeman opens Prague Castle treasures display in Moscow

ČTK |
24 Nov 2017

Czech President Milos Zeman opened an exhibition of the treasures from Prague Castle, the seat of kings and presidents, in the State History Museum on Red Square in Moscow on Thursday.

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Schwarzenberg: Zeman without restraint due to addictive substances

ČTK |
24 Nov 2017

Czech President Milos Zeman has changed, he has lost scruples and acts without all restraint due to a long-term use of addictive substances, TOP 09 honorary chairman Karel Schwarzenberg, who turns 80 in December, has said in an interview with CTK.

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Saudi ambassador to Prague: Modernisation not counter to Islam

ČTK |
24 Nov 2017

Modernisation, including the softening of the laws applied to women, is not at variance with Islam, Naif Al Aboud, the new ambassador of Saudi Arabia to the Czech Republic, who assumed the post in April, has said in an interview with CTK.

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Schwarzenberg: Deeper integration of Czech right wing needed

ČTK |
24 Nov 2017

A deeper integration of the Czech right wing is needed but this is a big challenge and a lot of effort would be required for such a project to be completed, TOP 09 honorary chairman Karel Schwarzenberg told ČTK, referring to the recent formation of the Democratic Bloc in parliament.

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State signs contract on buying pig farm for CZK 450 million

ČTK |
24 Nov 2017

The Czech state signed on Thursday a purchasing contract with the AGPI firm, the owner of the pig farm in Lety, south Bohemia, situated at the site of the former WW2 camp for the Roma, for which it will pay CZK 450.8 million, including tax. Moreover, the state plans to spend another CZK 120 million on the clean-up of the area and other adjustments of the complex, Deputy Culture Minister René Schreier told ČTK.

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Babiš: ANO regional governors elected MPs should give up one post

ČTK |
24 Nov 2017

Andrej Babis wants the regional governors who were elected to the lower house of the Czech parliament for his ANO movement to give up one of the posts, he told CTK on Thursday.

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Zeman plans to appoint Babiš's gov't around December 15

ČTK |
24 Nov 2017

President Miloš Zeman wants to appoint ANO leader Andrej Babiš Czech prime minister probably on December 6 and ANO's nascent minority government around December 15, he told journalists during his visit to Russia in Moscow on Thursday.

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Zeman expresses support for release of Ukrainian theologian

ČTK |
24 Nov 2017

Czech President Milos Zeman expressed support for the release of ill Ukrainian religious scholar Igor Kozlovsky, whom pro-Russian rebels keep in detention in Donbass, during his talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday, he said in Moscow on Thursday.

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Czech bishoprics raised their real estate profit in 2016

ČTK |
24 Nov 2017

The Roman Catholic dioceses in the Czech Republic raised investments and the bishoprics' revenues from their financial managements of real estate increased by 11 percent to 1.4 billion crowns in 2016, the Czech Bishops' Conference representatives told reporters on Thursday.

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Pospíšil only bidder for TOP 09 head on eve of election congress

ČTK |
24 Nov 2017

Only one candidate, MEP Jiri Pospisil, has announced his decision to run for Czech TOP 09 chairman at the party's congress this weekend, and he might gain the post despite certain reservations TOP 09's current leaders have voiced about his candidacy.

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